LOVELAND FARMERS’ MARKET

National Farmers’ Market Week

Sixth Annual Tomato Tasting Contest

 Tuesday, August 9

3:00 – 7:00 pm

205 Broadway Street
Between the canoe livery and the bike trail

What better way to celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week than¬†to pick the best tomato and cherry tomato at the Loveland Farmers’ Market! Tasting will take place between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. All customers (all ages) are invited to award two vendors braggin’ rights! We’ll share your choice with you after you pick your winner so that you can visit that vendor and buy some tomatoes and other great veggies.

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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 РBethel
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 РGoshen
Seasonal fruits and vegetables

Grailville/Earth-Shares CSA РLoveland
Grailville/Earth-Shares will bring organically certified lettuce (limited amount), curly kale, zucchini, some summer squash, eggplant, peppers, green beans, celery, onions and basil as well as both hybrid and heirloom tomatoes.

Irons Fruit Farm РLebanon
We will have our pies, donuts, jams and jellies and apple butter. We will have tomatoes, squash, zucchini, cucumbers & beans. Unfortunately, blueberries are done for the season.

Jaybird Farms РSardinia
Jaybird Farms will have LOTS of sprouts for you to use in salads or on sandwiches, or put some in your smoothies for an extra health benefit. ¬† We will also have Squash and zucchini, and a few RED tomatoes, as well as herb plants. fresh brown eggs from our chickens. 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
Jessie’s Garden will have Colorful Cherry Tomatoes, Ground Cherries (if you haven’t heard of these come check them out – sweet tasting), Okra, summer squash and Fresh Herbs.

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 РBurlington, 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 РGeorgetown
Wittmeyer White Oak Valley Farm will be at market with our summer squash pizza crusts and hot banana pepper mustard.  We are harvesting pickling and traditional cucumbers, sweet and hot peppers, eggplant, and a few roma beans.

FROM THE OVEN

Baudry РCincinnati
Cream Puffs, Eclairs, Coissants, etc.

Blue Oven Bakery РWilliamsburg
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
Taking the week off.

Kimmy’s Kupcakes¬†– Morrow
Will return when the weather cools down.

Morning Granola РCincinnati
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‚Äôs 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,¬†CABBAGE KIMCHI ‚Äď Original¬†& White, CUCUMBER KIMCHI ‚Äď Original,¬†PICKLED PEPPERS-Mild, Spicy & Extra Spicy,¬†CHILLED GOLDEN GAZPACHO SOUP-local cantaloupe & yellow tomatoes & cucumber,¬†CHILLED ROASTED GARLIC GAZPACHO SOUP with local tomatoes & cucumber, red bell peppers,¬†COCONUT CARROT CHICK PEAS SOUP, CONFETTI RED CABBAGE WALNUT MANDARIN ORANGE SALAD Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette, BLACK EYE PEAS CHERRY TOMATOES SALAD¬†Chili Lime¬†Vinaigrette

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 РLoveland
BBQ on site – featuring pulled pork, pork loin, 1/2 chicken and corn on the cob!

Delish In A Dish РLoveland
Frozen options (while they last):  Chicken pot pie; Spaghetti pie; Meat lasagna; and Macaroni & Cheese. Fresh meals (featuring locally grown produce):  Rustic balsamic garlic chicken with roasted vegetables- intensely flavorful and wonderfully healthy, served with roasted broccoli, carrots, red potatoes and tomatoes; Vegetarian enchiladas(2)-with spinach, roasted red peppers, yellow squash, and zucchini, served with Spanish rice; Pulled chicken enchiladas(2)-served with Spanish rice; Shrimp, chicken and sausage paella-featuring orzo, green peas, and red pepper; Marinated vegetable salad-Cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, zucchini, carrots and onion marinated in a homemade Italian dressing with a hint of dijon; Broccoli carrot crunch salad-tossed with ramen noodles and sunflower seeds; and Spinach salad with fresh strawberries, candied pecans and goat cheese. Raspberry vinaigrette dressing on the side.

Fatty and Skinny РCincinnati
Taking the week off.

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 РLoveland
Taking the week off.

Hen of the Woods РCincinnati
Kettle Chips Р2oz 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 РCincinnati
Cows Milk cheeses: Mozzarella (with tomato caprese salad); Fromage Blanc; Sharon Creek (Brie Style); Probiotic yogurt; Goats milk cheeses; Feta (compliment with tomato for multiple Mediterranean salads); Chèvre (Fresh goat cheese)

Russo’s Ravioli –¬†Cincinnati
Assorted raviolis and other pasta dishes

Skinny Piggy Kombucha Р 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 РCincinnati
Gourmet popsicles.

Summuh –¬†Cincinnati
Locally Made Artisan Hummus.

The Smoothie Stand РCincinnati
100% fruit puree smoothies.

Trevor, Fun Guy РLoveland
Will arrive in August

GIFTS AND OTHER NECESSITIES INCLUDING ITEMS FOR YOUR FOUR LEGGED FRIENDS

Alpaca Paradise РGoshen
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 РLoveland
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
Handcrafted soaps, body butter, liquid soap, baby care products, natural deodorant, men’s shaving kits, body powder, lip balm, hand butter, beard soap and hair bars. New this week:¬†Black Drawing Salve and Lavender Liquid Body Wash. Also new ‚ÄėBare Baby‚Äô line will be available with Bottom Balm, Baby Wash and Baby Oil.

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¬†–¬†Local Lovelander, Veronica Brannen – acoustic guitar and vocals with old and new favorite songs with a friend or two.

EDUCATION BOOTH¬†–¬†The market welcomes to¬†Jennifer Even from¬†OSU Extension who ¬†will source and prepare food from the market.

KIDS’ PATCH¬†– Back by popular demand . . . .
I SPY¬†– Come find the “hidden” items each week. This month you will search for three tomatoes. Start you venture at the Market Information/Kids’ Patch Booth. After finding the 3 tomatoes, return to the Kids’ Patch Booth to receive a market buck.¬†¬†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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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.

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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. 

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