Norman Farm Market opens Saturday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds

The Norman Farm Market opens for its 32nd season Saturday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds. Market hours are 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and Wednesdays through Oct. 31.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Published: April 5, 2012
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It's market time again.

The Norman Farm Market opens for its 32nd season Saturday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 615 E Robinson St. Market hours are 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and Wednesdays through October 31.

In the opening weeks of the market, asparagus, lettuce, radishes, greens, hothouse tomatoes and spinach will be featured. Other offerings include bedding plants, annuals, perennials, house plants, trees, shrubs, honey, herbs, spices, fresh eggs, jellies and dog treats.

To celebrate the growing season, a free garden festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 at the fairgrounds in conjunction with the market. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service agent Tracey Payton Miller said the festival will be held rain or shine. The event will feature speakers on a variety of gardening topics, a seed swap and tours of the Cleveland County Master Gardeners Demonstration and Teaching Garden.

Indoor and outdoor booth space is still available for the Saturday opening of the market. For more information, call 321-4774 or email tracey.payton@okstate.edu.


by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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