Medford Farmers Market – August 30

MEDFORD FARMERS MARKET

WEEK #12

August 30, 2018

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It’s the dog days of summer!!  Come on down to the Medford Farmers Market this Thursday, August 30 from 3-7pm @ the Condon Shell (map it!) on Mystic Valley Parkway!!  It is market week #12 and we have 16 amazing vendors plus live music, a Medford Family Network meet up, informative community tables hosted by Indivisible Mystic Valley & UMASS Extension Nutrition Program, and a celebration of our canine companions!!

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:
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:
Aaronap Cellars artisanal wines from Westford, 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
Proletariat Cook – crab apple butter from Medford, MA
SPECIALTY PRODUCTS:
Henna Inspired – henna artwork and design from E
Polka Dog – handcrafted dog treats crafted in Boston, MA
Venier Forge Knife and tool sharpening from Lancaster, MA
Bring your dull knives down to the market! *

Produce Highlight: 

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EGGPLANT
Eggplant is in season and abundance down at the market!!
Brigham Farm, Busa Farm, Good Roots Farm & Lanni Orchards all bring 
the freshest eggplant and produce to the Medford Farmers Market weekly!!
Curious to know 
what Massachusetts grown produce is in season?  Check out this great chart provided by the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture Resources @ mass.gov

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK?

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK?
* Local musician
       Rishava Green from 5-7pm 

* Community meet up with the Medford Family Network from 3-6pm
* Information from UMASS Extension Nutrition Program
* Community Table hosted by Indivisible Mystic Valley

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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