November 19 Downtown Marquette Farmers Market vendors

The 2016 season of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market continues, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday’s, through December 17, inside and outside around the Marquette Commons building. What can you expect to find? Everything you need for fall and to get you ready for Christmas and winter. A wide variety of food; 18 farmers, 4 food producers and 17 artisans over the course of the next 5 weeks. Come each week to shop from who is here. Holiday menu food, storage food,  seasonal decorations, unique, gift giving quality products and more.
Double Up Food Bucks will continue to be available for distribution with SNAP benefits. Cash, credit/debit cards will be accepted a well. (Hoophouses for Health vouchers are fully distributed.) If you have Hoophouses for Health vouchers, please spend them, 3 farmers are accepting H4H vouchers,  or turn them in for redistribution, they expire at the end of December.
Market vendors for November 19 (changes each week):

Bean Pole Farm: a highly diversified small-scale vegetable farm in Chatham, MI. The mission of Bean Pole Farm is to provide a full farm-to-table experience including quality, nutrient-dense produce, a whole-diet variety of crops and meaningful interactive relationships with customers while maintaining a productive, fertile soil. bean-pole-farm-squash-display
Birchleaf Design: inspires imagination with handmade, natural toys and housewares and more. birchleaf-designs-mobiles
Black River Blades:
creates custom, hand-forged blades and cutlery knives from re-claimed materials, carbon and tool steel. Every aspect of each knife is forged or styled by hand including the guards, caps and wood All handles are natural wood, antler or a combination of these materials. Kitchen, hunting, fishing, survival, fantasy, throwing and decorative blades as well as period reproduction pieces can be ordered. Black River Blades are made right here in the upper peninsula on the Black River, for the past 15 years and are guaranteed for life.
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BSB Farm:
Pastured poultry farm all birds are free range and able to scratch, dust bathe, fly, perch, eat bugs and get outdoors. There are no antibiotics, growth hormones, pesticides, just fresh eggs and chickens.
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Cedar + Swell:
Handmade stationary, postcards, greeting cards, calendars, wall hangings.
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Cold Weather Farm: a Hoophouses for Health farm, offering vegetables, fruit, meats, honey, maple syrup and goats milk soaps and lotions. Cold Weather Farm withe soap Oct 2015
Davin’s Chocolates:
is the Upper Peninsula’s only producer of chocolate made directly from the cocoa bean. Davin’s Chocolates purchases raw, fair-trade, organic cocoa beans,  roasts the beans, grind, temper and mold all the chocolate in house to assure the finest quality candies available.
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Ever Yielding Acres:
works to meet the needs of their customers year round with all types of meats, fresh eggs, seasonal fresh produce, pure maple syrup and Christmas trees.
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Hannah’s Garden:
selects the varieties of vegetables to grow based on their flavor and capacity for success in the short growing season.
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Heritage Farm:
goats milk and honey lotion, goats milk soap and fiber products from Heritage Farm’s diverse herd of goats.
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Jean Sinervo:
original artist designed and created jewelry and accessories: copper, silver, bronze, brass, including gemstones, vitreous enamel, recycled and re-purposed local materials and themes. Copper bells.
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Jeffrey Heidtman:
seed to bloom is Jeff’s passion. Raising beautiful flowers and native, nostalgic perennials to beautify your landscape and home.
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Marquette Expressions:
handmade greeting cards for everyday life and other paper products.
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Pea Pickle Farm:
Beeswax candles, ornaments and lip balm. Hand-crafted books.
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Rock River Farm: a small diversified farm providing fresh vegetables and flowers to the central Upper Peninsula. rock-river-root-vegg
  Seeds & Spores Family Farm:  For the last 18 years, Seeds and Spores Family Farm has been committed to providing nutrient dense, high quality, organically grown food for our local community. Our Certified Naturally Grown products include a diverse variety of vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, culinary and medicinal herbs, maple syrup, eggs, pastured raised pork and grass fed beef. We also sell organic fertilizers, soil amendments, livestock minerals and freshly ground organic chicken and hog feed.  seeds-spores-inside-with-sign-2015
Sha Renee Design: includes metal and stone focal piece jewelry.  sha-renee-designs-products
Sincerely: is a small local business focused on simple, natural and organic products for everyday use, including soy candles, body care products, wood crafts, knit/crocheted and sewn goods. sincerely-product-display
Slagle’s Family Farm:
is a small family farm that focuses on raising quality products for your family to enjoy. We raise produce, honey, maple syrup and meat.
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 Swanzy Farm:
a small family farm by Swanzy Lake, three and a half miles off the grid, growing vegetables, and honey.
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Touchstone:
Sweet bay plants, scented geraniums, African violets and unique jewelry.
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Trenary Loam-Grown/For Goodness Cakes:
is a small, naturally-grown farm in southwest Alger County. The main crop is Brussels Sprouts, available October and November. For Goodness Cakes! offers a variety of cakes and scones throughout the market season.
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U.P. North Roast:
Fresh roasted coffee beans sold in bags and brewed coffee sold by the cup. Roasted, glazed almonds and pecans sold by the bag.
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Virgin Earth Farm:
a Marquette County farm producing several vegetables including potatoes, root vegetables and cucumbers. Organic growing practices strictly followed.
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Winter Sky Wool Company: locally bred, award winning sheep flock is the source of the wool that is used to produce hand-spun yarns, knitted goods, woven shawls. winter-sky-wool-cropped-scarves-on-chair
fireplace-with-library-crate  Come inside, relax and warm up by the fireplace. Share a book with a youngster.
 snap-sign-cropped Michigan Bridge Card: accepted at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market.
 dufb-logo  Double Up Food Bucks: given when you use your Michigan Bridge Card at the market. Matching up to $20./market day
h4h-sign-single  Hoophouses for Health: use your vouchers with participating farmers Rock River Farm, Cold Weather Farm and Slagle’s Family Farm.
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