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Farm living is the life for Jesse and Carla Hanke

Carla and Jesse Hanke have been enjoying the farming life for 39 years. Their garden market provides fresh local produce and some socializing time with friends, neighbors and total strangers.
Miriam Nelson | NEW Media

For the past 39 years, Jesse and Carla Hanke have been busy farming, and raising a son and a daughter. Jesse Hanke also worked full time as a rural postal carrier for 27 years while his wife, Carla, operated their garden market.

Like most markets, the food is picked fresh each day, but unlike other places, the food stays fresh all day long. The fresh produce they offer is displayed on their wagon, but it is also stored in covered insulated cartons when there aren’t any customers around.