Farmer’s Market Weekend

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Greg and I decided we want to tour all of the farmer’s markets in the Columbus area this summer.  I fell in love with Farmer’s Market’s after spending a summer in Madison, Wisconsin with the US National Rowing Development Camp, while in College.  We checked out the Madison farmer’s market one Saturday and it was Amazing, the largest one I’ve ever been to.  It took up a huge block in the  center of town with live bands, and so many vendors from fresh veggies to cheese, flowers, honey, and so much more.  From then on I have loved farmer’s market’s.  I love the idea of buying items that are fresh and local and homemade.  On Friday I compiled a preliminary list of all the Columbus area farmer’s markets I could find, and then they are open.

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This weekend was the beginning of our tour.  Only a handful are open this early.  We chose Clintonville’s Farmer’s Market as our first.  It was a reasonable size, not quite as big as the one we used to go to in Daytona Beach but it had a nice variety of vendors, from fresh produce to veggie and herb plants, hand-made candles, meet and cheese, baked goods, reusable grocery bags and more.  clintonille 1Most of the vendors sold organic, all-natural products!

We purchased some grass-fed beef, free range chicken, and organic cheese.  I found the largest green onion I’ve ever seen!  We also picked up fresh asparagus, cherry tomatoes and green beans.  

clintonville 2When we got home I through the veggies in a bowl with some cooked pasta, home-made vinaigrette and Parmesan cheese for a yummy summer pasta salad, while Greg threw some chicken and burgers on the grill.  It made for a nice afternoon and yummy dinner on the patio.   If you would like a complete list of all vendors and produce offered at the Clintonville Farmer’s Market check out their website here

I can’t wait for next weekend on the farmer’s market columbus tour!  Althougth not all are on the weekend.  We may hit up the downtown, pearl Ally market on tuesday which I’ve heard is pretty good!

Columbus Area Farm Market List

Canal Winchester

Saturday 9am-1pm @ High St. in historic downtown

Clintonville

Saturday 9am-noon @ High St. just north of N Broadway, Starts May 30th

Delaware County Fairgrounds

Sat. 10am-noon @ 236 pennsylvania Ave.

Delaware

Sat 9am-noon & Wed. 3pm-6pm @ downtown Deleware

Gahanna

Wed. 4pm-7pm @ Creekside Plaza on Mill St., July 8-Oct. 28

Grove City/Circle S Farm

Sat 8am-noon @ 9015 london Groveport Rd., July 5-Sept. 6

Jefferson (Blacklick)

Sat. 9am-noon @ 7494 Clark State Rd

Pearl Ally Growers (Bexly)

Sat. 10-1pm @ 224 E. Main St., July 12-Oct 25

Pearl Ally Growers (Columbus Square)

Tues. 4pm-6pm @ Cleveland Ave and 161, July 8-Oct 28

Pearl Ally Growers (Grandview)

Sat. 10am-1pm @ Grandview Ave and 2nd, July 12-end of Sept.

Pearl Ally Growers (Upper Arlington)

Wed 4pm-6pm @ The Mallway, 2100 Arlington Ave. June9-Oct29

Pearl Market

Tues&Fri. 10:30-2 @ Pearl Ally 1 block North of State House, May19- Oct30

Powell

Thurs. 3pm-6pm @ 47 Hall St. Downtown Powell, June 11-Oct 1

Westerville

Sat. 9am-noon & Wed. 3pm-6pm @ Downtown, June 6-Sept. 26

Worthington

Sat. – 9am-noon @ High St., 1 block South of 161, mid May-Oct.

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2 Responses so far »

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    Linda said,

    WOW! And I thought there was only one! Good job and THANKS!

  2. 2

    our family activities are mostly related to leisure and running of family business ‘


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