May 25, 2013
Kyle Rupe, right, of Otterville, chats with Robert and Val Larm at the Larm Farms vendor booth on Friday at the Sedalia Area Farmers Market. Val, who was sharing her samples of her jalapeno jelly, was also showing off her book “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” which she completed over the winter and sells for $15. Bev Rollings, a founder and board member for SAFM, told the Democrat “the crowds have been tremendous” this season, with the exception of opening day, which was snowed out. “I think we are reaching a critical mass of people interested in buying or growing local food.” SAFM is open 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays through October and is located on the Missouri State Fairgrounds at the Centennial Main Gate off of South Limit Avenue.