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Santa’s Coming to the Market / Finish Your Christmas Shopping at the Market / And More . . . | Old Town Farmers’ Market Newsletter | City of Alexandria

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screen-shot-2016-12-12-at-3-02-19-pmFinish your holiday shopping at market!   
Don’t get stressed about shopping for your friends and family, the Old Town Farmers’ Market has you covered!  Pick up handmade goat’s-milk soaps from Amalthea Ridge, a bath bomb from Truly-Life, and a calming candle from Capital City Candle Company for a thoughtful spa-themed present.  Gift an heirloom quality cutting board from the veteran-owned Affinity Woodworks—you can also pick up a matching hand-crafted knife storage sleeve from Chef Folio while you’re here.  We have knitware, fabric craft and jewelry vendors every Saturday through the 24th.  Treat yourself and your giftees by shopping local this holiday!

screen-shot-2016-12-12-at-3-03-40-pmMarket to Table: Brussels sprouts au gratin
Brussels sprouts are no longer the flavorless, boiled things your parents forced you to eat before you got dessert! With the right preparation they are delicious, seasonal, and something that even the little ones can enjoy! Find Brussels sprouts at Spring Valley or Gold Goose Farm and the recipe here.

 

screen-shot-2016-12-12-at-3-04-38-pmSanta at market on December 17th!
DASH will host Santa on their King Street Trolley in front of Market Square on December 17th.  Watch our social media for information on the times he will be available to hear Christmas lists!  Find us on Facebook at /OldTownFarmersMarketAlexandriaVA and on twitter at @OldTownMktAlex.

 

screen-shot-2016-12-12-at-3-05-18-pmSNAP/EBT customers – Buy $20, get $20 Free and Maybe More!
The Old Town Farmers’ Market accepts SNAP/EBT and offers customers up to $20 in matching funds.  See Double Dollar Brochure – English or Double Dollar Brochure – Spanish for more information. This winter, SNAP customers can participate in a lottery for the chance to win even more incentives!  Be sure to make @OldTownMktAlex your market to shop on Saturday mornings!

screen-shot-2016-12-12-at-3-05-54-pmMarket information – Online vendor map 
Wondering where your favorite vendor is this Saturday?  If you’re wondering whether you can plan on a vendor to be a market on a specific week, check out our vendor map here.

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