Calling All Young Folks – Draw Your Favorite Veggie Contest!

Calling all young folks!

veggiesartDraw your favorite veggie and get entered into a drawing for $25 in Market Bucks for you and your family to share!

Come on down by 12 noon on 8/2/14 to enter the contest, draw a picture of your favorite veggie from the Farmers Market, and tell us how you like it best: Raw? Steamed? Grilled? Baked? Roasted? Broiled? In pesto? In a salad? In a special recipe? So many choices!

The market will provide paper, crayons, and a clipboard or a space at the table for drawing. All pictures will be displayed at the market at the center tent during the market day and the Market Bucks drawing will take place at 12:30 that day. One picture/entry per child. You do not need to be present at the drawing to win.

Note: Depending on the age of the winning child, we suggest that the child get to spend at least $5 as they wish but will be supportive of the parent’s decision. Just let us know!

favorite market voting jpegDon’t Forget to Vote! Help our market be in the top in Massachusetts.  Right now we are #1 in MA!
If you want a reminder to vote each week, scroll down to the end of this email, click on  “update subscription preferences,” and select Vote Reminder List. How easy is that?  🙂
To vote, you need only go to: once a week and “pledge” how much you plan to spend at your favorite farmers market that week. You can pledge once a week up until midnight September 13. Let’s go for it!

Yarrow or one of his colleagues will be with us, twisting balloons in to magical creatures, and hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, and jump ropes will be out for the playing!

Hope to see you at the market August 2!
Lot’s to see, buy, watch, and enjoy!
As always, check the for updates.

Snap logoWe like to remind folks that, along with accepting credit and debit cards, we also proudly welcome SNAP/EBT transactions in exchange for “Market Bucks.” Our market continues to match SNAP/EBT purchases up to $10 per visit so all of our neighbors can afford to eat healthy local foods. Just stop by the Market Manager Tent to get your Market Bucks.

The Wakefield Farmers Market runs RAIN OR SHINE (except in dangerous weather, e.g. lightening or hurricane conditions).  The market opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 1:00 p.m. every Saturday starting June 21 through October 18, 2014.  Please visit: for a complete listing of vendors and upcoming events and to sign up for the email newsletter.  You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter. See you at the Market!Wendy Dennis
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