Southern Cove's Produce Auction Re-Opens, is Seeking Growers
April 8, 2021
Flowers, including yellow dahlias, pink petunias and coleus, along with potatoes and mushrooms, were a few of the items auctioned off on March 30 at the Southern Cove produce auction.
Folks gathered in anticipation of buying the first of the season's hanging baskets, pots and flats.
Aaron Martin, owner of the auction building at 1428 Woodbury Pike, was at the auction Tuesday. Martin explained that the produce auction started in 1996.
"We are farmers," he said, "and we need more growers. We cannot quit. The virus has taken one of our big buyers this year – Fred Imler – who will be miss...