Hello, everyone! I hope you have had a wonderful week! The warm temperatures were a welcome change from the bitterness of last week. But wow, what a lot of rain on an already soggy ground! I know parts of Frontier school district and Noble County flooded. There’s a lot of rain coming again today, so don’t put those umbrellas away just yet!

Tonight (Saturday) at Marietta High School, the Interact Club (Junior Rotary) and Key Club (Junior Kiwanis) are teaming up and hosting the “Snow Ball”! All the proceeds of this winter dance are going to support the Gospel Mission Food Pantry on the west side! There is a lot of food insecurity in our area, and we are glad to be giving back to our community! Key Club advisor, Sally Latture, and I are going to dance the night away as we spend a fun evening with our students at MHS!

For those of you who are new to our weekly newsletter….Welcome! We started our newsletter as a way for our customers to hear what’s going on at the market! And now also on Putnam Street! Plus, Jim and I are busy working parents of 4, so it makes more sense for us to share weekly rather than daily! That being said, I’m going to do a better job of organizing our newsletter into sections, especially now that we have expanded. Here’s how I’m planning on organizing it: Introduction, 114 Putnam Street, Outside Update for Muskingum Drive, Inside Update for Muskingum Drive, Deli Specials at Muskingum Drive, Craft Nights and Classes. I will do a better job of titling each section, so you can easily find the parts you want! Of course, if you want to read the whole thing, we would love that the most!

Ground Hog Day is next Friday! Will Punxsutawney Phil or Buckeye Chuck see their shadows and leave us with six more weeks of winter? Or will they decide Spring is coming in six weeks? Wait….aren’t those the same thing? Lol. This tradition has been celebrated since the 1500s and started in Canada. Buckeye Chuck lives in Marion County, Ohio, and he became the official groundhog of Ohio in 1979. Poor Buckeye Chuck has about a 20% chance of predicting correctly. Punxstawney Phil has a record of 39%. Right or wrong, they are cute, and it’s a fun winter tradition!

Putnam Street Update!

Thank you for being so kind and welcoming to us as we open 114 Putnam Street! There are many reasons why Marietta is such a special place, and the wonderful people are at the top!

Thank you to local florist Two Peas in a Pod for bringing us a beautiful flower bouquet to welcome us to the downtown neighborhood. How thoughtful of you to think of us on our opening day! Check out their colorful bouquet below!

Thank you for hanging right in there with us as we learn the flow at a new place. We were glad to start with a partial opening and are happy that we will have our full menu on Monday starting at 7:00 a.m.!

Discount Signs and Awnings located in downtown Marietta did a wonderful job putting our signage on the front window! We love it and are super happy with the results! You can see our window below!

Our Putnam Street phone number is 740-373-3740.

Our hours are 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

I’ve posted our menu below in case anyone missed it a couple days ago. We will be adding to the menu as we go, so stay tuned for that!

We will always have two from scratch soups simmering on the stove. Hope you decide to try them with your favorite custom made sandwich or salad!

Outside Update Muskingum Drive:

Even though it feels like Spring outside, we still have 52 days until Spring. That’s not too bad! We’ve begun to get our catalogs for flowers, vegetables, and other plants! Yay! There’s nothing like Springtime at the market…..well maybe Summertime is best with all the delicious produce….or what about the Fall with apples, mums, and pumpkins….I guess every season is my favorite outside at the market.

Have you started thinking about flowers and plants you would like to put in your garden this year? Let us know a new plant you are hoping to find this growing season. We will do our best to find it!

Want to start a vegetable garden for your very first time? You can’t go wrong with these 10 easy to grow vegetables: lettuces, radishes, potatoes, spring onions, peas, onions, garlic, beets, tomatoes and green beans. We will have all these plants at Huck’s this Spring.

Inside Update on Muskingum Drive:

We are happy you all aren’t waiting until the last minute to order your sweetheart some delicious, chocolate covered strawberries. But if you are a last minute kind of person (Jim! Lol) that’s okay too! We will be taking orders through February 13th! These are dipped and drizzled with your choice of milk, dark, or white chocolate, and they cost $24.99. And I’m sure your love will even share them with you! It’s a win win!

Soup’s on! Come on in and grab a steaming bowl of warm and comforting soup. Add some crackers and you’ve got a perfect lunch!

Here’s this week’s soup schedule:

Monday: Chicken Noodle and Chili

Tuesday: Vegetable Beef and Creamy Potato

Wednesday: Stuffed Pepper, White Chicken Chili

Thursday: Chicken Noodle, Sausage Tortellini

Friday: Cheesy Broccoli and Tomato Basil

There are lots of canned goods from both Amish Wedding and Walnut Creek. There are candied jalapeños, mustard eggs, and pickled beets to make a few.

New Florence Creamery items are now at Huck’s! We now have coffee creamer and cheese curds. They are located by the Florence Creamery milk!

Zimmerview has just stocked up their freezer with ground beef and ground sausage! Ground beef is $6.50 lb. and ground sausage $6.00 lb. Don’t you just love supporting our local farmers?

Huck’s has sorts of yummy baked goods! We have freshly baked cookies, breads, pies, brownies, cinnamon rolls, rolls, etc. These are baked every morning by our wonderful bakers!

We have locally grown garlic for $3.99 lb.

SALE! Ohio grown apples are now $1.29 lb. We still have plenty of different varieties like Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious, Cortland, Gala, Fuji, and Granny Smith! We have some bagged up already in 1/2 pecks for you or you can grab a few different varieties to munch on throughout the week!

Cornerstone Homestead has stocked up on some new scents of soaps, scrubs, and bath salts. There are also beard oils. These products are made from goat milk and come in delightful scents like Orange Blossom, Rose and Clay, Milk and Honey, Raspberry Vanilla, Warm Oatmeal Vanilla, Citrus Sunshine, and Unscented. This winter would be a perfect time to try these soaps, because they are creamy, sudsy, and add the perfect amount of moisture to your dry, tight, winter skin!

Huck’s is proud to partner with these amazing small businesses!

*Blue Heat *Bracelets by Audrey *Cornerstone Homestead *Duck Creek Candle Co. *Duffy’s Designs *Florence Creamery *Forever Caroline *Hein-Alsbach Gardens Farm *Hot Chocolate Bombs and More *Inspired Creations *Jose Madrid Salsa *Peck’s Farm *Pretty Prints and Tees *Sew Cute Scrunchies *The Potter’s Hand *Zimmerview Meats and Market

Deli Specials this Week: coming shortly

Jumping Jack Marble $5.49 lb.

Virginia Smoked Ham $6.49 lb.

Online ordering for the Sandwich Shop is available. Lunch delivery 11-1 daily.

Market WINTER HOURS! (740)373-2484 Fax: (740)373-0084

M-F 9-5:30

Sat 9-4 Sun 11-4

Putnam Street Hours! (740)373-3740

M-F 7-3

Sat 8-2

Thanks for all of your support! We hope you have a wonderful week!

Jim and Kirsten Goeller