It’s that time of year…the close of the winter farmer’s market season, so join us this Saturday March 19, 2011 from 10 am -1 pm for the last Columbus Winter Farmers’ Market of the season. Our market is held at the Clintonville Woman’s Club at 3951 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Do not fret for we will be back this coming November for the 2011-2012 season so be sure to check our web site at www.columbuswinterfarmersmarket.com for the coming dates and time.
This week we have “Timbre Wolves,” of Columbus, Ohio an acoustic string band playing “old-time” toe tapping music for your listening enjoyment. Check out their website at http://www.timbrewolves.carl-yaffey.com/ .
Browse our market and enjoy our hospitality area while listening to great music. Lunches are available through the Clintonville Woman’s Club and are a reasonable $3.00 with coffee for a $1.00. This Saturday’s lunch must be a surprise for I haven’t heard what Chef Augie is preparing.
Stock up from your favorite farmers/producers and shop their wonderful selection of value added products. Our farmers/ producers this week include:
Ochs Fruit Farm of Lancaster offering apples, cider and apple butter.
Rausch Beef of Marysville with his grass & grain fed beef. Pick up some choice cuts for your dining pleasure its some of the best beef around!
Swisher Creek Farm from Blacklick, Ohio, bringing their alpaca fiber art such as handmade felted purses, mittens and lovely scarves. Also hand-knit alpaca hats and alpaca yarn to knit your own projects. Judy can help you pick just the right yarn for your knitting projects.
Honey Health Farms from Marysville providers of local raw honey, blended honey, bee pollen, home-made soaps, lip & body balm and moisture cream.
Macshe Goodies of Marion, Ohio, who make wonderful fudge, cobblers, pound cake, muffins & cupcakes.
Sugar B Bakery of Galena, Ohio with fresh baked breads, bagels, scones, cinnamon rolls, Italian & French specialty loaves and more.
Oh Lather Soap Works of Columbus offering his hand crafted all vegetable oil soaps. He uses base oils of palm, olive and coconut in the production of his soaps.
Sue’s Kitchen of Pataskala with her wonderful cookie stacks, mini pies, biker bars, and sweet breads.
Ohio Bison Farm of Grove City, offering their all natural bison meat in a variety of cuts.
Lucky Cat Farm with their artisan breads and muffins.
Cathy’s Tasty Treats with their tastefully delicious herb dips, rubs & seasonings, teas, cappuccinos, jams & jellies, soup mixes, crock-pot cakes, granola, gourmet dog & cat treats & farm/wildlife/pet art stationary.
Gluten Free Expressions of Hebron with their gluten free baked goods.
Carousel Watergardens Farm from Marion, Ohio will offer their naturally raised free range antibiotic and hormone free frozen turkey sausage, drums, turkey brats. Try their wonderful chicken with many ways to choose from such as whole, cut up, brats, sausage patties, ground, boneless skinless breast, backs, giblets, livers, and wings. They will offer winter produce such as cabbage, sweet potatoes, garlic, radishes, red potatoes, onions, broccoli, limited spinach, spring mix & a few romaine lettuce heads and their delicious farm fresh brown eggs. Ask for details on their summer vegetable, egg and meat CSA’s, and be sure to pick up their summer schedule of the farmers markets they participate in.
If you need a large order of meat please call ahead and place your order for pick-up at the farmers market the number is 740-387-3580.
Osage Lane Creamery of Pataskala with goat’s milk feta cheese, cheese balls and Danish Hansen cheese.
Thank you for your patronage & support in making our market a success. Remember the Columbus Winter Farmers Market is the only market started by farmers for farmers and run by farmers to direct market to their consumers in the Columbus area. Support your local farmer – Buy Fresh Buy Local. www.columbuswinterfarmersmarket.com .
Until the Columbus Winter Market returns in November 2011, you can find many of our farmers/producers at the following markets this spring, summer & fall .
Westerville Farmers Market– Wednesday’s May 4- October 26, 3 – 6pm, in the Messiah Church parking lot at Corner of State & Home downtown Westerville 43081. http://www.shopuptownwesterville.com/FarmersMarket.html
Granville Farmers Market– Saturday’s May14 – October 28, 8:30am-12pm, N. Main Street at Broadway in downtown Granville, Ohio.
Hilliard Farmers Market– Tuesday’s June 7 – August 30, 4 – 7pmparking lot at the corner of Main and Center Streets downtown Old Hilliard, 4018 Main Street, Hilliard, Ohio 43026. http:// www.hilliardfarmmarket.com
Blendon Twp Farmers Market– Thursday’s July 7- October 27, 3 – 6pm,
at Blendon Twp Municipal Complex, 6350 Hempstead Rd., Westerville, Ohio 43081, http://www.blendontwp.org/farmersmarket.html .
Have a great summer and we’ll see you in the fall.