Roberto’s Seafood, Grateful Tastes & Flats Mentor Farm are back this week!

The Wakefield Farmers Market team is preparing for the next market, this Saturday, July 11 at Hall Park on the shores of Lake Quannapowitt. The market takes place each Saturday from 9:00-1:00 through October 31, 2020. The weather looks like it’s going to be a bit iffy, bring an umbrella or a rain hat.

Things seemed a little more normal last week, and we thank you for your patience while we learn to navigate through the new procedures..

Get your farm fresh produce while you help support our local farmers and small batch producers, who are offering up some great specials and products this week.

Don’t forget to visit the WFM Market Kitchen page each Friday before the market to make your shopping list for a delicious market meal!

The Wakefield Farmers Market team is preparing for the next market, this Saturday, July 11 at Hall Park on the shores of Lake Quannapowitt. The market takes place each Saturday from 9:00-1:00 through October 31, 2020. The weather looks like it’s going to be a bit iffy, bring an umbrella or a rain hat. 

Things seemed a little more normal last week, and we thank you for your patience while we learn to navigate through the new procedures..

Get your farm fresh produce while you help support our local farmers and small batch producers, who are offering up some great specials and products this week.  

Don’t forget to visit the WFM Market Kitchen page each Friday before the market to make your shopping list for a delicious market meal!

Farmers

Farmer Dave’sSummer Squash is in season, lots of zucchini, summer squash and kousa. Plus, beautiful hanging plants and patio pots.  Pre-order and guarantee you get the produce that you want!

Flats Mentor Farm – Delicious Asian Greens such as baby bok choy, water spinach, pea tendrils and more.

Kelly’s Farm – berries, berries, berries. Freshly picked strawberries and blueberries, plus summer squashes.  

Lilac Hedge Farm – pasture raised meats for all your summer grilling and free range eggs.

NEW: Neighbor’s Acre Farms will have lots of nutrient rich microgreens and mushrooms. Pre-order to get the best selection. 

Roberto’s Seafood – The best seafood around is back!

Small Batch Food Vendors: 

Deano’s Pasta – fourth generation pasta makers from Somerville, MA.  Their pastas and sauces are all natural, non-gmo, locally handcrafted and hand packed to assure the highest quality 

Fork on a Road – Suman will have her delicious summer meal kits! 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.

Goodies Homemade – Susan is back with her delicious scones and yummy cookies.  Try the brown butter snickerdoodles, the best!

Grateful Tastes – Local, artisanal spreads for more than just bread.  Pre-order to guarantee you get your favorite flavors!  I love their savory jams just as much as their fruit flavors.

Habibi GourmetWill have tabouli, metch (bulgur salad), cauliflower salad (my favorite), labne with beets and walnuts and, feta cheese salad

Halvah Heaven – The Middle Eastern candy that created in small batches using organic ingredients. Garnish your ice cream and waffles, spread it on toast or eat it right out of the bag…it’s that good!

Single Barrel Cellar – Small batch artisan barrel aged maple syrup and coffee. 

The Roasted GranolaEach 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. Constantly working to bake the homemade, small batch flavor into every bite 

Small Batch Beverage Vendors: 

Aaronap Cellars is offering a couple of Super Duo wine specials to kick off summer sippin’ & BBQs.   Super Rose Duo:  2 bottles of Chambourcin Rose for $24 (20% discount). Super Syrah duo:  2 bottles of Syrah-Mourvedre for $32 (20% discount),  Available by pre-order (www.aaronapcellars.com/buy-online) or in person at the market

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!

Pets

Emmett’s Pet Treats their handmade dog treats are a market favorite by many 4 legged guests

COVID-19 Procedures:

Our market is back to live shopping, but will continue to offer Pre-Order from many of our vendors.  Visit our website at www.wakefieldfarmersmarket.org to order your items and schedule a pickup time (15 minute slots) for your convenience.  

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:

 

  • Wear a mask or face covering

 

  • Enter at the back of the parking lot near the boat launch (ENTRANCE sign posted)
  • Wait until a volunteer admits you
  • Follow signage (foot traffic is one way)
  • If possible, send one person to limit crowds
  • Social Distance at all times – 6ft all around
  • Reusable bags CAN NOT be placed on any surfaces
  • Do not touch products, ask a vendor for assistance
  • Exit is near the Entrance (sanitizing stations available)
  • Keep it moving to allow for the next group pickup. 

Payment Methods

 

  • 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.  

 

 

 

Volunteer!

We need your help!!!  There are plenty of volunteer opportunities at our market. Click Volunteer tab at top and “Choose a spot on Sign Up.com”  We have many short shifts available–many hands and all that.

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!

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