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Lawrence Farmers’ Market annual Holiday Market

Erika Eden, second from right, and her mother Valerie Eden, right, both of Lawrence, look over hand-made soaps and hats with other shoppers at the Crane River Farm booth at the Holiday Farmers Market Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009. Large crowds filled the parking lot and the Knights of Columbus hall for the annual sale. In 2010, the market moved to the The Holiday Inn, 200 McDonald Drive.

Erika Eden, second from right, and her mother Valerie Eden, right, both of Lawrence, look over hand-made soaps and hats with other shoppers at the Crane River Farm booth at the Holiday Farmers Market Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009. Large crowds filled the parking lot and the Knights of Columbus hall for the annual sale. In 2010, the market moved to the The Holiday Inn, 200 McDonald Drive. by Mike Yoder

Winter is here and so is the Lawrence Farmers' Market annual Holiday Market this Saturday, December 10th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Holiday Inn, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS.

The Holiday Market is a special event featuring unique handcrafted gift items in addition to bountiful produce and specialty foods for your holiday table direct from farmers and artisan producers in the region.

Fresh carrots, beets, kale, spinach, turnips, arugula, sweet potatoes, and squash, to frozen chicken, turkey, beef, pork, and lamb, plus jams, jellies, chutneys, marmalade, salsa, pickles, and pestos will be available along with products perfect for your holiday table that are gift worthy as well; creamed honey, vanilla, certified organic infused oils and vinegars, wines, dried peppers, garlic braids and goat cheese, chestnuts, eggs, breads, pies, cookies, cakes and other seasonal treats. The market provides an excellent opportunity to purchase everything you need for holiday meals, parties, and gifts.

Start your Saturday right at the Holiday Market with fresh hot coffee, tea, cocoa and cider, breakfast burritos, tamales, barbecue, soup, and chili along with fresh roasted chestnuts, granola, scones, chocolates, candies, seasoned and spiced nuts and more!

Looking for a gift that keeps on giving? Purchase "Friend of the Market" packages. For only $10, you get the satisfaction of supporting the market along with $2.00 in market tokens, a reusable bamboo shopping bag, a discount on market merchandise, plus a Farmers' Market window decal and colorful refrigerator magnet. Add a gift certificate, good for the 2012 market season, and it’s a wrap!

The Lawrence Farmer’s market was voted best market by The Pitch. With thousands of visitors, the Holiday Market is one of the largest all hand-crafted holiday markets in the area. There’s more space this year and as always, no admission fee is charged. You will find gift ideas for everyone on your list.

The weather is set to be sunny, clear and crisp, just perfect for heading over to peruse the abundant selection available at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market annual Holiday Market. Good thing too, because the holidays are approaching fast!

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