December 24, 2014 - 9:00am to January 1, 2015 - 12:00pm


  • Wednesday, Dec. 24th - 9am-5pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 25th – CLOSED
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31st - 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday, Jan. 1st – CLOSED
December 18, 2014 - 5:00pm

As always we will have refreshments to help get into the holiday spirit.

December 13, 2014 - 9:00am to December 20, 2014 - 2:00pm

Each Saturday, from Nov. 29th through Dec. 20th the Gift Shop will be open from 9am-2pm.

Opening Reception and Gift Shop on Tuesday, Dec. 2nd from 5-7pm.

Give a gift that gives.
Give a gift that gives opportunity.
Give a gift that gives education.
Give a gift that gives resources.

Proceeds from this event will go to fair-trade women artist cooperatives in Guatemala and Laos and will support futureresearch projects.

Brisa Caleta wor7ks with women’s cooperatives in the Mayan Highlands of Guatemala. Through a three-fold approach, (training, funding, and research) the goal of the Brisa Caleta is to empower the women by helping to establish a fair wage for-profit business in their communities. Products will include hand woven pine baskets, back-strap loom textiles, and other unique products from the highlands of Guatemala.

Poom Loom educates, engages, empowers students and rural communities in the country of Laos through higher education service learning projects. Poom Loom connects Laotian college students with primary students and rural villagers to address community needs through sustainable development, education, and income generation initiatives focusing on the preservation of Laotian culture. Products will include cotton, hemp, and silk textile scarves and handbags; a variety of organic teas; handmade soap; handwoven bookmarks; and handmade recycled bomb jewelry, key chains, and bottle openers from the secret war in Laos.

December 6, 2014 - 9:00am

Join us again this year “Above the Market” as we host 4 area Jewelry Artists who sell their work at the Driftless Market. As always we will have refreshments to help get into the holiday spirit.

Featured Artists include:

  • Valerie Haefner – Dodgeville,
  • Beth Molesworth – Platteville,
  • Lauren Powers - Mineral Point,
  • Cathie Roberts - Scales Mound, IL

We will also be hosting another product demo just in time for your holiday meals - Monique’s Frozen Pie Crust Demo – 10am -2pm

November 27, 2014 - 9:00am
November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm

Event is hosted by the Platteville Main Street Sustainability Committee and will take place in the Historic Platteville Municipal Auditorium at 75 N. Bonson Street.

FREE POP-UP FILM FESTIVAL: Featuring 2014 Real Food Media Contest Winners - - Short Films / Big Ideas For Sustainable Food + Farming

Pop Up film festival includes:

* Opening Reception with local food snacks and information tables on; Platteville winter farmers market, Two Onion Farm CSA (community supported agriculture), local UW Platteville Sunflower Oil project, UWP fall semester student project using GIS technology to map local products, backyard composting and vermicomposting, information on local ordinances on keeping backyard bees and chickens, and details on Platteville recycling and waste management!

* Viewing of the 10 Real Food Media contest winning films, followed by moderated discussion.

Childcare will be provided.

November 8, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Join us for an opportunity to celebrate the opening of our upper level. Tour the "Above the Market" space, learn more about future plans and upcoming events throughout the Holidays, sample Driftless Deli Trays, take part in product demo's (Monique's Frozen Pie Crusts and Puff Pastry Sheets), and participate in fun family friendly activities.


October 25, 2014 - 11:00am

Join us again this year for this fun Annual event on Main Street. As usual we will have plenty of tasty treats!

September 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

Join Chef Jerry from Potosi Brewery and our very own Cena for their “Chef at Play” cooking class. They will demonstrate how to cook seasonally and  organically by improvising without recipes.

When the cooking is done, time is built in for the meal to be shared with all    participants. Make an evening of it and sign up soon as space will be limited.

The cost is $20 a person and can be paid at the start of the class. Sign-up sheets will be in the store, or you can call in to reserve your spot.

Space is limited; so sign up soon. 608-348-2696



September 21, 2014 - 11:00am

Be a part of International Peace Day Platteville celebration on Sunday September 21st from 11-2 at City Park Gazebo in Platteville. Bring a dish to pass for the 12:30 luncheon. This event is co-sponsored by People's Yoga of Platteville, Driftless Market, and UW-Platteville Students for Peace and Justice.