Apple Fest 2018!!

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

IT’S BAAAAACK: APPLE FEST 2018!!   Calling all bakers (and anyone who has a good apple recipe)…
The Medford Farmers Market is hosting our annual Apple Fest next Thursday, October 11 and holding a contest for the tastiest Apple recipe!

The details:

* Send us an email by Wednesday (10/11) with your name and the name of your dish.
* Bring your completed masterpiece to the market on Thursday, October 11 by 5pm.

* Wait for the results!  Mayor Burke and a handful of local judges will taste the entries and present the top three winners! (Judges will cast their votes between 5-6pm)

There’s only two requirements – use apples in some way and make it delicious! 

If you cannot be there but would like to contribute a dish, please let us know and arrangements can be made to drop one off prior to the Market.

All are welcome and encouraged to join the contest.

Market goers will eat the remainders of the creations after the judges have had some.

Email us at medfordfarmersmarket@gmail.com
by WEDNESDAY (10/10) to secure your spot in the contest!!

In addition to the contest, we’ll have live music, a cooking demo, story hour, MFM meet up, and mulled Apple cider at the Market tent!

Hope to see you there!

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Medford Farmers Market – October 4

MEDFORD FARMERS MARKET

WEEK #17

October 4, 2018

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Come on down to the Medford Farmers Market this Thursday, October 4 from 3-7pm @ theCondon Shell (map it!) on Mystic Valley Parkway!!  It is market week #17 and we have 15 amazing vendors plus live music, yoga with Emily from Borealis, a Medford Family Network meet up, and informative community tables hosted by the FOOD LINK & JRA CYCLES!!

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 – cookbooks, herbal remedies, and gemstone jewelry from New England
Shady Pine Farm – chicken pot pies, smoked pulled chicken, chili con carne, and vegan black beans from Somerville, MA
BAKED GOODS:
Bagel Land bagels & goodies from Winchester, MA
PREPARED FOOD:
Scott Brothers Meat hand crafted sausage from Cambridge, MA (now available to take home to prepare!)
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
Peg’s Preserves – jams, jelly, honey & spices from Lancaster, MA
SPECIALTY PRODUCTS:
Beads By Beardslee  handcrafted jewelry and beaded items from Medford, MA 
Borealis Yoga – cookbooks, herbal remedies, and gemstone jewelry from New England
Polka Dog – handcrafted dog treats crafted in Boston, MA

Vendor Highlight: 

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VENDOR HIGHLIGHT:
Scott Brothers
  Love the taste of Scott Brothers hand crafted sausage?  Now you can cook them at home!!
  Scott Brothers is offering four packs of their Italian or Bratwurst style sausages for $15!!  This great deal will be available through the end of market season!  

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK?

* Local musicians
Alex Cumming from 3-5pm
        Ryan Alvanos from 5-7pm 

* Yoga with Emily from Borealis 4-6pm  
* Community meet up hosted by the Medford Family Network 
* Information from the FOOD LINK and JRA CYCLES

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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Medford Farmers Market – September 27

MEDFORD FARMERS MARKET

WEEK #16

September 27, 2018

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Come on down to the Medford Farmers Market this Thursday, September 27th from 3-7pm@ the Condon Shell (map it!) on Mystic Valley Parkway!!  It is market week #16 and we have 15 amazing vendors plus live music, a cooking demo by Cecilia Flores, a Medford Family Network meet up, and informative community tables hosted by the MACI & MYRWA!!

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 hand crafted sandwiches, potato chips, and cookies from Medford, MA 
SPECIALTY FOODS:
Aaronapp Cellars artisanal wines from Westford, MA
Deano’s Pasta – fresh pasta & ravioli from Somerville, Ma
Peg’s Preserves – jams, jelly, honey & spices from Lancaster, MA
SPECIALTY PRODUCTS:
Blink Fitness membership information from Medford’s newest fitness club! 
Polka Dog – handcrafted dog treats crafted in Boston, MA
Ugly Baby Soap Company knife handcrafted soaps from Melrose, MA
Venier Forge
 – knife and tool sharpening from Lancaster, MA.  
* DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR DULL KNIVES & TOOLS TO THIS WEEK’S MARKET *

Vendor Highlight: 

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VENDOR HIGHLIGHT:
Shady Pine Farm
  Shady Pine Farm is now taking holiday orders!!!
Pre-order your fresh, never frozen turkey (13-25 lbs.) at the market.  It is not only a great deal at $5.99 per pound, but the turkeys will be delivered to the MFM site 
just days before Thanksgiving!!  Please be prepared to make a $25.00 deposit at the time of ordering. 

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK?

* Local musicians
Ryan Alvanos from 3-5pm
          Travels with Brindle from 5-7pm 

* Cooking demo with Cecilia Flores from 4-6pm  
* Community meet up hosted by the Medford Family Network 
* Information from the MACI and MYRWA

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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