Bluegrass Farmers Market

  (Lexington, Kentucky)
Nothing but 100% Homegrown or Produced at our market!
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2012 BGFM Season Grand Opening Day!

I wish you could see the big grin on my face! I am sooooo excited about the Saturday market. It's our 2012 Market Grand Opening Day and we hope all of our regular shoppers will be joined by a bunch of new customers. I think the 500 Wildcat Blue market totes that we are giving away will introduce some new folks to our 100% homegrown/produced farmers market. :)


You see, we are not a huge market, we do not offer entertainment or food booths, we do not have five markets a week (how do you farm if you are at the market?) nor will you be able to find corn in April! The Bluegrass Farmers' Market is just that...a farmers market and we don't claim to be anything but a true farmers market. If you are looking for honest to gosh homegrown and local, we can guarantee it because our farmers are inspected on a regular basis to ensure that they are growing, raising, making or baking what they sell. And, each farmer has attended and been certified in GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) training...we take farming seriously! One more thing...every farmer is Kentucky Proud, not just the whole market. We want our customers to know that when you shop at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market, you are truly supporting local growers and not people who might buy and resell. In other words, please do not confuse the Bluegrass Farmers' Market with the Lexington Farmers Market...we are the farmers market, they are the festival market! Both are good for Lexington, it just depends on what you are looking for when you shop outside the grocery store.


Okay, enough about trying to clarify the difference between markets...how about what 100% homegrown farm fresh goodness will be available at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market on Saturday! Look for...


ONIONS

TOMATOES

ZUCCHINI

CUCUMBERS

RADISHES

SUGAR SNAP PEAS

GREEN BEANS

ARUGULA

CABBAGE

SAVOY AND NAPA CABBAGE

SWISS CHARD

GARLIC

GARLIC SCAPES

CAULIFLOWER

BROCCOLI

KOHLRABI

BOK CHOY

POTATOES

SWEET POTATOES

SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS

KALE

MUSTARD GREENS

LETTUCE

BASIL

STRAWBERRIES

BLUEBERRIES

HONEY

HERB SEASONING

DRIED HOT PEPPERS

JAM CAKES

BAKED GOODS

PEPPER JAMS

FRUIT JAMS

EGGS

BEER CHEESE

HOMEMADE SOAP

FRESH CUT ZINNIAS, PLUS

BEDDING PLANTS

CONTAINER GARDENS

VEGGIE AND HERB PLANTS

HANGING BASKETS

ETC., ETC., ETC.!



AND, IT'S OUR...


2012 MARKET

GRAND OPENING DAY!


Free Market Totes

for the first 500 customers!


^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^


~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD!


And


GAP Certified


~*~*~*~*~*~*

We Accept

EBT/DEBIT

WIC & FMNP Cards!


See ya on Saturday!










 
 

Blueberries at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

That's right...blueberries are in season so that means you'll be able to find them at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market! In fact, you'll find them at the Tuesday market this week! :)


But that's not all you'll find on Tuesday afternoon. Check out the other farm fresh goodness that our farmers will be bringing to the market...


BLUEBERRIES

TOMATOES

POTATOES

SWEET POTATOES

CUCUMBERS

ZUCCHINI

GREEN BEANS

ONIONS

SPRING GARLIC

KALE

LETTUCE

CABBAGE

KOHLRABI

CAULIFLOWER

SUGAR SNAP PEAS

GARLIC SCAPES

FRUIT JAMS

CUT FLOWERS...ZINNIAS make their first appearance on Tuesday!

HERB PLANTS

BEDDING FLOWERS

HANGING BASKETS

CONTAINER GARDENS


AND SO MUCH MORE!!!



~*~*~ MARK YOUR CALENDAR ~*~*~


Saturday, June 2nd is our...


2012 MARKET GRAND OPENING DAY!


Free Market Totes

for the first 500 customers!


^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^


~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD!


And


GAP Certified

 
 

Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

 

It's another red, white and blue weekend! Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember those men and women who have lost their lives while serving our country. We salute them with pride!


Memorial Day is also the unofficial beginning of summer and that means bbq's and picnics! I have to admit that a good old fashioned hot dog or hamburger on the grill is great but I have to tell you that grilled fruits and veggies have become my favorite. Especially since I know that I can purchase homegrown from local farmers without having to think about how long they traveled to get to my grill...I know they are fresh! :)


So what veggies will be available for grilling this Saturday? Here's a partial list...



ONIONS

TOMATOES

ZUCCHINI

GREEN BEANS

CABBAGE

SAVOY AND NAPA CABBAGE

GARLIC

BOK CHOY

SWISS CHARD

POTATOES

SWEET POTATOES

BEETS

SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS



And, much more like...


KALE

MUSTARD GREENS

BEET GREENS

LETTUCE

BASIL

STRAWBERRIES

HONEY

HERB SEASONING

BAKED GOODS

PEPPER JAMS

FRUIT JAMS

EGGS

HOMEMADE SOAP

BEDDING PLANTS

CONTAINER GARDENS

VEGGIE AND HERB PLANTS

HANGING BASKETS

ETC., ETC., ETC.!



~*~*~ DON'T FORGET TO MARK YOUR CALENDAR ~*~*~


Next Saturday, June 2nd is our...


2012 MARKET GRAND OPENING DAY!


Free Market Totes

for the first 500 customers!


^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^*^


~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD!


And


GAP Certified


~*~*~*~*~*~*

We Accept

EBT/DEBIT

WIC & FMNP Cards!


See ya on Saturday!





 
 

Tuesday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

 Look for smiling faces and farm fresh goodness this Tuesday!



LETTUCE

ONIONS

GARLIC

KALE

MUSTARD GREENS

BASIL

STRAWBERRIES

CUT FLOWERS

JAMS

ETC., ETC., ETC.!



~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD


And


GAP Certified


~*~*~*~*~*~*






 
 

Bluegrass Farmers' Market Armed Forces Day Celebration!

It's gonna be red, white and blue all over for the next two weekends! Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and then we get to celebrate Memorial Day on the 28th! Let's start with this Saturday...it is our chance to give thanks to the service men, women and their families for the sacrifices that they make so that we can enjoy things like shopping at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market! There are folks in many countries who do not have that privilege. We salute you with pride! :)


So how are we going to celebrate Armed Forces Day at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market? The red, white and blue will be flying! And, our farmers will have their own homegrown red, white and blue available! Look for...


STRAWBERRIES

RED RIPE TOMATOES

CUT FLOWERS

JAMS


ONIONS

GARLIC

CUT FLOWERS


P.S. These are the white goodies but I figured you all wanted to actually see what would be available! lol


BACHELOR BUTTONS

HAMDMADE SOAP


Now, let's mention the green goodies that will be available...


SWISS CHARD

NAPPA CABBAGE

SAVOY CABBAGE

CUCUMBERS

ZUCCHINI

GREEN BEANS

PEAS...maybe!

BOK CHOY

ROMAINE LETTUCE

MIXED LETTUCE

BASIL

GREEN TOMATOES

HANDMADE SOAP


But, that's not all of the colorful items available...


PATTY PAN SQUASH

BEET GREENS

SWEET TATERS

BEDDING PLANTS

HANGING BASKETS

HONEY

EGGS

HERB SEASONING

PEPPER JAMS

VEGGIES PLANTS

CONTAINER PLANTS



And, don't forget the...


Smiling faces from our farmers!

Plus, a visit from the folks at Chiro One Wellness Center!


One more special thing to remember...


June 2, 2012 we will be celebrating our 2012 Grand Opening of the Bluegrass Farmers' Market and we'll be giving away market tote bags to the first 500 customers! Mark your calendar!!!



~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD!


And


GAP Certified


~*~*~*~*~*~*

We Accept

EBT/DEBIT

WIC & FMNP Cards!


See ya on Saturday!
















 
 

Tuesday Goodies at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

The Tuesday market promises to be great this week. While you might not find many farmers there, you will see loads of farm fresh goodness! Look for...

 

TOMATOES

CUCUMBERS

ZUCCHINI

LETTUCE

BASIL

SWEET TATERS

ONIONS

GARLIC

GREENS

STRAWBERRIES

EGGS

CUT FLOWERS

ETC., ETC., ETC.!


Jane, our resident flower lady, and John from Rejoicing Acres will both be set up from 3 until 6 or until sold out. Stop by and say Hi to them!


~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD


And


GAP Certified


~*~*~*~*~*~*

 
 

Celebrate Mom at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

It's a special weekend for the wonderful gals in all of our lives. It's Mother's Day! And, our farmers can help you make sure that your special lady has that big smile that she deserves. It might require a little work on your part but remember, she is worth it! :) Some suggestions...


Buy an herb plant...dig the hole and plant it for her so that she can prepare wonderfully seasoned meals for you! Take my word for it, mom loves making you smile!


Purchase a beautiful floral hanging basket...hang it and watch her smile every time she looks at it. :)


Add a new veggie plant to her garden...you plant it and remember to pluck that weed out when you visit!


Maybe your special gal doesn't have a garden and relies on our farmers to keep her supplied in fresh veggies and fruits...why not surprise her with a basket of homegrown goodness!


Okay, so you are going to take her out for dinner but you still need something special...how about a beautiful cut flower bouquet or an adorable gift basket filled with wonderful bath items or maybe something sweet to enjoy after dinner...home baked cookies or cakes!


If you happen to be the chef in the family, how about surprising that special gal with a meal prepared by you, using fresh fruits or veggies from the market! Need a list of available goodies to start with?

Here goes...


STRAWBERRIES

ASPARAGUS

SPRING GARLIC

CUCUMBERS

TOMATOES

ZUCCHINI

SWEET TATERS

BOK CHOY

NAPPA CABBAGE

GREEN BEANS

ONIONS

KALE

SWISS CHARD

BASIL

LETTUCE MIX

ROMAINE LETTUCE

HERB SEASONING BLENDS

HONEY

FRUIT JAMS

PEPPER AND SPICY TOMATO JAMS

COOKIES, CAKES AND MORE BAKED GOODS


Then we have the extra special additions...


HANGING FLORAL BASKETS

HERB PLANTS

VEGGIE AND FRUIT PLANTS...HEIRLOOM and HYBRIDS

BEDDING PLANTS

CUT FLOWER BOUQUETS

HOMEMADE SOAP

GIFT BASKETS


~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out NOW OPEN


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD!


And


GAP Certified


~*~*~*~*~*~*

We Accept


EBT/DEBIT


WIC & FMNP Cards!


See ya on Saturday!






 
 

Bluegrass Farmers' Market Opens The Tuesday Market!

 

~*~*~ BREAKING NEWS ~*~*~


The Tuesday market is now open!


That's right, tomorrow will be the first Tuesday market and you'll find some great spring goodness! Look for Jane, Judy and Vicky to bring...


STRAWBERRIES

ASPARAGUS

SPRING GARLIC

ONIONS

BASIL

FRUIT JAMS

CUT FLOWERS

HANGING BASKETS

BEDDING PLANTS

HERB PLANTS

ETC., ETC., ETC.!

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++


~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~


3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or until sold out


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD!


And


GAP Certified




 
 

Derby Day at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market

Saturday is “D Day” in Kentucky! If you are privileged enough to live in this great Commonwealth of Kentucky, then you know exactly what I am talking about when I say “D Day”...it's Derby Day!!! That means fast horses, plenty of fresh Kentucky spring fruits, veggies and of course...mint for those juleps!


The Bluegrass Farmers' Market members will be celebrating the greatest two minutes in sports by bringing their own claim to fame...great homegrown fruits and veggies! Start your Derby Day off with some wonderful farm fresh eggs. Derby lunch would be wonderful if you included a crisp spring lettuce or mixed green salad with a vinaigrette made with fresh strawberries and award winning honey. It will soon be time to stand up and sing “My Old Kentucky Home” as the Derby contenders are led out onto the race track at Churchill Downs. Of course you'll be sipping an icy cold mint julep that has been flavored and adorned with beautiful Kentucky grown mint! Once the excitement of cashing in that winning ticket subsides, it's time for something fresh and light like a cold cucumber sandwich, steamed veggie platter with fresh asparagus or maybe just a slice of a wonderful home baked zucchini bread. It doesn't matter...it's Derby Day!


Here are a few of the Derby Day offerings from the farmers at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market...

MINT

STRAWBERRIES

LETTUCE

ASPARAGUS

GREEN TOMATOES

BOK CHOY

NAPPA CABBAGE

LETTUCE MIX

CUCUMBERS

ZUCCHINI

GREEN BEANS

KALE

SWEET TATERS

EGGS

HERB SEASONING

BAKED GOODS

HOME MADE SOAP

JAMS

CUT FLOWERS

BEDDING PLANTS

HANGING BASKETS

HEIRLOOM VEGGIE PLANTS

HERB PLANTS


And, most of all... Smiling faces and maybe even a Derby hat or two!!!

 

~*~ 2012 MARKET HOURS ~*~

3450 Richmond Rd.


Saturday 9 until 2 or until sold out

Tuesday 3 until 6 or sold out OPENING SOON


We'll be set up in the beautiful tree lined parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, right next door to the Glenn Auto Mall on Richmond Rd. It's just a hop, skip and a jump outside of Man 'O War Blvd. Parking is right there so you don't have to drive around hunting for a spot to park. The parking lot is also paved and that makes it very stroller and wheelchair friendly!


********************************************



The Bluegrass Farmers' Market


is Lexington's largest


100% homegrown/produced farmers market!


And, each farmer is certified...


KENTUCKY PROUD!


And


GAP Certified


~*~*~*~*~*~*

We Accept

EBT/DEBIT

WIC & FMNP Cards!


See ya on Saturday!


 
 
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