(Tuscarawas County, OH) – Don’t miss Kids Day at the Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market, this Wednesday, July 12th!
The Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market, in partnership with the Commercial & Savings Bank, will host a Kids Day on Wednesday, July 12th, 2023 from 3:00 to 7:00pm at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds in Dover. The producers-only market is made up of local vendors, all from within 50 miles of the Dover/New Philadelphia area. The vendors offer products like fruit, vegetables, eggs, meat, baked goods, and dairy products. You can also find honey, maple syrup, popcorn, plants, candied nuts, cold beverages, dry seasonings, gourmet mushrooms, wine, macarons, cotton candy, natural body products, and more.
Staff members from the Commercial & Savings Bank will offer various kids activities at their table, including a scavenger hunt with prizes for those who complete it. Youth can also play a “Find the Pig” game, where kids will try to find one of five piggy banks filled with goodies hidden at the market. There will be free caricatures by Greg Scott and free goodie items.
The Three Lil Piggies BBQ food truck will be set up at the market during Kids Day and shoppers can purchase a snack or meal. There will be a Pickling & Fermentation demonstration with Karen Geiser of Lehman’s at 5:00 pm inside the Clover Café. The band Potluck will perform from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.
Kids Day Details
The Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market participates in several programs that assist qualifying individuals with the cost of purchasing fresh produce at the market. These include SNAP/Ohio Direction Card (EBT), Produce Perks, P-EBT (School Lunch Card), Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, and WIC. Additionally, if you visit the market but don’t have cash, bring your credit or debit card to the market’s Information Booth. You can swipe and receive Carrot Cash tokens to spend anywhere at the market, just like cash. Check out the handy guide posted on the homepage at www.tvffm.org for detailed information about the different types of tokens, vouchers, and other “currency” accepted at the market.
Keep up with the Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market on Facebook and Instagram, and find more information or sign up to receive the market’s “Carrot Tips” e-newsletter at www.tvffm.org.
Audrey Mattevi, Reporting