It’s officially that time of year! Many of us are shopping for the perfect gift, or stocking up for gatherings with family and friends. We’re stocking up the market too, in preparation for all that celebrating. This month you’ll find more variety of handmade crafts and other goods to help you find unique, locally-crafted gifts for your friends and loved ones. We’ll be updating this post throughout the month as vendors submit different promotional offers, so stay tuned! For now, here’s what some of our stellar vendors have just for the season:
Gift Cards from Living Vitalitea Kombucha
Daniel and his team at Living Kombucha have released these snappy gift cards for the market. They’ll be available for purchase every Monday night, and the lucky recipients can use them to pick up growlers of the constantly revolving flavors Daniel brings each week!
Holiday Gift Sets & Stocking Stuffer Specials from Orenda Herbal
Michele will be at the market all month with a variety of gift sets and other fun options, including: Smoking Blend Trio – three tins of Orenda’s popular herbal smoking blend in original, mint, and dream varieties in a collectible kraft box – $25; Tea Lover’s Set – four organic 1 oz herbal teas and a tea mug in a beautiful gift basket – $20; Facial Care Set – a basket or gift bag of Orenda’s entire Facial Care line, including Facial Grains, Facial Toner, Blemish Stick, and Kiss This Lip Balm – $30; Fairy Kit – A small Fairy Dust and a Kiss This Lip Balm in a sweet gift basket – $8; Stocking Stuffer Tea Special – 1 oz teas regularly $4 each, buy 5 and get one free!
Ananda Soy Candle Co. will be at the market all month with a variety of fragrances. They’re featuring the Bayberry Scent as a holiday special, drawing on tradition from the early New England settlers. The scented bayberry candles were coveted for their wonderful fragrance and were saved as a treat to bring out only on very special officiations, such as Christmas Eve or New Year’s Day. These modern-day versions will be at the market in 7oz square containers with a 30hr burn time for $12. The included gift box makes it easy to wrap for a teacher, friend, or coworker this holiday season.
Keely Farms is offering up quarter packages of their Berkshire Pork. A quarter includes approximately 12 pork chops, 6 packages of sausage, 1 ham steak, 1 ham, 1 Boston butt, 1 rib section, bacon, ham hocks, and pork bones. It can be custom packaged for each customer to include either 2 or 4 pork chops in a pack, cured and/or smoked bacon, choice of sausage style, and custom-sized roast. At $5.50/pound, these are some of the best prices we’ve seen on such a high quality product! Visit the Keely Farms Dairy booth at the market to reserve yours now.
Holly Caangay has been a practicing intuitive and healer for 7 years. Sit down with her and you will receive insights into life, love, health, and inspiration that you never saw coming. Services include Tarot, Palmistry, Angel Cards, and Empathetic Body Scan. Holiday Package deals at the market (good through January 31) include: Any Two Services – $30, Any Three Services – $50, All Four Services – $70. Holly is also offering special prices on Full Session Packages, and will have Colorful Gift Certificates available for purchase at the market.
JJ Juice is a delicious, locally-made Aloe vitality drink from John Jacobs. A 64oz bottle of the freshly-made drink is available for seasonal pricing of $15. Spending so much time growing and working with the versatile Aloe plant means John has a lot of beautiful plants in action, so he’s offering special $10 pricing on the dwarf varieties in solid wood blocks or copper cups. Show your support for this new local business with a new JJ Juice T-shirt. T-Shirt and plant combos are available for $25.
In addition to the variety of blends available all year, Sereniteas & Soothers is offering some holiday flavors, including a Holiday Russian Tea. Made from a very old family recipe, it will only be available for a limited time. All teas will be available at a discounted Three for $13 price this month!