Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market: W.A.R.M. Fresh Green Grows

The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market and Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM) are pleased to announce that the market's WARM Fresh Green program has expanded to not only include fresh produce, herbs, and vegetable or fruit bearing plants, but to now include ALL Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market food vendors!

The WARM Fresh Green program is a food voucher program. Vouchers are each worth $5 and can be used only at The Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market. The program is designed so farm fresh, healthy foods are available to everyone in the greater Westerville area no matter their income.

To find more information on WARM Fresh Green, including qualification for the program, write (175A Broadway, Westerville, OH, 43081), visit WARM online, e-mail warm at or call WARM 614,899.0196.

WARM Fresh Green vouchers are now accepted by:

Arjay Gourmet Foods - delicious chutneys and baked goods

Batter and Bowl - cakes, cookies, and baked good

Bildsten Landscape - herb plants

Bridgman Farm - fresh produce

Bird’s Haven Farms - fresh produce

Blue Jacket Dairy - cheese

Carousel Watergardens - veggie and herb bed plants, produce, rubs, spices, and herbs.

Doran's Family Farm - fresh produce

Flying J Farm - grass-fed beef, fresh-milled flour, fresh produce

Frijolito Farm - chicken

Honey Health Farm - raw honey and honey food products

Landrum Cottage Designs - specialty baked goods

Malabar Acres - orchard fruits

Northridge Organic Farm - lamb, organic produce

Osage Lane Creamery - goat's milk feta cheese, goat cheese foods

Pleiades Maple Products -- maple syrup products

Sue’s Kitchen - baked goods

Sweet Thing Gourmet - biscotti, jams, jellies

Varley Valley Baked Goods - table breads, jams, jellies, baked goods

Also keep in mind the federal government has two programs that help make fresh market foods available for qualifying seniors and WIC. For links to more information, visit the
Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market web page.

Photo image: Veggie starter plants at Carousel Watergardens by Linda Foor. ©2009 Brickstreet Communications. All rights reserved.

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