December 8 at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

There are still 2 weeks to shop at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market. The market season continues every Saturday  9 am – 1 pm at the Marquette Commons through December 15.
The market has moved into the Commons building. Shop directly from the grower/producer each week for your fresh Upper Peninsula grown food and beautiful artisan goods to stock up for winter and prepare for delicious holiday meals and fabulous, unique gifts.

Power of Produce, children’s programming. All children ages 4-12 are invited to participate.  Children will receive $2.00 to shop for their own choice of produce.
Power of Produce is sponsored by:
Upper Peninsula Health Plan, Orthodontic Specialists of Marquette, Lions Club of Ishpeming and Lions Club of Negaunee, ACHIEVE of Marquette County. We are very grateful for our sponsors and are excited to pilot this program at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market this season.
The list of small business that will be vendors at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market December 8:
 Black River Blades
Dan Choszczyk, Artist
Handcrafted knives of all varieties, culinary, hunting… hand-crafted from re-purposed steel.
 
End of the Road Winery
Robin Barker, owner
Cold Climate, Upper Peninsula grown fruit used to make wine and wine jellies. Perfect for holiday meals and gifts.
 
  Ever Yielding Acres
Charles and Miriam DeVooght, Farmers
All varieties meat, eggs, maple syrup. Also, Christmas Trees, sold in Downtown Marquette! How convenient.
 
 For Goodness Cakes
Kathleen Heinonen, Baker
Variety of delicious small cakes.

 

 
 Full Plate Farm
Laura Brosius and Joe Franich, Farmers
Hoophouses for Health Farm.
Full Plate Farm is a small, chemical-free farm located in Skandia, Michigan specializing in mixed produce and fruit production.
 
 Good For You
Kay Presensky, Artist
Warm mittens made from upcycled wool sweaters, Upper Peninsula decorated hot pads, driftwood art.

 


 
 Hannah’s Garden
Hannah Brisson, Farmer
Jam, garlic, fresh cut wreaths and greens. Saffron bread and cardamon bread. Selection of Christmas cookies. 

 

 
 Heritage Farm:
Tom and Rebecca Ferrell, Farmers
Lotions and soaps, made with goat milk from the goats on their farm. Socks and hats made using the wool from their llama and goats.
 
Jeffrey Heidtman
Jeff Heidtman, Farmer
Flowers, centerpieces, wreaths and arrangements made with flowers and fauna grown on his farm.

 

Marquette Expressions:
Maggie Haupt, Artist
Hand-made greeting cards and gift labels.
Mighty Soil Farm
Kathryn Debs and Joe Newman, Farmers
Local produce grown at the MSU Experimental Farm in Chatham.
 Pea Pickle Farm
Leslie Allen, Artist
Hand crafted Beeswax and Bayberry wax candles. May sizes and shapes, including tapers, votive and tea lights.
The bright flame of a bees wax produces the same beautiful light spectrum as the sun.  As the candle burns, negative ions are emitted that clean the air and, in turn, invigorate the body.

(http://www.organicsoul.com/the-benefits-of-burning-beeswax-candles/)
 
Rock River Farm
Rowan and Shailah Bunce, Farmers
Seasonal produce, flowers, wreaths and arrangement created with flowers grown on their farm.
 
Ronnie’ Art
Ron Morgan, Artist
Paintings of Marquette landmark buildings and landscapes. Originals, prints and note cards of his work are available.
 
 Seeds & Spores Family Farm
Jeff, Leanne and family, Farmers
Seasonal produce, meat, eggs and mushrooms. Everything is grown from seed to harvest at the farm using authentic farming techniques. Soup, muffins and hand pies from the farm kitchen.
 
   Tonella Farms
Ryan Leary, Farmer
Variety of cultivated mushrooms, winter squash.
 
 Touchstone
Susan Morse-Olson, Artist
Flower pedal products created using historic processes with apothecary roses. Products include flower pedal jellies and handmade rose-bead jewelry.
 
Treated With Love
Mandy Mosley, baker
Vegan treats for dogs.
 
Winter Sky Wool Company
Karen Valley, Farmer
Yarn and knit product from Karen’s Sheep’s award winning wool.
 
Wooly Mama
Libby Buchler, Artist
Hand-made, felted, apparel made with the wool from the sheep from their Shady Grove Farm. Items include, dresses, hats, mittens and footwear.