We’ll have a glorious day Saturday for our season debut! Spring veggies include asparagus, arugula, bok choi, lettuces, salad mix, radishes, kale, rainbow chard, rhubarb, spinach and more. Plus lots of plants – veggie and flowers – for adding to your own garden, including a selection of heirloom and hybrid tomatoes, greens, basil, parsley, peppers, and onion starts. Even some lovely spring cut flowers.
We couldn’t be more excited about our upcoming market season – and we’ve got a new logo to celebrate all things local and growing! Williamstown artist and market co-manager Lucy Rollins custom designed the logo, which we’ll be featuring on new hats and aprons for sale at the market info booth this year. Thank you Lucy for giving us a great new look!
We turn to September – with our fantastic musicians Rosin the Beaux (9-11am) and Trio Cafe Budapest (11am-1pm), entertaining marketgoers of all ages this Saturday. We’ll enjoy cool crisp weather, with crisp apples galore – plus a bountiful array of fixings for a tasty Labor Day weekend picnic or cookout. Come join us while the peak summer season is still in full swing.
Here are the 29 ALL LOCAL vendors and their products coming to the market this week:
Peppers, pastries, pickles, preserves and…peaches! You’ll find offerings of every sort and color to create a festive August celebration of the Berkshires. Back this week are Mowgli Giannitti (9-11am) and Tendai Muparutsa (11am-1pm) playing lovely music for a morning stroll or a tasty breakfast/brunch/lunch while relaxing at our picnic tables with umbrellas.
Here are the 27 terrific, super-local vendors who will be here Saturday:
- Bigfoot Farm – a variety of heirloom tomatoes,
This is a grand, glorious, and gladiola-filled week, made sweet with the return of both Robin’s and Cindy’s Cookin’ Greek! Adding to their popular menu items, Cindy’s bringing a new dip and local, vegetarian stuffed peppers and Robin’s made a tasty fig cake. Images Cinema is joining us, selling bowls made by three local potters – so movie goers can bring their own bowls to fill with popcorn. And if rain comes our way, …
It’s almost mid-August, with vibrant colors and flavors at their summer peak! Find delicious purply eggplants, artfully speckled cherry tomatoes, and basil at the height of its power. For the first time ever, East Mountain Farm is bringing grill-ready, all pork hot dogs. Welcome to Shaker Hill Orchard, bringing three varieties of early plums – shiro, methley and early blues. On Saturday, our vendors will be offering some very tasty tastings!
LOCALLY PREPARED FOODS
- R&G Cheese Makers– Sean brings an assortment of hard and soft artisan cheeses,
NOTE: OUR MARKET OPERATES RAIN OR SHINE. IN HEAVY RAIN, YOU’LL STILL FIND FARMERS AND FOOD VENDORS. CRAFTERS WITH WEATHER-SENSITIVE GOODS MAY CANCEL. FOR VENDOR UPDATES ON SATURDAY, PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] THANK YOU!!!
Ms. Scarlet, in the parking lot, with a bounty of tomatoes — no, was it Colonel Mustard atop a Cornucopia kielbasa dagwood? Surely not Mr. Grateful Green with his pea shoots… and are we sure about Professor Plum, …
We’re thrilled to announce that on Saturday, Williamstown Theatre Festival’s talented apprentices will be entertaining us with songs from musical theater as well as pop rock tunes. They’ll be singing and playing from 9AM-11AM, all free of course! Our picnic tables with umbrellas provide front-row seats, and you can enjoy a farm-to-market breakfast while you’re listening. We’re hoping to make this an annual event – something not to be missed! …
Leafy greens. Beefy meets. Don’t let your summer float by without a taste of East Mountain Farm‘s sausages, fantastic in a pasta with a little Peace Valley broccoli rabe or atop a heaping pile of Bigfoot kale. And for the first time this summer — watermelons from Mighty Food!
The inspiration and methods behind Williamstown’s newest farm. This is the first in a series of articles designed to introduce our vendors to the community.
Bigfoot Farm is cut out of land that slopes down a shallow hill in Williamstown, MA. It’s surrounded by two fences, one a single wire strung up along wooden posts, and the next a net hung three feet inside the first. The two combine to stymy the local deer, …