Customer Appreciation Day at Saturday’s Market


To mark the closing of this season’s Saturday market, the Fayette County Farmers’ Market Association invites all its patrons and friends to join us this Saturday for hot mulled cider and hot dogs.

We truly appreciate the support shown by the community and all our patrons. On this, our final Saturday market, we welcome two new vendors: Mark and Karen Bentley of Bentley’s Pumpkins and Bob Lehnert of Lehnert Meats LLC. Bob samples from his gas grill and sells four varieties of pork bratwurst. Assorted decorative gourds and Indian corn will also be available. And for the impending cold weather, Hank White has a fresh supply of alpaca fibered products for your fall and winter comfort. We expect a variety of pumpkin-themed baked goods also.

The following list contains the names and products of the vendors that expect to set up for Saturday’s market. The Saturday morning market runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon and is located in the municipal parking lot on the corner of South Main and East East streets and as always SNAP EBT food benefit cards and credit/debit cards are accepted.

Jones Farm Fresh Produce (Jon and Taylor Jones): tomatoes, bell peppers, yellow squash, zucchini, gourds, lettuce mix, chicken bratwurst links ( sweet Italian and hot Italian, chorizo), chicken breast and wings, whole chickens, brown eggs and Chilcote Farm’s Fayette Co. Honey. Need fresh eggs and meat throughout the long cold winter? Call us at 740-600-5813.

Rachel’s Flour Shoppe (Rachel McClish): assorted fruit pies, sheet cakes, and cookies. Call Rachel at 740-572-0038 by Friday morning for special orders.

Bentley’s Pumpkins (Mark and Karen Bentley): assorted pumpkins, Indian corn, decorative gourds.

Bob’s Foods, Lehnert Meats LLC (Bob Lehnert): pork bratwurst, four varieties.

Earl Monroe: decorative gourds.

Martin’s Holiday & Weekly Baking (Vaughn, Cinda Martin and Hunter Rohrer): assorted breads including cinnamon swirl, whole wheat, dinner rolls, cinnamon rolls and sticky buns and perhaps an angel food cake.

Alpaca Kingdom Acres (Hank White): dryer balls and lots of new items made with alpaca yarn.

Your Other Mother’s Kitchen (Don and Sara Creamer): artisan breads, whole wheat brownie tarts and bran muffin tops.

Jodie’s Country Crafts (John and Jodie Burr): decorated (holiday and seasonal) fence sections, wood trays, wooden wagons, wooden sleighs, scarecrow faces and other items.

What nots & Fancies & Whims, Oh My!!! (Mary Sanderson): garden stakes, dessert/snack stands & centerpieces, hand-painted tile art, coasters, magnets and pendant necklaces.

Harding’s Naturally Homegrown (Gigi Kidwell): honey, pork, herbs, chicken, farm fresh eggs.

Shady Grove Farms (Harold and Kelly Dillon): Farm raised, all natural pork, chicken, and beef. Pork cuts include pork chops, pork steaks, ham steak, roasts, sausage, ground pork, pork burgers, bacon, jowl bacon, brat links and patties, smoked sausage, hocks, lard, cracklin. Chicken cuts include whole, whole cut (into nine pieces), thighs, drumsticks, chicken bratwurst sausage, backs. Beef includes ground beef and burgers. Home made jams/jellies: just made apple butter and corn cob jelly (have samples!), a variety of winter squashes, potatoes (white and red), tomatoes, watermelon, plus other produce. Ask about our 2016 CSA and see an example of what a weekly produce box would look like. Our CSA season runs 20 weeks from June through October. Thank you for your support and patronage during the 2015 market season. Like our facebook page for upcoming updates, Harold, Kelly, and Natalie.

BYE Gardens (Brian and Elaine Yoder): tomatoes, bell peppers, spaghetti squash, butternut squash, acorn squash, sweet potatoes, candy onions, local honey, decorative popcorn, pumpkin bread, banana bread, pumpkin cinnamon rolls.

Persinger Produce & Cottage Food (David Persinger): jams/jellies (NEW: apple butter and seedless blackberry jam, seedless black raspberry jam), pumpkin bread, Bartlett pears, and Texas sheet cakes.

Mary’s This & That (Mary Ford): Hawaiian banana bread, pumpkin doughnuts, peanut butter fudge, new selection of geese outfits and dog sweaters, catnip toys, and much more. Think ahead for gifts!

By David Persinger

Fayette County Farmers Market

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