Stories tagged with: Local Produce

October 31, 2015 - 5:48pm
38 weeks 2 days ago

While some are putting the last touches on their Halloween costumes, others are taking the last opportunity to get fresh locally grown produce for the season.

Today is the last day for the market, it is now closed for the season. Market manager at the Zanesville Farmer's Market Betty Toliver told us they're celebrating a big milestone.

"That's what I've always liked about this market, we celebrated our 40th anniversary this year and I love that we're so rounded so...

July 7, 2010 - 6:23pm
6 years 3 weeks ago

Farmers say they are noticing a trend of more people wanting to buy local produce.

The Dowtown Farmer's Market in Zanesville was packed this afternoon with people choosing to spend their money here and buying from local farmers.

"It's 2,000 miles fresher than what's in most of the grocery stores that won't buy from the local farmers, " says local farmer Mark Barnhart.

Barnhart says most local farmers try to stay as close to organic as possible.

"People...

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