September 2, 2017 Preview: Curious Creatures, WEF with WHS School Calendars, Live Music with Eddie Dee, Barefoot Books

How is it September already?
LAST WEEK for Donut Peaches!
Super weather for broccoli and cauliflower!

Scroll down for highlights of our next market day!

Please be sure to let your friends know about us! We bring local farm fare, specialty foods, and artisan products to Hall Park (next to Veterans Field) each weekend from mid-June to mid-October. This year the market will be held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. starting June 17 through October 14, 2017.

SNEAK PREVIEW of the September 2  Market Day
  • Curious Creatures will be joining us with their live animal interactive program
  • Local Musician Eddie Dee will be back with his smooth voice and wide repertoire of folksy tunes
  • Barefoot Books, with award-winning books and more for kids
  • Wakefield Educational Foundation (WEF) with 2017-2018 school calendars!
  • Click HERE for a bonus recipe: Roasted Tricolored Beets

*Our cooking demo chef Suman Shah has a wonderful website where she now posts the recipes she creates at our market along with her recipes and suggestions for a healthy and delicious vegetarian diet. Be sure to check it out
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Click HERE for this week’s vendor specials and news. It gets updated as the week goes on, so check back, too!

Click HERE for the latest vendor schedule!

Before we go on, don’t forget:
Volunteers ALWAYS welcome and needed!

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on Click the logo or this link to  sign up here for spots and tasks throughout the entire 2017 season!

NOTE: Potential volunteers are always welcome to “shadow” a volunteer doing a task you are interested in learning how to do before you sign up for a market day volunteer spot next year.

It is time to vote again via the American Farmland Trust Annual Farmers Market Celebration! Our farmers market came in 1st in Massachusetts and #22 nationally last year. For more information and TO VOTE:

The market offers “Market Bucks” that can be purchased for use with vendors via credit/debit cards or SNAP/EBT, and will again be matching SNAP purchases up to $10 per visit so that everyone can afford to get fresh and healthy foods at our market. Plus, for SNAP folks: HIP is here! Use your EBT card to shop with Farmer Dave’s first, THEN get your additional market bucks. Click HERE to learn about HIP, brought to you by the USDA and being implemented this summer in Massachusetts.

The Wakefield Farmers Market runs RAIN OR SHINE (except in dangerous weather, e.g. lightning or hurricane conditions).  Our next summer season will run from  June 17 through October 14, 2017.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, Twitter, and Tumbler! See you at the Market!

Wendy Dennis and Heather Tribe
Market Co-Managers

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