Fourteen years ago, Brenda Chinn started selling her natural soaps and hot
sauces at the market. Her product line keeps up with her customers’ requests.
says Brenda Gibbons. “We began with a 2-acre property that
was totally overgrown with brush, especially the invasive Brazilian
pepper. We rescued a couple of goats that were at Creature
Safe Place, and they started to eat away at the weeds.”
Certified organic herbs were the Gibbonses’ first crop. They
came to the farmers’ market in 2001 and were an instant hit.
“We love being at the market,” says Brenda Gibbons. “We
appreciate being able to provide freshly harvested organic
produce to the community, but we also love the fact that we
have made so many friends here over the years. Regular customers
call us with their pre-orders. We harvest all the fruits
and vegetables on Friday and have it here at the market for
sale on Saturday.”
The Gibbonses are obviously passionate about growing
certified organic produce. In 2004, they lost all six greenhouses
Vendors like Brenda Gibbons of Gibbons Organic Farms are completely
committed to satisfying customers. She takes special orders and harvests
her herbs and other produce one day before selling it.