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By Erin Schwager
Journalist 

Check it out: Longtime Orchard business features upgrades

 

Erin Schwager | SAM

Upgrades • TJ's Market, in Orchard, features several new pieces of updated equipment, including new refrigeration and freezer doors

TJ's Market, in Orchard, continues to upgrade the business to serve the small town with the luxury of having a grocery store.

It's come a long way since a grocery store first opened in the village. In fact, the village's Main Street and TJ's Market, as it is known today, looked quite different in past years.

An Oct. 7, 1993, Orchard News article detailed the history of the Market.

Perry Elder bought the Wolfe Store in Ewing in 1890, and took the contents to Orchard, from Ewing, on wagons. It was the first store building in Orchard. According to an ad in the April 29, 1891, newspaper, The E...



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