Lester’s Winter of Discontent Lester, who works back on the loading dock, hasn’t had the best of winters. His girlfriend, Sabrina, broke up with him right after Christmas. Apparently, the customized bowling ball he got her didn’t say, “I love you” as much as Lester thought it would. And of all things, she came by […]
Watervalley Farmers’ Co-op Report
Sometimes you just need a place to go where everybody is an expert on something, and that place is the Watervalley Farmer’s Co-op. This is where you can catch up on all the local man-gossip, find out when it will be safe to plant your flowers, and get an authoritative prediction on which college team will win the national championship!
At the recommendation of Mrs. Polly Pigg, noted Watervalley socialite, the Farmer’s Co-op is now carrying Costoluto Genovese tomato plants. Polly discovered them a couple of years ago during a Golden Agers touring trip of Italy and told us we just had to start carrying them. Now, Miss Polly, she can talk your ear off. She doesn’t […]
Hey Folks! Normally, we like to joke about Lester out on the loading dock,but this past week, February 15-22, was National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week! It’s a big deal! And all of us down at the Watervalley Farmer’s Co-Op want to salute all the young men and women in our local chapter. They make […]
Hey Everybody, We had the annual Farmer’s Co-Op Ham and Turkey shoot today out at Hoot Wilson’s hayfield. The shoot is a fundraiser to raise money and donations for the Watervalley Food Bank. It was a blast! Some people say it was the most exciting thing that’s happened since Lawson Sparkman brought that chicken with […]
Hey Everybody, We had the big pumpkin-carving contest yesterday afternoon with all the kids from Ms. Chambers’ sixth grade class from Watervalley Elementary. It was a blast! The Co-Op provided all the pumpkins, the kids provided all the ideas, and their parents provided adult supervision…. so only the pumpkins were carved on. Lester from the […]
We had something really unusual in the Co-Op this past week… a foreigner! We figured it out when it was obvious he couldn’t speak the language. This fellow came in around three-thirty PM on Tuesday and walked right up to the counter and was trying his darndest to talk with Junior. It went something like […]