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Worthington Farmers Market: January 14th


Taste Education: Sweet Potatoes

Kitchen boredom setting in? Want to try something new? Curious for a new recipe? New in 2017, the Worthington Farmers Market will host a once monthly "Taste Education" event where we will inspire healthy eating, and connect you with your food and its producer(s). This series will reflect the diversity of our ingredients and the creativity of our dedicated volunteers who prepare them. Samples, recipes, printed information, or the raw ingredients themselves may be a few ways you'll enjoy our "Taste Education" series.

This month, it's all about the sweet potato. As one of the few cultivated vegetable crops that originated in the Americas, the sweet potato has been traced back to Peru as early as 8000 B.C. It is regenerated from plants or sprouts called "slips" that come from the previous season's crop, or from vine cuttings. The nutritional value of sweet potatoes is ranks highly. They are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber and beta-carotene, while having moderate contents of other micronutrients, including vitamin B5, vitamin B6 and manganese. Healthy and delicious? Yes, please!

Our vendors for Saturday, January 14th include (in both alphabetical and numerical order):

1 Brown Bros. Farms, LLC 2 Coalition of Adoptive Families 3 Black Radish Creamery 4 Native cold pressed 5 Stonefield Naturals 6 Dan the Baker LLC 7 Blue Owl Garden Emporium LLC 9 Blue Jacket Dairy 10 Franklinton Gardens 11 Secret Garden Bakery 12 SaraBee Pure Honey 13 bak 14 Organic GreenFix 15 Made Without Grain, formerly The Brown and Blond Bakery 16 Nom Nom Nom 17 Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese 18 The Market Sharpener 19 Wayward Seed Farm 20 Wayward Seed Farm 22 GoldenLife Dog Food 23 Baileys Drive Inn Donuts 24 Raven Rocks 25 Sadie Baby Sweets 26 Pleiades Maple Products 29 Krazy Kraut 30 Lucky Cat Bakery 31 Up the Lane Farm 32.5 Ohio City Pasta 33 Spotted Salamander Soap Company, LLC 34 Chuck Evans' MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas 36 Sweet thing gourmet 37 Gillogly Orchard 38 Gillogly Orchard 39 Oink Moo Cluck Farms LLC 40 Silver Bridge Coffee Company 41 Dana Lee's Bakery & Catery 42 Jorgensen Farms 43 Kingdom Fish 44 Speckled Hen Farm 45 The Crazy Cucumber 46 Miss Cristy's Bakery 47 Ohio Farm Direct 48 Allergy-free Bake Shop dba Soodles Bake Shop 49 Curly Tail Organic Farm 50 Swainway Urban Farm 51 Ohio Bison Farm 52 Honeyrun Farm 53 North Country Charcuterie

48 Allergy-free Bake Shop dba Soodles Bake Shop 23 Baileys Drive Inn Donuts 13 bak 3 Black Radish Creamery 9 Blue Jacket Dairy 7 Blue Owl Garden Emporium LLC 1 Brown Bros. Farms, LLC 34 Chuck Evans' MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas 2 Coalition of Adoptive Families 49 Curly Tail Organic Farm 6 Dan the Baker LLC 41 Dana Lee's Bakery & Catery 10 Franklinton Gardens 37 Gillogly Orchard 38 Gillogly Orchard 22 GoldenLife Dog Food 52 Honeyrun Farm 42 Jorgensen Farms 43 Kingdom Fish 29 Krazy Kraut 30 Lucky Cat Bakery 15 Made Without Grain, formerly The Brown and Blond Bakery 46 Miss Cristy's Bakery 4 Native cold pressed 16 Nom Nom Nom 53 North Country Charcuterie 51 Ohio Bison Farm 32.5 Ohio City Pasta 47 Ohio Farm Direct 39 Oink Moo Cluck Farms LLC 14 Organic GreenFix 26 Pleiades Maple Products 24 Raven Rocks 25 Sadie Baby Sweets 12 SaraBee Pure Honey 11 Secret Garden Bakery 40 Silver Bridge Coffee Company 17 Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese 44 Speckled Hen Farm 33 Spotted Salamander Soap Company, LLC 5 Stonefield Naturals 50 Swainway Urban Farm 36 Sweet thing gourmet 45 The Crazy Cucumber 18 The Market Sharpener 31 Up the Lane Farm 19 Wayward Seed Farm 20 Wayward Seed Farm

Our Musical Entertainment: Columbus Folk Music Society Our Community Table: Coalition of Adoptive Families Join us this Saturday, and every Saturday from 9:00am-12:00pm inside The Shops at Worthington Place! For more information, or questions related to any of our services, please contact us via email at worthingtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com. See you at the market! The Worthington Farmers Market is an event of the Old Worthington Partnership.


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