Loveland Farmers’ Market: KIDS’ TASTE A THON on Tuesday

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 Tuesday, July 26

3:00 – 7:00 pm

205 Broadway Street
Between the canoe livery and the bike trail
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It’s here: the fifth annual Kids’ Taste a Thon.  Kids will begin the journey by first visiting the Info/Welcome booth to pick up a card which lists the participating vendors and what they are offering for tasting/trying. A sticker will be given for each item tried. Try 15 items, receive a market buck; try all 25 items, receive two market bucks.

See you tomorrow at the market!

Donna

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Here’s what you will find from the stars at tomorrow’s market!

VEGGIES, FRUITS, AND POTTED PLANTS FOR YOUR GARDEN

Can-du Farm – Bethel
Summers bounty is upon us. We should have kale, sweet onions, cabbage, zucchini, cucumbers, bell peppers, some spicy peppers, lettuce and lots of potted basil. See you at the market.

Donn Madra Farm – Goshen
Seasonal fruits and vegetables

Grailville/Earth-Shares CSA – Loveland
This week we are bringing to market organically certified tomatoes, some lettuce, chard, kale, sweet onion, zucchini, summer squash, cucumber, basil, pepper, and garlic.

Irons Fruit Farm – Lebanon
We will have blueberries, zucchini, cucumbers pies, donuts, cookies, and our wide variety of jams and jellies.

Jaybird Farms – Sardinia
Jaybird Farms will have LOTS of sprouts for you to use in salads or on sandwiches! We will also have green beans, squash, zucchini, red tomatoes, as well as herb plants. Fresh brown eggs from our chickens and our fabulous lavender produts, jams and jellies and our new herbal bug spray, “Buzz Off”! dining pleasure with a new spicy mix! www.jaybirdfarms.comwww.jaybirdfarms.com

Jessie’s Garden – Oregonia
Jessie’s Garden  will be at market Tuesday.  We will have colorful cherry tomatoes, green beans, yellow beans,  okra, summer squash, fresh garlic, and fresh herbs – mint for your summer drinks.  There will be sweet cherry tomatoes for the kids to taste.

Rice Family Harvest – Oregonia
Peaches, blueberries, tomatoes- great for that BLT, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, summer squash, cucumbers, small salad cucumbers, onions, spinach, kale, green beans (Blue Lakes), and fingers crossed for our first sweet corn!

Salatin’s Fruit Farm – Moore’s Hill, Indiana
Candy onions, new potatoes, tomatoes, large zucchini for bread, peaches, plums and more.

Scott Farms – Burlington, KY
We should have the following produce — Sweet Corn, SOME tomatoes, fresh peaches, new potatoes, green beans (stringless and 1/2 runners), sweet onions, cucumbers, eggplant, hot and sweet peppers, yellow squash, zucchini, tomatillo, and anything else that I may have forgotten. See you Tuesday.

Wittmeyer White Oak Farm – Georgetown
Wittmeyer White Oak Valley Farm will have our delicious summer squash pizza crusts–the traditional and the gluten free variety.  Stop by and try a sample!  Cucumbers and sweet peppers too!

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
Large assortment of sourdough breads and rolls.

Kimmy’s Kupcakes – Morrow
Taking the week off.

Morning Granola – Cincinnati
Made in small batches with no artificial sweetners nor additives. Flavors are: apple cinnamon, original, coconut, flax seeds.

OTHER FARMS

Blossom Family Farm – Indiana
Small family farm specializing in pork from Silvo-pastured, soy free, non-GMO, heritage breed, American Guinea Hogs. eggs are pastured, soy free, non-GMO from heritage breed hens. Wild-crafted nettles and fresh herbs.

Ohio Farm Direct – Fredericktown
At the market the first, third, and fifth Tuesdays.  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
Kym returns August 16.    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,Ne w York Strip Steak,Ribeye Steak,Filet Mignon,Beef Liver and Soup Bone…….Pasture Raised Lamb:Loin Chops and Ground Lamb…Pasture Raised Chicken

OTHER FOOD ITEMS

Angie’s Authentic Malaysian Satay & Sauces  – Symmes Twp.
Asian & International Foods using organic, locally-sourced & home-grown produce and ingredients. Specialties are: Malaysian Satay, Authentic Korean Kimchi in Assorted Vegetables in 3 flavors, Soups & Salads with a unique twist, mostly vegetarian and no cream. This week I have: SATAY SPICE MIX & PEANUT SAUCE-Mild & Spicy, new batch, cabbage kimchi-original, black KAYA-Malaysian Coconut Jam, NAPA KIMCHI-Original, BLACK BEAN LOCAL CORN avocado SALAD with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette, ASIAN LOCAL KALE and red cabbage almond SALAD with Ginger Peanut Dressing, ORGANIC TEMPEH CURRY with Local Green Beans and Sweet Potatoes, CREAMY LOCAL ZUCCHINI WALNUT DILL SOUP

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.

Bub-b Q – Loveland
BBQ on site – featuring pulled pork, pork loin, 1/2 chicken and corn on the cob!

Delish In A Dish – Loveland
Will not be at the market this week.

Fatty and Skinny – Cincinnati
Hot sauces and salsa offering a unique and inspired blend of locally grown all-natural ingredients including peppers, fruits and fruit juices, vegetables, herbs and spices.

Garden of Eaten Fresh Foods – Hamilton
Dill, hot dill, horseradish and bread & butter pickles. Mild, hot, Thai peach & watermelon salsa.. Avocado hummus, garlic and black bean dip.

Green Man – Loveland
It’s been a hot and sticky week for everyone and we at Green Man appreciate all of you coming out to support the market. This week we will be featuring something special for the kids taste-a-thon and also we will have more of the Banana/Vanilla/Orange and a Ratatouille Marmalade. We will try to have more Red and Blue and a few jars of Marmellata Di Pomodori. 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. Ask about their weekly special.

My Artisan Foods – Cincinnati
At the market the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Cows’ milk cheeses – Mozzarella and Sharon Creek Brie; Goats Milk cheeses – Feta and Rosie – semi hard aged; and cows milk yogurt.

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

streetpops – Cincinnati
Gourmet popsicles.

Summuh – Cincinnati
Locally Made Artisan Hummus.

Trevor, Fun Guy – Loveland
Will arrive in August

GIFTS AND OTHER NECESSITIES INCLUDING ITEMS FOR YOUR FOUR LEGGED FRIENDS

Alpaca Paradise – 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
Homemade treats that will be available this week:  “Foxy’s Favorites” (Chicken Mutt-Nuggets) & “Elsa’s Frozen Treasure” (Ice Cream Cup).  Of course we will have all your favorite all-natural gourmet treats (Pupcake Samplers, “Buddy Bites”, “Tia Delights”, & “Roxi’s Rockin’ Body Bones”) along with new boutique accessories.  Make sure and stop by our booth to check out our new men’s neckties, collar-flowers, and tailored bandanas.  Mini pupcake samples are always available for your fur-kids if you bring them along!!

Loveland Canoe and Kayak – Loveland
Our next door neighbor gives you insight to the many canoe packages available.

Oregonia Soap Works – Oregonia
Taking the week off.

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!)

***Here’s tomorrow’s special treats!***

 

ENTERTAINMENT BOOTH – Matt Gill has been playing instrumental solo acoustic guitar now for about 8 years. His set list consists of arrangements of popular songs, originals, tunes by Michael Hedges, Andy McKee, Antoine Dufour, and much more. He has performed wedding gigs (dinners/cocktail hours/ceremonies), restaurants, art centers, farmers markets, private parties and more.

KIDS’ PATCH – Back by popular demand . . . .
I SPY – We are taking a break from I Spy and the pickles this week in favor of the Taste a Thon.
4We will continue the 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.

Credit card logos

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.
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.

      Again!: we will provide free ice water at the information booth. 

 

Please support our 2016 Corporate Sponsors

Golden Harvest Level

The 2 Pixel * Tano Bistro & Catering * Loveland Sweets *
Accounting Plus * City of Loveland *                        * Loveland Canoe & Kayak * Loveland Hardware *

Green Growers Level

Catherine M. Moseley, CPA, Whistle Stop Clay Works,
Paxton’s Grill, Findlow Filtration, Inc., General Electric Credit Union,      Image Cleaning Systems, Bush Re Shea Insurance Agency

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *Tuesdays in Loveland

The down-town merchants are teaming up and offering specials during market hours on Tuesdays. For a list of businesses participating, see the poster near the market information booth.

If you were forwarded this email and would like to be added to our list, please click here and choose your interest to be “added to our weekly mailer”.

Do you have questions or comments to share on the market?  Please let us know!
Visit www.lovelandfm.com or email us at info@lovelandfm.com.

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