Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Bexley Farmers' Market: May 24th

You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces--just good food from fresh ingredients.

Julia Child

Need a reason to shop the Bexley Farmers' Market? How about five of them...

Know the origin of your food. The products you buy at the Bexley Farmers' Market travel less than 75 miles to arrive at market. Compare that to the national average of 1,500 miles for products sold in the grocery store.

Try something new. The Bexley Farmers' Market represents more than 12 different product categories including dog food, fresh flowers, and artisan breads to name a few.

Support locally owned businesses. The Bexley Farmers' Market supports more than 18 vendors in business, employing more than 25 people each week.

Get to know your producer. You can ask questions and learn about the products you buy. How was the animal raised? What did the animal eat? When were the strawberries picked? What kind of flour is in the bread? (And chances are, you're asking the farmer or producer themselves.)

Fresh food is better for you. Fresh fruits and vegetables start to lose vitamins and nutrients as soon as they are harvested. Because most of the items you buy at the farmers' market are harvested hours before market, they have more of what we need most.

Our vendors for Thursday, May 24th include:

GoldenLife Dog Food
SaraBee Pure Honey
Rhoads Farm
Rhoads Farm
Oink Moo Cluck
Sunny Meadows Flower Farm
The Batch Bakery
Shagbark Seed & Mill
Stonefield Naturals
Mockingbird Meadows
Dan the Baker
Speckled Hen Farm
Green Seed Farm
Sweet Thing Gourmet
VanScoy Farms
Spring Haven Farms
Ohio Farm Direct
Lucky Cat Bakery

Our musical entertainment: David Austin Sky

Join us every Thursday, May through October from 4:00-7:00PM!

Bexley Farmers' Market
2111 East Main Street
Bexley, Ohio 43209

For more information, or questions related to any of our services, please contact us via email at info@bexleyfarmersmarket.com. See you at the market!

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