The Market this Saturday (8th St at Main, 10am-2pm) will have Easter Weekend all over it. Beautiful spring flowers, hams, lamb, asparagus, eggs,…and the first strawberries! This is our last winter market, we’ll be back downtown for the start of the Wednesday Market June 4th, 3pm-7pm. The main Saturday summer Market opens on ‘the hill” May 3rd, 9am-2pm.
This week’s treat is from RJ Farms..the first of the 2014 STRAWBERRIES!!!…..these gems will be selling fast so get there early. You will also find just-picked chard, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, potatoes, shallots, radish, spinach, brussel raab, lettuce, spinach, bunches of braising greens, leeks, and the last parsnips.
Sweet Home Meats will have Easter hams, legs of lamb, plus goat, pork, beef, jerky and soup bones. Shy Ann Meats will be bringing the full selection of house-cured bacon and sausages, plus smoked pork chops. Just in time …there will be plenty of EGGS (both Hens and Ducks) for your Easter Breakfast.
Spring veggie plants are now in the Market. Find horseradish, comfrey, jostaberry, grapes (will fruit this year) in gallons and in 3.5″ pots; strawberries, broccoli, arugula, chards, cabbages, kales, collards, mustards, beet greens, 6-pack mixed lettuce, herbs, raspberries and nasturtiums.
Live music, wine, coffee…and 24 vendors this last Saturday “winter” market…thanks for sticking with us through some brutal weather this winter! The Farmers and Vendors really appreciate your support.
A BIG thanks too to our trusty and resilient winter volunteers…Tim, Jeff, Paul, Barb, Gail, Marcus…we love you! AND if YOU would like to join our happy market family this summer, we are actively seeking volunteers for all kinds of help…please see us at the Info Booth! :)
If you run out of cash use your debit card at the Info Booth to buy $5 tokens, they work just like $5 bills. Use your SNAP card at the Info. Booth and get up to $5 ..free!!!! The Kids POP (Power Of Produce) Club gives kids (5-12yrs) $2 to shop for fresh produce and food plants…and this summer we have some fantastic new activities for them. Pick up a POP activity schedule at the Info Booth this Saturday.
The main summer Saturday Market opens on May 3rd, 9am-2pm, on the parking lot at 2051, Kaen Rd off Beavercreek Rd. tons of free, close parking, great access for wheelchairs, walkers and strollers….we’re going to have a blast this summer (our 9th)!