New Year Offers New Opportunities to Explore the Market’s Many Vendors

Happy New Years from the Sarasota Farmers Market! This year is set to be another great one at the Market. From Market music, to Market yoga, and of course our many, many vendors we are happy to be able to spend another year of Saturday’s with our great patrons.

Of course, the new year also offers you the opportunity to branch out and explore some of our many vendors that you may pass by every week. For example, did you know the Market now offers over 20 local artisans, ranging from jewelry designers to health care practitioners.

For the latest up to date news on the Sarasota Farmers Market, or to join in the conversation, visit the Market’s Facebook page, blog, twitter account. Thanks and see you Saturday!


Market Profile: Red House Design Studio

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Green design is making its mark in our industry and we are jumping on board to make sure it is not just a passing trend. And what better place to do this, than at the Sarasota Farmer’s Market?
With our background in construction and education in design, we’ve seen how much construction hardwood and unwanted furniture is labeled trash and thrown away. We’ve seen piece after piece with the “Made in China” label on its underside. We thought it was time to bring it home, leading us to create Red House Design Studio, a place where we can come together and share what we love!
With a lot of imagination and a little sweat, we can give used or tossed out hardwoods a new life.
We provide a range of services including custom artwork and furniture, with a focus on eco-friendly materials and finishes, like reclaimed barnwood, organic milk paint, and raw tung oil.
So why the name Red House? At a crossroads and under the guidance of Jimi Hendrix, it became the person symbol of our future success and happiness, so “Excuse us while we kiss the sky.”
 
By Kelly Daszynski
Red House Designs Co-Founder
Sarasota Farmers Market Craft Vendor since 2012

Yoga Schedule for January

All classes are free and take place every Saturday at 9:30 am

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Saturday, Jan. 12        Yoga at 9:30 am 
Saturday, Jan. 19        Yoga at 9:30 am            
Saturday, Jan. 26        Yoga at 9:30 am

 


SCLO Toy Drive Dec. 8th at the Market

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Second Chance Last Opportunity will be at the Downtown Sarasota Farmers Market Saturday, December 8th accepting donations of unwrapped toys/gifts for ages newborn to 12. SCLO will have a booth located next to Awesome Orchids, on the north side of Lemon Avenue between 7 am – 1 pm. 
 
With the help of the community SCLO is hoping to donate toys to 300 children, along with turkeys, non-perishable food, and Christmas trees. To reach its goal SCLO is also receiving support from The Granite Place, volunteers, and many others in the community. 
 
For updates on the toy drive visit the SCLO Facebook page.

Yoga Schedule for December

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Saturday, Dec. 1        Yoga at 8 am  

Saturday, Dec. 8        Yoga at 8 am            

Saturday, Dec.15       Yoga at 8 am

Saturday, Dec. 22      Yoga at 8 am 

Saturday, Dec. 29      Yoga at 8 am