Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market opens Dec. 2 in Oak Ridge

More than 30 farmers, bakers and artisan crafters are moving indoors Dec. 2 for the eighth season of the Winter Farmers Market, open 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through March 30 in the gym at St. Mary’s School, 323 Vermont Ave., Oak Ridge. New this year are additional hot breakfast and lunch foods by new local caterer Barriga Llena, which will offer arepas and other hearty breakfast items.

The indoor market offers local cool season produce like kale, spinach, lettuce, gourmet mushrooms and even some locally grown tomatoes.

Holiday gifts are again available, with crafters such as art, jewelry, birdhouses and more. Almost all the items in the market can be ordered ahead of time for free curbside pickup or home delivery through Oak Ridge Farmers Market-To-Go at

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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