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Note from the Market Manager

We appreciate your understanding and especially your patience as we continue to evolve and expand our capacity to serve more customers and bring in more producers and more products. We are working diligently with local and state agencies to adjust our operations to comply with required safety protocol and best practices to maintain the health of everyone involved with the Worthington Farmers Market.

Our drive-thru market would not be possible without the dedicated service o...

Veggie Spy

Expand Your World of Greens With Red Mustard

Now is the time of year to experiment with greens you may not be familiar with. We suggest you give Red Mustard a try! The leaves are a striking purple-red on one side and  bright green on the other. They are spicy raw, bearing a resemblance to wasabi. When cooked, they become milder but are still flavorful.  Red Mustard is rich in vitamins A, C and K, and also antioxidants.

It can be steamed, wilted, sautéed, or prepared like any other green....

Veggie Spy

Not Familiar With Kale Rapini?

Now's the Time to Check it Out!

As you're planning what veggies to pre-order this week, consider trying kale rapini. Sometimes referred to as kale raab or napini, these are kale plants that have started to flower.  Unlike most greens, when kale starts to flower it becomes juicy and flavorful. They are usually slightly sweet this time of year, and somewhat resemble broccoli in taste. It  can be substituted in recipes that call for a brassica veggie such as brocc...

Veggie Spy

Ramp up the Flavor With Ramps!

Like all of us, the Veggie Spy is making adjustments to the new Market mode of operating and the pre-order and pick-up means there are plenty of veggies available! 

Ramp season has just begun and are only available for a brief time.  Ramps, also called wild leeks, are native to the Eastern US and are one of the first edible plants to come up in the Spring.  Ramps take 5-7 years to be ready for harvest. For this reason, ramps at the Market are typically...

The indoor Worthington Farmers Market is closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. As an alternative, we have created a list of producers and how to contact them to purchase their products directly.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PrREVSjXh6d0S_oV3OGpoRFx8EgtV1iDM53pcqArjYc/edit?usp=sharing


Provided COVID-19 restrictions do not expand, we will again offer a convenient, drive-through/pick-up location, at the Worthington Community CenterSaturday, March 28, 10am to Noon, for your PRE-ORDER purc...

The indoor Worthington Farmers Market will be closed again on Saturday. As an alternative, we have created this list of producers and how to contact them to purchase their products directly.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PrREVSjXh6d0S_oV3OGpoRFx8EgtV1iDM53pcqArjYc/edit?usp=sharing

As long as the current COVID-19 restrictions do not expand, we will offer a convenient, drive-through pick-up location, at the Worthington Community Center, this Saturday, March 21, from 10am to 12pm for your PR...

The Worthington Partnership takes pride in programming events to bring the community together. And, based on this week's order restricting large gatherings issued by Governor Mike DeWine’s office and the Ohio Department of Health, The Worthington Farmers Market will be closed this Saturday, March 14 to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

The health and safety of our Market community – our producers, our shoppers, our volunteers, and our staff - are top of mind for us in making this decisio...

Fresh Picks from our Veggie Spy

Let's Laud Lettuce!

Lettuce is probably the most popular green in the world. And why not? With dozens of varieties and almost no calories, lettuce is the mainstay of salads, sandwiches, and more. It is also loaded with vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folates. In ancient Egyptian mythology, Min was god of both fertility AND lettuce. Another great reason to be a lettuce fan!

This week 9N Farms has Salanova , a tender buttery lettuce developed by Dutch seed scientists. Curi...

Fresh Picks from our Veggie Spy

Make Leap Day a Celebration With Carnival Squash!

Did you know that Carnival was celebrated this month in Rio de Janeiro? And, we have more reason to celebrate this month with tomorrow's Leap Day! Join in the February festivities with carnival squash from the Market!

This beautiful, multicolored winter squash will add to the fun factor of any meal. Carnival squash is a hybrid descendant of squashes native to Mexico and was first introduced in the 1990s. They are great add...

Fresh Picks from our Veggie Spy

Radishes are Back! 

It's been a while, but radishes have made a return to the winter Market! Everyone is familiar with this root vegetable that was originally domesticated in Asia. Radishes are an excellent source of fiber, vitamin C, folic acid and potassium. In fact, just one cup of sliced radishes has 22% of the required daily vitamin C intake. Radishes are also used as a remedy for stomach and intestinal disorders, fever, colds and coughs. And, radishes have just 1 c...

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