Open daily year-round, the family-owned business stocks a mix of produce sourced from Loganville gardens and trucked in from the state farmers market.
Giovanni Di Palma recently expanded his empire with Italian grocery Bottega Luisa, across the street from his own Antico Pizza, Caffe Gio, and Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano.
This cornerstone of the 30307 community aspires to far greater gourmet ambitions than the average convenience store: It stocks fine wines and cage-free eggs alongside candy bars and dog treats.
The casseroles, made from scratch, come in three sizes and are sold frozen from a cozy shop hidden in the back of a Morningside strip mall.
3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Begun in September through the Main Street Douglasville program, city leaders hope to draw enough foot traffic to the downtown O’Neal Plaza to sustain a farmers market long term.
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays. The Grant Park community, along with nonprofit Community Farmers Markets, launched its own weekly event featuring produce and locally made artisan foods.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. This market features a mix of about 45 vendors including farmers, but its real charm lies in its setting along the walkway from the park’s 12th Street entrance.
Among the scores of flavors that Keith Schroeder and his colleagues have dreamed up, we’re partial to the High Road ice creams and sorbets designed to seduce the Southern palate.