In addition to fresh local produce, dairy, seafood, meat, wreaths, and baked goods, the Market has about 40 crafters and artisan food vendors each weekend offering various unique items including jewelry, inspired art, self-care essentials, pottery, home goods, and more.
This holiday season, make heartfelt connections with friends and loved ones with a unique and handcrafted gift and support local makers! The perfect gift for your mom, sibling, best friend, grandpa coworker, neighbor, and Secret Santa is waiting for you at the Market!
For the local foodie on your list, create a basket full of Market treats! There are plenty of shelf-stable goods at the Market for you to buy now and give later, and many options are safe to send via mail. For the savory snacker, try Barbeque or Pumpkin Spice flavored pumpkin seeds from Earthling Food Company. For something sweet, try Sea Salt Caramels from Capitol City Caramels, Dark Chocolate from Chehalis Mints, or Wynoochee River Winery’s fruit wine in 5 oz bottles. For those who like to cook, a Hotsauce Trio box from Hotsauce Fresh will provide extra heat to all your holiday meals. Or, try Pear Cardamon sipping vinegar from Wild Heart Sipping Vinegar (perfect for marinades, dressings, and drinks). Jam is also a wonderful gift—unique flavors from Johnson Berry Farm and Burnt Ridge Nursery will inspire more than just toast (but toast is also great, so while you’re here, pick up some bread from one of the five Market bakeries…)
For anyone looking to refresh and end the year feeling good, the Market has four crafters who offer a variety of body care products for anyone on your holiday shopping list. Riverdance Soapworks has a variety of body butters and bath soaking salts that cannot be found anywhere else at the Market. Cascadia Terroir creates healing balms, hydrosols, and packaging-free shampoo and body bars that capture the essence of the PNW. At Rainchild Apothecary, you will find self-care treats that would fit well in a stocking such as Coffee Eye Oil, lip butters, and face mask powders. Lastly, Eufloria Botanicals offers healing salves, herbal tea, and a fan-favorite “Magic Mist” Transdermal Magnesium Oil. For additional self care practices, visit Silva House Market for a vast selection of candles with seasonal scents (try, Peppercorn Pomander), or visit Miller Lavender for soothing eye masks and lavender sachets that will bring comfort to the lavender-enthusiast in your life.
There are many great options for jewelry at the Market. You’ll find many vendors at the Market who offer a wide array of earrings, necklaces, and rings. Andi Clarke Jewelry has a selection of silver pieces that feature sea glass, antique ceramics, and plant imagery. Raventree Design offers a beautiful selection of earrings and bracelets that are full of color. Silent Goddess Jewelry creates PNW inspired jewelry that depict mountain and forest. Dancing Circles Jewelry offers classic styles in silver.
Not sure what to pick? Visit Baird Boxes and view handcrafted boxes perfect for jewelry or other small keepsakes. The inserts are customizable and each box is a unique art piece.
Pottery is a wonderful addition to any home or kitchen and will be a cherished gift by whoever receives it. Alan Perillo Pottery offers classic serving ware and functional art. Ceramics by Toni creates hand crafted, multi-colored butter dishes and vases. Sunflower Clay Studio uses a variety of techniques to create beautiful vases, casserole dishes, and decorative plates. Go Fish creates raku-fired salmon and starfish that make a great wall accent or fridge magnet.
Prints, Greeting Cards, and Wall Art
As you’re shopping for stationary, take note of the large, matted prints and original work by Art by Kathleen, Accidently Lovely, and SNC Art & More. Your favorite card is probably available as wall art too! Paper Matters also offers greetings cards and original art reprinted as journals and more. Additional wall art can be found at Marion Pollmann Clay Art in the form of original encaustic paintings and ceramic plaques with nature-inspired designs. Secret Garden Quilts creates quilted designs perfect for displaying in any room of the house, whether it is wall art or a decorative pillow.
As winter approaches, give the gift of warm accessories. Rowan Green Fiber Arts offers an array of upcycled cashmere hats, mittens, and scarves, or purchase Rowan’s hand-dyed yarn and knit your own! Trnka is well known for her elf slippers and gnome hats, but don’t miss her selection of warm fall clothing too. Bring light to the early evenings with Long Life Candles colorful, twisty, 100% beeswax candles. Or, find unique fused glass tealights from Ginger Street Glass. For the perfect host, charcuterie boards and wood serving ware from Wood Loved by Larry and Wood Art by Howard and Robert will be the centerpiece of their next meals.
Are you still not sure what to gift? Visit the Market for even more crafters and special gift items! Homer Tapestry Bags has a unique selection of handcrafted purses and wallets. I&E Enterprise creates the sweetest stuffed-animal bears in a wide selection of fabrics. Metal Works creates seasonal snowflake ornaments, metal yard art, and imagery inspired by the northwest. Great Things in Glass has a wide array of glass trinkets, colorful woven scarves, and glass jewelry.
There is something for everyone at the Market!