December 10 at the market

December 10 and the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is going strong! 26 vendors will be at the market; 12 farmers, 2 food producers and 12 artisans.  Shop Saturday at the Market and Downtown Marquette, your Christmas Shopping Headquarters. You will fabulous stocking stuffers, unique gifts, delicious festive menu food, meat and storage vegetables to help get you thorough the winter. Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is open the next 2 Saturdays, through December 17. Vendors will be inside and outside around the Marquette Commons building, 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Cash, credit/debit cards accepted. SNAP and Double Up Food Bucks distributed. Hoophouses for Health vouchers accepted with participating farmers.

Baskets 2 Use: variety of baskets designed to use, such aspack baskets. fishing creels, quivers, bread baskets, nut baskets, cheese baskets and more. baskets-2-use-inside
Bean Pole Farm: a highly diversified small-scale vegetable farm with a mission 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. bean-pole-farm-squash-display
Birchleaf Designs: Inspire imagination with handmade, natural toys and housewares from BirchLeaf designs. 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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Davin’s Chocolates: The Upper Peninsula’s only bean-to-bar chocolate maker. I use organic cocoa beans that I roast, grind and refine with other organic ingredients. davins-chocolates-with-info-signs-cropped
Ever Yielding Acres:  is a small farm in Skandia providing local homegrown produce, meat, pumpkins, and Christmas trees.  beakfast-meat-eggs-maple-syrup
 Hannah’s Garden: selects varieties, including many heirlooms, to grow based on their flavor and capacity for success in our short growing season.  hannahs-garden-inside-late-fall
 Heritage Farm: is a family owned business in Trout Creek, MI. We make goat milk and honey lotion, soap and fiber products with our diverse herd of goats.  heritage-farm-inside-2015
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.  jean-sinervo-more-stocking-stuffer-jewelry
Jeffrey Heidtman: Seed to bloom is Jeff’s passion. Raising beautiful native flowers and nostalgic perennials for creative arrangements to beautify your home. jeff-heidtman-wreath-winterberry
 JB Crafts: cedar log birdhouses and bird feeders, bat houses, pine shut box game hand tied fishing flies. birdhouse-wood
Marquette Expressions:
handmade greeting cards and other paper products for everyday life.
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Native Sister Soap: Exceptionally beautiful, world class soap, luxurious body butters and non-toxic soy candles. native-sister-display-inside
Pea Pickle Farm: Making and selling natural beeswax candles and ornaments sometimes with cinnamon, charms, beads, and more … pea-pickle-farm-display
 Rock River Farm: Rock River Farm cultivates 8 acres, providing fresh produce, flowers, poultry, pork, and compost for the surrounding area.
Rock River Farm also caters and provides flowers for local events.
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Ronnie’s Art: Watercolor and acrylic paints, prints and note cards of historic Marquette landmarks and other Marquette scenes. ron-with-art
Seeds & Spores Family Farm:
Seeds and Spores is a diverse family farm located south of Marquette on the banks of the Chocolay River. Our main focus is growing 10 acres of mixed vegetables. We raise heritage breed hogs and Scottish Highland and Red Angus cattle, as well as laying hens, broiler chickens, and turkeys. In addition, we grow medicinal plants and shiitake and oyster mushrooms.
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 Sha Renee Designs: jewelry designed with metal and stone focal pieces and a-symmetrical accents.  sha-renee-designs-products
 Shady Grove Farm: is a small, diverse, family farm producing food with integrity and clothing from the wool of the sheep raised on the farm.  shady-grove-farm-wool-boots
Slagle’s Family Farm: We are growers of farm fresh produce, pork, free range eggs, and greenhouse plants. We attend the Marquette and Iron Mountain Farmer’s Market. slagle-family-farm-variety
Sincerely: is a small local business focused on simple, natural and organic products for everyday use.
Soy candles, body care products, wood crafts, knit/crocheted/sewn goods.
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 Swanzy Farm: small family farm by Swanzy Lake, three and a half miles of the grid, growing vegetables, gathering berries and producing honey.  swanzy-farm-honey-and-potatoes-with-les-and-sue
Trenary Loam-Grown/For Goodness Cakes: is a small farm in southwest Alger County. The main crop is Brussels sprouts, naturally-grown and available in November/December. For Goodness cakes features banana cakes, carrot cakes, fruit and lemon curd cakes. trenary-loam-grown-brussels-sprouts
 UP North Roast: UP North Roast is a locally owned and operated company. Providing fresh, high quality coffee beans to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and beyond.  UP North Roast product
Virgin Earth Farm: a Marquette County farm producing vegetables following organic growing practices. This week featuring very sweet purple carrots, large Danvers carrots, rainbow and orange baby carrots.  Parsley root which can be eaten raw or cooked similarly as carrots.  Also have Scorzonera if someone want to try something different.  Still have some collards.  I also have a few new wood-burnt pictures. virgin-earth-parsley-root
Winter Sky Wool Company: a locally breed, award winning sheep flock provides the wool that is used to create the finished products. winter-sky-wool-cropped-scarves-on-chair
snap-sign-cropped  Michigan Bridge Cards are accepted at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market. Use your benefits for anything editable at the market.
dufb-logo Double Up Food Bucks are distributed to customers using their Michigan Bridge Card at the market. Through a grant from the Fair Food Network, Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will match, up to $20.00 per day to customers using their Michigan Bridge Card at the market.
h4h-sign-single Hoophouses for Health vouchers are accepted at participating farmers,  Rock River Farm, Slagle’s Family Farm, and Cold Weather Farm.
 fireplace on in Commons with books  Sit, relax and warm up by the fireplace, share a book with a youngster.
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