Thursday, November 17, 2011

Braintree Thanksgiving Farmers Market

Ann Schunior joins the market on November 19th with her handmade pottery.
   The Braintree Thanksgiving Farmers Market, hosted by Sustainable Braintree, is being held on November 19th, from 9 to 1, inside the Braintree Town Hall, One JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree, MA.  Celebrate the end of the 2011 farmers market season with a full harvest for your holiday table.  The buzz on this market has grown substantially since our first holiday market back in 2009 and it's the one we've been waiting for all season.  We're setting the stage for our 2011 season finale and it's sure to memorable.  The market will offer products that you can always depend on such as locally grown fruits and vegetables, wine, fresh seafood, hormone & antibiotic free meats, local cheeses, honey, handmade pasta, eggs, many varieties of artisan sauces, fresh pressed apple cider, preserves made from local fruits, award winning pies made from local produce, scones, fresh baked breads, delicious prepared foods, all-natural spa products, phenomenally creative cookies, gourmet cupcakes, the Best Damn Granola, fair trade coffee, teas & chocolates. All of our regular vendors, with a few more more sprinkled in, will be on hand to spice things up.  Gift baskets & local and fair trade crafts will also be available. Enjoy Celtic fiddle music by Tiffany Rozenas & Family. The market will be located inside the Braintree Town Hall.
   This holiday market is extra special as we'll have some new vendors added to the mix to give your holiday shopping a kick start.  Look for a few local and fair trade craft artisans that are sure to peak your interest.  Ann Schunior will have her handcrafted pottery that express her interest in world cultures and travel.  Ann is a full-time potter and you'll see her expertise and creativity in every one-of-a-kind piece.  Tuccelli Confections will be on hand for the first time with fine handmade chocolates and confections that will be perfect as gifts or treat yourself to a new local flavor.  Sippican Farm will have mittens, gloves, scarves and hats made from the fleece from their Alpacas that should keep you warm until the market opens again next year.  The Dreaming Earth is new to the market and they will have an assortment of gorgeous fair trade crafts from the independent Mayan Indian Communities of Chiapa, Mexico.  Each purchase contributes a percentage towards clinics in their communities.  Project Have Hope will also be on hand with their reasonably priced jewelry made from recycled materials.  Project Have Hope works with a group of 100 women in the Acholi Quarter of Uganda and helps them transform their lives.
   Join us in this warm and toasty atmosphere as we say a fond farewell to the Braintree Farmers Market for the 2011 season.  Supporting small local businesses is on the rise. This is an opportunity for consumers to be connected with the business owners and begin to understand the passion they have for their products and support the local economy.  These are items that go beyond the bottom line which we've all become accustomed to.  These products are grown and made with heart and integrity.  We've thoughtfully curated our vendors with a focus on quality and diversity and we're proud of each and every vendor that participates in the market.  This is a hoe-down not to be missed!  Special thanks to all our Braintree Farmers Market supporters.  For more information visit us at

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