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What's Fresh at the Worthington Farmers Market - June 8


What's Fresh at the Market?

The Veggie Spy Knows!

As the summer heats up and the market produce selection grows, we're on the look out for what's fresh and seasonal! Our Veggie Spy has the scoop on your weekly fruit and veggie finds!

This week's Fresh Finds revealed:

- Strawberries...While they last! - Rhubarb - Garlic scapes - Green onions and scallions - Snap peas - Snow peas - Radishes - Several varieties of kale - Assorted greens - Salad mixes - Asparagus - Broccolini - Kohlrabi - Turnips - Carrots - Microgreens - Fresh herbs like dill, mint and cilantro

What will YOU find at the Worthington Farmers Market this week?!

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Compost Exchange - New Location!

Visit The Compost Exchange in their new location, in Dewey's parking lot, to drop off your compostable food scraps and pick up your new liners.

New to composting? Learn how easy it is to collect your weekly food waste and return to convert into rich, usable compost!

This Week's Green Plate Special - Breakfast!

Enjoy a maple chicken biscuit specially created by the Ajumama food truck featuring maple syrup from this week's Worthington Farmers Market featured producer, Pleiades Maple Products.

The Green Plate Special is a weekly collaboration between a Market producer and a local food truck that will incorporate the producer's featured product in a special dish, just for the Farmers Market!

$1.00 of every Green Plate Special sold will be donated back to the Worthington Farmers Market to further our mission to "Encourage, support and promote the entrepreneurial efforts of local, independent, and small-scale farmers and food artisans seeking to sell their products directly to consumers."

Find the Green Plate Special at the Ajumama food truck on the east side of High Street near US Bank during tomorrow's Market.

Yoga on the Green with Centered Movement + Yoga

Join Centered Yoga + Movement for a 1-hour yoga session (all levels) on the Southeast Village Green, starting at 8:00 am every second Saturday of the month. To someone who's never tried it, yoga can seem a little intimidating. Don't worry! We'll guide you every step of the way, whether it's your first practice or your hundred-and-first. Bring your own mat or enjoy yoga on the grass. Classes are free and open to everyone, of all abilities. For those who would like to make a donation of any amount, please visit the market information table. In the event of rain, participants are invited inside to Centered Yoga + Movement's studio for free!

Parking Options

Historic Old Worthington is a wonderful place for a stroll! Use the link, below, to view all of the available parking options near the market and plan your stops to our local shops and producers along the way!

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Outdoor Market Map

Plan you visits to our producers with this interactive Market Map!

This Week's Producers

Our producers for Saturday, June 8 included (in both alphabetical and numerical order):

Sorted alphabetically:

88 9N FARM

62 A Few Of My Favorite Things...

54 Anderson Orchard

68 Baileys Drive Inn Donuts

50 bak

63 Batter and Bowl

51 Blue Jacket Dairy

22 Brown Bros. Farms, LLC

19 BYOB Home Bakery

39 Chuck Evans' MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas

91 Clamlube Brand Hot Sauce

59 Cliff's Greenhouse and Garden Center

60 Colette & Frank's Gluten Free Goodness, LLC

55 Columba's Mexican food

23 Cottage Garden

24 Cottage Garden

47 The Crazy Cucumber

8 Crum Strawberry Farm

10 Curly Tail Organic Farm

14 Dan the Baker LLC

6 Dana Lee's Bakery & Catery

13 Farmhouse Herbs and Flowers

93 Fired Up Pizza

86 Florentine Legacy, LLC

92 Foraged & Sown

84 Franklinton Farms

85 Franklinton Farms

87 The Fromagerie, Inc.

17 From My Garden

46 Get Elevated

27 Gillogly Orchard

28 Gillogly Orchard

9 Glenn Ave Soap Company

37 Gourmet Candy by Karen

38 Growlers Dog Bones

56 Honeyrun Farm

44 Hummavore

41 JNA BREAD BAKERY

34 Jorgensen Farms

35 Jorgensen Farms

1 J-POPS

69 Kennedy Farms

20 Kingdom Fish

12.5 Kombucha Bob's KOMBU-TEA

52 Lucky Cat Bakery

72 Made Without Grain

74 Market Wellness Doctor

61 Michael's Artisan Chocolates LLC

42 Native Cold Pressed

53 North Country Charcuterie

11 Oakleaf Farm

12 Oakleaf Farm

64 Ohio Bison Farm

75 Ohio City Pasta

3 Ohio Farm Direct

2 Oink Moo Cluck Farms LLC

43 Onederings Lavender Farm

25 Pastured Providence Farmstead

92 Peace Love and Freedom Farm

40 Pleiades Maple Products

90 Rainbow Bee

94 Ramble Coffee

79 Rhoads Farm Inc

80 Rhoads Farm Inc

82 Rime Time Curiously Crafted Pops

21 Rock Dove Farm

70 SaraBee Pure Honey

78 Silver Bridge Coffee Company

73 Simple Times Mixers

69 Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese

77 Somerset Herbs LLC

8.5 Speckled Hen Farm

81 Spotted Salamander Soap Company, LLC

64 Stevens Family Bakery & Orchard

76 Stonefield Naturals

7 Sweet Thing Gourmet

57 Tilley Farmstead

58 Tilley Farmstead

65 Toad Hill Farm

32 Up the Lane Farm

48 VanScoy Farms

49 VanScoy Farms

66 Wengers Produce

67 Wengers Produce

4 Wishwell Farms Produce, LLC

5 Wishwell Farms Produce, LLC

Sorted by stall number:

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 Crum Strawberry Farm

8.5 Speckled Hen Farm

9 Glenn Ave Soap Company

10 Curly Tail Organic Farm

11 Oakleaf Farm

12 Oakleaf Farm

12.5 Kombucha Bob's KOMBU-TEA

13 Farmhouse Herbs and Flowers

14 Dan the Baker LLC

17 From My Garden

18 Weed Knob Acres

19 BYOB Home Bakery

20 Kingdom Fish

21 Rock Dove Farm

22 Brown Bros. Farms, LLC

23 Cottage Garden

24 Cottage Garden

25 Pastured Providence Farmstead

27 Gillogly Orchard

28 Gillogly Orchard

32 Up the Lane Farm

34 Jorgensen Farms

35 Jorgensen Farms

37 Gourmet Candy by Karen

38 Growlers Dog Bones

39 Chuck Evans' MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas

40 Pleiades Maple Products

41 JNA BREAD BAKERY

42 Native Cold Pressed

43 Onederings Lavender Farm

44 Hummavore

46 Get Elevated

47 The Crazy Cucumber

48 VanScoy Farms

49 VanScoy Farms

50 bak

51 Blue Jacket Dairy

52 Lucky Cat Bakery

53 North Country Charcuterie

54 Anderson Orchard

55 Columba's Mexican food

56 Honeyrun Farm

57 Tilley Farmstead

58 Tilley Farmstead

59 Cliff's Greenhouse and Garden Center

60 Colette & Frank's Gluten Free Goodness, LLC

61 Michael's Artisan Chocolates LLC

62 A Few Of My Favorite Things...

63 Batter and Bowl

64 Ohio Bison Farm

64 Stevens Family Bakery & Orchard

65 Toad Hill Farm

66 Wengers Produce

67 Wengers Produce

68 Baileys Drive Inn Donuts

69 Kennedy Farms

69 Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese

70 SaraBee Pure Honey

72 Made Without Grain

73 Simple Times Mixers

74 Market Wellness Doctor

75 Ohio City Pasta

76 Stonefield Naturals

77 Somerset Herbs LLC

78 Silver Bridge Coffee Company

79 Rhoads Farm Inc

80 Rhoads Farm Inc

81 Spotted Salamander Soap Company, LLC

82 Rime Time Curiously Crafted Pops

84 Franklinton Farms

85 Franklinton Farms

86 Florentine Legacy, LLC

87 The Fromagerie, Inc.

88 9N FARM

90 Rainbow Bee

91 Clamlube Brand Hot Sauce

92 Foraged & Sown

92 Peace Love and Freedom Farm

93 Fired Up Pizza

94 Ramble Coffee

The Market Wellness Doctor's Weekly Health Tip

Find Dr. Matt in booth #74, near Dewey's Plaza

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

Health Tip #48: Toxin Removal,One Key to Health

To optimize our health we must increase our daily intake/exposure to life-giving substances like organic whole foods and fresh clean mineral rich water. Additionally, we need to maximize our bodies ability to get rid of the daily toxins to which we are exposed, while decreasing our daily exposure to these toxins. These are two areas of focus for optimizing health/wellness.

Let's focus on a few chemical threats in our daily environment. First, eliminate the use of non-stick cookware which has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of reproductive, nerve and kidney toxicity and cancers.

Decrease the use of conventional chemical cleaners like ammonia and bleach which are known to be strong irritants to our lungs, eyes, skin, kidneys and liver. Use safer homemade cleaners like baking soda and vinegar.

Avoid petrochemical-based air fresheners that are respiratory irritants and are associated with birth defects, heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer.

Avoid the use of mercury containing compact fluorescent light bulbs.

Avoid using and being exposed to chemical fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides. Roundup (glyphosphate) has been shown to associated with a host of health issues including reproductive problems, cancers and genotoxic effects.

Avoid the use of pillows,cushions,mattresses and fabrics treated with flame retardants like polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE's) linked to liver, thyroid and neurological problems.

Avoid using fabric softeners which contain numerous chemicals associated with nervous system and respiratory disorders and cancers.

Finally, decrease the use of plastic bags and bottles, most of which contain bisphenol A (BPA) known to be associated with hormonal disruption.(1)

So, one key to better health lies in decreasing our exposure to common environmental toxins in our daily lives.

See you at the Market!

Be Well,

The Market Wellness Doctor

Dr. Everett's Integrative Health LLC. Email me with any questions at mattheweverett84@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.

(1) 13 Chemical Threats to Remove from Your Home, June 19th 2018, By: Elisha McFarland,GreenmedinfoLLC 2018.

For more information, or questions related to any of our services, please contact us via email at worthingtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com or visit us on Saturday at the Market Information booth!

The Old Worthington Partnership is pleased to announce that COhatch is furthering its investment in the Worthington community. Together the organizations will continue to drive initiatives to bring positive attention to the historic district, and support professional development and educational seminars for local merchants and business owners. The Partnership also will support soon-to-be-announced COhatch community events geared toward improving the lives of local residents.

COhatch will provide funding, hosting venues and people resources to help design and plan future programs for the community in collaboration with the Old Worthington Partnership. You will also see the COhatch airstream trailer, a multi-purpose office on wheels named "Mobi" at various events to be held throughout 2019.

Thanks to COhatch for bringing energy and resources to Old Worthington! We are thrilled to work even more closely together to enhance the Old Worthington experience.

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


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