Vendors and Central Georgians gathered at the Macon State Farmers Market Saturday morning off of Eisenhower Parkway.

People were able to find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and even olive oil, all made in the Peach State.

"We want to bring pride back to Georgia, " said Happy Wyatt, manager of Macon State Farmers Market. "We have got so many wonderful commodities here. You can get a little bit of everything here."

Dickey Farms was one of the venders to set up shop at the farmers market. They offered peach bread, peach ice cream, and of course, the first peaches of the season.

"When we all woke up this morning, the peaches were on the tree," said Steven Lewis of Dickey Farms. "They haven't been in cargo containers shipped across the sea. I mean what you're getting, it would be just the same as if you walked into your backyard and just plucked it off the tree. That is the epitome of freshness."

And some customers said they love the opportunity to eat fresh foods and help the environment.

"I'm very interested in keeping the carbon imprint down in what we buy for our table so I called my friend and say come let's come check it out," said Sharon Aikens of Warner Robins.

Wyatt said they hope to have another farmers market, but have not yet set date.

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