We’re back! The Wakefield Farmers Market celebrates Thanksgiving on Saturday, November 21. The weather looks beautiful for Saturday, wear your masks and some layers and join us at Hall Park from 11:00 am -2:00 pm. Come stock up on your favorites and grab a few holiday gifts from our artisans vendors while you’re here!
We’ve got lots of our vendors joining us for this special market, including:
Farmer Dave’s –winter squash, potatoes, carrots, greens, apples and more. Our own raw honey, pickles, hot sauce and jam all made with our own produce as well as scratch made baked goods. Pre-orders are available on all items and are suggested on baked goods and pies.
Visit our website for preorder information. Orders must be in by Nov 19.
Lilac Hedge Farm – pasture raised meats to stock your freezer and free range eggs. Pre-order your Thanksgiving turkey now!
Roberto’s Seafood – The best seafood around is here. Call or email ahead to guarantee what you’d like.
Small Batch Food Vendors:
West River Creamery – fresh cheese from Vermont. Pre-order to guarantee you get your favorites.
Coutt’s Specialty Foods – Mother’s preserves, jams and jelly With the holidays approaching and we will have gift boxes available this week. 3 packs: jams, jellies and marmalades – you choose flavors $20.00 and 4 packs: Sweet Red Pepper Relish, Hot Sweet Red Pepper Relish, Cranberry Sauce you pick varieties $25.Shipping available. Bring your addresses and when you would like them to ship +$9.00 anywhere in US. Great gift idea for “the hard to find a gift” person, or just have on the shelf in the event you need a little something else.
If you would like to pre-order email [email protected] and in the Subject line put
Wakefield Order. (Please include your phone number in case of questions.) Have in by noon on Friday.
If you would like to ship directly you can go to www.couttsspecialtyfoods.com, click on to buy.
Questions…We are always here at 978-263-2952
Deano’s Pasta – fourth generation pasta makers from Somerville, MA. Pre-order for credit card orders and to ensure you get what you want before they sell out. Deano’s is a cash only vendor at the market.
Fork on a Road – Visit your favorite farmers for the fresh produce listed on the recipe package, follow the recipe, and you have a delicious meal, side dish or appetizer. Taking pre-orders for cranberry chutney for our November 21 market – Crimson Cranberry Chutney made with local cranberries and apples, 8 oz jars
Goodies Homemade – The best cookies around!
Grateful Tastes – artisanal spreads for more than just bread. got the return of our Cranberry-Honey Preserves crafted with the season’s first early black cranberries with our raw local honey.
They’ll also have TONS of pure maple syrup with us, including half gallon and gallon sizes. And to boot, fresh spun raw honey, as always only in sustainable USA made Mason jars.
The Roasted Granola – Each batch of our granola is made by hand and checked for quality. It is not too sweet, contains healthy nuts and seeds, has a touch of quinoa and is made with Greek olive oil. This week Pumpkin Spice Granola is back in 15oz and 12oz bags! Plus, Belgian Chocolate Granola Bark is back in stock for the cooler weather.
Small Batch Beverage Vendors:
Aaronap Cellars will be offering Last Day Stock-up Specials! 5% off 3 bottles; 10% off 6 bottles; 15% off 12+ bottles; pre-order through our website (www.aaronapcellars.com) and choose “Wakefield Farmers Market” as the pickup location during checkout.
Pour Man’s Coffee – your Saturday morning favorite is back with their signature coffee, brewed low & slow! Quarts, Gallons & by the cup! Pre-order and guarantee you get what you want before they sell out!
Our wonderful Artisans return –
Sarah’s Originals, just in time to purchase gifts for the holidays, including the popular infinity scarves, reversible table runners, placemats, children cloth books, fall/Thanksgiving/Christmas/winter aprons. Fleece pillows and reusable masks for adults and children. Plus, Sarah will offer a free holiday mask to anyone makes a purchase of $20 at my table. This is a way of saying “thank you” to all our customers.
A&D Books – are having a special overstock sale on signed copies of The Lost Mill Village of Middlesex Fells. Check out their new book Murder at Breakheart Hill Farm. It’s getting great reviews.
Jennifer’s Handmade Soap is here with her amazing fall soaps, gift sets, and more for anyone looking to get an early start on holiday shopping.
Johnnie Johnnie Goods is back with her beautiful collection of handmade accessories, including the most beautiful lightweight leather earring collection.
Kittredge Candles is here for pre-order pickup ONLY. Visit their website to get your orders in!
Mariela’s Mexico – Mariela’s bags are handmade, very lightweight, durable, recycle plastic as well as waterproof. The perfect bag for your everyday use.
Sasquatch Woodworks returns this week – and they have built up a great stock of new wine caddies, serving boards, cutting trays and bowls. Stop by to check out their newest pieces because it’s never too early to start thinking about the holidays or to get a present for that Zoom wedding you need to virtually attend!
Trow’s Treasures is back with her incredible medicinal salves, herbal pillows, catnip toys and more.
Ugly Baby Soap’s Bay Rum Shaving Soap is back (smells divine). Plus, Gentle Beeswax Soap, Felted Beeswax Soap, and Felted Rosemary Soap, all at pandemic discount of $5 each. Another pandemic positive! Stock up on all your favorites.
The Vintage Vault & Company will be here with their hand poured soy wax candles in vintage and town themed containers.
Per the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and our Board of Health, to keep our customers, vendors and volunteers safe we have a few new rules we ask everyone to follow:
- Mask or face covering MUST be worn at all times within the market.
- Enter at the back of the parking lot near the boat launch (ENTRANCE sign posted)
- Wait until a volunteer admits you, Do not jump the ropes, we have a maximum number allowed
- Follow signage (foot traffic is one way)
- If possible, send one person to limit crowds
- Social Distance at all times – 6ft all around
- Purses and reusable bags CAN NOT be placed on any surfaces
- You may touch only what you purchase, ask a vendor for assistance
- Exit is near the Entrance (sanitizing stations available)
- Keep it moving to allow for the next group pickup.
- Pre-pay when pre-ordering if possible, SNAP customers follow the vendors instructions and pay at market
- Unfortunately, we will not be offering the Market Bucks Program this season due to COVID-19.
- Everyone deserves high quality healthy food! We accept SNAP/EBT, Pandemic EBT, visit our market tent for SNAP Bucks
- WIC and Senior Coupons can only be used for produce and some select items from Farmer Dave.
We need your help!!! There are plenty of volunteer opportunities at our market. Go to wakefieldfarmersmarket.org, Click Volunteer tab at top, “Choose a spot on Sign Up.com”. We have many short shifts available.
Last but not least…
The Wakefield Farmers Market runs RAIN OR SHINE (except in dangerous weather, e.g. lightning or hurricane conditions). Website address: wakefieldfarmersmarket.org or you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
See you at the Market!