This Saturday, September 26, the Wakefield Farmer Market, at Hall Park on the shores of Lake Quannapowitt is packed full of socially distant vendors and the annual Flu Clinic. The market takes place each Saturday from 9:00-1:00 through October 31, 2020 rain or shine. Looks like it will be another gorgeous late summer day.
Thank you all for your continued support and patience, it is appreciated by all of us. Keep wearing those masks and sanitizing, we will get through this together!
Join us for our annual Flu Shot Clinic, by the Wakefield Board of Health. Go to our website and click the Flu Shot Signup tab to reserve your spot at this year’s clinic. All appointments must be made by Friday, September 25 at 9am.
In addition to this week’s farmers and small batch producers, this Saturday Sarah’s Originals will have Halloween, Fall and Christmas 3 layer fabric masks for children and adults.
Jennifer’s Handmade Soap is here with her amazing soaps. Stop by her booth and see her artistry.
Johnnie Johnnie Goods is back with her beautiful collection of handmade accessories, including the most beautiful lightweight leather earring collection.
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 salves and potions for mind, body and spirit.
Here’s what our farmers and small batch producers will be offering up this Saturday.
Farmer Dave’s – Squashes, root veggies, greens and more. Pre-order and get exactly what you want!
Fay Mountain Farm – Corn, pumpkins and squashes galore
Flats Mentor Farm – Delicious Asian Greens such as baby bok choy, water spinach, pea tendrils and more. Try the stir fry mix of veggies! Flats Mentor Farm is a cash only vendor with great prices!
Kelly’s Farm – Peppers, corn, greens, squashes, and beautiful flower bouquets.
Lilac Hedge Farm – pasture raised meats and free range eggs.
Roberto’s Seafood – The best seafood around is right here in Wakefield. Call or email ahead to guarantee what you’d like.
West River Creamery – fresh cheese from Vermont.
Small Batch Food Vendors:
Coutt’s Specialty Foods – Mother’s preserves, jams and jelly
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.
Goodies Homemade – Susan is back with her delicious scones and yummy cookies.
The Bread Shop – a small-town, big taste artisan bread bakery. By using fresh ingredients and pouring skill and passion into each product.
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.
Small Batch Beverage Vendors:
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!
Tower Beverage: are back with all their great flavors. The best root beer around.
Emmett’s Pet Treats their handmade dog treats are a market favorite by many 4 legged guests.
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
- 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.
- 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. 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!