Meet Our Sept 13 Vendors

September 10th, 2014

Crowds at MarketGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce
Hope Sprouts Organic Microfarm – organic microgreens & sprouts
Ooh La La Garden – fresh cut flowers
Nantucket Honeybee – island honey Read the rest of this entry »

Market News!

September 10th, 2014

Elli Gottwald paintingVisit us at Sustainable Nantucket’s Farmers and Artisans Market this Saturday from 9AM to 1PM!

We have a beautiful September upon us! Stop by Saturday to pick up local produce, jams, honey, baked goods, and more!tomatoes with organic sign

Reminder: SNAP/WIC users receive Double Dollars!

Up to $10 Double Dollars are given for every $10 SNAP/WIC dollars used at the Market. What that means is ten more dollars FREE to buy fresh produce and food- all locally produced! SNAP/WIC users, don’t miss out on this special opportunity to purchase fresh fish and fresh farm produce!

 

This week in the Entertainment Tent: Joanna Greenfield

KODAK Digital Still CameraJoanna will be with us once again to talk about and demonstrate some green living techniques! The methods she introduces are not only beneficial to environmental and human health, but often cost effective as well. Stop by to learn more and you won’t be disappointed!

 

 

Stop by the Market to pick up beautiful and colorful cut flower bouquets!

Ooh La La Garden flower bouquests on blue tableclothAlready this fall, we’ve seen numerous bouquets of flowers sold to happy customers at the Market. If you haven’t bought one already- now is the time! These island-grown bouquets will brighten up any home! Stop by any of these lovely growers listed below to pick up beautiful fresh cut flowers this weekend!

Happy ladies with flowers and coffee

  • Ooh La La Garden
  • Fare Isle
  • Ambrosia
  • Boatyard Farm
  • Pumpkin Pond Farm

 

 

 

 

Get your jams and jellies!

nantucket jam jarsIt’s beach plum season, and no one will be disappointed by the jams and jellies made by the following vendors. And if beach plums aren’t your favorite, there are other types of fruit jams offered at the Market to fit any sort of preference! Visit the Nantucket Jams table or Small Town Girl to pick up something scrumptious to spread!Tedy Veleva jams

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Chance for Island Honey!Nantucket Honeybee honey jars

If honey is more your sweet-tooth, visit Nantucket Honeybee for wildflower honey.

 

 

Meet this Artisan: Skar JewelryP1010436 Renee Scarfone

30-50% off selected items this weekend!

Renee Scarfone Gilles, a long-time vendor at the Market, handcrafts beautiful jewelry, both island-theme and all occasion types. She often uses local, recycled and re-purposed materials in her creations. She sells many different types of jewelry, including hand-stamped impression pendants, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and more. Visit her this Saturday to check out her art!

 

 

Shop the Market, year-round online @ market.sustainablenantucket.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Market News!

September 5th, 2014

Elli Gottwald paintingLabor day has passed, but we’re still here!

Pumpkin Pond squash and beetsThe Market continues to happen every Saturday until Columbus Day. So if you’re still on island (or happen to visit for the weekend in September and early October), come stop by to purchase the island’s harvest of farm produce, fresh island-landed fish, wild berry jams, baked goods, and more!

Reminder: SNAP/WIC users receive Double Dollars!

Up to $10 Double Dollars are given for every $10 SNAP/WIC dollars used at the Market. What that means is ten more dollars FREE to buy fresh produce and food- all locally produced! SNAP/WIC users, don’t miss out on this special opportunity to purchase fresh fish and fresh farm produce!

This week in the entertainment tent: Linda Loring Foundation Naturalists!

Have a question about a bird you saw, or a wild plant? The Linda Loring Foundation will be joining us this Saturday! Specialists Vern Laux and Sara Bois will talk about birds and plants of the island. To learn more about Nantucket’s nature scene, please stop by!

Last Week Highlight: Teaching Hive

David with little boy look at hiveDavid Berry of Nantucket Honeybee brought a teaching hive with him to the Market last Saturday. Kids and adults alike enjoyed learning more about bees and their habits. It was fun trying to distinguish between drone bees and worker bees, and finding the queen among many. Though the learning hive won’t be back this Saturday, Nantucket Honeybee will be with jars of their delicious honey to sell, so visit their table to buy some! And thanks again, David, for all your hard work!

Did you know you can shop the Market year-round online?

For all of you folks who have left the island and are missing the Market and vendors, many goods are available for purchase online! Visit market.sustainablenantucket.org to buy homemade paintings, wood carvings, textiles, jewelry, herbal emotion tonics, and more. Look below to see one of many vendors selling online!

 

Meet the Online Market Vendor: Nantucket Woodworking

nanwoodworkingDavid is at the Market most Saturday’s, but you can also purchase his hand-carved whirligigs online 24/7. They make great gifts!  These whirligigs are double coated with outdoor paint so they won’t wear easily in the outdoor elements. The oyster-catcher whirligig below is just one of many available for purchase.  So visit Nantucket Woodworking at both the Market this Saturday or online!

 

 

Meet the artisan: Gyp Rock Designs

KODAK Digital Still CameraVanessa Cherner of Gyp Rock Designs is new to the Market this year! She designs and creates gorgeous jewelry, using a variety of metals and beads. She often incorporates found objects (such as sea glass, sea shells, stones, etc.) into her work. In addition, she sells her original photography and images that she has transferred onto reclaimed and recycled wood. Visit her at her table to see and buy her beautiful work!

 

 

 

 

 

Meet Our September 6 Vendors!

September 5th, 2014

Boatyard Farm Carl makes a sale of basil with customerGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce
Nantucket Honeybee – island honey
Hope Sprouts Organic Microfarm – organic microgreens & sprouts Read the rest of this entry »

Market News!

August 29th, 2014

Elli Gottwald paintingWhat’s Growing at the Market?

View live honeybees in a Teaching Hive!honeybees

This Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Nantucket Honeybee will bring a teaching hive to the Market! A teaching hive is a safe, enclosed hive of live bees. Glass on two sides allows for open viewing of bee activities and bee society. Read the rest of this entry »

Meet Our Labor Day Weekend Vendors Saturday August 30 & See Live Bee Hive!

August 29th, 2014

Pumpkin Pond tomatoes in basketsGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce
Nantucket Honeybee – island honey Read the rest of this entry »

Market News

August 22nd, 2014

What’s Growing at the Market?

Stop by North Union and Cambridge Streets from 9am to 1pm to buy local produce, fresh island-landed fish, baked goods including breads, jewelry, garments, fine ceramics and more!colorful veggies_blake cropped Everything is handmade or produced on Nantucket!

Reminder: SNAP/WIC users receive Double Dollars!

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Meet our August 23 Vendors!

August 22nd, 2014

tomatoes_blakeGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce, Moors End corn!
Nantucket Honeybee – island honey Read the rest of this entry »

Market News!

August 14th, 2014

cornSustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market Every Saturday!

We’ll be at Cambridge and North Union streets in town from 9 AM to 1 PM. Stop by to buy some local produce, beautiful artwork, baked goods, fresh fish, honey, jams and more!

Reminder: SNAP/WIC users receive Double Dollars!

Up to $10 Double Dollars are given for every $10 SNAP/WIC dollars used at the Market. What that means is ten more dollars FREE to buy fresh produce and food- all locally produced! SNAP/WIC users, don’t miss out on this special opportunity to purchase fresh fish and fresh farm produce!

 

Henry Fee at tableWelcome to the Market, Something Natural!

Now you can buy your favorite, freshly-baked Something Natural bread at the Market! The Portuguese loaf seems to be most popular, but there’s also whole wheat, rye, French baguette, pumpernickle and herb, along with fresh-baked cookies, brownies and muffins.  Meet Henry Fee at this new table! Something Natural Portuguese Bread close up

 

 

 

In the Big Yellow Entertainment Tent this Saturday:

Nantucket BallroomNantucket Ballroom

Nantucket Ballroom will be joining us in the entertainment tent, showing costumes, providing information and selling tickets to their live dance performance, “Mystery on the Orient Express.” The performance is occurring on Saturday, August 23rd at 7:30. If you want to learn more about the performance or about Nantucket Ballroom in general, feel free to stop by the tent to talk!

 

 

Maria MitchellMMA w kid touching a spider crab Association

Maria Mitchell Association and their educators will once again be joining us with the touch tanks! Come by to see and  learn about some incredible sea creatures, such as hermit crabs, snails, and more.

 

Nantucket Vegan

Nantucket Vegan will also be joining us in the Entertainment Tent to talk about and give information on having a vegan lifestyle. Visit them to learn more!

Sustainable Nantucket

At the Sustainable Nantucket table, we  provide information about our non-profit organization, as well as selling a variety of non-profit merchandise; everything earned from selling these goods goes right back into running the Farmers and Artisans Market program.

We sell a variety of sustainable goods to help support our programs!corn mugs full shot

 

This hot beverage Corn Mug tumbler is perfect for your morning coffee! Made 100% from corn! With the Nantucket Grown logo.

 

 

 

 

 

KKanteensKlean Kanteens with the Nantucket Grown logo are made of stainless steel so they provide untainted water even in hot cars!  (Fill yours up with free Nantucket Pure water in our tent!)

 

 

Tote_Bag_Edited_Image copyOur Market totes are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. These are useful to carry around produce and goods bought at the Market, or to use on any sort of shopping trip to cut out use of plastic and paper bags! Features our Nantucket Grown logo on one side, and an interior pocket with velcro-closure.

 

 

Elli Gottwald painting

 

 

This set of 6 different Market Cards with matching envelopes was handpainted for us by Ellie Gottwald of Front Porch Studio and shows watercolor scenes of the Market. Visit Ellie’s table at the Market for more of her wonderful watercolors and inspired products!

 

cropped cover for PRTake the Farm Trail! Polpis Road Farm Trail and Hummock Pond Road Farm Trail Guides can be driven or biked, with the guide supplying information along the way for stops at local farms, parks, natural sights, scenic vistas and historic sites. Includes a map in the centerfold.

 

 

 

 

 

Check out these local artisans this Saturday!

Melissa Duley and Chris Bonelli with fish print tentLive Off the Sand

At Live Off the Sand, owners Chris Bonelli and Melissa Dudleyoffer a variety of beautiful items. Chris creates original fish and animal prints from sea life he catches himself. Melissa crafts fine jewelry, including both bracelets and necklaces. She has a variety of cool designs, such as navigational star jewelry, beach glass, musical notes, and more. Be sure to stop by Live Off the Sand’s tent to see both their works! Melissa Dudley with customer

 

 

Shop the Market year-round @ market.sustainablenantucket.org

 

Meet Our August 16 Vendors!

August 14th, 2014

cornGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce, Moors End corn!
Nantucket Honeybee – island honey Read the rest of this entry »