Posts tagged with "Robert Blazer"

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 […]

Dirt moving – Expansion of Farmers Market begins

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 20, 2014

Recently shoppers at the DeKalb Farmers Market have noticed construction crews moving around on parcels adjacent to the store. The planned expansion appears to be underway. When everything is done, there will be more than a million square feet of additional space, 2,800 more parking spaces and two new driveways: one on Ponce De Leon […]

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