Holiday Market – Farmers and Artisans 1

Once again, the market vendors will be on the patio with a few meandering inside through the Bottleworks retail area. Follow the trail  back to the Crown Room where you will find a room FULL of more artisan and food vendors. Don’t Miss.

Please make sure to walk through and visit with each vendor. For this market, quite a few local artisans are joining us. Along with a variety of meats, cheeses, breads, produce, honey, mushrooms, black bean soup, microgreens, eggs and pecans, the shopper will be delighted with many locally created, handmade and homemade artisan wares.  And don’t forget the tamales, fresh roasted coffee, handblended teas, nut mixes, chocolates and hand made confections

 Market hours are 8am-1pm. The Schlafly Bottleworks team has put together a nice winter breakfast and brunch menu. Get a bite to eat and enjoy the market. Breakfast starts in the Bottleworks Bar at 9am and continues into brunch in the dining room (11am-2pm).

Don’t forget, after the holiday season we will continue the markets on  the 4th Saturdays of January, February and March.

As the new market manager I am in the position of learning the former ways, carrying on the successes of this market as well incorporating new ideas, creativity, passions and experiences that I have in order to bring the market into a new place of commerce and relationship building. The holiday and winter market has been a nice transition. I have been able to support and extend my time with many of the vendors that I have created a relationship with during the regular season and I have met many local and talented artisans that have been included in these post season markets. I have also created some new relationships with vendors that hope to join us for next season!

Here is a list of vendors that will be at the market on December 17th….the list always continues to evolve up until the last minute.
** denotes vendors located in the Schlafly Bottleworks Crown Room

Alpaca’s of Troy– meat and fiber, fiber crafts
Baetje Artisan Goat Cheese
Bee Simple
– a variety of locally produced microgreens and sprouts
Blue Heron Orchards-certified organic apples, cider and artisan butters, jellys, spreads
Buila Family Farms– a variety of local produce
Cake’s Metal Whimsies-artisan metal works including St Louis themed ornaments
Cham Bakery-locally made pita bread, dips and baked goods
**delCarmen traditional Cuban black bean soup, hummus, dips and more
**The Earring Lady-a variety of handmade earrings ($5)
Eckenfels-a variety of locally produced meats
Farrar Out Farms-a variety of locally produced meats (including lamb)
Flower Hill Farms-potted indoor bulbs and flowers
**Genevieve Esson Art– a unique variety of hand made fine art cards, magnets, prints, hand painted utilitarian items, paintings and more
**Glow Candle– a variety of unique, locally created candles
Grand Army Farm– a variety of eggs (duck, chicken, quail) as well as chicken, quail, duck and rabbit meat. Lots of ANGORA fiber and fiber crafts
Grandma’s Nuts– a unique variety of nuts and nut mixes
Ivan’s Fig Farm– a variety of local produce and NEW! Bulgarian Yogurt (made with the orignal Bulgarian Lactobacilus Bulgaricus strain)
Kakao-locally crafted, handmade confections
Larder and Cupboard– locally crafted, artisan, culinary creations
**LifePack- locally roasted coffee
**LoopDeLoo-handmade crocheted items
Ludwig Creamery-locally produced cow’s milk cheeses
Newberry’s-locally handcrafted, artisan wood crafts
Nauvoo Glassworks-handmade, artisan glasswork
Ozark Forest-locally cultivated mushrooms and unique mushroom culinary products
**Perennial-lots of unique gifts recreated and re-crafted using upcycled and recylced items
Red Guitar– artisan sourdough Miche and baguettes
**ReNu– locally created, handmade bodycare products
Ringhausen Orchards-cider, apples, apple butter and more
**River Hills Homestead– a variety of locally grown produce
**Roaming Soul Apothecary– a variety of handmade bodycare products
Rosy Buck– eggs and local produce
**Ruby’s Secret Stash-handmade jewelry and accessories
**Scratch Brewery-a variety of baked goods including breads and  sourdough pretzels,
Seed Geeks-nonGMO seeds, a variety of flavors of spun honey, honey as well as handmade soaps
**Sprouted Designs-a variety of handmade, original screen printed, functional items (towels, totes, kids clothes and more)
The Tamale Man-locally made, fresh to order tamales (pork, chicken, veggie), sauces (and usually an agua fresca)
Three Rivers Farm-a variety of local produce
**Tolkien Design– handmade, Tolkien like maps of the local St Louis area
**Trail Lodge Tea-a unique variety of locally blended teas and tea accessories
Weidner Farms- locally produced, raw honey
**Zak Pottery– locally created, handcrafted pottery

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  • Nickco Kemp


    I have been to your site trying to fill out our vendor application for 2017 for this month Holiday Vendors. The application is date for 2015. Can you help Mr with the correct application.