Harvest Jam with Dave and the Ramblers at the Saturday Market

By David Persinger - Fayette County Farmers’ Market

The Fayette County Farmers’ Market is celebrating the season with a Harvest Jam, featuring live bluegrass music from Dave and the Ramblers from 10 a.m. to noon.

The Miller Donut Truck will be serving up warm donuts and Debra Grover will have lemon shake-ups for sale. Denise will be sourcing her food truck selections with items from the vendors, including chicken brats, egg breakfast sandwiches and watermelon cups. And all of this will be broadcast live on WVNU from 9 to 11 a.m., hosted by Nelson Hunter. Pull up a chair and stay awhile!

The following list contains the names and products of the vendors that expect to set up for the Saturday Market. The Market is open every Saturday morning from 8:30 to noon and is located in the municipal parking lot on the corner of South Main and East East streets.

SNAP EBT food benefit cards and credit/debit cards are accepted. We are offering a new program 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 additional fruits and vegetables! It’s a BOGO for fruit and vegetables, up to $10 EVERY market day! Be sure to ask David about the new veggie SNAPS produce program for SNAP EBT cards.

Jones Farm Fresh Produce (Jon and Taylor Jones): lots of green beans, red onions, zucchini, yellow squash, patty pan squash, assorted peppers, tomatoes (slicing, Romas, cherry), garlic, pumpkins, brown eggs, chicken patties, chorizo and sweet Italian chicken links and whole chickens. We’ll have chicken breast and wings on sale!

Gerhardt’s (Kevin Gerhardt): red, yellow and orange seedless watermelon, large red seeded watermelon, Crenshaw melons, cantaloupe, spaghetti squash, sweet bell peppers and jalapeños.

A.I.M. Specialty (Richard Miller): warm sourdough donuts.

Keypoint Farm (Edwin Stauffer and family): heirloom cherry tomatoes, okra, habaneros, jalapenos, and MOST other seasonal produce!

Rachel’s Flour Shoppe (Rachel McClish): assorted fruit pies, sheet cakes, and cookies.

Dale’s Crafts (Dale Butler): cornhole boards, cornhole bags, small tables, slab bench, washer toss games, yard yahtzee, yard darts and other quality wood craft items.

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

B.Y.E. Gardens (Brian and Elaine Yoder): baked goods and cold drinks.

Tupperware by Leah (Leah Thomas): bringing an assortment of Tupperware and you may also order from the catalog. Also, if anyone has any chipped, cracked, peeling or broken Tupperware it could be covered under the lifetime warranty. Bring it in so we can order a replacement.

Persinger Produce & Cottage Food (David Persinger, Julie P Mosny): greasy beans, poblano and cubanelle peppers, cherry tomatoes, local honey, jams/jellies (most varieties back in stock now!), assorted fruit pies, cinnamon rolls, and Texas sheet cakes.

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

DJ’s Farm (Dennis Anschutz): peach bread, pumpkin bread, zucchini bread, Buckeye nuggets, blackberries, peaches, and pumpkins.

By Thy Hand (Mark and Lori Chrisman): crates made from recycled pallets, angel food cakes (w/ or w/o frosting), many assorted mini-breads including pepperoni, cinnamon, zucchini, strawberry-banana. We hope to have 15 different kinds of bread. Croutons also.

Whatnots & Whims, by Mary (Mary Sanderson): Fun and unique gift ideas! *** Garden art stakes are designed to sit on a pole (included) to bring a touch of fun and whimsy to your flower bed, garden or in a potted plant on your deck or patio. *** Centerpieces can be used to hold snacks, desserts, candy, jewelry, candles or just bring a touch of fun and color to any room. *** Hand-painted tiles (painted on glazed, natural tumbled stone and tumbled marble tiles) to be used as coasters, table art with display easels, and wall art.

Chilcote Farms (Marlene Chilcote): local honey, caramels ,monkey bread and cookies.

Engeti (Beth Day and Alana Walters): fair trade coffee, noodles, pies, cobblers, cinnamon rolls, bread and rolls, cookies and cakes. Flavored shaved ice.

White Wind Hearth (Winter Blevins): homemade dog treats, wild bird treats, handmade dog and cat toys, and pinecone fire starters.

By David Persinger

Fayette County Farmers’ Market