December 15, 2018

December 15, 2018
Last Saturday of the
Downtown Marquette Farmers Market 2018 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, centerpieces 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!
25 Vendors this week to finish off the season
ARK Wool Products
Ron Klumb, Artist
Toys and useful household and garden products handcrafted from cedar.
Selection includes tables, strawberry plant growing tower, trucks with manipulable parts, ornaments, table decorations and more.
 Black River Blades:
Dan Choszczyk, Artist
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:
Davin Makala, Chocolatier
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
Charles and Miriam, Farmers
Full selection of locally raised meats, maple syrup, eggs, perfect for Christmas morning menu. And Christmas trees too.
 
  For Goodness Cakes:
Kathleen Heinonen, Baker
Offers from-scratch bakery items, primarily small cakes filled with homegrown and wild berries.
 
Freshwind Farm:
Kerry Sherbinow, Farmer
Participates in Hoophouses for Health.
Specializes in salad greens and microgreens.
 

 

Full Plate Farm
Laura Brosius and Joe Franich, Farmers
Full Plate Farm is a small, chemical-free farm located in Skandia, Michigan specializing in mixed produce and fruit production. The food we grow is made available to you via the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market, and by purchasing a CSA Share.
Hoophouses for Health farm.

Hannah’s Garden
Hannah Brisson, Farmer
Jam, garlic, cedar wreaths and cardamon bread
Herbal Oasis Bodycare:
Deanna Attee, Artist
Natural & organically-based herbal body care products with an aromatherapy focus for women, men, children, and pets.
 
Heritage Farm:
Tom and Rebecca Ferrell, Farmers
Goats milk and honey soaps, lotions   from goats, sheep and llamas raised on their farm. Stay warm this winter with hats and socks knit using wool from their llamas and goats.
Jean Sinervo
Jenn Sinervo, Artist
What if … What if I used rocks, metal, and fire to make something … and you liked it and wanted to wear it? … Just wondering …
 
JB Crafts
Jim Boxer, Artist
Handcrafted cedar bird houses and feeders (They each have a pebble chimney!). Wooden games and fishing flies.
Jeff Heidtman
Jeff Heidtman, Farmer
Seasonal, handcrafted wreaths and centerpieces using greens and flora from his farm.
Marquette Expressions:
Maggie Haupt, Artist
Handmade greeting cards and gift labels.
 Mighty Soil Farm
Kathryn Debs and Joe Newman, Farmers
Small vegetable farm growing a variety of produce in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
 
Pea Pickle Farm
Leslie Allan, Artist
Beeswax and Bayberry wax candles. Variety of shapes and sizes.
According to proverb, “A bayberry candle burnt down to the socket brings food to the larder and gold to the pocket.” Bayberry candles were reserved for special occasions, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve, to bring in good fortune.
Beeswax; The only candle that emits negative ions to purify, cleanse, improve air quality, and invigorate the body. A natural ionizer!
Rock River Farm:
Rowan and Shaliah, Farmers
Handcrafted wreaths, winter blooming bulbs bowls, Holly pots and beautiful centerpieces.
 
 Ronnie’s Art:
Ron Morgan, Artist
Marquette landscape and familiar buildings prints in various sizes and on note cards
 
 Seeds & Spores Family Farm:
Jeff, Leanne and family, Farmers
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.
 
Superior Culture
Alex Rowland, Owner and Brewmaster
Kombucha. Rotating flavors. We’re all about producing tasty health beverages made from fermented teas and organic raw fruit juices.
 
Tonella Farms
Ryan Leary, Farmer
Specializing in mushrooms.
Hoophouses for Health farm.
 
Touchstone:
Susan Olson-Morse, Artist
Jewelry that includes handcrafted rose pedal beads, an ancient craft.  Specialty plants, jellies.
UP North Roast:
Jacob Cass, Owner and Roaster
Coffee beans sourced from around the world, fresh roasted in in Escanaba, MI. sold as whole beans, bags of ground coffee and coffee pods Fresh roasted almonds and pecans.
Hot cups of coffee.
 
  Wild Pages
Amber Edmondson, Artist
Handcrafted journals and sketchbooks using upcycled materials.
 
 Winter Sky Wool Company
Karen Valley, Farmer
Award winning yarn, knitted goods