Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bremen Farmers Produce Auction (LOVE OHIO)

MQTlogoa Just a short drive from Lancaster,Ohio you can get all the produce you want/need for the “right” price.

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An Amish man, Dan Gingerich is the founder of the auction, which takes place in a building on his property. Some of the produce offered for sale comes from his fields. He’s been dreaming for a dozen years about making the farmers’ auction a reality. READ MORE

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Give a man bread and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to plow and he will feed his family for the rest of his life.

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It takes both rain and sunshine to make the garden grow. If you want a place in the sun, you will have to expect some blisters.

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Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself. -  Henry David Thoreau  or.. This cabbage, these carrots, these potatoes, these onions ... will soon become me.  Such a tasty fact!

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Happiness is like jam; it’s almost impossible to spread it around without getting some on yourself.

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By the time most folks get to greener pastures, they can’t climb the fence.(tell me about it)

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Don’t hurry, don’t worry, do your best, leave the rest!

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Auction chant (also known as "bid calling", "the auction cry", "the cattle rattle", or simply "Auctioneering") is a rhythmic repetition of numbers and "filler words" spoken by an auctioneer in the process of conducting an Auction. READ MORE

DSC_0022 Trying to understand all that “auction chant” made me hungry so I had a cheeseburger with all the fixins. Thanks Wayne you do great work..

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Sweet corn anyone???

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Harvest comes not every day. Carpe diem and we will see you at the “auction”

OLDMAN Well, I didn’t buy any produce today but I may return on Friday and ‘test the waters”  Some say if you keep waiting for the right time, you may never begin. LOL… Have a great day

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7 comments:

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

Beautiful produce! I've been to auctions, but not for food!

mun said...

Auction for food? That means you will have to buy a lot if you bid for them, right?

eileeninmd said...

What a cool auction! A food auction is new to me, but why not? Love the photos, especially the horses.. This would be a cute post for my critter party, if you would like to link it up! Happy weekend!

Margaret Adamson said...

Never heard of a food auction but the colours and variety are wonderful. Love the horses. Have a great weekend.

eileeninmd said...

Joe, just stopping back to say thank you for linking up your post with my critter party. Happy weekend, Eileen!

TexWisGirl said...

i agree - produce auction is new to me, too. love the horses!

bailey-road.com said...

Seems like a great idea. The produce looks wonderful.