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Local to Market opens, supports community By Mishael Gill '23 and Kiswa Khan '23

Situated on 177 Main Street, Local to Market opened its doors for the first time.

The store features local products, including food,

photo by Mishael Gill '23

photo by Kiswa Khan '23

beverages

photo by Kiswa Khan '23

and even art from the Westport Arts Collective.

photo by Mishael Gill '23

The produce is fresh and seasonal, being harvested from farms across Connecticut such as those in Easton and New Canaan.

top photos by Mishael Gill '23 / bottom photos by Kiswa Khan '23

The market also carries bakery products (notably Isabelle et Vincent in Fairfield),

photos by Kiswa Khan '23

skincare products (Olive My Skin in Redding)

photo by Mishael Gill '23

and even pet treats (The Dog Bone in Vernon).

photo by Kiswa Khan '23

Coffee lovers can immerse themselves in a rich variety of blends, all sustainably sourced.

photos by Mishael Gill '23

Anyone with a sweet tooth will be pleased to see a substantial variety of ice cream and edible cookie dough (a popular choice), without having to stress over artificial additives.

left photo by Mishael Gill '23 / right photo by Kiswa Khan '23

The owner, Chris Marcocci is also interested in using the side patio space to host artists on the weekends for events they call “Pop-Up on the Patio.”

photo by Mishael Gill '23

photo by Kiswa Khan '23

photo by Kiswa Khan '23

Local to Market recently hosted a pottery showcase and plans to hold more events regularly.

photo via Local to Market's Instagram

From their products to their focus on community, Local to Market serves as an addition to Westport’s evolving variety of sustainable places to shop.

Credits:

Photos by Mishael Gill '23 and Kiswa Khan '23