Holiday mode at Farmers' Market
Ellington - posted Dec, 11 2013
ELLINGTON - Ellington Farmers' Market swings into holiday mode on Friday, Dec. 20, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Indian Valley YMCA, 11 Pinney St., Ellington. Just about everything you need for your Christmas table is available from local vendors including fresh seafood, beef, poultry and pork, velvety smooth eggnog, whipping cream for your pies, aged cow and soft creamy goat cheeses and yogurts, locally grown greens and late-season fruits and vegetables. If you are not a baker but want to serve fresh, delicious breads, pies and cookies, you can find lots of choices from Luann's Bakery. There are gift options galore such as fragrant and whimsical artisan soaps, lip balms and bath fizzies, handmade alpaca woolen socks, mittens, scarves and gloves, handmade ceramic mugs, and even adorable Christmas treats for your canine friends. You can fill a Christmas stocking with homemade jams, jellies, freshly roasted coffee and specialty hot sauces. Give a gift that keeps on giving by supporting local farmers and entrepreneurs.