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  • Christine Hawks, Market Manager

Worthington Farmers Market Pre-Order Pick-Up This Weekend!

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. 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 PRE-ORDER purchases.

IMPORTANT: * Only PRE-PAID, PRE-ORDERS will be available for pick-up. * Cash and Credit Card transactions will NOT be accepted on-site.

* There will be 2 service aisles: Non-Perishable (produce, baked goods, bottled sauces, etc.) and Perishable (meat, dairy, eggs, etc.)

* Volunteers, signage, and traffic cones will help guide you through the process. * Please remain in your vehicle while using our drive-through service, and we will load your products into your trunk for you. LOCATION: Worthington Community Center 345 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington OH Customer Pick-Up Hours: Saturday, March 21, 10:00am — Noon We are committed to supporting small businesses during this crisis and connecting customers to them. We are equally committed to the health and well-being of our producers, volunteers, staff and you, our customers. Social distancing and and safety and sanitation protocols will be in place for the duration of this event.


Calling All Composters!

The Compost Exchange tent will be at its usual location at The Shops at Worthington Mall (just outside the east entrance).

Learn more about how The Compost Exchange is implementing Coronavirus safeguards to protect its members at


The Market Wellness Doctor's Weekly Health Tip

Mindful Awareness

When much around us seems out of control, we may have feelings of helplessness or even anxiety. Many are experiencing increased stress and having difficulty focusing. This may reflect an imbalance between our sympathetic (fight-flight) and our parasympathetic (rest and digest) autonomic nervous systems. These symptoms may increase immune imbalance, reducing our ability to stay healthy.

What are we to do?

A good place to start is personal mindful awareness. Many studies show that mindful awareness developed with daily meditation has important benefits including stress management, anxiety reduction and cultivating peace of mind. Incorporating daily mindful awareness practices can help improve autonomic nervous system balance and regulate the production of stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline. Start with 5-10 minutes of daily meditation. has some great suggestions on how to get started!

Be well.

The Market Wellness Doctor

Dr. Everett's Integrative Health LLC.

Email me with any questions at

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) Economides, M., Martman, J., Bell, M.J. et al. Improvements in Stress, Affect, and Irritability Following Brief Use of a Mindfulness-based Smartphone App: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Mindfulness 9, 1584–1593 (2018).

2)Bennike, I.H., Wieghorst, A. & Kirk, U. Online-based Mindfulness Training Reduces Behavioral Markers of Mind Wandering. J Cogn Enhanc 1, 172–181 (2017).

3)Howells, A., Ivtzan, I. & Eiroa-Orosa, F.J. Putting the ‘app’ in Happiness: A Randomised Controlled Trial of a Smartphone-Based Mindfulness Intervention to Enhance Wellbeing. J Happiness Stud 17, 163–185 (2016).


For more information, or questions related to any of our services, please contact us via email at

The 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.

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 Worthington Partnership.

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