- Worthington Farmers Market
Calling All Mochi Lovers! Beat the Winter Blues. Plan Your Garden With 9N Farm. Arugula Adventures!
The planned construction timeline will allow us to return to The Shops at Worthington Place (intersection of N. High Street and W. Wilson Bridge Rd.) on Saturdays, February 5th through March 26th, 9am - Noon. These are typically the coldest months in Ohio, and we're grateful to our friends at the Shops for providing a comfortable and warm farmers market shopping experience.
Veggie Spy & Versatile Vegan
Don’t Fear Arugula!
Arugula greens were once considered super trendy and a bit hoity-toity for us common folk. But now they are quite mainstream -- even Chick-fil-A has arugula in their salads! And why not? They are aromatic with a bright and peppery flavor, don’t wilt like other greens, are easy to prepare, and are extremely nutritious.
There are over 30 varieties of arugula, and the level of pepperiness can vary. Some have a nutty flavor as well. And baby leaves tend to be milder. Bottom line – ask for a sample!
Arugula originated in the Mediterranean region and has been harvested for at least 2500 years. It is even mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible. The ancient Romans considered it an aphrodisiac. Today arugula is common in salads, pasta, and many other dishes.
You can find arugula at Rock Dove. Arugula microgreens have a more intense flavor and are more nutrient dense. Get them at Rock Dove and Jorgensen.
The Versatile Vegan suggests you get apples from Gillogly and make this Apple Arugula Salad. Or warm up a chilly day with Creamy Vegan Arugula Soup. Another name for arugula in Australia is rocket. Try this delicious Rocket and Cashew Spread from down under. It’s great for sandwiches and crackers!
There are other greens at this week’s market. Franklinton Farms plans to have spinach, kale, Swiss chard, and maybe Senposai. Seven Acre Farm has many types of microgreens, including mixes.
Check out Mayapple Farms for three types of oyster mushrooms. King are dense, Gray Dove are delicate, and Black are in between.
Franklinton Farms has radishes and turnips. Jorgensen has garlic.
Gillogly (outside, near the South entrance and in front of Talbot's) has several varieties of apples and also Bosc pears.
If you are in the mood for chocolate (isn’t everybody?), try the Cocoa Peanut Butter that Shell Dust recently introduced. Turkish bakery Tulip Café has Turkish pistachios, which many aficionados prefer over the California ones usually found here.
You can find Foraged and Sown teas and herbal salts at the Rock Dove booth.
Congratulations, Pawson Dog Treat Co.!
We did a thing! The big announcement we've been dying to share!!
We bought a building, and our little home business is about to put on its big kid pants. Our building, on Main St. in Groveport, Ohio, needs A LOT of love. But for those of you who know us, you know we’ll have this baby in ship shape and looking adorable in no time! We’ve got a lot of work ahead of us and no opening date at this time.
We promise to keep you posted as we work to make this previously unloved building into the first eco-friendly pet shop and bakery in Ohio.
Can we get a woof-woof?!
February 26 Vendor Participation
Please Note: This vendor list is based on currently available information. Vendor participation may change without notice due to emergency, weather, staffing, or other unforeseen circumstances.
Plan Your February 19 Market Visit
The market layout for February and March 2022 is very similar to our previous set-up at The Shops at Worthington Place -- with even more new and returning producers!
Booths are spaced to keep plenty of distance between stalls and help manage traffic. The market information booth is located just inside the east entrance/exit, near Orvis and First Watch.
Producers are grouped by category: Produce, Baked Goods, Meat Eggs & Dairy, and Specialty Items/Prepared Foods, with a few vendors operating outdoors.
Visit our interactive market map here: http://maps.managemymarket.com/4896
9N Farm Spring Seedlings
9N Farm will be away from the Market for a few weeks working on the farm after the recent storms and getting ready for spring produce. You can support them during this time by pre-ordering plants for your own garden.
Plant pre-sales are up and ready!
Delivery will be early May (or when the weather is ready!) but you can preorder now and get excited for your spring garden!
Cure the Winter Blues With These Market Finds
Sweet Thing Gourmet -- Sunglasses Not Included
Are we still dreaming of beaches here at @sweetthinggourmet? You can bet your bottom dollar. Maybe you are too. Maybe you need to feel like you are on the beach, rum punch in hand. Wish we could provide you with that but that’s a little beyond our means. What we can do is bring you the taste of the beach in this little jam. Mangoes, peaches and pineapple, with two kinds of rum (and one of them is coconut) along with some Caribbean spices.
You can order it online on our website or pick some up this Saturday at the Worthington Farmers Market. But bring your own sunglasses.
Honeyrun Farm-- Lip Balm
"Bee" kind to your lips! @honeyrunfarm helps protect your skin from the winter blues with #allnatural body care products.
Choose from 12 assorted lip balm flavors (or unflavored!) made with beeswax and edible oils.
We'll see you at the Market this Saturday! Opening bell rings at 9am at the Shops at Worthington Place on High Street.
North Country Charcuterie -- Hoguera
Our Hoguera Spreadable Chorizo is a fun, creative addition to your favorite chili recipe, or try our Hoguera Chili! Hoguera Spreadable Chorizo is made with hot paprika, chipotle and cayenne pepper, and our favorite ingredient, pork! It will add intriguing smokiness and residual heat to the chili. And wait until you see the last surprise ingredient!
Full recipe: https://northcountrycharcuterie.com/.../north-country.../
Calling All Mochi Lovers!
The Mochi Shop website is open for ordering now for delivery or pickup on Sat 2/26 at the indoor @worthingtonfarmersmarket and we are bringing back Yuzu!! One of our favorite flavors, we use high-quality yuzu juice to make this Asian citrus treat!! It’s a sublimely subtle citrus and tangy flavor that perfectly balances the mochi donut it sits on! Also, we are bringing back Earl Grey Lavender to get cozy one more time before Spring hits! Preorder at: the-mochi-shop.square.site
Eggs . . . Pre-Order to Guarantee Pick-Up
Farm fresh eggs are always in high demand, but especially in the winter when daylight hours are short and production slows. Eggs are one of the first market products to sell-out early, so we recommend pre-ordering to ensure availability.
Jorgensen Farms (614) 855-2697
Oink Moo Cluck (614) 427-9313
Red Moon Ranch (740) 604-0199
Sippel Family Farm (419) 560-3559
Save Time, Order Online
Order ahead, pick up on Saturday!
Visit our online producer directory here: https://www.worthingtonfarmersmarket.com/vendors
Stop by the Market Info Booth . . .
. . . located at the east mall entrance/exit near Orvis and First Watch, and say hello to the best volunteer team in Central Ohio! They can't wait to see you, answer your questions, and help make your Market visit a great experience! And don't forget to shop the Market Mercantile!
Limited edition market tote bag -- also part of our annual fundraising program. $25
Gift Certificates, available in $5 and $10 denominations, never expire and are accepted by all the market vendors.
Limited Edition Holiday Ornaments
Get a jump on next year's decorating and gift giving!
Just a few of our handmade, individually numbered ornaments remain! Limited to a run of just 125, these are available ready to hang on the tree, tie on a package or wrapped and ready to give.
Proceeds from the purchase of each ornament benefit the Worthington Farmers Market and will help support our operations for our 2022 season.
Visit the Worthington Farmers Market Online Mercantile here:
Pandemic Safety Protocol & Operating Guidelines
Due to the ongoing pandemic, there will be added spacing between booths, sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the mall, and producers will be grouped by product type.
Masks/facial coverings are required in indoor spaces per the City of Worthington ordinance. Read the full requirement here.
We thank you, in advance, for wearing your mask for the duration of your visit to the Worthington Farmers Market in support of the health of our vendors, volunteers, staff and other customers.
Please Note: NO pets are allowed inside the Shops at Worthington Place.
Invest in Your Community
Do you love our farmers market? We are powered by a non-profit organization that largely relies on donations to fund our operations. Please consider donating to help us reach our goal. You can do a one-time donation or even set up a monthly donation to help us keep our market going strong. Click here for the link to donate: experienceworthington.com/donate
The Worthington Farmers Market is an event of The Worthington Partnership.