Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: June 13th Market Report


Welcome to a brand new day! And, it's a farm fresh Wednesday in Uptown Westerville.

Weather is a tad moody this afternoon. The forecast calls for humid, but nice weather during market hours (temps in the low 80s, strong breezes, humidity, partly sunny skies). There is a chance of rain, and if we see rain, it'll probably be during market set-up.

Today's vendor line-up includes: Hummavore, Ohio Farm Direct, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Brown Brothers Farms, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, 

We will not see J-Pops and Hinton Apiaries this week. (Both vendors will be back next week.)

This week's community partner this week is Westerville Police Division. WPD is in rotation for week 2 of each month, but sometimes can't make it due police business, so we should see WPD this week. (If not, we will see them another week.)

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

We appreciate your business!

See you at the market.


Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: June 13th Weather Outlook


Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life. [Maya Angelou]

It's a farm fresh day in Uptown Westerville!

This week's Market Wednesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies, temperatures in the low-80s, somewhat elevated humidity, and 10 to 12 mph strong breezes. (There is a chance of rain in the afternoon, and if we get rain, it will more than likely be during market set-up, but not market hours.) There are often changes on days when rain is in the forecast - we'll update on facebook as needed.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

See you at the market.


Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: June 6th Market Report


It's a farm fresh Wednesday in Uptown Westerville.

Liking today's forecast. We are looking forward to a sunny day, with a few clouds, temperatures in the mid-70s, a light breeze, and no chance of rain.

Today's vendor line-up includes: Kingdom Fish, Ohio Farm Direct, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Brown Brothers Farms, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber.

We will not see J-Pops and Hummavore this week. (Hummavore will be back next week; J-Pops on the 20th.)

Our selection includes microgreens, pea shoots, radishes, turnips, lettuce, kale, swiss chard, and... strawberries. And, if you are thinking about a home garden or herb garden, stop by Bird's Haven Farms for herb and garden plants.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

Thank you for your business!

See you at the market.

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: June 6th Weather Outlook


To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste. [Heston Blumenthal]

Looks like a great day to pick up a little farm fresh in Uptown Westerville!

This week's Market Wednesday forecast calls for sunny skies, a few clouds, temperatures in the 70s, a light breeze, and 0% chance of precipitation.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

See you at the market.


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Uptoiwn Westerville Farmers' Market: May 30th Market Report


Looking forward to a farm fresh Wednesday afternoon in Uptown Westerville.

There's clouds and possible rain in this afternoon's forecast, so your trip to the market may be at a casual pace or a quick one!

(Update: accuweather is now showing a chance of rain during market set up, and clouds during market hours with a reduced chance of rain. Hopeful!)

Today's vendor line-up includes: The Crazy Cucumber, Ohio Farm Direct, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Brown Brothers Farms, J-Pops, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Made Without Grain, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas.

Hummavore, Kingdom Fish, and Pleiades Maple will not be at market today.

Our classic Spring produce selection includes asparagus, rhubarb, microgreens, pea shoots, radishes, turnips, lettuce, kale, swiss chard, and... strawberries.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

Thank you for your business!

See you at the market.

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 30th Weather Outlook


A good recipe begins from the ground up. [George Hirsch]

Ahhhh, Market Wednesday in Uptown Westerville!

So weather-wise, today may be a great day to browse, visit, and shop or a great day to make your trip to the market a quick one! We're not sure!

Well, it IS Memorial Tournament week, so.... The forecast, as of now, calls for rain and a possible thunderstorm between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. (51% chance), and a chance of rain throughout market hours. Cloud cover is around 95% and humidity is elevated. Look for temperatures in the mid-70s and wind.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

See you at the market.


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 23rd Market Report


Yes! Looking forward to a farm fresh Wednesday afternoon in Uptown Westerville.

Today's vendor line-up includes: Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, Hummavore, Ohio Farm Direct, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Brown Brothers Farms, J-Pops, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple Products, Sweet Thing Gourmet.


Spring produce selection includes asparagus, rhubarb, microgreens, pea shoots, lettuce, kale, and swiss chard.

This week's community partner is Westerville Public Library.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

We very much appreciate your business!

See you at the market.


 

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 23rd Weather Outlook


I realized very early the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together, to transport you to other places, and I wanted to be a part of that. [Chef José Andrés Puerta]

It's Market Wednesday in Uptown Westerville!

Forecast calls for a beautiful afternoon with temperatures in the high 70s, an 8 mph light breeze, sunny skies, low humidity, and 0% chance of precip. Sounds like a great day for some fresh air shopping.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

See you at the market.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 16th Market Report


The storm system has moved on, and we have a pleasant, cooled-down day ahead. A great afternoon to pick up a little farm fresh in Uptown Westerville.

Today's vendor line-up includes: Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, Hummavore, Ohio Farm Direct, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, J-Pops, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple Products.

We will not see Brown Brothers Farms this week.

Look for a classic Spring produce selection including asparagus, rhubarb, microgreens, pea shoots, lettuce, kale, and swiss chard.

WPD could not make it to market last week, so we'll see them this week, as well as this week's community partners, Westerville Electric Division/Westerville Water Division..

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

We very much appreciate your business!

See you at the market.



Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 16th Weather Outlook


Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious. [Ruth Reichl]

It's Market Wednesday in Uptown Westerville!

Forecast calls for a seasonably warm, humid afternoon with temps in the high 70s, and cloud cover with a 6 mph breeze. There is a 34% chance of rain throughout market hours.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

See you at the market.


 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 9th Market Report


What a great day for a trip to the farmers' market.

Today we welcome Doran's Family Farm to the 2018 Market Wednesday season!

Today's vendor line-up includes: Pleiades Maple Products, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, Hummavore, Ohio Farm Direct, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Brown Brothers Farms, J-Pops, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Made Without Grain.

Look for a classic Spring produce selection including asparagus, rhubarb, microgreens, lettuce, kale, and swiss chard.

This week's community partner is Westerville Police Division.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

We appreciate your business!


See you at the market.


Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 9th Weather


Food brings people together on many different levels. It's nourishment of the soul and body; it's truly love. [Giada De Laurentiis]

What a great day to pick up a little farm fresh in Uptown Westerville.

This week's forecast welcomes yet another beautiful afternoon. Like last week, look for temperatures (and real feel) in the low 80s, partly cloudy skies, a steady 14 mph breeze, and 7% chance of precipitation.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

See you at the market.

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: May 2nd Market Report


We are looking forward to a great farmers' market season, and what better way to kick things off than an absolutely gorgeous afternoon.

This week's vendor line-up includes: Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple Products, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, Hummavore (formerly Fox Hollow Garden), Ohio Farm Direct, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Brown Brothers Farms, J-Pops, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms.

We will not see Doran's Family Farm this week.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

Thanks for giving us the business!!

See you at the market.


Uptown Westerville Farmers' market: May 2nd Weather Report


Food is our common ground, a universal experience. [James Beard]

Ahhhhh, yes. It's a beautiful, farm fresh, Market Wednesday in Uptown Westerville. Feels great to say that!

We earned this fabulous forecast - considering April gave us the cold shoulder - we are looking at a forecast for a gorgeous afternoon ahead of us for Market Wednesday. Look for temperatures (and real feel) in the low 80s, partly cloudy skies, a steady 14 mph breeze, and 4% chance of precipitation.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

See you at the market.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: Opening Day May 2nd!


We are just a week away from a new market season - next Wednesday, May 2nd at 3:00 p.m.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. Wednesdays, May through October, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at N. State and E. Home Streets in Uptown Westerville.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy. See you at the market!

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: Market Wednesday 2018 Press Release


April 25, 2018

For Immediate Release.

The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market 2018 Season Begins May 2nd
Home-made. Home-grown. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market is open for business each Wednesday, May 2nd through October 31st, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the corner of N. State and E. Home Streets in Uptown Westerville.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy. Market Wednesday provides a selection of seasonal fare that includes farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, and an assortment of artisan baked goods, jams, salsas, honey, sauces, pickles, pantry items, pasta, hummus, maple syrup, eggs, poultry, meats, and fish.

Early market-season fresh produce selections include asparagus, rhubarb, assorted greens, lettuces, radishes, onions, and swiss chard.

The 2018 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market will feature these Central Ohio vendors: Bird’s Haven Farms, Branstool Orchards, Brown Brothers Farms, The Crazy Cucumber, Doran’s Family Farm, Flying J Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Hummavore (formerly Fox Hollow Garden), J-Pops, jC’s Sweet Ice Tea, Kingdom Fish, Lona Belle’s Home Baked Goods, Made Without Grain, Malabar Peach and Apple Orchard, Montezuma Brand Sauces and Salsas, Ohio City Pasta, Pleiades Maple Products, and Sweet Thing Gourmet.

Market Wednesday also welcomes its community partners: Westerville Police Division, Westerville Electric Division and Westerville Water Division, and Westerville Public Library, each appearing one week each month throughout the season.

A trip to the market is a great way to enjoy Wednesdays in Uptown Westerville - stop by the market to pick up a little farm fresh, and dine and shop Uptown Westerville.

The 2018 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market Vendor Line-Up:

Bird’s Haven Farms, Tom Bird, Lee and Lindsey Bird, Bryn Bird Walsh, Granville, Ohio: Seasonal produce that includes a selection ranging from lettuce to garlic to tomatoes to sweet corn to squash along with sunflowers and fall favorites like pumpkins and gourds.

Branstool Orchards, Marshall Branstool, Utica, Ohio: Orchard-fresh peaches, apples, and pears beginning mid-summer.

Brown Brothers Farms, Bill Brown, Paris, Ohio: Natural, free-range eggs and poultry.

The Crazy Cucumber, Katie Varga and William Varga, Johnstown, Ohio: Specialty pickles from dill to bread & butter.

Doran’s Family Farm, Michele and Jim Doran, New Albany, Ohio: Seasonal produce including greens, peppers, strawberries, sugar snap peas, broccoli, cauliflower, melons, tomatoes, and seasonal favorite, sweet corn.

Flying J Farm, Dick Jensen, Johnstown, Ohio: A selection of grass-fed beef cuts, vegetables, and maple syrup.

Hinton Apiaries, Jerry and Jill Hinton, Grove City, Ohio: Everything honey, including seasonal varietal honey, bee pollen, bees wax, honey stix, honey candy, infused honey, and honey-based products.

Hummavore (formerly Fox Hollow Garden), David Kelly, Fredericktown, Ohio: Fresh Hummus and Toum.

jC’s Sweet Ice Tea, Jackie Chapman, Pataskala, Ohio: Southern-inspired recipes for individually bottled sweet ice tea and lemonades.

J-Pops, Steve White, Bexley, Ohio: These delicious hand-crafted gourmet ice pops are a Market Wednesday favorite.

Kingdom Fish, Lisa and Don Jones, Rushsylvania, Ohio: Farm-raised, fresh tilapia fillets.

Lona Belle’s Home Baked Goods, Lyle Linerode, Heath, Ohio: Baked goods, featuring his award-winning Mom’s-best-recipe cookies, whoopee pies, coffee and dessert breads, muffins, brittles, and fudge.

Made Without Grain, Kathy Wegner, Marysville, Ohio: Grain-free and dairy-free baking mixes: Dark Chocolate Brownie, Blondie, Quick Mix, Cracker, Pizza & Bread Dough.

Montezuma Brand Sauces and Salsas, Chuck Evans, Columbus, Ohio: A delicious mix of mild to smokin’ hot fresh salsas, hot sauces, barbecue sauces, marinades, rubs, and tortilla chips to market.

Ohio City Pasta, Greg Hriczo, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio: Hand-crafted pasta and sauces.

Pleiades Maple Products, Eddie Lou and John Meimer, Mt. Gilead, Ohio: Maple products including maple syrup, maple sugar, maple-coated puffed spelt, maple crème, maple-coated nuts, maple cotton candy, and kid-favorite maple leaf suckers.

Sweet Thing Gourmet, Mark and Kyla Touris, Bexley, Ohio: A selection of delicious home-made jams and biscotti.

The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market is a fluid community, so market vendor weekly appearances may vary; produce and product availability vary throughout the season.

Market Wednesday suggests packing a cooler - market meats and J-Pops are sold frozen, fish, eggs, and dairy products are sold refrigerated, and a cooler will help produce travel well on hot summer days.

Bird’s Haven Farms and Doran’s Family Farm accept WIC (USDA) Farmers’ Market Program Coupons and LifeCare Alliance Senior Farmers’ Market Program (USDA) Coupons.

The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market is a rain shower or shine market, but will suspend activity in case of severe weather conditions.

In-lot and on-street free parking is available near the market and throughout Uptown Westerville. There is bike-friendly parking in Rotary Park at the southeast corner of N. State and E. Home Streets, right across from the market space.

The market has no official mailing address, but for GPS needs, travelers can reference 62 N. State Street, Westerville, Ohio, 43081.

The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market is Ohio Proud.

For more information on the Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market:

email: info@marketwednesday.com

Market website: http://www.marketwednesday.com/

Market blog: http://uptownwestervillefarmersmarket.blogspot.com/

On facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MarketWednesday

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"Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” [James Beard] Now in its thirteenth season, the Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market offers a selection of home-grown, home-made, all Ohio farm-fresh produce, plants, meat, poultry, fish and eggs, and artisan foods. Market Wednesdays run May through October from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the corner of N. State and E. Home Streets in the Church of the Messiah, United Methodist parking lot, in Uptown Westerville. A great place to live, shop, work, eat, meet, and play, Uptown Westerville is the home of city government and a marketplace destination. Uptown Westerville’s eclectic mix of business and residential architecture, that spans the decades, creates a neighborhood atmosphere that hosts Otterbein University and Westerville Public Library along with a variety of merchants, restaurants, activities, and events. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market is a fluid community; market vendor weekly appearances may vary. Produce and product availability may vary throughout the season. Market Wednesday takes place rain shower or shine. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market is an entirely volunteer effort and is not affiliated with any other markets or events.

For additional information about the Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market, info@marketwednesday.com.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers Market: A Fond Farewell to A Good Friend

Market Wednesday has some sad news to share. Michele Doran's (Doran's Family Farm) Dad, Glenn Gutridge, passed away earlier this week.

Glenn has been an energetic presence at the market season after season. He looked-after people - family... customers... vendors and helped make this market family. 

Heartfelt condolences to Michele, Jim, Megan, Renee, the family, and all Glenn's loved ones.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: Take It Inside!

As cold weather approaches, outdoor markets end their seasons, and harvest season winds down on the farms, you can find your favorite Market Wednesday food artisans indoors at the Worthington Farmers' Market. The Worthington Farmers Market moves indoors Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to noon (through April, 2018) at The Shops at Worthington Place (7227 N High St. at N. High and Wilson Bridge, just south of 270 and 23) beginnning November 4th.

Look for Sweet Thing Gourmet, Pleiades Maple Products, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, Miss Cristy's Bakery, Kingdom Fish, The Crazy Cucumber, Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese Co., Brown Brothers Farms, Fox Hollow Garden, Made Without Grain, and Ohio City Pasta.

(Note: The Worthington Farmers Market closes for the day on the Saturday after Thanksgiving each season.)

- In Licking County, the Granville Farmers' Market also heads indoors, and has a special November market right before Thanksgiving. The Granville Farmers Market winter hours begin November 4th, running into February, 2018 (exact season-end date TBA), from 9:30 a.m. to Noon, at Granville Elementary School, 310 N. Granger St.

There is a special outdoor market in Granville on Saturday November 18th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on N. Main St. at Broadway

Look for Bird's Haven Farms, Flying J Farm, Ohio City Pasta, and Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods. These vendors will make limited engagement appearances in Granville, so may want to check with them first.

- Hinton Apiaries will set up for business at the Pickerington Village Farmers' Market. The market is already indoors, for the season, at The Loft at Combustion Brewery, 80 W. Church St. on Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

- Branstool Orchards' Utica Farm Market is open (Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m./Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; nice drive, and they are right off 62 in Utica), and look for Branstool Orchards at the Clintonville Farmers' Market (Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, through November 18th).

- Ohio City Pasta's additional Winter market's include: New Albany Winter Market at Heit Center, 150 West Main Street, taking place the first Saturday of each month through March, 2018 (November 4, December 2, January 6, February 2, and March 2); Clintonville Farmers' Market (Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon through November 18th); Newark's Canal District's Thanksgiving Market (3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on November 24th; the 2018 Reynoldsburg Winter Market at the Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive (Thursdays, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. from January 25th through March 1st).

Check with your favorite vendors for additional market and event appearances.

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: Thank You, Messiah.


"Thank you" is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. [Alice Walker]

We want to take a moment to express our sincerest thanks to the Members and Staff at Church of the Messiah, U.M.

Special shout outs to Gene Hulbert, Phil Pelok, Rose Morgan, Cortney Reed, and Brenda Boyles.

And, thanks to the Staff and Parents of Ourday Preschool.

To all of you, we say, simply, Thank You.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: A Simple Thank You


We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. [John F. Kennedy]

Thank you for a most auspicious market season.

With appreciation, blessings, and good thoughts to all.

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: October 25th Market Report



We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves. [Humbert Wolfe]

Fall has arrived! And, what a stretch of great weather to usher in the season. Even with a chill in the air, it is a very good day to pick up a little farm fresh in Uptown Westerville!

This is the last market of the 2017 season... week 26 of 26 weeks.

This week, it looks like it's time for sweatshirts and jackets - we should find temperatures in the low 50s, with clouds, and a 9 mph wind with gusts. There is a 51% chance of rain during set up, in the forecast, and a slight chance of precip in our first hour, so we'll be keeping an eye on that.

This week's line-up includes: Pleiades Maple Products, Miss Cristy's Bakery, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, Fox Hollow Garden, Brown Brothers Farms, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Branstool Orchards, and Made Without Grain.

J-Pops has finished its 2017 season - big thanks to Steve White! We'll see you next season!

jC's Sweet Ice Tea has also finished its 2017 season - a big thanks to Jackie Chapman. We'll see you next season!

Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese Co. is a possible today.

Our community partners are Westerville Public Library and Westerville Police Division.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October,

between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

Thanks for giving us the business!!

See you at the market.

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: Thanks, Meza


Always a Treat!! We raise a glass to Thank Tatjana Brown and Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State, just steps south of the market space, for your support each season. It's a tradition! Each Wednesday afternoon, throughout the season, Meza features a specially-priced cocktail during market hours. Meza is a most excellent resource for wines and wine pairing ideas.


Photo courtesy of Meza Wine Shop.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: October 18th Market Report

It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it. [Diana Gabaldon, Outlander]

Oh, yes! It is a very good day to pick up a little farm fresh in Uptown Westerville!

Looking at today's weather forecast - we should find temperatures in the high 60s with sunny skies, low humidity, and a breeze. We deserve a day this beautiful!

This week's line-up includes: Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple Products, Miss Cristy's Bakery, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, Fox Hollow Garden, Brown Brothers Farms, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, jC's Sweet Ice Tea, and Branstool Orchards.

J-Pops and Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese Co. are possibles today.

Our community partner is Westerville Water Division.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

Thanks for giving us the business!!

See you at the market.


 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: October 11th Market Report



October is the month for painted leaves.... As fruits and leaves and the day itself acquire a bright tint just before they fall, so the year near its setting. October is its sunset sky.... [Henry David Thoreau, Autumnal Tints]

Ahhh, it's a very good day to pick up a little farm fresh in Uptown Westerville!

Looking at today's weather forecast - we should find temperatures in the 70s with slightly elevated humidity, cloudy skies, and a breeze. There is a chance of a shower (51%) during market set-up, but we are just looking at cloudy skies during market hours.

This week's line-up includes: Branstool Orchards, Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple Products, Miss Cristy's Bakery, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, Kingdom Fish, Brown Brothers Farms, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms and jC's Sweet Ice Tea.

We may see J-Pops today. 


The Crazy Cucumber is on the PUP list for the market this week due to illness (adults got what the kids had!).

Due to a last minute technical issue, we will not see Fox Hollow Garden this week.

This week's community partner is Westerville Police Division.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

We sincerely thank you for your business!!

See you at the market.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: October 4th Market Report

I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. [L.M. Montgomery]

It's the first Market Wednesday of October in Uptown Westerville. A very good day to pick up a little farm fresh!

Looking at today's weather forecast - we should find temperatures in the high 70s/low 80s, slightly elevated humidity, partly cloudy skies, and a sustaining 9 mph breeze. There is a chance of a shower (40%) between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - we'll just have to keep an eye on that throughout the day.

This week's line-up includes: jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Branstool Orchards, Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple Products, Miss Cristy's Bakery, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish, Fox Hollow Garden, Brown Brothers Farms, J-Pops, Ohio City Pasta, Lona Belle's Home Baked Goods, Doran's Family Farm, Hinton Apiaries, Flying J Farm, and Bird's Haven Farms, .

We may see Malabar Peach and Apple Orchard. We will not see Sippel Family Farm/Kokoborrego Cheese Co.

No community partner this week.

Home grown. Home made. All Ohio. The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market opens for business each Wednesday, from May through October, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at North State and East Home Streets.

Browse. Visit. Taste. Shop. Enjoy.

We sincerely thank you for your business!!

See you at the market.