BELLAIRE — The Ohio Valley Farmers’ Market will kick off the 2021 season at its two places on Might 15 and Might 20.
The Saturday market is held within the Municipal Parking Lot on thirty second St in Bellaire from 9 a.m. to midday. The Thursday market is held from 4-7 p.m. within the entrance car parking zone of the Ohio Valley Mall.
The market is open by means of October.
The 2021 market appears to be like to be greater and higher than ever, in accordance with organizer Susan West. “We have now as many new distributors as we do returning distributors,” West states in a information launch. “We have now new produce growers, together with a mushroom farm and a lower flower farm, in addition to new bakers and artisan crafters. Final season was busier than ever.
This development is definitely thrilling. We’re thrilled that folks see the worth in supporting native farms and small companies!”
Along with a big slate of distributors, the market options many actions and particular occasions. The primary Saturday market will function musician Anaga Martin. On the Children’ Nook, kids can beautify their very own canvas tote bag that they’ll convey to the market every week.
Because of a grant from the Belmont County Tourism Council, the market may also be capable of have dwell music on Thursdays. Opening on Might 20 is Will Zullo.
The Thursday market may also function Open Mic Night time with DJ Mr. Ok on the primary Thursday of every month. Aspiring musicians are inspired to take part.
Each markets additionally function meals vehicles and a buyer loyalty program, they usually settle for USDA SNAP advantages.
SNAP individuals can double the primary $25 in advantages by means of the Produce Perks program on every market day.
Starting in June, the Saturday market will host Children Can Prepare dinner. Made potential by means of a grant from the EQT Basis, kids ages 5-12 can take part and practice underneath two culinary arts professionals. This 10-week program shall be held at 10 a.m. June 5 by means of Aug. 7.
Registration is required. Go to the market’s web site, ovfarmersmarket.org, to register.
For extra info, name West at 740-676-8187.
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