club polo Pickles the latest from The Veggie Wagon
Max and April Sussman, owners of The Veggie Wagon, have done more than open a market in Carolina Beach. Department of Agriculture approved kitchen. So far, their products include pimento cheeses, hummus, take and bake cookie dough, pastas and seasonal jams and jellies. In fact,
the pair estimates that they sell more than 150 different products throughout the year.
The pickles use local cucumbers and a recipe created from scratch, the Sussmans said. They were recently approved by the FDA. State University and Clemson. His goal is to work with local farmers and fisherman to make the best use of their harvests. “We mainly get local produce and other goods that we pick up or have delivered, and create finished products out of them using as many local sources as possible,” he said. This summer, they made a strawberry mint jam and a popular honey habanero hot sauce. The Sussmans are still experimenting with future products, each of which is sent to Raleigh for testing. Look for a roasted jalapeno garlic hot sauce in the future. The Veggie Wagon retail store, with a solar powered produce stand,
is at 608 S. Lake Park Blvd.