KNOXVILLE — Nourish Knoxville continues the holiday tradition of shopping local this year with its festive Market Square Holiday Market, to be held Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19.
The Market Square Holiday Market is open 12 to 6 p.m. with farm vendors selling until 3 p.m. near the Market Square stage, and craft vendors and food trucks open until 6 p.m. on Union Avenue adjacent to Market Square and along Market Street.
Farm vendors will offer many root crops, hearty greens, greenhouse-grown vegetables/herbs, meat, honey, eggs, winter squash and more. Prepared foods—which also make great gifts—include hot sauce, granola, candy, jams, salsas, baked goods and pasta.
The Holiday Market includes many of the artisan craft vendors who vend during the year, in addition to several who “pop up” just for the holiday season. They offer up handmade pottery, unique jewelry, hand-woven scarves and wraps, creative home décor, as well as locally raised poinsettias, greenery and seasonal wreaths.
Like the Market Square Farmers’ Market, the Holiday Market is a producer-only market, which means everything for sale is either made, grown or raised by vendors within a 150-mile radius of downtown Knoxville.
The Market Square Farmers’ Market continues Wednesdays (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) thru November 18 and Saturday, November 21 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.).
For more information, visit MarketSquareFarmersMarket.org or NourishKnoxville.org.
About Nourish Knoxville:
Nourish Knoxville, Inc. is a Knoxville-based 501c3 nonprofit organization working in the East Tennessee region to cultivate and support relationships between farmers, artisanal producers, and the community through outreach, education, and advocacy and to build healthy communities through connections to local food. Projects include the East Tennessee Local Food Guide, Market Square Farmers’ Market, Winter Farmers’ Market, and Market Square Holiday Market.