Each week Oconee Patch spotlights a restaurant or food business either in town or nearby that is worth checking out.
- RESTAURANT REVIEWS
- Judy Long
Saturday, May 28, 2011
“Fresh bread, Whole grains, and Country store,” the slogan of The Granary, harkens back to yesteryear, but this family-owned store is firmly rooted in the here and now. Embracing today’s whole foods movement, The Granary makes its bread with flour that is milled in the store on a stone mill just a few hours before the baking begins. The end result is bread that is as good for you as it is to eat. There are many varieties to choose from: 100 percent whole wheat bead, Ciabatta bread, sourdough bread, 100 percent spelt bread and whole grain rye bread. The Granary also sells spices and bulk foods, including snacks, candy, fresh peanut butter, beans, whole grains and coffee. The baked goods have won The Granary a devoted following. Customers …
Start planning now to attend the opening day of the Oconee Farmers Market.
The Oconee Farmers Market is designed to support local and nearby regional farmers and gardeners by providing a direct marketing opportunity for their produce and agricultural products. You, as the consumer, have the opportunity to support local businesses and take home sweet homegrown produce each week to enjoy. Often fresh-baked goods and homemade products such as jams, boiled peanuts and pork rinds are also available. Starting on April 16 through the fall, visit Eagle Tavern Museum's back lawn in downtown Watkinsville every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Questions? Contact: D. Beese by telephone at (706)-769-2704. Or visit the Farmers Market website. Correction: The original version of the article incorrectly stated the …