Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Uptown Westerville Farmers Market: Today's Press Release: Blessing will Open 2008 Market Season

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market Starts 2008 Season Today with a Special Blessing

The Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association, opens the 2008 season at 3 p.m. today with a special market blessing from Reverend Stan Ling of Church of the Messiah, United Methodist.

The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market is open every Wednesday through October 29, 2008, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the corner of N. State St. and E. Home St., in the Church of the Messiah parking lot.

Home-made and home-grown only, the market provides an ever-changing fare including farm-fresh conventional and organic seasonal fruits and vegetables, heirloom produce, baked goods, seed plants, flowers, chutneys, spreads and sauces, honey, pet treats, maple products, natural personal care products, meats-to-order, and fresh eggs.

This week's fresh produce features are asparagus, lettuces, and swiss chard.

14 Market Vendors will be open for business today, with many market favorites returning:Arjay Gourmet Foods, Bildsten Landscape, Bird’s Haven Farm, Bridgman Farm, Carousel Watergardens & Cathy’s Tasty Treats, Doran’s Family Farm, Flying J Farm, Malabar Acres, Mockingbird Meadows, Northridge Organic Farm, Pleiades Maple Products, Sue’s Kitchen, and Varley Valley Products.

And the market welcomes new vendors: Frijolito Farm and Buckeye Mustard.

Parking is free in Uptown Westerville, both on-street and in parking lots.

For more information on the Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market email: or check out the web page WUMA Uptown Farmers' Market and the Farmers' Market blog

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