|Rain . . . AGAIN? . . . no, not this week!!
On Broadway Annie sang, “The sun will come out tomorrow!”
Come tomorrow for a glorious day at the market! Take your time; browse all the vendors. Meet the new ones; visit with vendors who have become your friends and learn about local food.
Stop a moment and listen or chat with Ellen Mershon, our featured entertainer this week who was one of the organizers of Friends of the Loveland Farmers’ Market, which was instrumental in the return of the market to historic Loveland. Thanks, Ellen.
Thanks to you too, for supporting the market.
Tuesday, 3:00 – 7:00 pm
205 Broadway Street
Hear’s what you will find from the stars at tomorrow’s market!
VEGGIES, FRUITS, AND POTTED PLANTS FOR YOUR GARDEN
Can-du Farm – Bethel
We’re still going strong with our tomato, pepper and herb starts. We should have a little kale also. See you Tuesday rain or shine.
Donn Madra Farm – Goshen
Seasonal fruits and vegetables
Grailville – Loveland
At the market this week, we will have fresh organically certified lettuce, spinach, radish, asparagus, beets, arugula, cilantro, oregano, rhubarb, green garlic, plants (cilantro, broccoli, tomato, kale.
Irons Fruit Farm – Lebanon
We hope to have at least a limited amount of strawberries. We will also have asparagus, pies, donuts, cookies, and our wide variety of jams and jellies.
Jaybird Farms – Sardinia
Jaybird Farms will have LOTS of sprouts for your dining pleasure as well as baby lettuce, Swiss chard and kale. Vegetable and herb plants are available too. Our lady hens have been busy laying fresh brown eggs for you. We will also have our fabulous lavender products, jams and jellies and our new herbal bug spray, “Buzz Off”! www.jaybirdfarms.com
Jessie’s Garden – Oregonia
Will not be at the market this week.
Rice Family Harvest – Oregonia
We expect to have Tuesday: Asparagus, Baby spinach and mixed spring greens, Kale, Green Onions Sugar Snap peas. The strawberries and high tunnel cherry tomatoes are just waiting for some sunshine! We will also have Mountain Fresh tomato plants, Jubilee Yellow low acid tomato plants and some yellow sweet bell pepper plants.
Salatin’s Fruit Farm – Moore’s Hill, Indiana
I will have asparagus, spinach, onions, radishes, lettuce, herbs, kale and collard greens.
Scott Farms – Burlington, KY
Will join the market in June or July.
Wittmeyer White Oak Farm – Georgetown
Wittmeyer White Oak Valley Farm will be at market with our summer squash pizza crusts–both the traditional and gluten free varieties. We also have lovely tomato starts all started from seed….beefsteak, early girl, marglobe, ponderosa pink, celebrity, roma, jet stars, and more!
FROM THE OVEN
Baudry – Cincinnati
Cream Puffs, Eclairs, Coissants, etc.
Blue Oven Bakery – Williamsburg
Wood fired baked goods including several varieties of their popular breads and English muffins and pastries.
Diane’s Heavenly Delights – Liberty Twp.
Polka dot macaroons and zucchini muffins with cream cheese frosting. Cookies: Heath toffee with chocolate chips, chocolate chip, honey oatmeal raisin, oatmeal scotchies, orange delight, peanut butter, triple chocolate, snicker-doodle and new this year Mega Medley which is an oatmeal base cookie with chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, butterscotch chip & caramel chips. Breads: pumpkin with chocolate chips, zucchini with chocolate chips, lemon poppy seed, banana chocolate chip, banana nut, lemon blueberry, zucchini, pumpkin, apple.
Em’s Sourdough Bread – Cincinnati
Em hopes to return soon.
Kimmy’s Kupcakes – Morrow
Kupcakes in 4 varieties: fresh strawberry, lemon with lemon cream cheese butter cream, Valrhona chocolate espresso with chocolate European butter cream, “Not Red” velvet. Also: The French Connection: Gareau Basque (almond pastry filled with vanilla custard) a famous cake from the Basque region in the Pyrenees Mountains and chocolate cinnamon brioche bread. Fresh buttery scones in 2 varieties.
Raphael’s Pizzelles – Liberty Twp.
Raphael’s Pizzelles will have the following this week: Pizzelles (of course ;-), Italian Wedding Cookies, Anginetti Lemon Drop Cookies, Biscotti, Confetti Sugar Cookies, Almond Butter Cookies, and Chocolate Chip Cookie, Candy Stuffed Brownies. www.raphaelspizzelles.com
Ohio Farm Direct – Fredericktown
Offering a wide variety of cheeses, including a limited number of aged (sharp) and raw milk cheeses. Cows are 100% grass-fed and certified organic. Stop by for a taste!
Peaceful Acres – Martinville
Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm will be making their monthly visit this week! We will have several varieties of lavender plants, our full selection of lavender goodies, along with a few brand new items. Kym is due with a new baby girl on June 17, so in case we don’t make it in June, we wanted to remind everyone of our Annual Lavender Festival June 18 and 19. www.peacefulacreslavenderfarm.com
Webb Valley Farm – Wilmington
Brown Eggs…Pasture Raised Pork:Sausage mild/hot,Pork Cube Steaks,Bacon,Pork Roasts,Ground Pork,Pork Spare Ribs,Boneless Pork Chops and Bone-in Pork Chops….Grassfed Beef:Ground Beef, Ground Chuck,Ground Round,Ground Sirloin,Ground Steak, Stew Beef, Chuck Roast,New York Strip Steak,Ribeye Steak,Filet Mignon,Beef Liver and Soup Bone…….Pasture Raised Lamb:Loin Chops and Ground Lamb…Pasture Raised Chicken ( 2nd week June)….Hand Crafted Soap
OTHER FOOD ITEMS
Angie’s Authentic Malaysian Satay & Sauces – Symmes Twp.
Asian & International Foods using organic ,locally-sourced & home-grown produce and ingredients. Malaysian Satay Spice Mix and Peanut Sauce-Mild & Spicy, Malaysian Coconut Jam (yes, one-of-its-kind Jam), Authentic Korean Kimchi in Assorted Vegetables in 3 flavors-Napa, Easter Egg Radish, Bok Choy, Daikon (in summer-Cucumber) Soups & Salads with a unique twist & usually no cream. This week I have: Satay Spice Mix & Peanut Sauce, Mild & Spicy Kaya-Malaysian Coconut Jam, Kimchi-Easter Egg Radish Original, Daikon Original Soups & Salads, Coconut Carrot Chickpea Soup, Beet Sweet Potatoes Soup, Quinoa Edamame Mushroom Miso Salad, Marinated Kale Tomato White Bean Salad.
Anna’s Gourmet Popcorn – Lebanon
I will be bringing Cheese, Caramel, Downtown Mix (Cheese and Caramel), Birthday Cake and Five Alarm Popcorn. I will also bring pink and blue cotton candy.
Bunny Jacobs Catering – Cincinnati
Will join the market it June.
Delish In A Dish – Loveland
GROUND TURKEY STUFFED SANTA FE PEPPERS featuring black beans, rice and corn. CHICKEN PARMESAN with PASTA ALA VODKA SAUCE along side of a green bean bundle wrapped in bacon. SMOKED, PULLED PORK CARNITAS Mounds of juicy, tender, crispy-edged pork tucked into corn tortillas with pico de gallo with garlic and cilantro. SPINACH AND GOAT CHEESE STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST, baked golden brown with Panko, drizzled with RASPBERRY GLAZE served with Ratatouille (tomato, zucchini, red bell pepper and eggplant) 6 pack of KENTUCKY HOT BROWN SLIDERS Stuffed with turkey, cheese, bacon, and Parmesan. Coated in a sweet, garlic butter sauce that makes them indescribably good. 6 PACK OF HAM & SWISS SLIDERS, 6 PACK OF SMOKED, PULLED PORK SLIDERS with Cheddar Cheese, Caramelized onions and a brown sugar glaze. GREEN BEAN, TOMATO and FETA SALAD with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Garden of Eaten Fresh Foods – Hamilton
Dill, Hot Dijon, Horseradish and Butter & Butter pickles. Mild, Hot and Corn & Black Bean Salsa. Chipotle Black Bean Dip & Original Black Bean Dip. Garlic and Avocado Hummus.
Green Man – Loveland
Rhubarb is the main ingredient in the jams we will be featuring this week. They will not be your standard combinations, oh no, but we are combining ingredients to tempt your gourmet taste buds. Stop by to taste our Orange/Honey/Rhubarb Jam, our Apple Rhubarb Delight, or maybe our Rhubarb Relish will tickle your fancy. See you at the market!!
Hen of the Woods – Cincinnati
Kettle Chips – 2oz and 6oz sizes of the four following flavors: Sea Salt, Red Wine Vinegar and Sea Salt, Buttermilk and Chive, A Touch of Smoke
Kartal’s Pure Honey – Cincinnati
Honey and honey products.
Mt. Kofinas Olive Oil – Cincinnati
Mt Kofinas Olive Oil will bring : Extra virgin olive oil, infused olive oils, balsamic vinegars, spices. This week’s special: we will give a dollar off for any purchase of our orange clove olive oil (any bottle size)
Russo’s Ravioli – Cincinnati
Assorted raviolis and other pasta dishes
Skinny Piggy Kombucha – Western Hills
Skinny Piggy Kombucha will be bringing you the city’s finest fermented teas, flavored with organic teas and spices. This week we will be offering our three current flavors: our oolong-based Original Tea Blend, black tea based Fireside Chai, and our zesty white and hibiscus tea blend, Spring Break! We look forward to meeting you at the market! www.skinnypiggykombucha.com
Summuh – Cincinnati
Locally Made Artisan Hummus.
Trevor, Fun Guy – Loveland
Growing Oyster mushrooms for future markets
GIFTS AND OTHER NECESSITIES INCLUDING ITEMS FOR OUR FOUR LEGGED FRIENDS
Alpaca Paradise – Leesburg and Goshen
We have 100% alpaca dryer wool balls, super soft handmade hats and scarfs and ear warmers and baby booties, super soft alpaca yarns we spun by hand, our hand natural dyed alpaca yarn, raw alpaca fleece, alpaca rovings, hand made alpaca glittens for kids and adults, leg warmers, hooded capelets, braided cowl scarfs, fingerless gloves for guys, and new handmade alpaca mittens.
Krafty Kritters Pet Bakery & Boutique – Loveland
Krafty Kritters Pet Bakery & Boutique has been baking fresh all-natural dog treats including PB Pumpkin Puffs, PB Cheerio Crumbles, Garden Salad Bones, and of course the popular PB Banana Pupcakes! We are also happy to have some new handmade tug-toys, bandanas, & collar flowers for the dogs; and by request, some new handmade items for you feline lovers! Make sure to bring your pooch by for a pupcake sample!!
Loveland Canoe and Kayak – Loveland
Our next door neighbor gives you insight to the many canoe packages available.
Oregonia Soap Works – Oregonia
Handcrafted soaps, body butter, liquid soap, baby care products, natural deodorant, men’s shaving kits, body powder, lip balm, beard soap and hair bars.
Pet Wants East Cincinnati – Cincinnati
Offering 6 house-made products that include all natural Balms, Salves and Skin Sprays with Essential Oils for your Dog, as well as Beef Jerky, (stop by with your dog for a yummy sample!)
The Marmalade Lily – Loveland
The Marmalade Lily returns this year with make your own bouquets as well as bouquets-to-go! We carry seasonal specialty cut flowers grown using organic, sustainable practices. We’ll start the season with succulents, peonies, bachelor buttons, snaps, bulbs, and specialty wreaths. About mid-June we transition to Benary zinnias, cockscomb, sunflowers,yarrow, lilies, phlox, coreopsis, and more. We will finish the season with a brilliant fall offering of dahlias, millet, broom corn, chocolate sunflowers and many more gorgeous blooms.
***Here’s tomorrow’s special treats!***
ENTERTAINMENT BOOTH – This weeks featured musician is Ellen Mershon, a solo acoustic singer/ songwriter and local Loveland favorite. Ellen plays an eclectic blend of standards, favorites and originals for your listening pleasure.
KIDS’ PATCH – Back by popular demand . . . .
I SPY – Can you spy the 3 items “hidden” around the market? When you arrive at the market, stop by the Kid’s Patch booth to get a vendor list. Shop the market and spy the items at a vendor’s booth. Put a check mark next to the 3 vendor’s names and bring your sheet to the Kids’ Patch booth and receive one dollar market buck to spend at any vendor. This month look for Frances, Fanny and Frank Flower. Frequent Shopper Program – Will you be a loyal Loveland Farmers’ Market customer? Each time you visit the market, stop by the Kids’ Patch and we will put a sticker on your Loyalty Card. We will keep your card at the booth. For every 5 stickers you receive, you will get a one dollar market buck. Your market bucks are good at any vendor anytime. This week, look for the Kids’ Patch next to the Credit/SNAP booth.
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This year, we once again will accept SNAP/EBT and credit/debit cards at the market credit booth next to the market information booth. We’ll swipe your card, issue you wooden coins, and away you shop! For SNAP/EBT customers, we are participating again in Produce Perks which allows you to receive up to $10 in matching funds free to purchase more produce.
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Become a Friend of the Market
This year in order to return to historic Loveland, the market is incurring additional expenses. Help defray the additional costs, plus work to sustain the Loveland Farmers’ Market into the future. Become a Friend of LFM. For just $20, you provide help, and we will acknowledge your donation on the LFM website. To become a friend or for additional information, stop by the Market Welcome Booth.
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Again!: we will provide free ice water at the information booth.