Stories tagged with: Farmer's Market

June 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The farmer’s market at the Muskingum County Fair Grounds has entered its second month. While most people at the market are selling produce not everyone is there to try to sell perishable items.

Carlos Church has been colleting rare and antique coins for 45 years and said he has been coming to the farmer’s market to showoff and sell some of his collection for the last 35 years. Church had thousands of coins and bill on display and...

January 2, 2016 - 5:48pm
25 weeks 6 days ago

Famer's Market lovers will be excited to hear the Granville Winter Market is open for business once more. Making it possible to get that fresh produce you love all summer in January.

The Granville Winter Farmer's Market is held inside Granville Elementary school, offering an alternative to grocery stores. With everything from fresh, fruits, vegetables and baked goods.

"We have literally eggs, meat, cheese, produce. Getting produce in January that's pretty amazing. So bread...

October 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
38 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville Farmer's Market now has all of your fall favorites.

As the winter months near, and growing season comes to a close, it's your last chance to get your hands on those organic greens and fresh produce. The Zanesville Farmer's Market will be open through the month of October. Local farmer, Kristen Baughman, said she's excited to finally feature her fresh arugula.

"Plus I have lots of winter squashes, like butternut squash, spaghetti squash, tons of pumpkins and...

July 20, 2013 - 5:02pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

If you aren't an avid farmer's market attendee then sometimes it can be difficult to know what produce are in season.

At the Saturday Farmer's Market a vendor from Cherry Orchard of Crooksville, explained what are the hot ticket items for July.

" We'll have peaches throughout July and August and into September, plums are starting. We will have blackberries starting in July, apples will begin in July and continue into the fall," said the wife of the owner of Cherry...

July 17, 2013 - 5:42pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

Bill Thomas of Thomas Family Orchard sells  plums, blueberries, peaches and 30 different types of apples. But last weeks weather has cost him part of his crop this season.

"Last Wednesday night, I lost eight trees," said Thomas. "Broke off at the roots, or at the graft union. That windstorm that came through here, it could happen again on Saturday afternoon i hear."

Kristen Baughman, of Curly Girl Farm says her vegetables weren't damaged from the weather...

June 29, 2013 - 7:06pm
3 years 3 days ago

The Saturday Farmer's Market was a little bit cheesier than usual this week.

June is National Dairy Month and the Muskingum County Dairy Princess was at the farmer's market passing out cheese to promote dairy awareness and her knowledge of everything dairy inculding the cows.

"The most common breed is the Holstein they produce 90 percent of dairy milk in the United States, " said Dairy Princess, Brittney Miller.

Miller says there are six different breeds of cows...

June 3, 2013 - 3:46pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center is the host for the farmer's market and this Wednesday will be the first one held there this season. Vendors will start selling at 3:30 p.m. and won't stop until 6:30 p.m.

"Produce is ready everyday, every other day. You can't just sell it on Saturday, you have to take some of it someplace early in the week. You can't pick stuff on Monday and keep it until Saturday," said Mark Barnhart, President of the Downtown Farmer's Market...

May 26, 2013 - 10:56pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

 Buying local is important to keeping a local economy growing, and shopping at your neighborhood farmer's market is one way to help out. Zanesville resident, Kevin McGrath, says he's happy to shop local at the Muskingum County Farmer's Market.

"We come out about every other weekend. We try and buy local instead of from other places. There's a variety, there's all kinds of wheats from inside the barn and there's plants; different varieties of plants. You just never know what...

September 26, 2012 - 5:04pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

The outdoor farmers markets are slowly coming to an end.

The weekly Wednesday farmers market at the Welcome Center hosted its last market of the season. For those with WIC coupons or senior citizens coupons time is running out to redeem them because not only are the coupons only good until the end of October but a lot of items will soon be gone.

"The season started two weeks early so we're running out of stuff two weeks early. A lot of vendors didn't get their late plantings...

August 18, 2012 - 3:27pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

The popular Saturday farmers market made a move this week.

The Farmers Market typically takes place right inside the gates of the fairgrounds but because of the fair taking place, it was moved downtown. Not only is the fair affecting the location, it's also affecting the flow of customers, which wasn't surprising to the vendors.

"It's always slower because of the fair. Buts that's just typical for every county. I'm from McConnelsville and it's that way at McConnelsville, we...

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