The Broad Ripple Farmers Market is the perfect way to start your weekly shopping trip. From veggies and fruit to dips and spreads, eating healthy is easier than you think. Start with a coffee from Hubbard and Craven’s and then make your way over to these six women-owned stands.
WHEN? Saturday Mornings, 8 am to Noon, (May-September) | 9 am to Noon (October)
WHERE? Glendale Town Center Parking Lot East of Lowes, 6001 N. Rural Street Indianapolis, IN 46220
Eat Surreal is the perfect place to get your dips and spreads. From creative flavors like everything bagel to spicy dips like Bam, eat a sample and you’ll be hooked. They also are super inclusive, as all of their spreads are nut-free, gluten-free, and plant-based. And if you can’t attend the Broad Ripple Farmers Market, don’t worry. You can also purchase their products around town, just check their website.
My personal favorite summer appetizer is hummus, and Anna over at Farm to Product delivers! Farm to Product has all sorts of hummus, soups, and salads made from fresh ingredients. If you haven’t had the chance to have homemade hummus, it is an easy and fun sunny weather snack.
Ever wanted to try blueberry and bourbon peach jam? Well now you can at Home Ec. Jessica Sowls’ preserves and pickles are award-winning and also delicious. Additionally, almost all of her preserves are “low in sugar, and never contain artificial flavors, preservatives, corn syrup, or GMOs”. So go visit Jessica for all things preserves!
Whitney Barnett loves fusion food, seasonal eating, and sustainable eating (we love!). She sells beautiful soul food and inspiring drinks that are sure to have your taste buds dancing. She also sells her own seasoning that is the perfect gift for those grill masters in your life.
Diane Self is the queen of pasta. Never using artificial flavors or colors, tall girl specialty pasta typically has six different flavors and five to seven different shape options. She also offers pasta-making classes, which sounds like the Maven’s perfect gals night activity.
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