A group of unknown people in front of the Old Vidalia Farmers Market A group of unknown people in front of the Old Vidalia Farmers Market

Vidalia History

Two key factors came about in the pioneering onion’s early history: a market and a “pig.” Shortly after South Georgia farmers unwittingly planted sweet onions, the state built a farmers’ market in the area.

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The onion is the most favorite food that grows.

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- George Washington, First U.S. President, reputed to never tell a lie.