Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: July 18th Market Report


It's a farm fresh Wednesday in Uptown Westerville.

This week's weather forecast calls for another beautiful Central Ohio afternoon. Just like last week we are looking forward to sunny skies, a light breeze, temps in the mid-80s, low humidity, and no chance of rain.

Today's vendor line-up includes: jC's Sweet Ice Tea, Brown Brothers Farms, J-Pops, 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, Hummavore, Ohio Farm Direct.

We will not see Hinton Apiaries for the next three weeks. Jerry will be back on August 8th.

This week's 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 your business!

See you at the market.


Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: July 18th Weather Outlook


This magical, marvelous food on our plate, this sustenance we absorb has a story to tell. [Joel Salatin]

Stretch, take a deep breath, think a good thought, and greet the day - ahhhh, it's a farm fresh Wednesday in Uptown Westerville!

This week's Market Wednesday forecast is a welcome repeat of last week's! Look for sunny skies, temperatures in the mid-80s, a light breeze, low humidity, 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, July 11, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: July 11th Market Report



It's a farm fresh Wednesday in Uptown Westerville.

This week's weather forecast calls for a beautiful Central Ohio afternoon. Sunny skies, a light breeze, temps in the mid-80s, low humidity, and no chance of rain. A great afternoon for a trip to the farmers' market.

Today's vendor line-up includes: 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 Apiaires, Flying J Farm, Bird's Haven Farms, Made Without Grain, Pleiades Maple, Sweet Thing Gourmet, Montezuma Sauces and Salsas, The Crazy Cucumber, Kingdom Fish.

Doran's Family Farm is bringing the first of the season's sweet corn to market today.

No hummus today - Hummavore will not be at market today.

This week's community partner 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.

Thanks for giving us the business!

See you at the market.



Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: July 11th Weather Outlook


It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato. [Lewis Grizzard]

Oh, yes... it's a farm fresh day in Uptown Westerville!

This week's Market Wednesday forecast calls for sunny skies, temperatures in the mid-80s, a light breeze, low humidity, and 0% chance of precipitation. We all deserve a day this awesome!

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.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: Happy Birthday, America!!!


We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. [Declaration of Independence]

Best Wishes for a Safe, Happy Independence Day Holiday!

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: July 4th 2018 - Home of True American Heroes


Market Wednesday may be taking a holiday on July 4th, but there is a whole lot going on in our community to celebrate Independence Day!

- Rotary July4th 5k Walk/Run and Children's Run:
Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Schedule: 6:30 a.m. Registration; 8:00 a.m. Rotary 5K Walk/Run; 9:15 a.m. Rotary Children’s Fun Run; 9:25 a.m. Awards Ceremony

For more 5k info: http://fleetfeetcolumbus.com/july4th5k

- The 2018 Parade: Home of True American Heroes:
The parade begins at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul on N. State and heads southbound, through Uptown Westerville, to Electric Avenue. (Note: State Street/Route 3 closes between County Line Rd. and Old County Line Rd. at 11:00 a.m. and State Street/Route 3 closes between County Line Rd. and Electric Ave. at 12:30 p.m.

- Family Fun Zone with Live Music, Food Trucks, and Inflatables:
WSHS, 303 S. Otterbein: 2:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Food Truck/Cart Service; 4:30 p.m. to  9:30 p.m. Inflatables Open; 1:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Live Music

- Fireworks: Dusk (10:00 p.m.-ish) 


For additional info, including live music details: https://www.westerville.org/Home/Components/News/News/4318/46

Huge thanks to Rotary Club of Westerville. www.westervillerotary.com

The City will offer any updates via Twitter: https://twitter.com/tellwesterville

Have a great Independence Day Holiday!!

Photo from the 2016 Independence Day Parade. Thanks Gary Gardiner. https://westervilleoh.io/splash/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/july-4-parade-2016-07-4-00958-1.jpg





Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: No July 4th Market!

Market Wednesday will be closed on July 4th.

This year, July 4th is on a Wednesday. We considered it carefully (thought about a possible morning special hours market) and decided not to open for business on Independence Day. 

So, there will be no market hours on July 4th, and we will see you at the market on July 11th! 

Here's to a Safe, Happy Independence Day Holiday!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: June 27th Market Report


It's a farm fresh Wednesday in Uptown Westerville.

Weather forecast includes a good chance of rain this afternoon. The forecast calls for elevated humidity, cloudy skies, a steady breeze. and temperatures in the high 70s.

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

We will not see Doran's Family Farm and Brown Brothers Farm. J-Pops' appearance is a possible.

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 appreciate your business!

See you at the market.


Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: June 27th Weather Outlook


Be with the "Have you eaten yet?" kind of people. [Steve Maraboli]

A summer Wednesday in Uptown Westerville is a farm fresh day!

Life happens. Nature happens. Farming happens. Looking forward to the end of this rainy Wednesday weather trend. There is a good chance of rain throughout market hours (we may get a break between 4:00 and 5:00) with partly cloudy skies, temperatures in the high 70s, elevated humidity, and a steady breeze. 

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 20, 2018

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: June 20th Market Report


It's a farm fresh Wednesday in Uptown Westerville.

Weather forecast includes a chance of rain this afternoon (changing each hour - 51% to 43% chance). The forecast calls for elevated humidity, cloudy skies, an 8 mph breeze and temperatures in the high 70s.

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

We will not see Doran's Family Farm (strawberry season slowing and sugar snap peas are not yet ready). J-Pops' appearance is a to be determined right now.

This week's community partners are Westerville Electric Division and Westerville Water Division. (The weather may have an effect on their appearance at the market.)

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 20th Weather Outlook


Laughter is brightest where food is best. [Irish Proverb]

Ahhh, farm fresh summer Wednesdays in Uptown Westerville!

This week's Market Wednesday forecast is about percentages.... chances of rain during market hours: 51% at 3:00 p.m.; 47% at 4:00 p.m.; 43% at 5:00 p.m.  So, this may be a day to shop fast... or stay and visit. We are looking at temperatures in the high 70s (with a feels-like in the low 80s), an 8 mph breeze, clouds, and elevated humidity.

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 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!