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The holidays are upon us, which means our farmers and producers have lots of new products, special deals, and sales going on to help you prepare. From festive wreaths and centerpieces, to gourmet desserts to feed a crowd, to gorgeous gift sets for everyone on your shopping list, you'll find everything you need at market. Be sure to take advantage of discounts on meat, veggies, cheese, wine, coffee, and more! 

Baklava Couture (Dupont Circle, Silver Spring): Choose from a wide variety of holiday gifts, and check out the complete gift guide for ordering online. Options include a Greek honey gift set, Greek savory gift set, and pastries and baked goods including "vasilopita" new year's cake, spanakopita pies, baklava, and more. Pre-order through December 16 with an option to pick up at market. Also: Baklava Couture is offering a $250 voucher for a lucky winner who photographs and posts onto Instagram their favorite Baklava Couture item for the upcoming Farm-to-Table Heritage Tour next year in Greece! Tag #BCHeritageTour2017.

Blue Ridge Dairy Co. (Dupont Circle): get a "Lasagna Combo" (one mozzarella and one ricotta) on sale for $10 (regularly $12) through December. 

Chris' Marketplace (Dupont Circle, Penn Quarter, Silver Spring): Check out seasonal offerings including pear leek soup and a seasonal empanada with spaghetti squash from Mountain View Farm and Spring Valley Farm and Orchard, mixed with apples from Toigo Orchards and Quaker Valley Orchards, and Black and Blue cheese from Firefly Farms.

Clear Spring Creamery (Dupont Circle, Silver Spring): Eggnog is available for the next two weeks.

Cowbell Kitchen (Dupont Circle): Choose from a wide variety of party-ready desserts, including a traditional bûche de noël (pictured above).

Elk Run Vineyards (Silver Spring 12/10, 12/17): For the holidays, choose from sparkling wines and fresh mulled wine made with cinnamon sticks and fresh orange peel. This Saturday only, get 10% off a purchase of four wines.

Evensong Farm (Penn Quarter, Silver Spring): Get 10% off bulk sage sausage through December. Herbal tea gift boxes are available.

Four Seasons Nursery (Dupont Circle, Silver Spring): Pick up holiday decorations including handmade wreaths and centerpieces.

Garden Path Farm (H Street NE, Silver Spring): Need whole animals for your holiday gathering? Garden Path is offering whole lambs for $6.75/lb., whole pigs fro $2.75/lb., 1/2 beef (200 lbs.) for $6.50/lb., or 1/4 beef (100 lbs.) for $6.75/lb.

Knob Hall Winery (Silver Spring 12/10, 12/24): Rosé and Blush wines are on sale for $12 a bottle. Sparking wines are back just in time for New Year's Eve.

Milkhouse Brewery (Silver Spring 12/17): The new Special Reserve Imperial Stout in 750 ml bottles makes a great gift. Beers are also available in gift packs with snifter glasses. To place a pre-order for pick-up at market on December 17, email Carolann@milkhousebrewery.com.

Mock's Greenhouse (Silver Spring): Big, fragrant, flavorful fresh basil is on sale for $1 each, regularly $3.50.

New Columbia Distillers (Dupont Circle 12/11, Penn Quarter): For the gin drinker on your shopping list, get a special Green Hat Gift Box with 3 half-bottles of gin: the original Green Hat, Spring/Summer Green Hat, and Green Hat Navy Strength Gin.  

New Morning Farm (Dupont Circle): Thanks to a new tunnel, New Morning Farm anticipates having a great variety of lettuces and lettuce mixes this winter. Chard and kale is on sale for two bunches for $6, and there is still a good supply of broccoli florets.

North Cove Mushrooms (Dupont Circle, Silver Spring): Choose from fresh mushrooms including shiitake, oyster, lion's mane, maitake, and pioppino, as well as frozen prepared foods. Looking for unique stocking stuffer gifts?  Check out medicinal mushroom tinctures and mushroom seasoning salt jars.

Quaker Valley Orchards (Dupont Circle, H Street NE, Silver Spring): Fill a yellow bag (1/2 bushel) with apples for $25. Fresh cut Christmas trees are also available.

Shepherds Manor Creamery (Dupont Circle, Penn Quarter): Get a gift box of two bars of sheep's milk soap wrapped in sheep wool in a small crate for $11.75.

Soupergirl (Dupont Circle): Choose from a wide variety of seasonal soups for the holidays, and ask for information about the Souper "Cleanse" - or build your own. 

Talking Breads (Dupont Circle, Silver Spring): Get delicious brandied fruitcake for the holidays, by the slice and in mini loaves. Special orders are also available.

Three Springs Fruit Farm (Silver Spring): Send some of the Chesapeake Bay’s finest produce to your friends and family across the US by having it shipped from Three Spring's online store.

Wollam Gardens (Dupont Circle, Penn Quarter): Pick up holiday decorations including wreaths, swags, and table arrangements.

Zeke's Coffee (Dupont Circle, H Street NE, Penn Quarter): 2016 Holiday Roast and seasonal chocolate covered espresso beans make great stocking stuffers.

Some of our farmers are offering CSAs over the winter:

Full Cellar Farm (H Street NE): Sign up for a winter CSA in 2017. Talk to Kip at market for more details.

Kuhn Ochards: Sign up for a winter CSA with Kuhn Orchards for a box of fresh veggies every other week through April.

 


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