On Thursday, the Downtown Ravenna Farmers Market will offer SNAP customers the opportunity to match up to $10 when they purchase tokens with their Ohio Direction Card. Customers interested in participating in the market's SNAP/Lettuce Loot Program may visit the market information table inside the big tent to swipe their card in exchange for tokens to spend in the market, and will also receive free matching coupons for up to $10.
Customers also may enjoy a local foods lunch at SCRATCH, Free Range Food Truck and free live music with Bobby Patetta from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The market offers a variety of local produce, including lettuce, carrots, onions, chard, green beans, blueberries, peaches, muskmelon, watermelon, apples, cucumbers, zucchini, potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, beets, and fresh herbs.
Customers also will find baked goods, preserves, goat and sheep milk cheese, grass-fed meats and eggs, locally milled grains, honey, maple syrup, soaps and lotions, dog treats, plants, garden decorations, crafts, and more.
The market runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the municipal parking lot on the corner of Meridian and Cedar streets, one block north of Main Street in downtown Ravenna. For more information contact Kelly Ferry, market manager at email@example.com or 330-472-5801.