A bright spot in this gray February is the Winter Farmer\u2019s Market Valentine\u2019s Day Giveaway. This year, Teresa Allen is the happy recipient of over $100 worth of food and products donated to the Valentine\u2019s Basket by market vendors. Check back with the Winter Farmer\u2019s Market next February, when a visit to the market, or a like\/share\/comment on Facebook qualifies a customer to be entered into the drawing.\r\n\r\nThe Market Caf\u00e9 Menu for Saturday, Feb. 24 is as follows: The soup special is a local Brunswick stew - turkey, ground pork, carrot, cabbage, onion, garlic, and spinach stew with a side of Katherine\u2019s local organic bread. The entree is a kale, spinach, onion, roasted elephant garlic, and four cheese pie with an organic side. The sandwich of the day is a local beef and pork combination Sloppy Joe on an organic roll with a side of organic sweet and sour cole slaw. Don\u2019t miss Tim\u2019s delicious sausage and egg sandwich if you are interested in breakfast.\r\n\r\n2018 Valentine\u2019s Day Giveaway participating Farmer\u2019s Market vendors include: Dogwood Hill Gardens - sausage, bacon and pork roast; S and S farm - butternut squash; Sherwood Family Farm - brats; Alterra-WV - leaf lard, waxed denim wallet, local WV jewelry; Blue Moon Bagels - bread, red velvet cupcakes; Lynn Benedict: chair massage certificate; Garden Jeannie - woolen mittens; Mary Surbaugh - organic seeds; Kelly\u2019s Persian Food - coconut cookies; Greenbrier Cotswold - lamb kabobs; Sensorium Herbals - relaxing herbal tea; Spiral Roots Sanctuary - lemongrass tea; Yellow Feet Farm - pasture raised eggs; Laurel creek - fresh spinach; WVFMA - Healthy cookbook.\r\n\r\nThe Winter Market is open Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. through 1 p.m. in the Gus Douglass building at the WV State Fairgrounds next to the Flea Market. Even on the coldest days vendors offer a variety of bread, baked goods, winter vegetables, herbs, pork, poultry, game bird meat, lamb, chair massage, body care products, handmade jewelry, knitted and woolen-wear, one of a kind crafts, handmade clothing, and excellent conversation and community. The Winter Market accepts credit cards, SNAP and EBT.