Ohio Winter Farmers Markets
By Paola Santiago

Ohio Winter Farmers Markets

Local produce is hard to find in the winter, but we've got you covered.

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t get local produce! Shop winter vegetables, microgreens, skin care, jams, and honey all Winter long in Ohio.

Findlay Market – Cincinnati

Ohio’s oldest continuously operated public market is a staple in Cincinnati culture. No trip to the Queen City is complete without a visit, but if you’re lucky enough to live there or stay for a few days, you’ll know that Findlay Market is the perfect place to find your weekday groceries. From baked goods, a healthy lunch to hand tempered chocolates – Findlay Market never disappoints!

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Athens Farmers Market

The culture of the Athens Farmers Market existed long before it’s premier in the early 1970s. What used to be just a few farmers selling their goods at metered parking spaces quickly grew into dozens of vendors offering everything from hand-picked produce to ready-bake, local pizzas!

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Worthington Farmers Market – Columbus

Rated Columbus’ best local farmers market, this market migrates from Worthington’s main street to its main shopping center in the Winter. Walk through a variety of microgreens, salad greens, jams, bread and even composting opportunities at this truly earth-friendly market!

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The Produce Arcade at West Side Market – Cleveland

Name it, you’ll find it. Anything from cultivated mushrooms to fresh herbs and organic produce can be found here. While West Side Market is most popularly visited for their meats, cheeses and bakery items in the main building, the Produce Arcade is the best local resource any Ohio City resident cherishes!

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Toledo Farmer’s Market

A conglomerate of different markets around Toledo, their downtown Winter location is one of our favorites. Not only can you get the your usual produce, bread, and milk suspects here – you can also pick up hand-made gifts and jewelry within the same market!

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Countryside Conservancy market -Cuyahoga Valley

Countryside partners with the National Parks for Cuyahoga and delivers excellent produce and essentials all the while inspiring the next generation of young farmers in North East Ohio. Nearly a dozen farms in Cuyahoga Valley National Park are part of the Countryside Initiative. These Park farms are committed to sustainable agriculture, and work with their park partners to be good land stewards.

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Village Green Farmers Market – Fairfield

These artisans are required to handmake and grow their own products, sometimes made and harvested the day of the market! 85 percent of Village Green’s products are produced or grown in Butler County or otherwise grown with a 100 miles of Fairfield.

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Yellow Springs Winter Farmers Market

A sustainable, year -round local food network, this market specializes in root vegetables, baked goods, fresh meat and eggs, and even year-round greens!

They also have ready to eat soups, snacks and marinades and chicken and pork to order.

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