Strawberries at the Wednesday Market


The Fayette County Farmers Market is stoked and ready for a warm Wednesday afternoon given last Saturday’s cold front, which we experienced first hand going through the county.

Today, we will have eggs, honey, baked goods, hand crafted wood, metal and jewelry items, lots of produce AND strawberries that are red all the way through! I would like to mention briefly about a new program that your Fayette market has been permitted to participate in this season. It’s called veggie SNAPS and it permits those who use a SNAP EBT card for food items to receive matching dollar tokens (one for one) for fruits and vegetables.

It’s a BOGO for fruit and vegetables, up to $10 every market day! I will explain further in the next article but the program is up and running now.

The Wednesday edition of the Fayette County Farmers Market is located at 1650 Columbus Ave. (TSC parking lot) in Washington C.H. and operates from 4 to 7 p.m. This location also accepts charge/debit cards and SNAP EBT cards.

The following vendors have indicated that they should be there:

Jones Farm Fresh Produce (Jon Jones): STRAWBERRIES, lettuce, green onions, and radishes.

Cory Farms (Steve Cory): STRAWBERRIES, asparagus.

Chilcote Farms (Marlene Chilcote): local honey and small loaf cakes (quick breads).

By Thy Hand (Mark and Lori Chrisman): assorted baked goods, spinach, lettuce, green onions, and wooden crates.

Blossoms at the Bend (Nancy and Becky) a U-pick flower farm, this week: peony bouquets.

Forgotten Way Farm (Cathy Ludi): THERAPEUTIC GRADE essential oils, homemade lye soap, lip balms, bath salts, laundry soaps and wooden signs.

Jim Dandy’s (Jim Brigner): decorative woodcrafts.

The Silver Maple Farm (Sharon Steinhoff): certified naturally grown duck eggs, chicken eggs, tomato plants, and herb plants.

WindFlower Farm (Elaine Anschutz): pineapple almond cake, buttermilk fudge cake, date nut bread, banana bread, lavender, catnip, bacon onion cheese ball mix, herb dipping oil, one minute cake mix and info about the FCDS.

Food & Habitat Farm (Katrina Bush): potted plants (vegetables, raspberries, and flowers) and garden vegetables (radish, bok choy, mustard greens, lettuce, kale).

Mary’s This ‘n That (Mary Ford): pineapple banana bread, apple butter bread, peanut butter fudge, pineapple upside down cake, assorted cookies, catnip toys, dog sweaters, large and small goose dresses, fabric coasters and much more.

The Martin’s Baked Goods (Cinda Martin, Gregory and Alicia): assorted breads including cinnamon swirl, whole wheat, dinner rolls, cinnamon rolls and sticky buns.

Jim and Deborah MacDonald (see wind chimes, jewelry, and a few pieces of plasma cut steel.

Persinger Produce & Cottage Food (David Persinger and Julie Mosny): rhubarb, jams/jellies, new: marmalade, no nuts chocolate sheet cake, assorted fruit pies and caramel corn.

By David Persinger

Fayette County Farmers Market

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