Watermelon and sweet corn highlight Wednesday market


As our summer season proceeds so does the variety and depth of the produce harvest. Please consider visiting the Wednesday Fayette County Farmers Market today and talking with our vendors.

The parking situation is great and the timing affords a mid-week opportunity to put some fresh produce on your supper table! The Yoder’s will be back next Wednesday and recent rumor has it that the “Pie Lady” will be attending some future Wednesday markets! Available at Wednesday’s markets are chicken cuts, pork cuts, farm fresh eggs, home made breads and rolls, local honey, green beans, new potatoes, tomatoes (slicing and cherry), cucumbers, zucchini, summer, butternut, and spaghetti squashes, assorted baked goods, hand crafted items, and jams and jellies.

The Wednesday market location is 1650 Columbus Ave. (TSC parking lot) and operates from 4 to 7 p.m. This location also accepts charge/debit cards and SNAP EBT cards. The following vendors have indicated they should be there (among others who did not know yet):

Jones Farm Fresh Produce (Jon and Taylor Jones): watermelon, sweet corn, tomatoes, green beans, onions, zucchini and yellow squash.

Garland Farms (Joe Garland and Zach Collett): bi color sweet corn.

Shady Grove Farms (Harold and Kelly Dillon): Yukon gold potatoes, red new potatoes, tomatoes, candy onions, bell peppers, sweet peppers, seedless watermelon, green beans, golden delicious apples. Pork: brats, burgers, ground. Chicken: wings, livers, hearts, backs, and whole stew hens. Duck: breasts, wings, drumsticks, gizzards.

King’s Farms (Jeff and Sandi King): melons, cherry grape tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, yellow and red tomatoes and Sandi’s cookies and pies.

Mary’s This & That (Mary Ford): Hawaiian banana bread, apple butter bread, orange fudge, cookies, concrete stepping stones, lavender dream pillows, scarlet/grey dog sweaters, catnip toys, new selection of goose outfits, microwave hot pads, magnetic jewelry and much more.

Martin’s Holiday & Weekly Baking (Vaughn, Cinda Martin and Hunter Rohrer): assorted breads, dinner rolls, whoopie pies and seasonal produce.

DJ’s Farm (Dennis Anschutz): potatoes, Buckeyes confections, pumpkin bread, zucchini bread, chocolate zucchini bread, apple cake, peach cake.

Persinger Produce & Cottage Food (David Persinger): South Carolina peaches, Texas sheet cakes, and assorted home made jams/jellies (new: red currant jelly, gooseberry jam, peach jelly).

Shoaf Family Farm Produce (Ron Shoaf): tomatoes, red potatoes, zucchini, cucumbers.

WindFlower Farm (Elaine Anschutz): Dutch apple pie, blueberry pie, pear pie, last time for fresh peach pie, caramel brownies with peanut butter frosting, Hawaiian wedding cake, oatmeal walnut raisin cookies, dog treats, and pizza bears. Elaine also has info on the Fayette County Dog Shelter.

By David Persinger

Fayette County Farmers Market

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