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Worthington Farmers Market: July 14


Today we're sharing a post from The Kitchn, 10 Etiquette & Shopping Tips to Help You Enjoy the Farmers Market.

Do you love the market but find yourself occasionally confused or flustered by all the unknowns? Is it okay to sample or to ask a lot of questions? Can you bring your dog? Is this the best tomato of the day? Or maybe you avoid the market altogether because it just seems so insider-y?

We love our farmers markets here at Kitchn, but we totally get it: Sometimes the experience can be challenging. So we decided to tap the experts at CUESA, the nonprofit organization that runs San Francisco's iconic Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, for their insider farmers market tricks and tips.

...we were delighted to discover how the dedicated and enthusiastic staff at CUESA gets the most from shopping the market. Here are 10 tips for making the most of your farmers market experience and practicing good etiquette too!

For us, etiquette at the market isn't just about making the most of your purchases, but ensuring the safety of everyone who attends.

Please be on the look out for our little shoppers, our elderly shoppers and people who may require a cane, wheelchair or similar instrument. Be patient and allow plenty of space for all of our customers to move about and enjoy their visit. And, if possible, leave the dog at home.

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The Market Wellness Doctor's Weekly Health Tip

Visit the Market Wellness Doctor is space #75 outside of Dewey's Pizza

Lifestyle Matters. How we eat, move, sleep and manage stress has an enormous impact on health and longevity.

Health Tip #5: Grapes of Life

A glass of red wine daily may add years to your life and life to your years!

The key may be consistency and moderation per the longevity peoples in places like Sardinia and Okinawa. It appears to reduce stress and the damaging effects of inflammation resulting in lower rates of heart disease. However, caution is in order as studies have shown increased risk (17%) of breast cancer associated with alcohol consumption. (1) The good news is that this risk was only increased in women who also had low folic acid levels. Green leafy veggies are rich in folic acid and 400 mcg of folic acid supplementation will prevent this deficit. (2) Also, when more than one glass of wine is consumed, we lose the benefits and increase the toxic effects to liver and brain.

Polyphenol antioxidants in red wine are thought to be the explanation for the beneficial effects on heart disease. (1)

Finally, light to moderate alcohol consumption (between 1 drink per month and 2 drinks daily) has been shown to be associated with decreased atherosclerotic plaques and may be the reason for a decreased stroke risk in these people. (3)

Be well! See you at the market on Saturday!

Dr. Everett's Integrative Health, LLC.

Please email me with your questions/comments at matttheweverett84@gmail.com. None of these statements should be construed as dispensing medical advice, making claims regarding the cure of diseases, prevention or cure of any disease state. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Please consult your physician regarding any specific medical symptoms or conditions.

Sources: (1) The Blue Zones, Dan Buettner, Nat.Geo.Society 2008

(2) GreenMedInfo, "Wine, Women and Health" Margie King, 6/9/13

(3) GreenMedInfo, Light to Moderate Alcohol Consumption is Associated with Lower Atherosclerotic Burden of Aortic Plaque, Atherosclerosis. 2011 Aug 16. Epub 2011 Aug 16. PMID: 21885050

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

1 J-POPS 2 Oink Moo Cluck Farms LLC 3 Ohio Farm Direct 4 Wishwell Farms Produce, LLC 5 Wishwell Farms Produce, LLC 6 Dana Lee's Bakery & Catery 7 Sweet thing gourmet 8 Weed Knob Acres 9 Saum Farm 10 Curly Tail Organic Farm 11 Oakleaf Farm 12 Oakleaf Farm 13 Farmhouse Herbs and Flowers 14 Purple Sage Bakery 15 zemnicki farms and greenhouse 16 zemnicki farms and greenhouse 17 From My Garden 18 Hosta Haven 19 Raven Rocks Initiatives 19.5 Rime Time Curiously Crafted Pops 20 Kingdom Fish 21 Rock Dove Farm 22 Brown Bros. Farms, LLC 23 cottage garden 24 cottage garden 25 Branstool Orchards 25 Branstool Orchards 26 The Lemon King LLC 27 Growlers Dog Bones 28 Gillogly Orchard 29 Gillogly Orchard 31 Doran's Farm Market 32 Speckled Hen Farm 33 Speckled Hen Farm 35 Jorgensen Farms 36 Jorgensen Farms 37 Dan the Baker LLC 38 Gourmet Candy by Karen 39 Chuck Evans' MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas 40 Mockingbird Meadows 41 Pleiades Maple Products 42 JNA BREAD BAKERY 43 Native Cold Pressed 44 Sadie Baby Sweets 45 Hummavore 46 Golden Life Dog Food, LLC 47 The Blueberry Patch 48 The crazy cucumber 49 VanScoy Farms 50 VanScoy Farms 51 bak 52 Blue Jacket Dairy 53 Lucky Cat Bakery 54 North Country Charcuterie 54 darista cafe 55 Dos Hermanos Taco Truck 56 Anderson Orchard 57 Honeyrun Farm 58 Tilley Farmstead 59 Tilley Farmstead 60 Cliff's Greenhouse and Garden Center 61 Allergy-free Bake Shop dba Soodles Bake Shop 62 jC's Sweet Ice Tea, LLC 63 A Few Of My Favorite Things... 64 Batter and Bowl 65 Ohio Bison Farm 65 Stevens Family Bakery & Orchard 66 Toad Hill Farm 67 Wengers Produce 68 Wengers Produce 69 Baileys Drive Inn Donuts 70 Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese 71 SaraBee Pure Honey 72 Tiger Mushroom Farms 73 Clamlube Brand Hot Sauce 74 Charqui Jerky Co. 76 Ohio City Pasta 77 Stonefield Naturals 78 Somerset Herbs LLC 79 Silver Bridge Coffee Company 80 Rhoads Farm Inc 81 Rhoads Farm Inc 82 Spotted Salamander Soap Company, LLC 83 Flower Child Granola 84 Franklinton Farms 85 Black Radish Creamery 86 Colette & Frank's Gluten Free Goodness, LLC 87 My Iced Cookie 88 9N FARM 89 Mayhem Foods LLC 90 Get Elevated 91 Glenn Ave Soap Company 92 Lulu & Max 93 Simple Times Mixers 94 Ramble Coffee

88 9N FARM 63 A Few Of My Favorite Things... 61 Allergy-free Bake Shop dba Soodles Bake Shop 56 Anderson Orchard 69 Baileys Drive Inn Donuts 51 bak 64 Batter and Bowl 85 Black Radish Creamery 52 Blue Jacket Dairy 25 Branstool Orchards 25 Branstool Orchards 22 Brown Bros. Farms, LLC 74 Charqui Jerky Co. 39 Chuck Evans' MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas 73 Clamlube Brand Hot Sauce 60 Cliff's Greenhouse and Garden Center 86 Colette & Frank's Gluten Free Goodness, LLC 23 cottage garden 24 cottage garden 10 Curly Tail Organic Farm 37 Dan the Baker LLC 6 Dana Lee's Bakery & Catery 54 darista cafe 31 Doran's Farm Market 55 Dos Hermanos Taco Truck 13 Farmhouse Herbs and Flowers 83 Flower Child Granola 84 Franklinton Farms 17 From My Garden 90 Get Elevated 28 Gillogly Orchard 29 Gillogly Orchard 91 Glenn Ave Soap Company 46 Golden Life Dog Food, LLC 38 Gourmet Candy by Karen 27 Growlers Dog Bones 57 Honeyrun Farm 18 Hosta Haven 45 Hummavore 62 jC's Sweet Ice Tea, LLC 42 JNA BREAD BAKERY 35 Jorgensen Farms 36 Jorgensen Farms 1 J-POPS 20 Kingdom Fish 53 Lucky Cat Bakery 92 Lulu & Max 89 Mayhem Foods LLC 40 Mockingbird Meadows 87 My Iced Cookie 43 Native Cold Pressed 54 North Country Charcuterie 11 Oakleaf Farm 12 Oakleaf Farm 65 Ohio Bison Farm 76 Ohio City Pasta 3 Ohio Farm Direct 2 Oink Moo Cluck Farms LLC 41 Pleiades Maple Products 14 Purple Sage Bakery 94 Ramble Coffee 19 Raven Rocks Initiatives 80 Rhoads Farm Inc 81 Rhoads Farm Inc 19.5 Rime Time Curiously Crafted Pops 21 Rock Dove Farm 44 Sadie Baby Sweets 71 SaraBee Pure Honey 9 Saum Farm 79 Silver Bridge Coffee Company 93 Simple Times Mixers 70 Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese 78 Somerset Herbs LLC 32 Speckled Hen Farm 33 Speckled Hen Farm 82 Spotted Salamander Soap Company, LLC 65 Stevens Family Bakery & Orchard 77 Stonefield Naturals 7 Sweet thing gourmet 47 The Blueberry Patch 48 The crazy cucumber 26 The Lemon King LLC 72 Tiger Mushroom Farms 58 Tilley Farmstead 59 Tilley Farmstead 66 Toad Hill Farm 49 VanScoy Farms 50 VanScoy Farms 8 Weed Knob Acres 67 Wengers Produce 68 Wengers Produce 4 Wishwell Farms Produce, LLC 5 Wishwell Farms Produce, LLC 15 zemnicki farms and greenhouse 16 zemnicki farms and greenhouse

Click here to view our interactive market map.

MARKET FIT: Yoga at the Market with KASA Yoga and Wellness at 8 AM

Our Community Table: Worthington Community Theater

Our Musical Entertainment: Dean Gledhill

NOW OPEN UNTIL 1 PM! Join us this, and every Saturday from 8:00 AM til 1:00 PM in Old Worthington.

For more information, or questions related to any of our services, please contact us via email at worthingtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com

The Worthington Farmers Market is an event of the Old Worthington Partnership.


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