December 2nd & 3rd, 16th & 17th • 10–4
Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.
The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.
Other activities happening alongside the Holiday Bazaar:
Winter CSA Pickup & Farmstand: December 2 & 16 • 10am–2pm
Live Irish Fiddle Music • Deb Shebbish & the McLeod Brothers • December 3 & 17 • 11am-1pm
Santa Claus • December 10 & 17 • 1-3pm
Everyone’s favorite elf comes to Greensgrow Farms. Bring your camera for pictures!
Bad Sweaters & Bloody Mary Happy Hour with Rowhouse Spirits • December 17 • 11-1pm
We will join together with our worst holiday sweaters and have a Bloody Greensgrow Mary to toast the final event of our 20th anniversary year! Bad sweater wearers can compete for prizes!
Ameraucana Handmade, Anna’s Shop, Anne Foresman Custom Silk & Fiber, Anne Vezina, Artful Weavings, Basement Press and Craft, BhoFro Design, Bob Engle, Brushstrokes by Bill, Carol Ann Clark, Catalyst Associates, Cathleen Hughes, Clay Kitchen Studio, Craft Foundry, Crooked Curiosities, DA Crochet, David Prendergast, Drew Schenck Studio, Earthwise Naturals, Evelyn Canne Ceramics, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Flowers I Squished, Fox & Feline, Hilary Hertzler, HM Industries, John & Kira’s Chocolates, Justaguyknits, Knotted Up Macrame, Light Bird Crafts, Love Vern Handmade, Mithras Candle, Moss & Mineral, NannyB & Betty, OnlyInTheForest, Orion Furniture, paperTHINKtank, Philly Made Green, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Petal and Prayer, Rare Rabbit Productions, Sandra Mournet Tarcov, Sculptlerybones, Squirrel Tacos, Take It or Leaf It, Thankful Sage Farm School, The Bearded Carver, The Tin Goat, Twee Stitch, Useful & Beautiful, Vellum St. Soap Company, VG Custom Artwork, Wild But Quiet Limited Company.
Check out photos from last year’s bazaar here!
We are looking for vendors who make handmade one of a kind arts and crafts for the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar in December. This is a fun and festive event that shows off the talent in our neighborhood to the Greensgrow community. At that time of year Greensgrow sells Holiday trees and greens, we also sell gifts and have a winter CSA with a small winter farmstand. Greensgrow is dedicated to social entrepreneurship and promoting local small local businesses like yours that make life in our neighborhood better, we hope you will join us! This is a curated event, application does not guarantee admission.
The vendor application deadline has passed. If you would like to be on the waitlist fill out the form here.
Waitlist applicants will only be contacted if we have a space available. The text below pertains to applications filled out by Nov. 1.
Event Dates: December 2nd & 3rd, 16th & 17th • 10–4
Location: Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland Street, Kensington
Deadline to Apply
Notification of Acceptance
PRICING & PAYMENT
The price depends on where you live or work, $40 or $55 per spot/per day. If you are accepted, we will email you the amount to pay. Payment is expected promptly-if you don’t pay within the specified time-we assume you forfeit the space.
APPLICATION & ACCEPTANCE
We are thrilled you are interested in vending with us–we know this is a busy time for you! Spread the word with friends-we always like to have some new faces at the event. Remember-This is a curated event, application does not guarantee admission. Previous participation does not imply admission.
We will review your application and get back to you on or before November 14. If you are chosen to participate in the event, we will send you directions for payment at that time.
Apply for dates that you are available. Vendors must stay through the duration of the event and set up prior to the event time. We have limited spots, if you are not sure you can vend on a specific date-please don’t apply for that date.
Food: If you have not specifically been accepted as a food vendor, please do not bring food items to sell at the bazaar. We don’t have a license that covers food from unlicensed vendors. We sell edible gifts from licensed vendors.
Please no emails or calls to the farm or the office – we will be in touch. We are a small non-profit with limited staff. We get our vendors information as soon as we can about the event. Thanks for understanding!
Vendor set up starts one hour before opening at 9am, the event is 10-4. Vendors must be set up by opening time and stay for the entire day. Everyone will get a space in the greenhouse that fits a 6 foot table. We’ll have a little more wiggle room that in previous years.
The event takes place in our greenhouse in December, so the temperatures can vary from cool in the morning to very hot in the afternoon. There is some refreshment available during the event, but you may want to bring water, snacks, food. You may want to bring a friend to give you a break when you need to grab a bite or have a bathroom break.
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