Michelle Ryan

Michelle Ryan


market sweets

Thursday, June 5, 201406/05/2014

“A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.”

There are many great quotes about bread – the above is from Omar Khayyam. I think the funniest has to be…

red drink

Friday, May 30, 201405/30/2014

I’ll Drink to That!

Last week while shopping at the Urbana Market at the Square, I ran into my friend/Market Director Natalie Kenny Marquez.…

food trucks

Wednesday, May 28, 201405/28/2014

Keep on Food Truckin’

Of course the Urbana Market at the Square has fresh fruits and veggies as well as meat, cheese, eggs, gelato,…


Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Load up that grill!!

If your holiday weekend plans include a cookout, the best place to do your shopping is at the Urbana Market…

asparagus sold here

Wednesday, May 21, 201405/21/2014

Asparagus? Absolutely!

This early in the season at the Urbana Market at the Square, new patrons aren’t sure what they’ll find. Well,…


Friday, May 16, 201405/16/2014

Sprouts at the Market!

Tomorrow is the first SPROUTS AT THE MARKET at the 2014 Urbana Market at the Square. Kids ages 3-8 are…

honey sticks

Wednesday, May 14, 201405/14/2014

Market at the Square – it’s the BEE’S KNEES!

Last Saturday at the Urbana Market at the Square I took a minute to chat with Kim Campbell, owner of…

hanging baskets

Friday, May 9, 201405/09/2014

What rain?!?

It looks like Mother Nature wants at least ONE day of her weekend to be sunny – and lucky us,…

plants 2

Wednesday, May 7, 201405/07/2014

Take a Minute for Mom!

Opening weekend at the Urbana Market at the Square was HUGE! Word is, over FIVE THOUSAND patrons walked through its aisles on…

big crowd july

Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

Spring has sprung! The Market at the Square returns!

“As long as there’s…farmers out there, we’ll keep fighting for them” – Willie Nelson FINALLY! I feel like Spring has…

About Michelle

FAVE MIX ARTISTS: Adele, P!nk, The Killers
FAVE MOVIE: When Harry Met Sally
FAVE LOCAL BARS: Boltini, Tumble Inn
CURRENTLY READING: Nightmares and Dreamscapes
PET PEEVE: People who feel sorry for themselves
I GET TEASED FOR: excessive ironing, being too frugal
ON MY BUCKET LIST: ziplining, going to Europe, whitewater rafting, running a 10k, getting a tattoo (maybe…)
WHEN I’M NOT AT WORK I’M: playing sports or working out at Refinery, doing stuff around my house, or reading