The change in hours meets the need of those shoppers stopping by Local Roots Market after work and looking for a quick dinner or an easy-to-reheat meal to take home. The café menu now includes soups, panini sandwiches, quiche, breakfast sandwiches and wraps, and salads. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices are regularly available.
In addition, the café team is focusing efforts on expanding the “to-go” selection of prepared soups, entrees, and side dishes for shoppers looking for a quick meal. Recent offerings have included meat pies, scalloped potatoes, roasted squash, and fresh salads. The selection varies from week to week, depending on the fresh produce available in the market.
Future plans from the café team include box lunches available by advance order for local businesses; catered meals; and special breakfasts. Large groups wanting to lunch at Local Roots can call 330-263-5336 and place an order in advance. For more information or to find out daily specials, follow Local Roots Market and Café on Facebook.
As a year-round market for locally-produced foods and other agricultural products, Local Roots Market and Café is located at 140 S. Walnut St. in Wooster. The market is open weekdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m; and the café is open weekdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Membership is not required to shop. To learn more about events at the market, visit the website at www.localrootswooster.com and sign up for the newsletter.
Published: February 1, 2012