Pickaway News Journal

Tue, May 30, 2017

Farmers market features giant pumpkin grower this week

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New Century CSA offers fresh produce each week at the Pickaway County Farmers Market. (Photos by Trish Bennett)
Blossoms at the Bend from Williamsport adds color to the market with fresh-cut flowers.
Scioto Blooms offers a variety of plants and flowers.
Elder Forest offers homemade soaps, herbal salves, pain relieving balms, body butters, ageless face and body creams.
Visitors check out the offerings from the Canning Lady Collection.
A different activity for kids is presented each week at the farmers market.

The Pickaway County Farmers Market is now in its third week of the season and is welcoming more and more vendors as the summer progresses.

This week's attractions include giant pumpkin grower Cecil Weston, and the Circleville Junior Women's Club will be helping children plant a pumpkin seed to grow at home.

Vendors will include Elder Forest, Nate's Baked Greats, Rhoads Farm Market, New Century CSA, Papa Duck kettle corn, Avon, Thirty One, Sara Bee honey, Origami Owl, Blossoms of the Bend, Pampered Chef, Scioto Blooms and Beth Cline baked goods.

The Pickaway County Master Gardener Volunteers also will help educate the public on the importance of horticulture and the many issues surrounding it, and Historic Circleville in Pictures books will be available for purchase.

The Pickaway County Farmers Market is held in the city parking lot at 120 E. Franklin St. from 8:30 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Sept. 12. A different activity will be offered for children each weekend, along with various events with other community organizations.

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