December 16

December 16, Last Saturday of the
Downtown Marquette Farmers Market 2017 season!
Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Marquette Commons.
Lots of familiar vendors and a few new ones, too. Shop for special holiday meal fixings and central upper peninsula-grown vegetables and storage produce. Plan ahead by getting bulk items to get you through the winter; including winter squash-many varieties, potatoes – white and yellow, root vegetables, meat, fresh herbs and much more. Time to finalize holiday gift giving and decorations – trees and wreaths. The market has a variety of unique items; you are sure to find something you want to share with someone to show you care.
See you at the market!
21 Vendors this week to finish off the season
 Black River Blades:

Hand made, forged knives; kitchen, hunting, fishing, survival, and more. Check out these bottle openers and hooks, all made from reclaimed materials.
 
Davin’s Chocolates:

Bean-to-bar chocolate maker creating unique chocolate bars, using whole cocoa beans that are roasted and ground on site. Seasonal flavors available.
 Ever Yielding Acres:

A young family farm that offers fresh produce, eggs, all varieties of meat, and maple syrup. In December they also sell Christmas trees.
 
  For Goodness Cakes:

Offers from-scratch bakery items, primarily cakes filled with homegrown and wild berries.
 
Freshwind Farm:

Participates in Hoophouses for Health.
Specializes in salad greens and microgreens.
 

 Herbal Oasis Bodycare:

Natural & organically-based herbal bodycare products with an aromatherapy focus for women, men, children, and pets.

 

 

 Heritage Farm:

Creates soaps, lotions and yarn from goats, sheep and llamas raised on the farm.

Lakeside Bakery:

Homemade treats with vegan, gluten-free, and low carb options.

 
Marquette Expressions:

Handmade greeting cards and gift labels.

  Native Sisters Soap:

Natural artisan soap, body butters and matching non-GMO soy candles. Colored with seeds, roots & food. Scented with pure essential oils free of pesticides.

 
Rock River Farm:

Winter blooming bulbs containers.
 
Ronnie’s Art:

Marquette landscape and familiar buildings prints in various sizes and on note cards.
Seeds & Spores Family Farm:
Accepts Hoophouses for Health vouchers.
Seeds and Spores is a diverse family farm located south of Marquette on the banks of the Chocolay River growing 10 acres of mixed vegetables. They raise heritage breed hogs and Scottish Highland and Red Angus cattle, as well as laying hens, broiler chickens, and turkeys. In addition, they grow medicinal plants and shiitake and oyster mushrooms.

Shady Grove Farm:

Sheep to garments. Unique clothing and footwear made from wool produced on Shady Grove Farm. Stylish and warm.

 

Slagle’s Family Farm:

Accepts Hoophouses for Health vouchers.
First generation farm located in Felch, growing a variety of produce and meat.

 

 

The Flying Moose:

House-made soup and other ready to eat deli prepared food.

 

Touchstone:

Specialty plants, jellies, and jewelry.

 
UP North Roast:

Fresh roasted coffee from around the world. Fresh roasted almonds and pecans. Hot cups of coffee.

Virgin Earth Farm:

Storage crops and wood burned art.

 

Yooper Sisters:

Jams, candies and candles

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