Urban Food Connections of Utah’s Farmers Market Winter Holiday Guide

This holiday season, give the gift of good food while supporting local farmers and food crafters. At Urban Food Connections of Utah’s Winter Market at The Gateway, you’ll find the makings for wholesome winter feasts, along with unique gifts that nourish the body, the earth, and our local community.

We’ve gathered some ideas for delicious and distinctive stocking stuffers and host gifts, as well as fixings for creating a sustainably sourced goodie basket. These are gifts with real people and stories behind them. At the farmers market, you can meet the makers, learn about their crafts, and know that you’re helping family farmers and small food businesses thrive. We’ve also included online ordering options when available.

As the days turn cold, farmers market vendors count on loyal customers like you to help sustain their businesses year-round. In this time of gratitude, we thank you for supporting Urban Food Connections of Utah  and our market community throughout the year.

Winter Market at The Gateway Schedule

Location: 12 South Rio Grande Street
Saturdays | 10 am - 2 pm | November 14 - April 17th
Closed: Saturday, December 26, 2020 and January 2nd, 2021

Farmers Market Gift Guide

From to small-batch hot sauce and artisan chocolate to ceramics and body care products, find these made-with-love gifts from our local farmers and crafters at the Winter Market at The Gateway.

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Firebirds Hot Sauce

From brunch cocktail mixers to spicy condiments, marinades, and specialty snacks, these folks have something that will make the spice lover on your Christmas list happy. Their small-batch creations are unique, and their flavors optimize the southwest.

 

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Cache Canning

This one woman operation offers some of the best canned goods you can find. Not only are her canned goods and ferments distinctively tasty, but she also sources the majority of her ingredients locally - supporting our small local farmers.

 

We Olive

Definitely has something for the foodie in your life. Their selection of extra virgin olive oils, vinegars and gourmet food makes it possible to do one-stop shopping to create the perfect holiday gift basket.

 

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Grandma Sandinos

Their garlic sauce is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and kosher sauce can be used for just about anything. Try it as a salad dressing, marinade, pasta or dipping sauce. It would be a perfect gift for the garlic lover in your life.

 

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Z’s Hot Sauce and Marinades

These spice lovers create a huge range of different products. From kimchi, jams, jellies, hot sauces, spicy hard rock candy, mustards and marinades they have got you covered.

 

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Beehive Cheese

This local cheese producer has brought us unique cheddar cheeses like Barely Buzzed (coffee and lavender rubbed cheese), salt-rubbed Seahive, Red Butte Hatch Chile and more. These award winning cheeses are not just locally loved but are nationally recognized, and adding them to your holiday cheese board will definitely create quite the buzz at your event (or low-key family dinner). Not doing the holiday party this year? Why not get a cheese subscription for your favorite cheddar lover?

 

Looking for the perfect gift for the dog lover in your life? Well look no further! We have two amazing local dog treat vendors that will surely have what you are looking for.

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Proof Pawsitive

Has a wide variety of all-natural, preservative-free dog treats, chews and raw wild game dog food handmade in Erda, UT. A great place to load up on gifts to spoil your fur-babies this holiday season.

 

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Utah Freeze Dried for Pets

From premium kibble and freeze dried raw meals to chews, treats and supplements all made from high-quality ingredients Utah Freeze dried has something for every pup in your life.

 

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Ah Nuts

Whether you are looking for something to add to your holiday snack board, treats for gifts, or a monthly subscription for the glazed-nut lover in your life they have something for you.

 

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Pyne Farms

Missing summer and fresh fruit already? Well, there is no need to miss fresh fruit when our friends at Pyne Farms have a huge selection of fresh, locally-grown apples available. Apples are great storers and can be kept in your fridge or cool basement for weeks. Buy that someone special in your life something that they actually need, some nutrient dense fiber to help digest those holiday sweets!

 

Art and Craft Gifts

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Sticks and Stones Design

Handmade jewelry for everyday life

 

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Tiny Fish Production

Unique ceramics handmade in Salt Lake City

 

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Linda Hart Designs

Vintage inspired adornments handcrafted from old tin containers

 

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TheWildSmith

Stamped pieces for the wild and ramblin’ soul

 

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Blended with Nature

Unique art inspired by “Mother Earth”

 

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Iron Home Design

Unique handcrafted iron pipe lamps, tables and other home decor items.  Each product is one of a kind.

 

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Art of Jenna Louise

Original art, prints and apparel

 

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Lazy Llama - EcoWear

Sustainable, eco-friendly fashion through natural and recycled fiber

 

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Creative Clay Works

Handmade, functional pottery made in Utah

 

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Ceramica Artistica ASV

Fine handmade high temperature pottery and ceramic sculpture.

 

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Vita Papyri

Paper products made from recycled goods with 50% sent yearly to schools in need

 

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Valerie’s Dried Floral Design

A fine floral arrangement business in the Intermountain area

 

Downtown Dollars

A program of the Downtown Alliance made possible by Shop in Utah. Buy Downtown Dollars gift cards to use at a variety of downtown Salt Lake City businesses, and get Bonus Bucks. Follow the link for more information about the program and the Bonus Bucks offer. Package all of your farmers market goodies in our stylish beet-logo market totes, which make a bold and functional fashion statement.  Available for purchase at the Market Info Booth at the Winter Market at The Gateway.