I love going to the Farmers Markets. Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, breads and more are offered. A few markets will still be offering vegetable and herb plants for those of you that are behind on getting your garden started. Two that I've been to that will likely have the largest variety of offerings this Saturday include the Worthington Farmers Market (more than 70 vendors) and the Clintonville Farmers Market (more than 60 vendors). The Worthington Farmers Market runs near the Village Green (S.R. 161/U.S. 23) and south along both sides of High Street from 8 a.m. to noon. The Clintonville Farmers Market takes place along High Street from Orchard Lane to Dunedin Road. Bring your own reusable bags to put your items in and a cooler if you plan on buying any dairy or meat/poultry products.
New this year is the Edible Markets. The Thursday Market runs through Oct. 10, from 3-6 p.m. at the Charity Newsies parking lot 4300 Indianola Ave in the Clintonville/Beechwold area. The Saturday Market runs through Oct. 12, Saturdays, from 9 a.m.- noon. The market is held in the parking lot of North Pointe Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Dr., Lewis Center. Clintonville added a Wednesday Market from 4-7 p.m. in the same area along High Street as the Saturday Market (North High Street between Orchard Lane and Dunedin Road).
Other Farmers Markets in central Ohio include:
400 West Rich Summer and Winter Farmers Market. Every secong and fourth Saturday from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. June 8, June 22, July 13, July 27, Aug. 10, Aug. 24, Sept. 14, Sept. 28, Oct. 12 and Oct. 26.
Bexley Farmers’ Market, Corner of Parkview and Main St., Thursdays from 4-7 p.m., through Oct. 26.
Bexley Natural Market, 508 North Cassady Avenue in their parking lot. Farmers’ Market, Wednesdays during the day, starting June and going through the end of September.
Blendon Township Farmers’ Market, the market will be held behind the Blendon Township complex at 6350 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville. Opening day is July 4 and it runs through Oct. 24. From 3-6 p.m. F
Clintonville Farmers’ Market, along North High Street between Orchard Lane and West Dunedin Road, Saturdays through Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-noon.; Wednesdays through August 14th from 4-7 p.m. Visit the market tent to exchange debit card and Ohio Direction Cards EBT/SNAP for market tokens. Some producers accept Seniors and WIC coupons.
Columbus Public Health Market, July 25th, August 1st and 8th from 10:00am to 1:00pm on the CPH front lawn 240 Parsons Avenue.
Columbus Winter Farmer’s Market. The Columbus Winter Farmers Market is held the 1st & 3rd Saturday’s from November 2nd through March 15th, the hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The farmers market is held in the Charity Newsies building at 4300 Indianola Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43214. We invite you to make the Columbus Winter Farmers Market your fun Saturday destination.
Delaware Farmers’ Market: The Main Street Farmer’s Market (Historic downtown Delaware), will run through Saturday, Oct. 26, weather permitting. The popular markets will run from 9:30 a.m.-12:30p.m. on Saturdays and from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Markets are conducted on the shaded side of Sandusky Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Delaware.
Dublin Farmers’ Market, Opens Wednesday, May 1st, and every Wednesday through September 25th from 3:00-6:00pm in the Oakland Nursery parking lot! Oakland Nursery will have a drawing for Dr. Earth’s Premium Potting Soils during the Dublin Farmer’s Market! Each week starting May 2nd through May 30th, Oakland will choose one winner from the drawing to receive a bag of Dr. Earth’s Probiotic All Purpose Planting Mix and one bag of All Purpose Potting Soil. Like them on Facebook. Follow on Twitter. Read their blog.
East Side Farmers Market, First Tuesday of the month, July through October. Noon-4:00pm. In the OSU CarePoint East parking lot at 543 Taylor Avenue. Contact Al Edmonson at 614-253-1880 to participate or for more details.
Easton Farmers Market, in the Town Square through Sept. 12, 4-7 p.m., rain or shine. Customers can leave their farmers market purchases at the Veggie Valet booth while they shop at Easton Town Center.
Franklin Park Conservatory Farmers’ Market, Each Wednesday through Sept. 4, 3:30–6:30pm.The Market will be held on Conservatory Drive just north of the main building and visible from East Broad Street. (Ample free parking available!)
Franklinton Produce Market, Mondays and Fridays from 12-3 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays andThursdays from 4:00pm-7:00pm, Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon.
German Village Farm Market, Kight Studio 551, 551 S. Fifth Street, in the parking lot. Saturday, July 6, 9 a.m.-noon every Saturday until fall.
Grandview Avenue Farmers Market, Held Saturdays from 10 a.m.-1p.m., July 6th thru October 26 along Grandview Avenue.
Granville Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, May 18th to October 19th; 8:30am to noon; North Main Street in Granville.
Grove City Farmers’ Market, Every Saturday July 13 through Sept. 14 from 8 a.m.-noon. Harvest Market is Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct.5th through Oct. 19th. Held at Grove City’s Town Center, 4035 Broadway.
Hilliard Farm Market, corner of Main and Center streets in Downtown Old Hilliard, every Tuesday from 4-7 p.m., June 4th – Aug. 27. They are seeking vendors for the 2013 season.
Jefferson Community Farmers Market, Jefferson Community Park, 7494 Clark State Rd. June 22 through Sept. 7, Every Saturday 9 a.m.-noon.
Market & 15th and High, No market for 2013.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital. There will be 7 markets this year at Livingston Park (along Children’s Drive) on the following days: Tuesday, July 16, 11:30 am-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 13 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 27 11:30 am- 1:30 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 11:30 am-1:30pm, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 11:30am-1:30 p.m.
Nationwide-PAGA Farmer’s Market, Returning in the Arena District, opening July 11, and ending on Oct. 31. Events will be held on Battelle Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
New Albany Farmers’ Market, 200 Market Street, Market Street Square, Every Thursday 4-7pm, Summer Season: June 20th – August 29th. Note: No Market on Thursday, July 4th due to the National Holiday. At this “Producer-only” market, you will find over thirty vendors with local fruits, vegetables, herbs, breads, poultry, beef, dairy, eggs and gluten free baked goods, and salsas. Like them on Facebook.
North Market Farmers’ Market, 59 Spruce St., Saturdays 8 a.m., through the end of October and into early November. Special events include: Grillmaster’s Festival June 15, Food & Ohio Wine Festival July 12-14, Farmer’s Festival Aug. 17, Columbus Microbrew Festival Sept. 13-15, Harvest Festival and Fall Market to Market Ride Oct. 5. The Farmers’ Market accepts Senior coupons and EBT cards and WIC for produce.
Pearl Market Downtown Columbus (Summer), Every Tuesday & Friday from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. from Tuesday May 14 through Oct. 25.
Plain City Farmers Market, Located at the corner of S. Chillicothe and S.R. 161 is every Thursday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. starting June 27 through Oct. 10.
Powell Farmers Market, Runs from May 11 through Oct. 12 every Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. The market is located in the rear parking lot of 50 S. Liberty Street, Powell. There is no market the weekend of the Powell Festival (June 28-29).
The Ravens’ Farmers Market, June 2 through Oct. 27 on Sundays from 1-4 pm.
Located at 1555 S. James Rd, Columbus, OH 43227. (on the corner of James Rd. and Scottwood Rd)Parking in the lot behind Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Reynoldsburg Farmers’ Market, 1520 Davidson Drive in Huber Park, Every Thursday from 3:30-6:30 p.m., July 11 through September 26th.
Sunbury Farmers’ Market, Sunbury Square, Every Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon, May 25 through October 19.
Upper Arlington Farmers’ Market, Every Wednesday from May 15th – October 9th, 3-6 p.m. Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road.
Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market, Each Wednesday through Oct. 30, from 3-6 p.m., at the corner of North State and East Home streets.
Worthington Farmers Market, The summer market runs every Saturday through Oct. 26, along High Street downtown from 8 a.m.-noon.
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