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Mums Are Back! Fresh Hot Peppers. Yoga on the Green. Weekend in Worthington. Celebration Video!


 

August 20, 2022, 8am - Noon

Downtown Historic Worthington

The 35th summer market is underway! Summer market hours are 8:00am to Noon through the end of October! Find us on High Street, south of 161 down to South Street.

 

That's a Wrap on our 35th Birthday & National Farmers Market Week Celebration!

Thank you for helping us celebrate in a BIG way! National Farmers Market Week is our favorite week of the year, and we're grateful to everyone that visited last week, underscoring the importance of the Worthington Farmers Market to our community. Your local farmers market is so much more than just a place to get your weekly groceries!


Shout out to some new friends that helped make last week's celebration our best yet!

* Farm animal experience on the Green hosted by Bring the Farm to You

* Local singer, songwriter and regular Market shopper, Kristin Gramza, for her acoustic performance

* Erica Carlson and Sedgie the Hedgie for sharing the Rockin' Pirate Magic Show, Sedgie's newest book and balloon sculpting with us

* Stephanie with Cotton Sugar Co. for spinning GIANT cotton candy clouds

* Meg with 365 Days of Balloons for creating that colorful and playful balloon arch that so many of you enjoyed for selfies and family pics


 

Caught on Tape!

Many thanks to our very own Veggie Spy and Versatile Vegan, Dan Barash and Maureen Zorndorf, for capturing the community spirit of the Worthington Farmers Market on film to celebrate our 35th Anniversary!

View the video here: https://www.facebook.com/worthingtonfarmersmarket/videos/1471256300006534


 

Weekend in Worthington

Mark your calendars with a weekend full of fun in Worthington!

Visit the events for more information: Saturday 8/20 8am to noon: Worthington Farmers Market - This Saturday!

Saturday 8/20 10am - 1pm: Art Brunch

Fri and Sat 8/19-20 10am - 5pm: Summer Sizzle Supply Sale

Saturday 8/20 7pm: MAC Summer Outdoor Series: Across the Universe & the Moonbats

Sunday 8/21 2pm-4pm: "Deliciously Luminous" Opening Reception

 

Yoga on the Green


Enjoy a mindful morning with Yoga on the Green hosted by Boundless Health, this Saturday, August 20, 7:30am-8:30am. Bring your own yoga mat and water and join us on the Southeast Village Green - signs will be posted. No sign up is required. Children, ages 10+, are welcome to participate.



ABOUT THE YOGA SESSION Boundless Health will offer a free slow flow yoga class incorporating breath-linked movement to bring mindfulness to the practice. The class will use Vinyasa yoga sequences to guide participants through various shapes, building strength and flexibility. Movement, breath work, and meditation will be offered during this practice to bring awareness and balance to the body and mind.


The instructor, Kendra Hill, is a clinical social worker by training that found yoga about 10 years ago. With interests in mental health and exercise, Kendra is intrigued by the connection between physical and mental well-being, and using movement to help individuals gain self-awareness.


ABOUT BOUNDLESS HEALTH Boundless Health is a new health care center offering doctor visits, dental care, and mental health care all at one convenient location for people of all ages and abilities. Our beautiful Worthington campus surrounded by a park-like area adds to the sensory-friendly experience! Learn more about Boundless Health with a visit to their Community Table on the Southeast Village Green during the Market.

 

Food Truck at the Market


Find the Foxfire Tacos food truck in front of US Bank on the east side of High Street between the Rock Dove and Gillogly Orchard booths!

 

This Week's 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.

 

2022 Outdoor Market Map

Locate your favorite vendors using our updated interactive map!

http://maps.managemymarket.com/5111

 

Veggie Spy & Versatile Vegan

. . . will be back next week with all new info on late summer and early fall produce!


Need Cash? Buy Tokens!


Small, local producers working on thin margins sometimes forego credit cards to avoid the fees. If you don’t have cash, head to the Information Booth where can buy $5 wood tokens with a credit or debit card. All the vendors take them, they give change back in cash, and the tokens never expire. There is a $1 dollar transaction fee, regardless the amount.


SNAP/EBT Customers: use your Ohio Direction or Ohio P-EBT card to earn FREE Produce Perks to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and food-bearing plants!

 

Producer News

Darryl "The Mum Man" is back THIS Saturday!


You know fall is right around the corner when Darryl (aka The Mum Man) returns to the Worthington Farmers Market.



You'll find Darryl and his seasonal assortment of mums right around the corner from Worthington Jewelers. Shop early as he does regularly sell out. Please be prepared with cash or Market tokens (not SNAP/EBT tokens) as these are the only forms of payment that Darryl accepts. Sales begin with the opening bell at 8am.



Ohi:yo Pepper


Spice up your Saturday with these beauties, locally grown by Ohi:yo Pepper Co. Find them and this week's harvest on the SW Village Green.




Silver Bridge Coffee Co.


It's finally here! Your fall favorites are heading to the farmers markets & grocery stores this week. Find Pumpkin Spice at the grocery & Cinnamon Hazelnut & Pumpkin Spice at the Worthington Farmers Market THIS Saturday!


Make sure to get there early to grab your first taste of Fall!



The Mochi Shop

Hi all! Being a mom and co-owner of @the.mochi.shop keep me pretty busy, and at the same time I want to make @kaoriskitchen a more active platform. So I wanted to ask if any of you would be (or know someone foodie/creative) who may be interested in working with me to to create a more active platform for Kaori's Kitchen. Please email me at info@kaoriskitchen.com if interested! Any advice also welcome, thank you so much!



Sippel Family Farm & Kokoborrego Cheese

We’ve been working on an on-farm pickup and shopping option, and we’re ready to give it a test drive! Here are your choices:


-Online Preorder- At any time, you can preorder and pay through our online store at kokoborrego.com/store, select On Farm Pickup (Order Ahead) and receive an email when your order is ready for you in the kiosk.


Please Note: Meat can only be purchased through the pre-order option or for Worthington Farmers Marketor Clintonville Farmers' Market pickup.

-Walk Up- If you are in the area and would like to come and make your own selections, the kiosk will be open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM-7PM. Payment can be made by credit card by scanning the QR code and entering your items into the page you are directed to, and checking out by selecting the “On Farm Pickup (I’m Here)” option. If you don't mind doing math by yourself and prefer Venmo or Paypal, you can do that by scanning the appropriate QR code. Cash payments are available as well by putting cash in the lockbox in the right side of the kiosk (unfortunately no change can be provided).


Currently available items:

Cheese (Owl Creek, Spotted Owl, Oveja Negra and Shot Rock) Apple Butter and Peach Butter - $8 Apple Cider Jelly - $6 Fresh Peaches - $5/quart Ground Turkey (Preorder Only) - $8/lb 3.5# Whole Chickens (Preorder Only) - $18


Silver Bridge Coffee Co.


We have teamed up with FindKeep.Love to giveaway a $400 Silver Bridge Coffee Gift Card along with prizes from 7 other brands. Follow this link to enter : https://bit.ly/spiceoflifegiveaway






Franklinton Farms

We’re hiring a Food Truck Coordinator!

Do you like connecting people to fresh food and to each other? Then apply today!


For full job description, head to our website: www.franklintonfarms.org/jointheteam



HIRING PROCESS Please send your resume, cover letter, and three reference’s contact information to employment@franklintonfarms.org by August 23, 2022. Qualified candidates will be contacted by August 25 to schedule interviews.

START DATE: September 1, 2022.

POSITION: Food Truck Coordinator

TYPE: Part-Time (8-16 hours per week, or up to 64 hours a month), Hourly, Non-exempt. Opportunity to increase hours in the future.

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Executive Director

COMPENSATION: $17 per hour

BENEFITS: Weekly produce from the farm, 4 weeks of paid vacation & sick time in the first year, workers’ compensation, HSA, professional development and mentorship from a nonprofit executive.

 

Music at the Market


Olde Village Barbershop

9:00am - Noon

Lucia & Gabriel Cassell-Ramirez

(violin & viola, solo and/or duet)










Post Office Lawn

9:00am - Noon

View from the Valley

(folk/Americana trio)






United Methodist Church

9:00am - Noon

Chip Woods & Paul Graham

(guitar/vocals, solo and/or duet)






Jet's Pizza

9:00am - Noon

Sean Perry

(Irish fiddle)







 

What's Growing in Ohio!

Please Note: Chart is representative of Ohio's various growing seasons and regions and some products may not be available at WFM. If you're looking for a specific item, just ask at the information booth and we'll do our best to direct you to farmers who may have it in stock.

Calendar compiled by Ohio Proud. Created in 1993, Ohio Proud is the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s marketing program that identifies and promotes food and agriculture that are made in Ohio and grown in Ohio. Agriculture is Ohio’s number one industry, contributing more than $105 billion to the state’s economy.

 

Save the Date!


  • Sunday, September 25, 12-6pm, Oktoberfest

https://www.facebook.com/events/1654686564915490?ref=newsfeed


  • Saturday, October 8, 2pm

Sweet Grass Dairy Fall Farm Field Day

https://www.facebook.com/events/572601704474436?ref=newsfeed


  • Sunday, October 23, 12-6pm, Spooky Pooch Party

https://www.facebook.com/events/763718308001720/?ref=newsfeed


Sunday, November 27, 12-6pm, Holiday Open House

https://www.facebook.com/events/307780231513584/?ref=newsfeed


 

Masks Are Optional

Effective Thursday, March 10, the Worthington city ordinance that required masks in indoor public places has been lifted. Facial coverings are now optional throughout the City of Worthington.


We will have a limited supply of masks available at the Market information desk (located at the corner of S. High Street & New England Avenue in front of the Graeter's Ice Cream and House Wine parking lot), should you wish to wear one while visiting the Market.


We will continue with our other proactive measures to help reduce the spread of illness including having hand sanitizer available throughout the Market and increased spacing between producer booths.


If you have a fever or are feeling ill, we ask that you please stay home.

 

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.

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