Medford Farmers Market – October 11

MEDFORD FARMERS MARKET

WEEK #18

October 11, 2018

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Due to the potential for a little (or a lot) of rain on Thursday, we have decided to POSTPONE Apple Fest until next week, but the market itself is ON!!  Come on down to the Medford Farmers Market this Thursday, October 11 from 3-7pm @ the Condon Shell (map it!) on Mystic Valley Parkway!!  It is market week #18 and  we have 11 amazing vendors bringing the freshest produce and goods to Medford for all your market needs!!

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 (now available to take home to prepare!)
SPECIALTY FOODS:
Deano’s Pasta – fresh pasta & ravioli from Somerville, Ma
Peg’s Preserves – jams, jelly, honey & spices from Lancaster, MA
SPECIALTY PRODUCTS:
Polka Dog – handcrafted dog treats crafted in Boston, MA
Venier Forge – knife and tool sharpening from Lancaster, MA
Don’t forget to bring your
dull knives & tools to this week’s market!!

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APPLE FEST 2018 postponed to next Thursday,   October 18!!
Stay tuned for all of the apple-tastic activities in store for next week!

THERE IS STILL TIME TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY BAKE-OFF!!!
Email us medfordfarmersmarket@gmail.com by next Wednesday, October 17 with your name and the name of your apple creation!!

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK?

Local musicians
          Ava Sophia from 5-7pm 
  
* Community meet up hosted by the Medford Family Network
* Information from our sponsor Boston Solar
* We’re keeping an eye on the weather and will update our social media if there are any cancellations this week!*

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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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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