Mercy Health’s Farmers Market Takes Place from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Every Wednesday through September at the Community Action Agency
Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces the return of its weekly farmers market to increase community access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other foods.
This year’s farmers market will take place at the Community Action Agency (CAA) from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday from June 14 through September 27. The CAA is located off Reading Road at 1740 Langdon Farm Road in Bond Hill.
Finding fresh produce is a challenge for many residents of the communities of Bond Hill and Roselawn. Health experts say that providing access to fresh foods in these neighborhoods is critical to helping residents’ eat more nutrient-rich foods.
To address this, Mercy Health is partnering with the Community Action Agency, Findlay Market, One Harvest and local vendors to provide convenient, weekly access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other locally made organic foods at wholesale cost.
The weekly farmers market is a part of a larger community health initiative in which Mercy Health works collaboratively with the Bond Hill + Roselawn Committee, Bond Hill Community Council, Community Action Agency, the Port Authority, YEP Fitness and several other key partners to take a collective impact approach toward addressing health disparities in the urban core.