Farmer's Markets Scottsville KY

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Allen County Farmers Market
(270) 622-8029
1138 Old Gallatin Road; Front Corner of Parnida's Parking Lot
Scottsville, KY
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-October Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12noon

Bowling Green Farmers Market
(270) 782-8465
1751 Scottsville Road; Parking Lot in Front of Hobby Lobby
Bowling Green, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 6:00a.m. - Sell Out
County
Warren

Madison County Farmers Market
(859) 624-9573
Lowe's Parking Lot; 814 Eastern Bypass
Richmond, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-November Tuesday & Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
Madison

Clay County Community Farmers Market
(606) 598-2789
Corner of Old 421 and US 421; Former Site of Papa Joe's Restaurant
Manchester, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Wednesday, 3:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. Saturday, 8:00a.m. - Sell Out

Middletown Farmers Market
(502) 845-2117
Village Square Shopping Center; On US 60 in front of Ben Franklin's
Middletown, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-September Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
Jefferson

Southern Kentucky Regional Farmers Market
(270) 749-4600
Corner of 31W Bypass & Fairview Avenue; front of Riverside Building, Medica
Bowling Green, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Tuesday, 7:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. Saturday, 7:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
Warren

Rockcastle County Farmers Market II
(606) 256-9040
Old School Building
Livingston, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Rockcastle

Johnson County Farmers Market
(606) 789-8108
F M Stafford Avenue; 1-1/2 Blocks East of KY 321
Paintsville, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-Mid September Tuesday & Thursday, 4:00p.m. - Sell Out

Wolfe County Farmers Market
(606) 668-3712
Highway 15 Beside D&S Outdoors
Campton, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Thursday, 9:00a.m. - 12:00noon Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00noon

Vine Grove Farmers Market
(270) 877-2422
City parking lot behind 104 West Main Street
Vine Grove, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday, Friday, 7:30 am - noon
County
Hardin

Tips for Growing the Perfect Tomato

Last weekend, I bought something at the farmers’ market that got me so excited I went way over budget and didn’t even wait until I got home to dig into my purchase. What got me so amped up amid crowds of pushy people before I’d even finished my morning coffee? The advent of tomato season, of course.

Farmers’ market tomatoes are a different breed—figuratively and often literally—than the hard, packaged ones in the grocery stores’ year-round produce section. They’re multicolored, they range in size from that of a Ping-Pong ball to that of a grapefruit, and the taste (oh, the taste!) is fruity, sweet, and silky all at the same time. My ode to fresh tomatoes would be one of undying love if it weren’t for the price: my breathless purchase set me back ten bucks. This got me thinking: could I grow my own tomatoes and feed my craving for the fruit while saving money—and cultivate my own green thumb at the same time?

To find out what it really takes to grow a good tomato, I consulted Penny Granberg, a grower who, according to local opinion, consistently grows the farmers’ markets’ juiciest, most flavorful tomatoes.

Should Any Home Gardener Give It a Try?
Turns out, tomatoes are one of the top crops in home gardens, since they’re easy to grow , compared with other fruits and veggies. And don’t think that tomato growing is just for Californians or Floridians—tomatoes are cold-tolerant to a certain extent. To help out gardeners nationwide with just this dilemma, the U.S. Department of Agriculture developed the plant hardiness zone map , which divides North America into eleven zones, ranked by how cold they are (zone one being the coldest). If you look up a plant, like a certain type of tomato, it will tell you whether that plant will survive in your region. For example, one type of tomato might be cold-tolerant to zone seven, so if you live in zones seven through eleven, that’s a type that’s worth a try.

There are two basic types of tomatoes from which to choose: determinant varieties, which stop growing new vines when flowering begins (leading to a large, single crop), or indeterminate varieties, which continue to add new growth throughout the season (usually from midsummer until the first frost).

Plan for Planting
Feeling ambitious enough to start from seed? “Plant them in April,” recommends Granberg, whose Rose Lane Farm in California grows about 1,800 tomato plants each year. “Otherwise, a late frost will ruin them.” Granberg says it’s best to start from seed, but if you lack the timing or patience (or green thumb, like I do), she says, buying a young plant from a reputable nursery is also a fine way to get started, especially for first-timers.

Granberg recommends planting in April because it’s crucial to wait until any possibility of frost has passed. Check with your local garden store to find out an ideal planting time for your area.

Room to Grow
We associate tomatoes with summer because they’re warm-weather produce, which ...

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