Market Updates for Saturday November 21st This week is our last outdoor market of the 2020 season. For Saturday November 21st you can find us one last week outdoors at 6th & Columbia and the lot behind St Johns Church on Columbia St between 5th & 6th. A huge thanks goes out to all our customers who have supported the market this year. Everyone has done such a great job wearing masks and keeping lines well spaced. You've kept the market a safe shopping space for the community and we're so grateful. And just a reminder that there is NO MARKET on NOVEMBER 28th.
Our winter market kicks off the first Saturday in December in a NEW LOCATION. We will NOT be in the building on Union Street. All of the winter market details follow below in the email: schedule, vendor list, COVID safety protocols.
Winter Market Starts
Saturday December 5th, 10am to 1pm
Elks Lodge at 201 Harry Howard Ave
Vendors inside & outside
Winter Market Schedule Please stop by the info tent this weekend to pick up a flier with all the details about the winter market. Here's our schedule for the rest of the year and into the spring of 2021:
November 21st: 9am to 1pm, last outdoor market of the year at 6th & Columbia and the St Johns Lot
November 28th: NO MARKET, break for Thanksigiving
December 5th, 12th & 19th: 10am to 1pm, Winter Market at the Elks Lodge
December 26th - January 30th: NO MARKET, winter break
February 6th through April: 10am to 1pm Winter Market at the Elks Lodge
SAFETY PROTOCOLS AT MARKET All of these rules will remain in effect when we move to our winter market location at the Elks Lodge. We will have some vendors indoors and will have a strict 50 person limit (including vendors & staff) for the indoor space. We will have many vendors outdoors as well.
Masks are required at market for all customers and vendors. This is for our vendors safety as well as yours
Please remember to keep 6 feet apart while shopping and waiting in line. Our vendors are doing the best they can to keep lines organized and moving quickly.
We strongly discourage eating and drinking at the market. Please save your treats until you get home.
There are hand sanitizer stations in both market locations, next to the porta johns.
The slowest time at market is 9am to 10am. We encourage any high-risk customers to shop during that time.
Most importantly, if you are feeling sick, please stay home.
Hudson Farmers' Market Vendor Updates Highland Farm is on this week: elk, boar, buffalo, smoked meats, antler, ostrich eggs Guest Vendors this week are Wild Roots, a local soap maker from Germantown, bringing stunning handmade soaps including the Goat Milk Geranium Rose soap pictured above. And Hudson candymaker Alexandra is back this week with her Curious Candies. This is the last week for these regular Hudson vendors who will not be attending the winter market. Be sure to stock up on their goods tomorrow!
Berkshire Mountain Distillery: variety of gins, whiskies, & vodkas
Chaseholm Farm: milk, yogurt, cheeses from pastured cows
Hudson Roastery: locally roasted coffee, brewed coffee by the cup
Letterbox Farm: rabbit and chicken cuts
Our Usual Weekly Vendors: All of these vendors will be participating in the winter market. A week before the winter market we'll send out the complete vendor list with who's inside and who's outside, who's coming weekly and who's every other week. We'll also have lots of guest vendors for the first three weeks in December. Ardith Mae: variety of soft and hard goat cheese Atina Foods: creative Ayurvedic Indian condiments and pickles Berkshire Mountain Bakery: locally baked breads, croissants, pastries, pizzas Billy's Italian Market: tomato sauces, Italian cheeses, organic pasta Blue Star Farm: vegetables, herbs, tomato sauce Cedar Flower Farm: flowers: bouquets & individual stems Farm at Miller's Crossing: vegetables, herbs Happy Belly: gluten free and vegan baked goods, cold pressed juices, toasts Hudson Chatham Winery: wine and dessert wine Martin Farm: meat (pork, beef, chicken), eggs, vegetables, jams Pura Vida: fish, shellfish, squid Raven and Boar: pork, seasonal sausages, Chinese-style pork buns and wontons Red Oak Farm: vegetables, herbs, herbal remedies Rock N Raw: local cheeses & various pestos Samascott Orchards: fruit, vegetables, cider, doughnuts Scarecrow Farm: garlic, honey, eggs, jam/jellies, wool Spacey Tracy's: pickled cucumbers, carrots & eggs Sparrowbush Farm: hearth baked breads, garlic Township Valley: mushrooms, CBD and medicinal tinctures Trixie's Oven: cookies, macaroons, love and sass
Using your SNAP benefits are market This is the last market to use your EBT tokens at. We are working on a plan to offer EBT at the winter market, hopefully starting in February.
You can use your EBT card at market like you would any store. Go to the info tent and swipe your card, choosing any amount you like. We'll give you wooden tokens that can be used to purchase food with any of our vendors. For Every $5 of SNAP benefits that you use at market you will receive a $2 Fresh Connect coupon that can be used with any of our food vendors. The EBT machine is at located at the new info tent in the lower market (St Johns lot).