Medford Farmers Market – August 23

MEDFORD FARMERS MARKET

WEEK #11

August 23, 2018

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Come on down to the Medford Farmers Market this Thursday, August 23 from 3-7pm @ theCondon Shell (map it!) on Mystic Valley Parkway!!  It is market week #11 and we have 16 amazing vendors plus music, yoga, a Medford Family Network meet up, informative community tables hosted by Consumers for Sensible Energy & MFM sponsor Salem Five, and story time hosted by the Medford Public Library!!

WHO’S AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK?

PRODUCE:
Lanni Orchards – fresh fruit & veggies from Lunenberg, MA
Brigham Farm – fruits, veggies & flowers from Concord, MA
Busa Farm – fresh produce from Lexington, MA
Good Roots Farm – organic produce from Lincoln, MA
MEAT/SEAFOOD/DAIRY:
Mass Provisions – artisan pot pies from Somerville, MA
Shady Pine Farm – meat & eggs from New Braintree, MA
BAKED GOODS:
Bagel Land bagels & goodies from Winchester, MA
PREPARED FOOD:
Scott Brothers Meat hand crafted sausage from Cambridge, MA
Simple Fare sandwiches, chips, and cookies from Medford, MA
SPECIALTY FOODS:
Ackermann Maple Farm – maple syrup, maple butter, and more from Cabot, VT
Coastal Vineyards artisanal wines from South Dartmouth, MA

Deano’s Pasta – fresh pasta & ravioli from Somerville, Ma
El Colombiano Coffee – Arabica coffee beans brewed in Brookline, MA
Peg’s Preserves – jams, jelly, honey & spices from Lancaster, MA
SPECIALTY PRODUCTS:
Borealis Yoga  cookbooks, herbal remedies & gemstone jewelry from New England 
Polka Dog – handcrafted dog treats crafted in Boston, MA

Vendor Highlight: 

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ACKERMANN MAPLE  FARM
 It is a true family operation for Caitlin & Ian Ackermann who own and operate their 76 acre maple farm in Cabot, Vermont.  With over 6,400 taps, the Ackermanns keep busy by tapping, sap collecting, boiling, filtering, and bottling their syrup to bring the folks of Medford the finest maple products!   

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK?

* Local musicians
       Scott & Jessica from 3-6pm
       Jack Egan from 6-7pm 
* Yoga with Emilie from Borealis from 5-6pm
* Story Time with the Medford Public Library from 5-6pm

* Community meet up with the Medford Family Network from 3-6pm
* Information from Medford Farmers Market sponsor Salem Five
* Community Table hosted by Consumers for Sensible Energy

HOW TO GET THERE…
           

You can walk, take the bus (the 94, 95 and 96 buses run on High Street), ride your bike (have you checked out the new Mystic River Path?) or—yep—canoe/kayak to the market!

Driving to the market?  Shoppers park for FREE in the
* in the Condon Shell lot on Mystic Valley Pkwy/Route 16
* on both sides of Winthrop Street, near the ball fields
* on both sides of South Street, just south of the river
* at the metered and free parking spaces  on High Street


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Did you know…

The Medford Farmers Market matches EBT/SNAP

up to $20 per EBT card per week!!

SNAP beneficiaries simply swipe their EBT debit cards at the market manager’s table, and we match their total bill, up to $20 each week. That means $40 of fresh, healthy, and local food for a cost of $20, doubling shoppers’ spending power. Our benefits-matching program continues to grow every year!
Help us maintain this great program by donating here:

https://www.youcaring.com/medfordfarmersmarket-1135313

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