Family offers flowers, baked goods and more

July 27, 2008

Name of business: Stop Buy 'N See

Owners: Reginald and Elsie Martin

Address: 21170 Millers Church Road, north of Leitersburg; also at Hagerstown City Farmers Market and Pennsylvania Dutch Market seasonally

Opening date: Oct. 4, 2007

Products and services: Flowers at Pennsylvania Dutch Market; baked goods, flowers and fresh tomatoes, May through July; and the service of making baked goods with a customer's recipe.

Market area: Hagerstown and Waynesboro, Pa.

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?: "We had greenhouses, then started with baked goods from house kitchen for (the farmers market). Then, by lots of requests, considered building a bakery. Opened bakery for retail at (our) house Oct. 4. Now starting to offer salads, soups and sloppy joes to take home (heat and serve)."


Previous business experience: At Hagerstown City Farmers Market

Number of employees: three part time, in addition to owners

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Phone number: 301-733-1424

Fax number: 301-733-8672

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