Farmers’ markets coming to southern Ohio
It’s that time of year once again — the start of local “farmers’ markets” across Ohio.
What will be available, of course, will grow month by month (pardon the pun!) by southern Ohio farmer’s markets are well-known for providing lots of quality produce right from week one.
Here is a list of southern Ohio farmer’s markets, where they are located, their hours and contact information:
Adams County Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Wednesday from June to October (depending on seasonal availability); Time: 12 to 6 p.m.; Location: Keim Family Market on the corner of State Route 32 and Burnt Cabin Road; Contact: Cynthia Brown, 937–587-2602, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Highland County Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Wednesday and Saturday (call for starting date information); Time: 2 to 6 p.m., Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday; Location: Uptown Hillsboro on the Courthouse Lawn; Contact: John Abell, 937–763-2154 and Margaret West, 937–393-3225.
Greenfield Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Thursday from late May to early October; Time: 4 to 7 p.m.; Location: Downtown Greenfield next to the city building, 300 Jefferson St.; Contact: Ellie Zent, 937–403-4790, email@example.com, www.facebook.com/pages/Greenfield-Farmers-Market/190768260965370.
Fayette County Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Saturday from mid-May to mid-October; Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon; Location: Municipal parking lot on the corner of S. Main St. and East streets in downtown Washington Court House; Contact: David Persinger, 740–948-2231, firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: fayettecountyfarmersmarket.wordpress.com, www.facebook.com/pages/Fayette-County-Farmers-Market/147233185290090.
Ripley Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Saturday beginning in May; Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Location: Upper Main St., Ripley (across from Ripley Builders’ Supply; Contact: Vicki Bixler, 937–515-0109; Web: www.ripleyohio.net/htm/farmersmarket.htm.
Georgetown Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Thursday beginning in May; Time: 3 to 7 p.m.; Location: South Main St., (2 doors north of State St. (Route 125) on the west side of Main), Georgetown; Contact: Julie Klein, 937–392-1543, www.facebook.com/Georgetownohiospecialevents.
Mt. Orab Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Saturday beginning in May; Time: 9 a.m. to noon; Location: US Route 68, Mount Orab; Contact: Vicki Bixler, 937–515-0109.
Bixler’s Farm Market — Dates: Every Saturday beginning in May; Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (call for other hours); Location: 7389 Clifton Ave., Russellville; Contact: Vicki Bixler, 937–515-0109.
Clinton County Summer Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Wednesday and Saturday from early June to early October; Time: 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday; Location: Downtown Mural Parking Lot, 81 W. Main St., Wilmington; Contact: Dessie Buchanan, 937–728-7075, email@example.com, www.facebook.com/pages/Clinton-County-Farmers-Market/95151956999.
Sabina Farmers’ Market — Dates: Every Friday beginning in June; Time: 3 to 7 p.m.; Location: Charlie’s Pizza, 416 E. Washington St., Sabina; Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.facebook.com/sabinafarmersmarket.