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12 Days ‘Till Holiday Market

Giving Local is Best – idea #1 Get you gal something from El’s Silverwear.  El herself has hand-pick vintage silverware from the 1950’s and older to craft bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings into heirloom pieces of jewelry and each piece is custom fitted.  The addition of stones and pearls make each piece unique and fun.  Come […]

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Lee and Gordon Greens

Yes, it’s nearly the winter holidays and here we are, talking about fresh lettuces and….drumroll please…tomatoes. Gib Jones (Chattanooga Market’s own) and his mother Joan are busy perfecting what may be the most ingenious things since the Market began.  They have added hydroponic tomatoes to their repertoire of soil-less growing in a greenhouse.  Why tomatoes? […]

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Chattanooga Holiday Market: Weekends in December

Local gift giving is better! Find us indoors – December weekends at The Chattanooga Convention Center. The CHATTANOOGA HOLIDAY MARKET features about 200 food artisans, crafters and artists each Saturday & Sunday in December offering unique gifts and festive preparations – everything you’ll need for the holiday season! Shoppers will be able to find one-of-a-kind pottery, custom pieces of art, handcrafted jewelry, homemade (certified) foods, natural bath and […]

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A Visit To White Oak Valley Farm

Recently, Steve and I headed to Bradley County to visit Rachel Otto and her brother at the farmland they lease and call White Oak Valley Farm.  HOT as it was, these two smiley faced folks were happy to show us  their crops and tell us about their family affair.  Originally a hobby of Rachel’s, she’s got […]

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A Candymaker’s Tribute

Last Christmas, I met a new vendor at the Chattanooga Holiday Market who caught my attention.  He was selling peanut brittle (which I love) and I sampled some.  He told me to expect that it would have a different texture than traditional peanut brittle, and it did.  It was delicious, buttery and melted in my […]

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Wildwood Harvest Farms – Penny’s Eggs

Meet Penny (well, her name is really Katie), her egg stand at Chattanooga Market says “Penny’s Eggs”.  In reality, it’s the chickens who are name Penny – all 900 of them. I’ll still call her Penny. It’s gotta be a marketing thing. Penny, er, Katie, is a pretty, sun-kissed blond who looks like the “farmer’s […]

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