OARDC Farmer's Market Is Today (8/18)

August 18, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — The OARDC Mid-week Farmer's Market takes place today (8/18) from 3-6 p.m. in the Fisher Auditorium parking lot at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave.

Fresh local produce, baked goods and more will be sold, plus select local handcrafts.

Admission is free and open to the community.

This week's vendors include Al's Beanery, Wooster; Casey Farms, Shreve; Fox Family Farm, Navarre; Gale J Farm, Wooster; Jewelry Designs by Jody, Wooster; Lacroix Farm, Killbuck; Levi Yoder Jr., Lakeville; The Bake Haus, Wooster; and Val Rohrer, Smithville.

The market takes place every Wednesday through Oct. 6.

Call 330-202-3537 or e-mail ampmail@osu.edu for more information.

OARDC's Agroecosystems Management Program (AMP) sponsors the market to give area farmers an additional sales outlet, to increase people's access to fresh foods, and to strengthen local food systems in the process.

AMP is an interdisciplinary program that works to discover balance on Ohio farms and in turn create sustainable agricultural systems.

OARDC is the research arm of Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Links:

AMP, http://www.oardc.osu.edu/amp/

OARDC, http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/

Author(s): 
Kurt Knebusch
Source(s): 
Megan Shoenfelt