New in downtown Edom is The Farmacy featuring farm fresh, local produce. Operated by Grow It Forward Farm, the unique building amongst the Edom arts community features seasonal vegetables and fruit along with pasture-raised meats and eggs, artisanal cheeses, pickles, homemade baked goods, locally roasted coffee, handmade goats milk soap and more. And, above the store is The Farm Inn, available to rent for a stay in downtown Edom. Currently they are open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn more on growitforwardfarm.com or call 903.802.0427.
The Farmacy is part of a group called The Gardens of Edom that also includes Glenda Mae’s Daylily Farm, Blueberry Hill Farms, and Blue Moon Gardens, all exceptional places to visit this summer.
Blue Moon Gardens is one of the premier garden centers in Texas with an extensive herb selection as well as vegetable plants, perennials, shrubs, and seasonal flowers. They have four acres of beautiful gardens and a gift shop in a 100-year-old farmhouse with candles, soaps and lotions, fairy garden supplies, garden art, and home décor. They are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week through June, then just Thursday through Sunday through August. Learn more about them at www.bluemoongardens.com.
Glenda Mae’s Daylily Farm offers tours of their three acres of display gardens and sales area exhibiting 400 registered cultivars and hundreds of seedlings. Peak blooms are mid-May through the end of June. See www.glendamaesdaylilyfarm.com for more information.
Blueberry Hill Farms is open for pick-your-own or already-picked blueberries and blackberries from their store. Picking usually starts Memorial Day weekend and goes through July but best to check with them first before going to make sure nature’s on board at www.blueberryhillfarms.com.