By Amity Thomas
The 10th annual Good Local Markets Holiday Market featuring locally grown produce, fresh baked artisan goods, unique hand-crafted holiday gifts, photo booth and live music takes place Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at White Rock Farmers Market (9150 Garland Road).
With 70 specialty food and artisan vendors, White Rock Farmers Market is a one stop shop for holiday gift-giving. Support small businesses and shop from Dallas’ best “local only” farmers market.
Classic Adirondack handmade chairs, natural skin care products, handcrafted jewelry, hand-poured soy candles, unique housewares, eco-friendly apparel and accessories for kids and adults, and so many more locally crafted gift ideas can be found from these local vendors.
Produce, specialty food and arts and craft vendors include Arroyo Rising, BZ Wicks, Chandler Family Farm, Charlie’s Treats, Cita’s Salsa, Demases Farm, Drop Dead Delicious Pickles, Earrings by Eryn, East Texas Aquaponics, Five Mile Chocolate, Full Circle Bakery, Gardeners in Community Development, Highway 19 Farm, Hippos and Hashbrowns, Kendal Davis Clay, Koke Gardens, Lonesome Lady Ranch, Long Lost Ceramics, Massey Custom Designs, Musgrove Family Farms, Naturally Curly Cook, Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters, Oak Cliff Pottery, On a Bad Day, OKelly Woodworking, Restorative Farm, Row Candles, Sissy’s Soaps, Swedish Sisters Bakery, Taffy Lynn’s Jalapeños, Texas Honeybee Guild, Turn Compost, Wolfsong Farm and Yims Foods.
This is the final market of the season, which resumes in March 2019.
Every Good Local Markets vendor grows or makes what they sell with no distributors, offering produce, artisanal foods and handcrafted goods, vegan and non-vegan all produced within 150 miles of Dallas.
Good Local Markets is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization which supports local farmers, ranchers and artisans by providing a public space to sell fruits, vegetables, cheese, meats, hand-crafted foods and other products.
For more information, go to GoodLocalMarkets.org.