Peony bouquets and produce at Wednesday’s Market


By David Persinger - Fayette County Farmers Market



Have we mentioned the U-pick flower farm coming to the Wednesday markets? Nancy and Becky of Blossoms at the Bend have been bringing beautiful bouquets of peonies and are a very welcomed addition to our weekly vendor lineup.

Early spring produce, fresh farm eggs (chicken, duck) and baked goods highlight this week’s Wednesday market.

The Wednesday edition of the Fayette County Farmers Market is located at 1650 Columbus Avenue (TSC parking lot) and operates from 4 to 7pm. This location also accepts charge/debit cards and SNAP EBT cards. SNAP EBT recipients will again be eligible to earn up to $10 in Veggie SNAP produce BOGO bucks on their purchases. The following vendors (and perhaps others) have indicated that they plan on selling this Wednesday.

Jones Farm Fresh Produce (Jon Jones): STRAWBERRIES, lettuce, green onions and radishes.

Cory Farms (Steve Cory): STRAWBERRIES, asparagus.

Chilcote Farms (Marlene Chilcote): local honey and small cakes.

Blossoms at the Bend (Nancy & Becky): a U-pick flower farm, this week: peony bouquets.

The Silver Maple Farm (Sharon Steinhoff): Certified Naturally Grown duck and brown hen eggs, herb plants, lettuce, radishes, and jams and jellies.

WindFlower Farm (Elaine Anschutz): oatmeal cake, buttercream strawberry cake, pineapple almond cake, date nut bread, banana bread, strawberry galette, and potted lavender and catnip. I also have info about the Fayette County Dog Shelter.

Mary’s This ‘n That (Mary Ford): pineapple banana bread, apple butter bread, peanut butter fudge, pineapple upside down cake, assorted cookies, catnip toys, dog sweaters, lg. + sm. goose dresses, fabric coasters and much more.

The Martin’s Baked Goods (Cinda Martin, Gregory and Alicia): assorted breads including cinnamon swirl, whole wheat, dinner rolls, cinnamon rolls and sticky buns.

Persinger Produce & Cottage Food (David Persinger and Julie Mosny): jams/jellies, Texas sheet cakes with or without pecans, assorted fruit pies and caramel corn.

By David Persinger

Fayette County Farmers Market

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