Indoor farmers markets abound
Just because cold weather has set in doesn't mean you have to stop visiting farmers' markets. Many of Central Ohio's larger farmers' market have an indoor version during the winter months. The winter markets have different offerings, which can include baked goods, dairy products, handmade items and winter vegetables. Visiting the markets helps support local growers and artisans in the off months.
The Worthington Farmers' Market moves to The Shops at Worthington Place, 7227 N. High St., Worthington, 43085. It takes place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
The New Albany Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month through Feb. 14, as well as March 21, the third Saturday in the month, at the New Albany Church of the Resurrection Ministry Center, 6300 Dublin-Granville Road.
The 400 Farmers Market is every second and fourth Saturday until April 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the promenade at 400 W. Rich St. in downtown Columbus.
Whetstone Community Center, 3923 N. High St., is the indoor location of the Columbus Winter Farmers Market. Upcoming dates are Jan. 17 and 31; Feb. 7 and 21 and March 7 and 21. Hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
For more information about local farmers' markets and winter markets, visit ohioproud.org/searchmarkets.php. The website allows users to search markets by county or product. Markets that offer a winter location provide the details in their description.