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"Buy Local, Give Local": Support Small Business Saturday At The Amagansett Food Institute’s Holiday Market

Sydney A. Braat

Be sure to pick up some products from Amagansett Sea Salt Co.! (Photo: www.facebook.com)

The Amagansett Food Institute (AFI) is hosting a "Buy Local, Give Local" Holiday Market at the Amagansett Farmers Market. This is the perfect place to buy one-of-a-kind items to give friends and family during the Holidays. This Holiday Market is in support of Small Business Saturday, which aims to promote small producers and food businesses along the East End. AFI is hoping to support the action of buying local goods.

Join the community on Saturday, November 26th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amagansett Farmers Market where vendors will be set up selling locally crafted items. A few of the vendors include Amagansett Sea Salt Co., Anke's Fit Bakery, Bonac Bees, Browder's Birds, Bulgar USA, A Taste of the North Fork, Of Sea and Sand, Peconic River Preserves, Petal by Pedal, Vino Bisco, and many more.

"Our goal with the Holiday Market is to give people the opportunity to access great local products all in one place," remarked Kathleen Masters, Executive Director of AFI. "We hope to promote the idea of buying local and giving local this holiday season."

The Amagansett Farmers Market will be offering 50 percent off all shelf-stable products for this final weekend! There will also be a variety of holiday gift baskets made from local products. Be sure to grab a few products made at their South Fork Kitchens food incubator in Southampton! Don't forget to stop by the Amagansett Wine Stand that will be open for purchases throughout the day.

Delicious Bonac Bees honey will be bottled and ready for purchase at this year's Holiday Market. (Photo: www.facebook.com)

Admission is free into this fun, community event. There's something for everyone, all while supporting your local community shops! The AFI is a tax exempt nonprofit organization which supports farmers and food producers on the East End of Long Island.

The Amagansett Food Market is located at 367 Main Street in Amagansett. For more information about the Amagansett Food Institute, visit amagansettfoodinstitute.org.

Sydney Braat is a Hamptons-raised and NYC-living journalist. She enjoys splitting her time between the bustling city life and relaxing atmosphere of the Hamptons. When she's not writing, Sydney is traveling. She thrives off of new experiences, cultures, cuisine, and languages. Sydney writes about the arts, philanthropy, food & wine, and shopping. https://www.sosydneyny.com/ sydneybraat

Added: November 22, 2016, 11:18 am
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