• 16Dec
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    Thank you to everyone who came out to visit the first holiday market last week – it was a wonderful turnout, with lovely music and a festive and convivial atmosphere. We return again this week for the final market of 2011 with more of the same wonderful local products, before we take our shortest winter break ever. We’ll be back at Kent Roosevelt High School on March 17, ready to fill your plate with the best local food in Portage County.

    In case you missed it, Lisa Abraham wrote a great piece about preparing a full holiday meal with the food she purchased at last week’s holiday market in this week’s food section of the Akron Beacon Journal. Be sure to click through the photo slide show – they’re gorgeous, then scroll down to some delightful recipes that you might want to incorporate into your holiday meal planning when you shop the market this week.

    Remember, the market table will have roomy shopping totes for sale that will make an excellent gift bag to fill with local goods! We accept the Ohio Direction Card and credit/debit cards at the market info table – swipe your card and receive tokens to use to make your purchases.

    4th Annual Haymaker
    Holiday Market
    Saturday Dec. 17, 9am – 2pm
    11 South River St., Kent

    Please bring a canned or other nonperishable food item
    to donate to the food drive (at the market table) to benefit Kent Social Services!

    December 17
    9:15 – 10:30 Peggy Coyle and Brad Bolton
    11:00 – 12:00 Elliot Ingersoll
    12:30 – 1:45 Jon Mosey

    Amy Strainer upcycled natural toys & kids clothing
    Backerei – baked goods
    Blue Sage Farm – dried flowers, wreaths, swags, children’s books
    Trailing Edge Farm – scones, fresh sprouts, ornaments
    Bernie Chaykowski – produce
    Creekside Gardens – honey, honey pots, garlic
    Birdsong Farm OEFFA certified organic produce
    Bittner’s Bees – honey and honey products
    Black Dog Acres – honey, handmade artisan dog biscuits, dried herbs
    Bonny’s Bread – whole grain breads
    Breakneck Acres – OEFFA certified whole wheat flour, cornmeal, dried beans
    Chris’ Kitchen jellies – jams, jellies, soy candles
    Crystal Roe – jewelry
    Deb Butler – baked goods, art prints
    Demi Runn – jewelry
    Dessert First – gluten free baked goods,
    Goodell Maple Farm – maple syrup and maple products
    Isaac Mills Bakery – traditional Spanish breads
    Jessica & Shands – decorated cookies & candies
    KC Coffee Co. – locally roasted coffee beans
    Lucky Penny Creamery – chevre & feta
    McCoy’s Custom Catering – chips & salsa, grain salads, hummus, guacamole, soups
    Melanie Garan – handmade soaps
    Ohio City Pasta – fresh handmade pastas, raviolis, sauces
    Ohio Farm Direct – grassfed cheeses
    Ornery Goat Dairy – chevre, feta, goat milk egg nog
    Out of a Garden – handmade frozen vegetable patties
    Peggy Varney Rock Spring Soap – soap and candles
    Pierogies of Cleveland – handmade frozen pierogies
    Rootstown Organic – herbal tonic, produce
    Salt of the Earth Farm – pointsettias, grassfed meat & eggs, prepared hot food
    Shmookies Cookies – gourmet specialty cookies, decorated cookies
    Specialty Sweets by Molly – doughnuts, fritters, vegan cheese, savory crackers, raw & vegan treats
    Sugar Luv – handmade candies
    Swain Perennials – dried arrangements, holiday decorations, jewelry
    Woven in Exile – handwoven bags

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