Farmer's Market Produce

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The heat is causing problems for some Alabama farmers.

They say consumers will likely pay more for produce that might not be quite as fresh thanks to this summer's drought.

David Bell of Bell Farms says this is the worst drought he's seen in a long time, but with his irrigation system most of his vegetables look good.

His father has been farming on Bell Farms for 30 years.

He says irrigation is expensive and has to be done on a small scale, but is thankful for it.

“Well our produce we irrigate 90 percent of our veggies so our quality is as good as it's ever been and the yield, I’d say the yield is good,” said Bell.

The Houston County Farmer's Market is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings.