Customers at the Farm Market do! One of the best things about shopping at the market is getting to know the farmers who grow the food we eat.
Bill Hood and Deborah Arnold of North Oaks Farm bought 25 acres of land in Adams County, Ohio, 13 years ago and have worked to turn it into a productive farm. At first they lived and worked in Cincinnati and the farm was a weekend project. Since recently retiring and selling their house in Springfield Township, they now we live on the farm full time. This summer they started a flock of chickens for meat and eggs.
“This is our sixth season at the College Hill Farm Market. We appreciate the people who come to the market and buy our produce,” says Debbie. “We strive to work with nature and grow good food for ourselves, our friends and our customers.”
This week they will bring lots of fresh tomatoes, green beans, sweet corn, and squash from their farm in Adams County.
Kids’ Cooking Class
Chef Rhonda Marcotte will work with 8-12 year-olds from 4:15-5:00 on learning basic cooking skills necessary to pack a simple school lunch. They will be preparing something tasty they can snack on during the class.
Little ones are invited to join Princess Janice on the blanket under the tree in the market at 3:30 for story time.
Music at the Market
Music this week is by Transatlantic Roots. Join for live music from 5-6:30 p.m.
The market is open rain or shine from 3:00 – 6:30 every Thursday at the corner of Hamilton and Llanfair in the parking lot of the College Hill Presbyterian Church. We accept credit cards, EBT and WIC Farm Market Coupons.