Posts tagged with "DeKalb Farmers Market"

Sunday Morning Meditation – No time in between

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 2, 2014

In the fall, time speeds up as you fall back into familiar routines. The start of the school year. Football. Trick-or-treating. Elections. Traffic. Meetings. More meetings. Switch goes on. Switch goes off. Tick. Tock. Winter was on its way Friday night. The cold punched the clock right as Halloween punched out. I remember sitting on […]

Read DeKalb Farmers Market’s letter to Avondale

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 16, 2014

During the Oct. 15 Avondale Estates City Commission work session, representatives of property owners around Rio Circle gave commissioners two letters. One letter came from the Rio Circle petitioners. The other came from the DeKalb Farmers Market. Both asked that Avondale commissioners remove these properties from the city’s annexation plan. received both letters this […]

DeKalb Farmers Market hosting Briarcliff meetings

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 7, 2014

DeKalb Farmers Market owner Robert Blazer would rather stay in unincorporated DeKalb County, but if new cities form around him, he may not have a choice. Blazer recently said that he’d rather join a bigger city, like the proposed city of Briarcliff, if he’s forced to choose. The notoriously reclusive Farmers Market owner will open […]

‘Art’ contract up for a vote

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 6, 2014

This story has been updated.  Decatur City Commissioners will take another look at awarding a $25,000 contract for facilitating a conversation about compassion and diversity. Commissioners meet tonight and will consider awarding the contract to The Art of Community. The commission tabled it during its Sept. 2 meeting after commissioners Scott Drake and Fred Boykin […]

(Video) – DFM owner talks expansion plans

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 25, 2014

The owner of Your DeKalb Farmers Market has always been a hard man to reach. Robert Blazer has operated the market for almost 30 years, a business that now brings thousands of people to DeKalb County every week. Blazer is wary of the media. When news about Blazer’s plans to expand the Market by more than a […]

DFM owner wants to join Briarcliff

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2014

This story has been updated.  The owner of Your DeKalb Farmers Market made a rare public appearance on Wednesday and told the Avondale Estates Men’s Club that he’d rather stay in the county than join the city of Avondale. After the meeting, DFM owner Robert Blazer said if he’s forced to make a choice, he’d […]

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