March 31 at the Market

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

      In spite of the recent frost "Spring has Sprung" so to speak. There will be lots of garden and bedding plants to choose from this Saturday at the market. Among them Rhubarb, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, possibly tomato, chives, stevia, lavender and  lots of flowers, including some beautiful hanging baskets.
      Fresh grown greenhouse vegggies will also make an appearance. There will be onions, greens, sprouts, garlic, broccoli, radish, lettuce and possibly others not listed. We have local farm raised pork, lamb, rabbit, goat and chicken. Organic cheeses, eggs, sorghum, honey, jams, jellies,  condiments and pickles.
       We have local crafters with varied artistic abilities offering their wares for your purchase. Jewelry, fine crochet, sandblasted tiles and signs, kiln fired glass bottles made into cheese trays, handmade purses , flax filled neck cozies to soothe your aches and pains, pretty bandannas for your four legged buddy, hand painted feathers, 3 dimentional wooden art, primitives and lots more.
       The Market is open ALL YEAR LONG on Saturdays till 1:00pm. Be sure to stop in and say hello. We always enjoy your visits.

So until then
Have a blessed day
Jelly Lady

March 24th At The Market

Thursday, March 22, 2012

                                      Early Spring Garden Plants are Here!!!

       Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, Rhubarb (Victoria Red), Chives, Stevia, Pansies, I think I even saw some petunia hanging baskets last week. Stop by and see what you can find. These are all locally grown greenhouse plants healthy and beautiful. 

      We have local greenhouse grown fresh produce, lettuce, radishes, cucumbers, onions, garlic and sprouts. Fresh farm raised chicken, pork, rabbit, lamb, and goat. Organic cheeses and eggs. Jams, jellies, condiments, syrup, and sorghum.

       Last weeks Soup Day was a big success. We were serving 15 assorted soups, all made by the loving hands of our members, plus one from a loyal customer from the Akron area. "Love our customers." They are great people.

        Be sure to come by April 7th for our first time ever, "Easter Dessert and Cake Auction".  All items made by our members. Auction begins at 10:00    We look forward to seeing you there.

Until then
 Have a Blessed week

About Our Market

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

We are a market of approximately 100 to 120 members. We are located at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Marietta, Ohio. Every thing sold here is Home Made, Home Grown or Hand made by a member. Our hours are 9:00am to 1:00pm starting the 1st Saturday in January through the last Saturday in March and 8:00am to 1:00pm the 1st Saturday in April through the last Saturday in December.

We have many events through out the year that we try to schedule around the seasons and available produce. We started off this season with a Health Fair in early February. With the Lower Salem Vol. Fire Department doing free blood pressure and glucose readings.

We'll have our annual Customer Appreciation Breakfast on May 12th. This is always big with sausage, eggs, potatoes,  biscuits, jams and jellies, all from the market members. In June we will have  our Strawberry Fiesta, with strawberry salads, pizzas, cheesecakes, shortcakes and anything else you can make with strawberries. July 7th we'll once again be doing free hot dogs for our customers. This was a real hit last year. I'll post more as the season progresses. I just wanted to whet your appetite a little today.

If you have never attended our market you may be well pleased at all we have to offer. Please come by and check us out. Offerings to be found here are eggs, poultry, pork, lamb, rabbit, cheese, syrup, honey, awesome pies, wonderful breads, bagels, rolls and a plethora of other baked goods, organic teas, herbs, sprouts, in season produce, plants, flowers, Jams, sauces and condiments, soup and bread mixes. We have soaps, salves, body lotions and candles. Eco friendly cleaning products, homespun yarns. Numerous crafts: crochet items, microwavable neck cozies, corn hole bags, pet items, Hand bags, beautiful greeting cards, jewelry, hand painted items, painted feather art, three dimensional wood art, primitives, iron works and wood crafts, pottery, and much more.

Signing Off for now
Have a Blessed Day
the Jelly Lady

March 17 at the Market

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

        We want everyone to know>>>
                                                  The River City Farmers Market
                                                        OPEN ALL YEAR
                                                   SATURDAYS TILL 1:00 PM

  This Saturday is Soup Day. Stop in and sample soups made by our vendors and pick up the recipes of your favorites. All free, however donations are always appreciated, they allow us to continue bringing you events such as this.
                             EARLY SPRING GARDEN PLANTS ARE HERE!

 This plants we will have...cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, rhubarb, chives,  pansy and aloe.

     Fresh local greenhouse veggies...onions, lettuce, radishes, sprouts, and garlic. Farm raised chicken, pork, lamb, rabbit, and goat. Organic cheeses, eggs, jams, jellies and condiments. syrup, honey, and sorghum.  Fresh baked breads baked in a wood fired oven. Cakes and pies, scones and muffins to satisfy your sweet tooth, and
we offer a multitude of quality crafts. 
     Be sure to stop by and say hello. We always enjoy your company.
Have a great day
Jelly Lady

New Things at The Market

Friday, March 9, 2012

     Sorry I've not done a very good job of keeping the blog up to date. I will be working on that a lot in the future.
     First of all you must check out our facebook page. New banners showing displays from the market are always being refreshed.
     We are implementing new events this year. Please let us know if you enjoy them so we can arrange to repeat them in later years.
     We have add some new craft vendors with handmade brooms, wall and mantel clocks, wooden lamps and houses, very nicely done. Some new primitives and appliqued jackets and shirts. I personally have added copper wind chimes to my fare. From the woods bird feed and feeders, to name a few. We also have a new cheese person and breads from a wood fired oven. If you haven't stopped by for a while please stop in and say hello. we always enjoy your visits.
     Remember we are open every Saturday till 1:00pm. all year long.
Till then happy days.
Jelly Lady

Market Events 2012

March 17th     Soup Day
April 7th   Easter Dessert Auction    ( new this year)
May 12   Customer Appreciation Breakfast
June      Strawberry Fiesta   (will publish date later)
July 7th     Independence Day Celebration  ( free hot dogs and trimmings)
August   Summer-fest  (samplings of summer veggies cooked and supplied by our members) (date published later)
September   The market will once again be a part of the Washington Co. Fair
October 27  Trick or treat at the market  ( bring your kids in costume for treats from the market) (new this year)
Nov 17   Fall Soup Day
Dec22   Christmas at the market  ( will have our usual Gift drawings starting at 10 am.)

Come out and enjoy some time with your neighbors at the market.

We are open every Saturday till 1:00pm all year.

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