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We welcome you to follow along on our crafty adventures. Frank is a farmer by day, jewelry and hand braided cord-maker by night. Jane simply fiddles with fabric and fiber any time she can. We share things about what we make, how we make it, where you can get it.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Bemidji Natural Choice Farmer's Market - Dec 11, 2010

It is happening

Bemidji Natural Choice Farmers Market

Saturday Dec 11, 2010 11am to 3 pm

inside the old Burger King Building
(Paul Bunyan Drive and 2nd St. - across from Paul & Babe)


Vendors for Dec 11 include:

Kroeger & Rixen Farm - Choose from a variety of honey/bee products and fruit preserves. Garlic bulbs from this summers garden will add a tasty kick to many dishes. Plus special for winter market - Gail if offering matts, doilies, bowls hand knit with yarn she spins from her flock of sheep. As one of the editors of Loon Feather Press, she is also bringing books by local authors.


Terry Honstead with original art, prints, and cards, handmade glass necklaces and earrings, as well as handmade Christmas ornaments that are made from found objects.


Northern Wind Creations. Along with a wide variety of soaps, Jeana and Bert will have tasty baked goods, bread in a jar, aprons, and their all cotton bags for baking potatoes in the microwave.

Paradise Valley Buffalo Ranch with their full range of Bison products. Think lunch meats for party platters, roast bison for Christmas dinner, jerky for stocking stuffers, and chew bones for the family dog. Mary also has available for purchase a few tee shirts with the Bemidji’s Natural Choice Farmers Market Emblem. Profits from the tee shirts help fund the market (rent, etc.).


A Tranquil Nook offers Semi-precious Stone necklaces and earrings hand strung by Frank naturally compliment neck and ears. For stocking stuffers or small gifts that let buyer or recipient add their own personal twist "Kits & Bits" check out the DIY hand braiding cord kits, and pre cut felt shapes. And especially for the winter season, Jane has created sets of felt holly napkin rings to brighter the table setting.

Guthrie Gator Farm & Gardens offers baked goods: breads and cookies. A fine watercolor artist, Angela will also have cards printed from her paintings.


Ode and Company brings warm homey goods. Larry’s loom woven rugs, place mats, mug mats. Plus goodies from Heather's Kitchen and Rocky's Kitchen that will include Breads, Pastries and Fancy Christmas Cookie Platters


Chill Creek Ridge features a variety of baked goods most gluten free, some not; sugar free and low glycemic a specialty; luscious chocolate in the form of fudge and truffles. Jam and Jelly preserves for eating yourself or gifting. And for banquet table pick up some potatoes and squash.

Music for this Saturday is by Smoke from 11am to 1pm.

We invite you to come on out, listen to good music and enjoy a cup of coffee or cider on us as you browse our home grown produce and home made foods and hand crafted goods.

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