Fresh seafood coming to Jay?

Farmer’s market is set to open

The Jay council approved Monday night for Operations Manager Eric Seib to set up vendors and hours of operation for the newly renovated farmer's market, which may open as soon as Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Produce seller Clarence Carnley looked at the facility recently and said he is interested in selling seafood, citing the high cost of fruit as difficult to make a profit.

Carnley said he purchases fruit from Bailey's Produce and Nursery Market in Pensacola and the cost makes it hard to turn a profit.

“I've been trying to sell apples, and you have to spend more to get them,” said Carnley. “I...

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