Covington Farmer's Market Returns to Roebling Point, Announces Celebration
The Year-Round Covington Farmers Market announced that it has returned to Roebling Point and will conduct a special celebration on May 8 in honor of the United Nations' designation of 2021 as the "International Year of Fruits and Vegetables."
The market hosts farmers and artisans from Kentucky and the surrounding Ohio River Valley to sell their locally-produced goods, every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.
The celebration will include the return of the Market Music Series, appearances and remarks by state and local leaders, and a Farmers Market Basket Raffle.
At 10:15 a.m. Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles will give remarks on the importance and success of Kentucky Proud Farmers Markets in 2020.
At 12:30 p.m. Covington Mayor Joe Meyer and city commissioners will highlight the work Covington Farmers Market has done to increase access to fresh, healthy foods and strengthen urban-rural relations through its weekly community-focused event.
The Market has more than 20 vendors this year, including:
Springcreek Farm (Vegetables, Fruits, Cornmeal, Pickles, Jams)
Good Earth Good Eating (Coffee, Tea, Hummus, Wheatgrass, Fruit Freezer Pops)
Hampton Ridge Farm (Chicken, Pork, Beef, Goat, Eggs, Sprouts)
Fermented Culture (Kraut, Kimchi)
Mud Lane Blooms (Cut Flowers, Floral Planters, Eggs)
West 6th Brewing (Craft Beer)
Shady Grove Farm (Vegetables, Herbs, Goat)
Green Grrrl Wisdom (Natural Bodycare Products, Soaps, Herbal Teas and Tonics)
North Valley Croft (Chicken/Duck/Goose Eggs )
Metz Sugar Scrubs (Natural Household Cleaning Products and Bodycare Products)
Beelicious Honey (Honey, Beeswax Candles)
CinSoy Foods (Soy Sauce, Soy Milk, Tamari, Miso, Tofu)
StoneBrook Winery (Red, White, and Sweet Fruit Wines)
Fox Whistle Farm (Vegetables, Herbs, Eggs)
Juicing With Kiwi (Juices, Juice Cleanses)
Diamond B Farms (Pork, Beef, Eggs, Vegetables)
Stock Up For Health (Gluten-Free Snacks, Granolas, Stocks and Bone Broths)
North South Baking (Breads, Sweet and Savory Pastry, Desserts)
Hilltop Farm (Vegetables, Fruits)
Moore’s Farm (Cut Flowers, Vegetables)
McGlasson Farms (Vegetables, Fruits)
The Covington Farmers Market is open through December 18 at the corner of Park Place & Court Street.