Warm donuts and apple butter at Market

By David Persinger - Fayette County Farmers’ Market

Fall weather definitely arrived this week. Warm donuts, apple butter and a large variety of pumpkins, squash and gourds are all set to greet you this week at the Fayette County Farmers’ Market.

Seasonal produce is still available as well as whole chickens and parts, chicken links, assorted breads, and farm fresh eggs also.

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): pumpkins, gourds, green beans, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, peppers, brown eggs, zucchini, yellow squash, chicken patties, chorizo and sweet Italian chicken links, breast, wings and whole chickens.

B.Y.E. Gardens (Brian and Elaine Yoder): zucchini, tomatoes, cucumbers, candy onions, bell peppers, butternut squash, local honey, homegrown popcorns, decorative popcorn, fall decor items, sashay scarves, pumpkin whoopie pies, sweet breads, and cinnamon rolls.

Keypoint Farm (Edwin Stauffer and family): a large assortment of seasonal produce including several varieties of squash and pumpkins!

A.I.M. Specialty (Richard Miller): the DONUT TRUCK: sourdough donuts.

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

Bridgeview Farm (Hunter Rohrer): Martin’s breads and rolls.

Greens and Greenery (Katrina Bush): PLANTS: large rosemary, Killarney red raspberry, kale, gaillardia “grandiflora.” PRODUCE: arugula, kale, Matt’s wild cherry tomato, serrano and pepperoncini peppers, green onions. DRIED HERBS: sage, basil, Mexican basil, lemon mint. FALL DECORATIONS: broom corn and decorative Indian corn. FOOD and TREATS: granola (cranberry/apricot and fig/pecan/coconut), buckeyes, “krispie rice peanut butter balls” and caramel corn. OTHER: homemade durable cotton washcloths and pot holders (great gifts).

DJ’s Farm (Dennis Anschutz): rhubarb, BITTERSWEET, peach bread, pumpkin bread, zucchini bread, Buckeye nuggets, cherry crumb cake, pumpkin crumb cake, peach crumb cake and apple crumb cake.

Chilcote Farms (Marlene Chilcote): bales and half-bales of straw for fall decoration, local honey, caramels, and cookies.

Persinger Produce & Cottage Food (David Persinger): jams/jellies and APPLE BUTTER.

By David Persinger

Fayette County Farmers’ Market