Totally stumped on what to buy for your loved ones this holiday season? Don’t worry! The Market has unique gifts that even the most complicated people on your list are sure to love.
MycoUprrhizal Mushrooms offers mushroom dowels and grow kits to assist you in growing your own mushrooms at home. Grow Kits will flourish indoors or outside in a greenhouse and will produce multiple harvests throughout the next year. Mushroom dowels are also available for those who would like to inoculate their own logs. Kits and dowels are available in a variety of options including Shiitake, Oyster, Chicken of the Woods, Turkey Tail, Blue Oyster, Reishi, and more. Instructions included!
OlyKraut offers a perfect gift for the beginner or seasoned fermentation enthusiast. OlyKraut is best known for their sauerkraut, picked vegetables, and brines. Did you know they also offer DIY kits that provide the ingredients and instructions needs to create your own Kombucha, Sourdough, or Mozzarella and Ricotta? The Mozzarella and Ricotta kit includes enough for eight batches of cheese and the Kombucha and sourdough starters will stay active for as long as they are cared for.
Crossed Paws Bakery creates small batch dog treats made from locally sourced ingredients. 80% of their ingredients are sourced from local farmers and most of their products are gluten free. Pets love Crossed Paws’ Beef Liver & Sweet Potato Strips, Peanut Butter Waffle Sticks, or any of the other dozen plus treats that they sell at the Market. Want to provide a little of each for your furry friend? Crossed Paws also offers a $10.00 box that you can fill and try them all.
Constellation Farm is at the Market with their paper white flower bulbs. Bulbs are displayed in glass containers and make a great centerpiece for a table. Keep them safe indoors and watch them grow through the winter. Their sweet-smelling white flowers will bloom and remind you of spring. When the flowers die, compost the plant material and reuse the rock medium and glass jar for a different purpose.
Homer Tapestry Bag Company collects remnant and overrun fabrics, wool, and leather from furniture and home décor industries and repurposes them into handbags. You’ll find a variety of purses, knapsacks, and wallets in an array of patterns. As of earlier this year, Homer Tapestry Bag Co also creates jewelry and accessories crafted from refurbished silverware.
Wood Art by Howard and Robert specializes in wooden gifts and home décor. Visit them at the Market for a selection of cutting boards, charcuterie platters, lamp bases, clocks, coasters, and larger items like planter boxes and side tables. Their craftsmanship has a classic style and they create a unique assortment of gifts that will be appreciated for a long time.