AT THE MARKET – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 9AM-1PM

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Great news! We’re extending our market season for one additional week, so our last market day will be NEXT SATURDAY, October 15th! Our vendors are still going strong with bountiful produce and gorgeous artisan crafts, bringing to you the freshest ingredients for a tasty farm-to-table meal, cozy knitwear, and more! See you at the market!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors:

Local Farmers

•Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup, maple candies, maple roasted nuts, alpaca socks and yarns (Note: this week is Sweet Brook’s last market of the season, so be sure to stock up on supplies for the winter!)
•Blair Farm – pumpkins, winter squash, heirloom and cherry tomatoes, watermelon, dahlias, eggplant, green and yellow beans, cauliflower, zucchini, squash, potatoes, eggs
•Busy Bee Business – Paul Dugal’s famous local honey in a variety of sizes
•Diggers Bend Farm – winter squash including butternut, blue hubbard and delicata, pie pumpkins, dill, cilantro, carrots, kale, lettuce, heirloom tomatoes, jalapenos, shell beans, eggplant, eggs, pork, goat’s milk soap
•East Mountain Farm – locally pastured ground beef, poultry, sweet and hot sausage, bratwurst, chorizo, andouille, pork chops, pork tenderloins
•Peace Valley Farm – a variety of slicing and cherry tomatoes (including Foxy Ladies), carrots, flowers, Asian Mix greens, rainbow chard, peppers, onions, scallions, herbs, fingerling potatoes…and lettuce is back!
•Shaker Hill Orchard – apples, apples and more apples!!

Local Prepared Food Vendors

•Hobson’s Choice Restaurant – Dan and Lisa make delicious grilled-to-order burgers (topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and onions), chicken teriyaki, portabella mushrooms, lobster rolls
•R&G Cheese – A delectable assortment of hard and soft artisan cheeses, both cow and goat’s milk, made nearby with locally sourced milk (free samples offered!)
•Chris’s Kitchen and Serendipity Quilt Designs – a wide assortment of jams and jellies, conserves, chutneys, pickled jalapenos, baked goods – including whoopie pies, bars, and scones using old-fashioned recipes – batik quilts, runners, flannel receiving blankets

Local Artisans

•Webster Stone Works – Goshen Stone wine racks and candle holders hand crafted by Alan Webster Jr.
•Beach Woodworking – many Shaker-inspired tables, benches, boxes (including a special knitter’s box), cabinets, coat racks from locally sourced wooden boards (some from ancient barns)
•Berkshire Mountain Pottery – Anne will be back NEXT WEEK with her functional hand-thrown and hand-crafted stoneware made in Williamstown, including mugs, bowls, plates, platters
•Crow Hill Farm – Merry brings an array of lovingly prepared arts and craft kits (such as owl treasure keeper, design your own sailboat, create your own notecards), greeting cards, miniatures (gnomes, elves, fairies), hand knit items from alpaca and cotton
•Heritage Artisans – traditional fiber crafts of weaving, spinning, knitting and basketry, private knitting clinics (bring along your handiwork!)
•Memphremagog Studios – silver earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, etched stemware glasses, silk scarves
•Nora Phykitt – knitted, crocheted and felted clothing and accessories for kids and adults
•Peterman’s Bowls & Boards – a gorgeous variety of expertly crafted and locally sourced wooden bowls, trays, napkin rings, salad tossers, bottle stoppers, cutting boards

Note to all Market Members: If you have supported the market as a member in 2015 or 2016, you’re cordially invited to attend our Annual Meeting/Potluck Supper on Sunday, Oct. 23rd at 6:00pm at Sheep Hill (Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation), 671 Cold Spring Rd., Williamstown. Please bring a dish to share with 8-10 people. BYOB (beer and wine permitted.) Please RSVP by email to wtownmarket@gmail.com by Friday, Oct. 21. Looking forward to a delicious dinner and a good discussion about this season and next. And there’s still time before this event (or even at the event itself!) to become a new member and join the festivities — see “Members” page.