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Finish your holiday shopping at market!  
screen-shot-2016-12-16-at-2-34-52-pmDon’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!

Holiday events at market this weekend!  
screen-shot-2016-12-16-at-2-36-54-pmWe have two exciting holiday events planned for market this weekend!  DASH will host Santa on their King Street Trolley in front of Market Square (near the corner of King and N. Royal).  We will also have Elvis (otherwise known as Ram from Kiwi Kuisine) singing Christmas carols on the market stage from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.  Watch our social media for more information; find us on Facebook and on Twitter.


Brabo hosting warm holiday drinks 

screen-shot-2016-12-16-at-2-37-53-pmBrabo will be at market this weekend sampling specialty warm holiday drinks like homemade apple cider.  Bundle up and come by to get ideas for your festive parties!


Vendor Spotlight: Calhoun’s Ham House 
Screen Shot 2016-12-16 at 2.38.59 PM.pngIf you’re looking for a holiday ham this season, look no further than Calhoun’s Ham House.  Tom Calhoun cures his locally-sourced pork to perfection to ensure that your ham (or Christmas morning bacon!) is perfectly salted and flavored.  You can learn more about Calhoun’s here.


SNAP/EBT customers – Buy $20, get $20 Free!
Screen Shot 2016-12-16 at 2.39.41 PM.pngThe 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. Be sure to make @OldTownMktAlex your market to shop on Saturday mornings.



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