Who’s at the (last!) market on Thursday 10/12—plus, Apple Fest!

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Apples fancy enough for royalty, grown for your family by Lanni Orchards.

IT’S BAAAAAAAACK! APPLE FEST 2017

The last market of the year is a bittersweet occasion. It seems like just yesterday we were hanging signs from every nook and cranny of Medford, hoping you guys would come hang out with us at our new location. (Nope, that’s not a tear in our eye. It’s juice from this apple we’re eating, thank you very much.) But rather than get too sentimental, let’s celebrate! Apple Fest returns to the Medford Farmers Market 3–7pm this Thursday, 10/12, our final week of the 2017 season. Allergic to apples? We’ve also got loads of live music and free yoga led by Jenna of Medford’s own Corner Studio. Get full details below, but heads up: IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY BAKE-OFF, YOUR LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER IS TODAY, TUESDAY 10/10. To sign up, email us at medfordfarmersmarket@gmail.com. And thanks for a fantastic season, you guys. We couldn’t have done it without you. Sniff.

APPLE FEST DETAILS:

4 & 4:30pm: Cooking demos by the market’s own Rosie of Milk Street
4–5pm: Free yoga on the lawn led by Jenna of The Corner Studio
3–5pm: Medford Family Network packs in the kid-friendly fun
3–5pm: Live music by Ryan Alvanos
5pm: Community bake-off entries due at the judging table. To participate in the bake-off, email us TODAY (Tuesday) at medfordfarmersmarket@gmail.com. Then bring your homemade apple-based baked good—along with any serving utensils and a list of all ingredients used—to the judging table. We’ll provide the plates and forks.
5–7pm: Live music by Georgia Bowder-Newton
5:15pm: Judging begins with Mayor Burke and local chef Tanya Howard

WHO’S AT THE MARKET THURSDAY 10/12:

Ackermann Maple Farm: Bourbon-aged syrup for breakfast smiles
Bagel Land: Fresh bagels, breads, brioche (oh, my)
Bike to the Sea (community table): Mystic Valley to the beach or bust!
Brigham Farm: Vibrant veggies, fragrant flowers, GYO seedlings
The Brownie Center: Brownies brownies brownies brownies
Coastal Vineyards: Local wine for local sipping under local sunsets
Deano’s Pasta: Or as we like to call it, “dinner in 5 minutes
Freedom Food Farm: Beeeeef! (& pork, veg, flour, more)
Good Roots Farm: Salad for days, the official dinner of summer
Jaju Pierogi: Little bundles of love disguised as dumplings
Lanni Orchards: Baskets of bounty from your favorite fruit folks
Mass Provisions: Chicken. Pot. PIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oat Shop: Oatmeal, treats, and iced coffee for that 5 p.m. slump
Peg’s Preserves: Because peach hot-pepper jam. Enough said.
Polka Dog Bakery: You animals loved them so much, they’re back!
Proletariat Cook: Crabapple butter by & for the common wo/man
Venier Forge: Affordable knife sharpening while you wait

AND DON’T FORGET:

With EBT/SNAP matching, you get $40 of market goodies for $20!
• Need help finding us? See the parking and pedestrian map!
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Stretch out some space for apple cobbler with Jenna of The Corner Studio.

FREE STUFF!!!

Last week of the market means last week for our Everything is Free Medford pick-up and drop-off table. Got a gently used doodad you’re ready to part with or looking for a cheap thrill? THE RULES:
  • no illegal items
  • no Rx drugs
  • no weapons
  • no broken items
  • no dumping large items that should be picked up by Waste Mgmnt
  • check out the list (at the table) of where to get rid of other big stuff.

 

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These guys! Swing by the managers table & say cheers to Caitlin & Gus!

HECK, YEAH, WE MATCH EBT/SNAP BENEFITS!!!

The market matches up to $20 for all EBT/SNAP shoppers! The Medford Farmers Market runs 3 to 7 pm Thursdays through October 12, 2017, at the Condon Shell on Mystic Valley Parkway in Medford, Massachusetts.

 

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Aw, Medford. You’re a great bunch. Thanks for a glorious season!
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