Early spring harvest

The Stuart Farmers Market opened Friday, May 6, with an array of produce, meats, coffee and handmade wares. Shoppers and vendors were treated to music by Mary Jo and Charlie Leet, and Gayle and Rory McTighe as F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M. (Photo by Angela H. Hill)
Gwendolyn Nergart and husband Glen have been coming to the Stuart Farmers Market for 10 years with their produce from In Season Garden in Danbury, N.C. They set up shop for the market’s opening day Friday, May 6. (Photo by Angela H. Hill)
Grover Roark sells eggs, honey, dried apples, and other produce from his Stuart farm, Deep Creek Farms, at the Stuart Farmer’s Market Friday, May 6. (Photo by Angela H. Hill)
Roger and Michele Bell display their fragrant and colorful creations from Soap n’Unique at the Stuart Farmers Market on Friday, May 6. The couple makes all their soaps by hand at their Stuart home. (Photo by Angela H. Hill)