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:
•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!), …
Welcome to Williams alumni/ae and families who are here for Reunion weekend! Be sure to stop by the market on Saturday from 9-1 for a delicious meal, fresh produce, and beautiful hand-crafted items. We’re excited to have Dancing Bare Soap at the market for the first time this season! Dancing Bare offers organic/vegan/fair trade soaps infused with local botanicals.
Heritage Artisans is bringing back free knitting clinics this weekend! Bring a knitting project you’re having trouble with and you can enjoy a private lesson. These talented artisans will also be demonstrating spinning techniques with their own alpaca fibers. Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors:
What a spectacular September! This Saturday will be perfect for strolling by the abundance of fresh-picked local veggies and fruits, meats, cheese, baked goods, and fine artisan crafts. New this week are Tom’s white grapes, just picked at nearby Shaker Hill Orchard, in addition to amazing apples and pears. Live music all morning, with popular Duo Eamon playing Celtic, Quebecois and New England fiddle/guitar tunes, and Williams Student Michael Ding on the flute. Feel free to relax at one of our picnic tables and enjoy a grilled-to-order local burger or portabella mushroom sandwich – or an overstuffed lobster roll – expertly prepared by Dan Campbell, owner of Hobson’s Choice Restaurant.
Here’s a full listing of this week’s vendors:
Ever wondered how maple syrup varieties compare in a side-by-side taste test? or how 21st century technology can be combined with age-old traditions to produce outstanding maple syrup? Sweet Brook Farm brings a wealth of knowledge plus free samples! Also, we warmly welcome CIAO! – Community Intergenerational Action Orchestra – making its market debut. See you at Saturday’s market, where summer is still going strong. Here’s what you’ll find:
•Windswept Farm – corn, orange cherry tomatoes and larger big boys, better boys and jet stars, potatoes, green beans, garlic, cucumbers, squash, peaches, hot and sweet peppers, sunflowers, gladiolas
•Blair Farm – eggs, fennel, onions, assorted beans, lettuce, kale, cucumbers, maple syrup, kohlrabi, potatoes, corn, red dalhias
•Diggers Bend Farm – fall arugula is in! plus pickling and slicing cucumbers, potatoes, cauliflower, tomatoes, summer squash and zucchini, kale, chard, shell beans, basil, oyster and shitake mushrooms, pork, eggs, goat’s milk soaps infused with lemongrass, …
We are pleased to present the brand new WFM logo!
The logo was submitted by Julia Morgan-Leamon.
Julia is an Artist and Media producer based in Williamstown working in painting, video and installation. Also, Julia is a part-time events coordinator at Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation
and Williams College, and a community arts educator.
“I am committed to cross-cultural understanding through the lens of art, and
lead yearly art and culture trips to Egypt. As a mother of triplets and a long-time
vegetarian, I believe in sustainable farming practices, local foods, and
that all animals, even those raised for food, deserve to be well-treated. To
that end I wanted to include a calf along with the vegetables in the logo I
submitted. The whimsical calf looking back at us is a reminder to be mindful
of what we eat and what we support. I was happy to have my logo selected!” -Julia