Photo Story: Local farmers market during COVID-19


Local Macon residents are well-aware of the Mulberry Market that sets up in Tattnall Square Park every Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sales at Mulberry Market increased during the pandemic, and many customers continued to visit during the Wednesday event.

Nathan and Kathryn Bonner look at soaps at Alan Carr’s booth in Mulberry Market in Tatnall Square Park on Feb. 17. Nathan’s sister Alicia and his daughter Truly buy a bar and show it to two other customers. Photo by Mandi Delong
Alan Carr poses in his booth at the Mulberry Market on Feb. 17. His wife makes the soap from the goat milk from their farm. Photo by Mandi Delong
Lena White waits for more customers to come by her booth. Rag & Frass is a part of a Middle Georgia cooperative that sells their products at local farmer markets. Photo by Mandi Delong
Clifford Porter takes a tablecloth off of his table at Mulberry Market on Feb. 17. He has to wrap up the ceramic items before he can fully pack them up, because of their fragility. Photo by Mandi Delong
Lacey Resch helps Clifford Porter process his market tokens for reimbursement from the Mulberry Market on Feb. 17. Photo by Mandi Delong
Mercer students Leila Kelly and Abra Adams walk through Mulberry Market on Feb. 17. Photo by Mandi Delong
Gabby Tibbets looks at products from Panda Resin Crafts in Mulberry Market on Feb. 17. Photo by Mandi Delong