Thursday, February 23, 2017

Special dates for 2017

February's taste of warm spring weather has us thinking about farm market season! Our produce vendors are busy making plans for the new year. Some already have tomato plants growing in their greenhouses! Here's a look at some important dates for the 2017 season:

Meeting for prospective and returning vendors: April 27
Opening Day: May 27
Seville Yard Sale -- No Market: June 17
Zucchini Smackdown Cooking Contest: Aug. 12
Closing Day: Sept. 30
Holiday Market: Dec. 9

Interested in being a vendor at the Seville Farm Market? Plan to attend the April 27 meeting at 7 p.m. at Seville United Methodist Church, 74 W. Main St., Seville. Come just to get information and ask questions or sign up for the season. The fee to be a seller at the Seville Farm Market remains one of the most affordable around at just $25 for the season.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Snowstorm (maybe) Brainstorm (for sure) Potluck Dinner is Feb. 23 at Seville UMC

It's time once again for the Seville Farm Market's annual Snowstorm Brainstorm Potluck Dinner. It'll take place 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 at Seville United Methodist Church. Please bring your own table service and a dish to share. Iced tea and coffee will be provided.

It's always a nice evening with delicious food and time to reconnect with market friends. It's also when we begin planning the upcoming season. Please bring your ideas for ways to improve and promote the market. It takes everyone's input and energy to make the Seville Farm Market a success.

Hope to see you then. Please RSVP to

Seville Farm Market

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Holiday Market Dec. 10 at Seville UMC

Make plans to visit your favorite Seville Farm Market vendors at our annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Seville United Methodist Church. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

It's a perfect opportunity to pick up some delicious treats and handmade gifts for the holiday season. Seville United Methodist Church is located at 74 West Main Street, Seville, Ohio 44273.

Interested in being a vendor? Contact Carolyn Keiper at

Hope to see you there!

Monday, August 8, 2016

Annual Zucchini Smackdown is Aug. 13

Get out your best zucchini recipes for the Seville Farm Market's annual Zucchini Smackdown cooking contest on Aug. 13. A trio of local “celebrity” judges will choose winners in two categories: Best Savory Dish and Best Sweet Dish. There will also be a prize for the largest zucchini.

Here are the rules:

1. Entries must be in place by 9:45 a.m. Judging begins promptly at 10 a.m.

2. In the spirit of the Seville Farm Market, the zucchini should be grown as locally as possible.

3. There will be two categories for judging the prepared dishes: Sweet or Savory. The largest zucchini will be determined by weight.

4. Please provide a copy of the recipe along with your entry.

5. The decision of the judges will be final.

Entry forms are available at the Seville Farm Market the day of the contest. All dishes will be available for sampling by the public after judging.

Seville Farm Market is open 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Sept. 24 at Seville’s Maria Stanhope Park. Convenient adjacent parking is available at Seville United Methodist Church, 74. W. Main St. The market is sponsored by the Seville Lions Club.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Free popcorn and plants for kids on opening day May 28!

Join us for a new season of the Seville Farm Market from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 28, at Maria Stanhope Park. The market will be open every Saturday, rain or shine, through Sept. 24. (Except for the Seville Yard Sale on June 18.)

To celebrate opening day, there will be free popcorn courtesy of Elfin Crafts and free plants for kids, courtesy of Kevin and Carolyn Keiper.

Join us for a friendly, small-town market with handmade crafts, fresh baked goods, and delicious local produce. Parking is available at Stanhope Park and at the adjacent Seville United Methodist Church, 74 W. Main St.

Thank you to our sponsor, the Seville Lions Club.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Would you like to be a vendor at the Seville Farm Market?

We're inviting all prospective and returning vendors to a meeting at 7 p.m., April 28, at Seville United Methodist Church, 74 W. Main St., Seville, where we will share information on the upcoming season.

If you're considering becoming a vendor, please join us to ask any questions you have. We're a producer's market, which means all vendors must grow or make everything they sell. Our vendor fees are very low and we all work together to make the market a success.

Hope to see you there!

Monday, August 17, 2015

2015 Zucchini Smackdown results

Local cooks brought out their favorite recipes for the Seville Farm Market’s popular annual Zucchini Smackdown Aug. 15 at Maria Stanhope Park.

Seville Councilwoman Leslie Miller helps arrange entries.

The “celebrity” judges for this year’s event were Cloverleaf High School Principal Jamie Lormeau, Cloverleaf High School Associate Principal Bart Randolph and Cloverleaf Schools Superintendent Daryl Kubilus.

Judges (L to R): Bart Randolph, Jamie Lormeau and Daryl Kubilus.

Dave Brantner of Seville took first place in the Best Savory Dish category with a Zucchini Frittata. Additional entries included a Summer Zucchini Chili from Andrea Fussi and Heather Donley’s Curried Zucchini Soup.

Winner in the Savory category: Zucchini Frittata by Dave Brantner.

In the Best Sweet Dish category, the judges chose Sasha’s Chocolate Zucchini Bread made by Olga Reswow Griffin of Wadsworth. She said the recipe was given to her years ago by her Aunt Vera.

“It’s like a chocolate brownie. That’s what it tastes like,” Griffin said.

Emcee Sandy Bridenthal announces the winners.

Other entries in the sweets category included Pineapple Zucchini Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting by Amy Huttinger and Fussi’s Zucchini Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies.

The winner in the Largest Zucchini Contest was market vendor Carolyn Keiper, who brought in a squash tipping the scales at 6.86 pounds.

Best Sweet Dish winner Olga Reswow Griffin.

Best Savory Dish winner Dave Brantner and family.

The Seville Farm Market is open 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday through Sept. 26. Maria Stanhope Park is located across from Seville United Methodist Church at 74 W. Main St., Seville.

Largest zucchini winner Carolyn Keiper chats with fellow vendor Kristi Perry.