OUR FINAL MARKET - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15  9AM-1PM

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Please join us this Saturday for our final market day to cap off an outstanding 2016 season! Our farmers, chefs, and artisans have all enjoyed bringing to you the fruits of their labors for the past several months. With great support from residents and visitors alike, we’ve all helped to create a lively sense of community. This week will be no less vibrant, with a full array of fall produce and artisan products perfect for stocking up or for doing early holiday shopping! We welcome everyone to stroll by the market to savor all the goodness of the farmers’ market season.

Note to all Market Members: If you have supported the market as a member in 2015 or 2016, you’re cordially invited to attend our Annual Meeting/Potluck Supper on Sunday, October 23rd at 6:00pm at Sheep Hill (click article heading for more details).

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Great news! We’re extending our market season for one additional week, so our last market day will be NEXT SATURDAY, October 15th! Our vendors are still going strong with bountiful produce and gorgeous artisan crafts, bringing to you the freshest ingredients for a tasty farm-to-table meal, cozy knitwear, and more! See you at the market!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors:

Local Farmers

•Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup, maple candies, maple roasted nuts, alpaca socks and yarns (Note: this week is Sweet Brook’s last market of the season, so be sure to stock up on supplies for the winter!)
•Blair Farm – pumpkins, winter squash, heirloom and cherry tomatoes, watermelon, dahlias, eggplant, green and yellow beans, cauliflower, zucchini, squash, potatoes, eggs
•Busy Bee Business – Paul Dugal’s famous local honey in a variety of sizes
•Diggers Bend Farm – winter squash including butternut, more

AT THE MARKET - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 9AM-1PM

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We celebrate the start of October with bountiful late summer and early fall produce! Tomatoes and corn, as well as squash, pumpkins, apples, and more! Merry at Crow Hill Farm brings a lovely selection of hand made arts and craft kits to delight market-goers of all ages, and our knitters Nora Phykitt and Heritage Artisans bring cozy hats and comfy sweaters to keep the chill away. If you’re a knitter, stop by the Heritage Artisans booth for a free, private clinic!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors and entertainment:

Local Farmers

•Shaker Hill Orchard – apples, apples and more apples!!
•Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup, maple candies, maple roasted nuts, alpaca socks and yarns
•Bear Meadow Farm – dry and semi-dry hard cider, more

AT THE MARKET - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 9AM-1PM

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Yay! Robin is back with her yummy baked goods and gourmet made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches overflowing with melted local cheeses and meats from our vendors R&G Cheese and East Mountain Farm! And we’re matching the early fall colors with an array of pumpkins, gourds, sweet and decorative corn, winter squash, tomatoes, and apples all lovingly harvested by our local farmers. A stroll through the market is surely to delight on a crisp Saturday morning!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors and entertainment:

Local Farmers
•Peace Valley Farm – a variety of slicing and cherry tomatoes (including Foxy Ladies), carrots, flowers, Asian Mix greens, rainbow chard, peppers, onions, scallions, herbs, fingerling potatoes…and lettuce is back!
•Shaker Hill Orchard – apples, apples and more apples!! more

AT THE MARKET - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 9AM-1PM

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We’re continuing to enjoy glorious September weather, perfect for strolling the market and sampling flavored chevres, smoked mozzarella and other locally sourced cheeses from R&G Cheese! Also a full array of produce including heirloom tomatoes from Peace Valley, Diggers Bend, and Blair Farms and MacIntosh apples from Windswept Farm and Shaker Hill Orchard!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors and entertainment:

Local Farmers

•Diggers Bend Farm – oyster mushrooms, winter squash including butternut, baby blue hubbard and delicata, basil, dill, cilantro, cucumbers, chard, collards, kale, beets, green beans, lettuce, heirloom tomatoes, jalapenos, shell beans, eggplant, eggs, pork, goat’s milk soap
•East Mountain Farm – locally pastured ground beef (on sale at $6/pound!), poultry, sweet and hot sausage, more

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Our farmers are still at peak production, so now’s a great time to enjoy summer veggies at their finest! The weather’s perfect for relaxing at our picnic tables and enjoying a grilled-to-order burger, chicken teriyaki, or portabella mushroom sandwich from Hobson’s Choice. Chris’s Kitchen brings an array of preserves, plus tasty jalapeno pepper jelly and Cowboy Candy – pickled jalapenos! Looking forward to a festive market!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors and entertainment:

Local Farmers
•Dancing Bare Soap – organic, vegan, fair trade soap infused with local and seasonal herbs and florals
•Diggers Bend Farm – shiitake and oyster mushrooms, summer squash, zucchini, basil, dill, cilantro, cucumbers, braising mix, kale, beets, green beans, arugula, tomatoes, jalapenos, shell beans, eggplant, eggs, pork, goat’s milk soap
•East Mountain Farm – locally pastured ground beef (on sale at $6/pound!), more

AT THE MARKET - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3  9AM-1PM

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Labor Day weekend is here! A great time to pick up locally pastured meats from East Mountain Farm (including ground beef on sale at $6/pound), delicious chevre and smoked mozzarella from R&G Cheese, and a full array of veggies in late summer splendor from our farmers. Local tomatoes, watermelon, beans, and eggplants are tasty, as well as shiitake mushrooms and herbs! Have a gift to pick up? Browse the artisan woodwork, yarn products, and silver jewelry for lovely ideas! Duo Eamon will be back with lively Celtic guitar and fiddle. Hope to see you on a glorious Saturday morning!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors and entertainment:

Local Farmers
•Bear Meadow Farm – dry and semi-dry hard cider, more

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If you haven’t been to the market yet this season, Saturday will be a wonderful day to visit! The popular ABC Sale pop-up booth will be back, Fiddle Dee Dee children’s string band will entertain, and local produce, gourmet foods, and artisan products will be in great supply. We can all savor the last weekend of August with a lively morning at the market!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors and entertainment:

Local Farmers
•Windswept Farm – corn, blueberries, garlic, sunflowers, squash, cucumbers, cauliflower, peppers, beans, potatoes, apples
•Blair Farm – blueberries, raspberries, corn, squash, potatoes, bedding plants, cucumbers, summer squash, eggs
•Busy Bee Honey – Paul Dugal brings fantastic honey from nearby Florida, MA
•Diggers Bend Farm – shiitake and oyster mushrooms, summer squash, zucchini, basil, dill, cilantro, more

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Summertime is in full swing! We’ll have four hours of live music, including flute, vocals and acoustic guitar, to accompany a delightful market experience. Chris’s Kitchen brings delectable jams and chutneys. For kids, Jodi Easton brings Tinkergarten’s fun hands-on projects — Magnet FishingMake Your Own Mud Pie, and Nature Play Dough, and Merry Anderson at Crow Hill Farm brings creative kits for late summer fun. Dancing Bare Soap has vegan soaps with organic ingredients. Robin’s gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches have grown in both selection and popularity!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors:

Local Farmers
•Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup, maple candies, maple roasted nuts, more

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The variable weather this month has meant bountiful harvests for our farmers! Our market booths are overflowing with fresh produce and flowers. This week, Diggers Bend Farm brings mushrooms – shiitake and oyster – perfect accompaniments to East Mountain Farm’s delicious meat selections. Peace Valley’s cherry tomatoes and Windswept’s sunflowers and gladiolus are the essence of summer!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors:

Local Farmers
•Peace Valley Farm – cherry tomatoes, flowers, lettuces, rainbow chard, rhubarb, scallions, parsley, summer squash, broccoli, basil, and fingerling potatoes
•Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup, maple candies, maple roasted nuts, alpaca socks and yarns, granola
•Windswept Farm – Corn, blueberries, garlic, sunflowers, gladiolus, squash, cucumbers, cauliflower, peppers, more