Seasonal produce and more available at the Market


By David Persinger - Fayette County Farmers’ Market



Some of your favorite produce including tomatoes, peppers, onions, and a variety of squash are still being actively harvested and brought to the Fayette County Farmers’ Market.

Tasty home-baked products and prepared foods are also available and be sure to check out the many fine crafts and gift items being produced for the upcoming holidays. The Jones’s have a freezer full of quality chicken and be sure to ask Marlene about her apple harvest. Pumpkins and gourds of every conceivable size and color are for sale too.

The following list contains the names and products of the vendors that expect to set up for this Saturday’s Market. The Market is open every Saturday morning from 8:30 to noon and is located in the municipal parking lot on the corner of South Main and East East streets in Washington C.H.

SNAP EBT food benefit cards and credit/debit cards are accepted. We are offering a new program called veggie SNAPS and it permits those who use a SNAP EBT card for food items to receive matching dollar tokens (one for one) for additional fruits and vegetables. It’s a BOGO for fruit and vegetables, up to $10 EVERY market day! Be sure to ask David about the new veggie SNAPS produce program for SNAP EBT cards.

Jones Farm Fresh Produce (Jon and Taylor Jones): pumpkins, gourds, red potatoes, butter beans, peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, red onions, chicken patties, chorizo and sweet Italian chicken links, chicken breasts, wings and whole chickens.

B.Y.E. Gardens (Brian and Elaine Yoder): tomatoes, bell peppers, candy onions, sweet potatoes, spaghetti and butternut squashes, homegrown popcorn, decorative popcorn, local honey, baked goods, hand-crocheted sashay scarves and “scrunchies” (Blue Lions, OSU, Bengals and other team colors).

Keypoint Farm (Edwin Stauffer and family): large assortment of seasonal produce, including several varieties of squash and pumpkins.

Chilcote Farms (Marlene Chilcote): bales and half-bales of STRAW for fall decoration, cookies, local honey, and caramels.

Forgotten Way Farm (Cathy Ludi): THERAPEUTIC GRADE essential oils, homemade lye soap, lip balms, bath salts, laundry soaps and wooden signs (new fall items). Your favorite soap scents are back in stock!

Bridgeview Farm (Hunter Rohrer): some seasonal produce and Martin’s breads and rolls.

Jim Dandy’s (Jim Brigner): hand-crafted utility and decorative wood items.

Whatnots & Whims, by Mary (Mary Sanderson): colorful, hand-painted and distressed Mason jars, hand-painted tiles (painted on glazed, natural tumbled stone and tumbled marble tiles) to be used as coasters, table art with display easels, and wall art. Hand-painted pendants (your choice of chain or key ring). Garden art stakes….designed to sit on a pole (included) to bring a touch of fun and whimsy to your flower bed, garden or in a potted plant on your deck or patio. All perfect for your fall decorating and gift giving.

Wood by DW (Debbie Welch): primitive wood home décor items.

Persinger Produce & Cottage Food (David Persinger, Julie P Mosny): black walnut brittle, assorted peppers, cherry tomatoes, local honey, jams/jellies, apple butter, peach butter, no sugar added jams and apple butter, assorted fruit pies, cinnamon rolls, and Texas sheet cakes.

Tupperware by Leah (Leah Thomas): bringing an assortment of Tupperware and you may also order from the catalog. Also, if anyone has any chipped, cracked, peeling or broken Tupperware, it could be covered under the lifetime warranty. Bring it in so we can order a replacement.

Mary’s This ‘n That (Mary Ford): cider spice cake, apple butter bread, pineapple banana bread, peanut butter fudge, flax crackers, catnip toys, dog sweaters, new seasonal goose dresses, fabric coasters and mug rugs.

By David Persinger

Fayette County Farmers’ Market

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