Bees: The Heroes of the Home Garden

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Bees: The Heroes of the Home Garden

Our Farmers grow the produce they bring

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You can see Brian’s rows of corn in the back of the picture that was taken when we inspected his farm. We inspect all our farms to make sure that our farmers are growing what they bring. We count the rows of corn then estimate how much they will produce. Then watch at market how much corn he brings. Our market council does a lot of work to make sure we maintain a “growers only” market.

Our Farmers grow the produce they bring

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This picture of Marley Fraszier enjoying corn grown by Brian Wolford was taken a few weeks ago.

Craig Harkrider from Stoney Hedgerow Farm explains about Garlic Scapes

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Garlic scapes are the flowering stems of hardneck garlic, which if left uncut will eventually turn into a cluster of small bulbils at the top of the stem. In our region, the scapes emerge from the leaf whorl in early-mid June. The young scapes are a delicious, short-season treat, prized in Asian and European cuisine, and offer a mild garlic flavor useful in many recipes. Favorite dishes include garlic pesto, stir fries, sautes, soups, and salads. Garlic scapes may be frozen for later use, either raw or in a processed form.

Locally grown food fills plates at Miami U

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Jessica Barga posted about an article that was she wrote for the Cincinnati Enquirer: Thank you! Larry Slocum, manager
The local food story I wrote with quotes and photos from the farmer's market was published in the Cincinnati Enquirer recently - check it out here. A big thanks to all who helped me out!
Here is the article:
Locally grown food fills plates at Miami U
By Jessica Barga, Enquirer contributor5:41 p.m. EST January 2, 2015

Thanksgiving Is Approaching Rather Quickly... Do You Know Where Your Turkey Will Come From?

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Organic turkeys are now available at Morning Sun Farm! Be sure to stop by on Saturday to talk to the folks with Morning Sun Farm about their fresh, certified organic, locally raised, hormone free, antibiotic free, and GMO free meat options for the holiday season! Please click on the Meet Our Vendors tab to read more about Morning Sun Farm including their history and sustainable practices!

Enjoy Bok Choy All Winter Long Thanks To Pierce Street Nursery! And Here's How!

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Don Pierce of Pierce Street Nursery has taken an interest in growing bok choy in containers that will continue to grow throughout the winter if taken care of properly. This is his first year growing bok choy and is very excited to share his plants with you at the market. You can purchase containers of fully grown bok choy at the Oxford Farmers Market Uptown for less than $7! What's so awesome about bok choy?

There's Nothing Like Going To The Market With The Girls!

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Mindy Kong, Shannon Hogan, and Margaret Clark are happy market shoppers! What's a better way to spend Saturday morning than with your girls at the local farmers market? Smiles are abundant at the Oxford Farmers Market.... you are guaranteed to go home with one! And maybe a pumpkin or two or three... and some mums.... oh and some fresh produce.... oh can't forget the artisan bread!

Mindy, Shannon, and Margaret are students at Miami.

Ezio - with a smile like his, inspiring others to have fun and love life is inevitable!

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You will always find little Ezio having fun. His bright smile and cheerful nature brings nothing but elation to the market! Ezio is the son of Anne Roma and Per Boland.

New Product Packaging For Morning Sun Farm, SAME Incredible Product!

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Morning Sun Farm has created new packing for their spelt products. New packaging includes nutritional information along with their great logo, and viewing portal showing off their delicious honey puffed and maple crunch spelt.

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