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Old School Strawberry Jam

I made it out to the pickin’ patch (aka Walnut Drive Gardens) Sunday morning and scored roughly 9lbs of sweet, glorious, Ohio strawberries. Mmm…. Diane and I decided that they were just too good to solely be used for jam so … Continue reading

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Don’t you, forget about me….

Hello! Remember me? I hope you haven’t forgotten about us or the Haymaker Farmers’ market! The good news – the outdoor market season begins THIS weekend. We’re back under the bridge on Franklin Street from 9am-1pm starting 5/17 and running … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Indoor Winter Market Schedule

Hey there friends. If you haven’t heard the good news yet the Haymaker Farmers’ Market has secured a pretty sweet indoor location for the winter season – the United Methodist Church of Kent. The church is located at 1435 E. … Continue reading

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Our ideas held no water but we used them like a dam….

So, you already read about why I missed winning any ribbons at this year’s county fair. I just missed the freaking boat. Here is what I was doing instead. I had some rhubarb from my cousin Amy. I had a … Continue reading

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Old Timey Tuesday: The Damn It (!!) Edition

The 155th Portage County Randolph Fair starts today.  Two weeks ago I submitted my entry form and it included several no-pectin jams, my kick ass bread and butter pickles (no space in the jars! darn near perfect!), a bouquet of … Continue reading

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Wait! Make that 5 new flavors of jam!

Remember I said I would have 4 new flavors of jam at the market this Saturday? Hold up! Make that 5 new flavors. And that 5th flavor – it’s good stuff. I ran out of Maker’s Mark last week when … Continue reading

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Currants!

Last year, late in the blueberry season, I stumbled across Vytko Farms. What a treasure! Upon arriving a very nice gentleman told me that the blueberries were winding down and their currants were done for the year. Currants?! You have … Continue reading

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