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Fun For Kids At A Local Farmstead

August 12, 2015


by Connye Griffin — On a nine-day tour earlier this summer, we visited the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead with a three-year-old as our tour guide. She gave the day at Deanna Rose double thumbs-up; in other words, it’s a must-see, must-do for families with children from three to ten. Open 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. […]

Fall hunting… of a different sort!

October 27, 2014


The Ozarks may truly be at their finest in the fall. The trees are, of course, stunning. The weather is stubbornly perfect. And, though the cultivated summer crops are waning, delectable dining opportunities abound in the woods, for those who know where to look! Of course, the deer & turkey hunting and bass & crappie […]

Eat Freshly even after the market closes!

October 20, 2014


Dear Farmers Market Shopper, In the fall and winter months, locally-sourced produce, meats, baked goods, and other foods can be hard to find, as farmers markets close for the season and frosty weather puts the soil to sleep. But there are still plenty of freshly-grown foods… if you know where to look! Our new “off-season” […]

Off-Season Market?

September 22, 2014


During the winter months, there’s obviously minimal produce; but our meat, eggs, milk, and baked goods vendors still have plenty to offer, and we want to connect them with the many Locavores who shop at Osage Beach Farmers Market on a regular basis. We are considering how best to do this, and it would likely […]

Farmers Market Promo #3 – Divine Scents

August 8, 2014


Cleanliness is next to godliness, so they say. And no one knows it better than RuthAnn Matthews of Divine Scents Soap Company. RuthAnn’s soaps, and other bath and body products, are all small-batch, hand-made. They’re effective, and they smell… well… divine! This week, RuthAnn is offering the following specials: Buy 3 bars for $14 Buy […]

Farmers Market Promo #2 – Salsa Special

August 7, 2014


It’s tomato season! And whether you’d rather buy them than grow them, or your garden is a bit lacking, our vendors have tomatoes galore! Miller Farms on Saturday will be featuring a “Salsa Special” — buy $10 of tomatoes (that’s only a few of the big ones!) and get a free bell pepper or onion… […]

Farmers Market Promo #1 – Pie & Cookies

August 7, 2014


What’s more American than apple pie? How about a BOGO offer with your apple pie? This weekend, for National Farmers Market, Custom Confections M.D. will be offering a free bag of cookies with the purchase of every (not just apple!) pie! Marlena, of Custom Confections, will have apple, cherry, peach, and raisin pie for sale! […]