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‘Jelly lady’ serves up sweet summer sunshine...even on a rainy day

Great Bend’s jelly lady, Winnie Ashley, is a fixture at the farmers market held Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings in the parking lot by the public library throughout the summer.

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Winnie Ashley, better known to her customers as “the jelly lady,” has been selling homemade jam and jelly since 1996.  She sets up her tent at the farmers market at the Great Bend Public Library parking lot three days a week from May through September.  From peach to apple, choke cherry or marmalade, she is ready with the small, jewel-toned jars full of captured seasonal flavors to be released whenever the urge strikes.  
“When we started this, I still worked at the state hospital, so my husband would do the selling,” she said.  Now, along with a variety of home-grown ...

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