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Toledo Farmers Market

September 6, 2019
By Dawn Troutner - Toledo Market Master , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Market Report for August 30, 2019

It was another busy, entertaining night at the Toledo Farmers' Market. Iowa Premium. a National Company. was back grilling hamburgers on the large grill. Phil Shipley from Marshalltown was playing his guitar on the bandstand entertaining the crowd. All the vendors had tables full of items to sell at the blow of the whistle.

Kristi brought plenty of pies, kolaches, rolls, rye bread, cookies, bars, rolicky, and twisty. She also had nice red tomatoes, cucumbers, and blue plums.

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Phil Shipley, Marshalltown, provided music for the evening at the Toledo Famers Market on Friday evening, Aug. 30. The market continues through Oct. 25 on the Tama County?Courthouse Square in downtown Toledo. News-Herald/John Speer

Cindy brought potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, and green beans.

Duane had his hand made whirly gigs setup. And Peggy was back to market. Glad to see your moving around a little.

Caryn brought jams, jellies, assortment of flavored popcorn and snack mixes. Caryn also brought houseplants, and succulents.

Darold had plenty of cucumbers, onions, hot peppers, egg plant, green peppers, green beans, beets, and tomatoes.

Shirley and Michael brought kolaches, rolicky, slices of angel food cake, and noodles.

Jim and Penny of Busy Bee Acres brought assortment of honey, lip balm, repel, lip butter, pawsome balm, homemade cold process soaps, dandelion arnica skin balm, lip gloss, wax melts, dandelion arnica skin balm, lip gloss, wax melts, foaming sugar scrub, and beeswax wraps.

Chuck and Ginger brought pies, breads, kolaches, popcorn, eggs, red pepper powder, potatoes, peppers, green cabbage, onions, beets, egg plant, green beans, kohlrabi, and beautiful gladiolus.

Dawn brought dried flower bouquets, smudge sticks, jams, jellies, garlic, zucchini, potatoes, green beans, houseplants, dill, tomatoes, celery, cucumbers, red raspberries, white grapes, aronia berries, and wild plums. There was also a summer clearance sale on Tiki Torches.

Sheryl, of Bunny Trax, brought ceramics', hot/cold rice bags, micro wave bowl holders, scrubbies, hot lid mitts, hot pad hand holders, lid grippers, micro pouches snuggle blankets, kitchen boas, full and half aprons, towel sets, cell phone wallets, adult aprons, bibs, and soy melts.

Lois and Brenda brought zucchini, cucumbers, cabbage, egg plant, and green beans.

Julie and Bryce brought their plate art. There were all new plates this week.

Joe and Barb brought green peppers, hot peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, potatoes, green beans, small pies, crisp, yeast breads,

Your Plate or Mine brought plenty of small sweet breads and monster cookies.

The Bunny Farm had jams, and jellies.

Janice Custer had her beautiful floral arrangements on the north end of the market.

Eugene was back with his handmade wooden signs. He also had some green peppers.

Mike returned with his unusual houseplants and hickory nut trees.

Tama County Master Gardeners were back with information about pet friendly gardening, along with plants that are poison to pets.

With only eight more weeks of market, be sure to come on out and make your purchases before it's too late. See you at market.



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