Wakefield Farmers Market

Saturdays June 17 – October 14 2017

About our 2017 Vendors and Market Schedule

Click HERE   for the 2017 complete downloadable vendor schedule.
NOTE: Always check back for updates!

Aaronap Cellars Biweekly starting 6/17
New This Year! Yankee innovation meets wine! Be sure to try Aaronap Celler’s fine wines made from the best grapes and fruit possible source from carefully selected partner vineyards and orchards in New England and beyond.

Ackermann Maple Farm Not quite biweekly: 6/17, 7/15, 7/29, 8/12, 8/26, 10/14
What is a New England Farmers Market without maple? Ackermann’s offers delightful maple products, including maple syrup, maple sugar, and maple cream from their 3000 trees nestled in the hills of Cabot, Vermont.

All About Corks    7/15, 8/12
Bev Short takes used corks and recycles them into really cool things including wreathes, cork boards, cork cages, and more! New this year are candles from used wine bottles & wind chimes.

Barefoot Books  6/24,  7/29,  8/26,  9/30,  10/14
Barefoot Book’s mission is to share stories, Connect families and Inspire children through literature.  Our books cover the themes of  Baby Literacy, Folk & Faery Tales, Farm to Table, Healthy Kids, Life Lessons and World Cultures. Karin Broadhurst, our new local Ambassador, can help you find the perfect book for the child in your life, customize a fun in-person or on-line party to earn free books, help your organization fund raise, or start you on your own Barefoot Books business journey.

BE U BY RUMI   Occasional dates, next on October 7
Lovely handmade beaded jewelry by one of Wakefield’s own artists!

The Bread Shop  Every week
The Bread Shop provides customers with a local whole grain bread experience that allows them to feel connected to our community, family and the products that they are eating. They aim to use local ingredients whenever possible including Vermont dairy products, unbleached and unbromated King Arthur Flour, Maine Grains wheat and rye flours, local seasonal fruits, and vegetables. In addition to artisan breads we also serves an assortment of pastry items from cinnamon buns to scones.

Charlton Orchards Every week
Charlton Orchards is a working family farm offering a lovely variety of produce, from tomatoes to squashes, with a special focus orchard fruits such as peaches, cherries, and, of course, apples! They have plenty of berries, too, as well as a super collection of decorative gourds in the fall. They also have fresh eggs, as well as amazing baked goods from their farm kitchen, as well as jams, salsa, and, when in season, apple butter. They are a market favorite.

Coutt’s Specialty Foods  6/17 and Biweekly starting 7/8
Mother’s Prize and Mother’s Pure Preserves”  “Mother’s” products have been made from all natural ingredients with no added preservatives since they started their family-run business in 1938.  Their jams, jellies, preserves, relishes and applesauce are made from New England raised McIntosh apples with the full bodied flavor you thought could only be found in homemade products.

Deano’s Pasta   Every week
Each Deano’s Pasta product begins with a no. 1 semolina fresh egg dough, and whether it is filled with lobster, grilled vegetables, or a traditional three cheese blend, it all ends with the finest pasta available. Deano’s has some delicious sauces, as well. For Saturday pickup at our market, place your order by 5:00 p.m. the Wednesday before the market day. For all the products and contact info, download the order form by clicking HERE for a MS Word file or HERE for a pdf file.

Emmett’s Edibles Every week
Emmett’s Edibles treats are made with only the finest human grade all natural and organic ingredients to create a delicious treat. There are no additives, preservatives or artificial colors added. They are also all-natural, wheat and soy free! For dogs AND cats!

Farmer Dave’s    Every week
Farmer Daves grows a wide array of fruits and vegetables for market and for his popular CSA which runs from MArch thru December. Crops are grown in three area towns of Dracut, Tewksbury and Westford. Building healthy soils organically gives members of Farmer Dave’s some of the most nutrient rich, healthy food around. Healthy soils, healthy farms, healthy food = healthy you.

The Fish Lady  Every week
The Fish Lady (aka Michelle) now gets her fish from Red’s Best, an innovative company that uses state of the art technology to track each catch from fisherman to your table. Do take a moment to check their website and learn about the fishermen whose fresh catch you will find at our farmers market, where Michelle will send you on your way with your fresh fish packed in extra ice or bring your own insulated bag!

Flats Mentor Farms    Every week starting 7/1  
Flats Mentor Farms features specialty Asian Greens and Herbs, all gorgeous to to look at and scrumptious to taste.
Located in Lancaster MA, FMF assists and supports small farmers of diverse ethnic backgrounds with the land, farming infrastructure, and marketing assistance needed to promote and sustain successful farming enterprises. Please check out their website to learn about this great organization that is working with our FMF farmer! Also, click the Crop link to see pictures and uses of the crops that are grown.

Goodies Homemade    Every week 
Susan Callahan bakes up the most amazing, perfect cookies.  These cookies are made from scratch; no preservatives, no trans fats, artificial flavors or colors are added. Cookies are baked using the finest quality and freshest ingredients: gourmet semi-sweet chocolate, enriched flour, sweet cream butter, pasteurized eggs, real vanilla extract and nuts.  Try the chocolate peanut butter munchies or oatmeal cranberry and you’ll be back next week, trust me!

Habibi Gourmet Food  Every week
Habibi Gourmet Food is the very best authentic Egyptian and Lebanese food. It is healthy, delicious and made from fresh ingredients with no added preservatives.

Hiller’s Silver Studio 6/17, 7/15, 8/19, 9/16
Greg Hiller of Wakefield MA transforms silver sheets and wire and  hand cut & polished stones, rocks & minerals into stunningly fine jewelry.

In Good Taste (Pam’s Black Bean Salsa)  Biweekly starting 6/17
OK, so I ate an entire pint of it by myself…in one day.  So what?  You will too.  Pam Granese makes her amazing salsa using only all-natural ingredients, no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.  Do yourself a favor and pick up her pea pesto “Salstina”–totally addicting.

Jaju Piergo  6/17, 7/15, 8/5, 8/19, 9/2, 9/30, 10/14
Inherited from their Jaju (grandfather), this traditional polish process of making dumplings is a labor of love. Everything from mashing potatoes to making and cutting the dough, they do from scratch with their hands.Featuring flavors like cabbage and mushroom, sweet potato, butternut squash, apple & sage, kielbasa, potato and cheese, and prune and goat cheese, Jaju Pierogi uses only a few straightforward ingredients to make amazing dumplings that are fit for company but also can be warmed up for a quick meal at home.

Kelly’s Farm   Every week 
Kelly’s farm is located on Rte 140 In Upton MA.  For 0ver 75 years the Kelly family has been growing some of the freshest produce in Worcester County.  With corn and tomatoes on the top of the list, the Kelly’s grow a wide assortment of fruits and vegetables, including blueberries, raspberries, peaches, nectarines, summer squash, zucchini, cukes, pepper, fresh cut flowers, and much more.  Founded in 1936 by James Kelly, the family originally grew for the wholesale market.  Being located on route 140, a couple of tables were set up on the side of the road for the few passing motorists.  Those tables eventually were replaced by the first farm stand, and that was later replaced by the current farm stand built in 1970.  And now, we can get their produce right here at our market!

Kittredge Candles   6/24, 7/1, 8/12, 9/2, 9/30
Named after the Captain Kittredge house on Orrs Island, Maine, Kittredge Candles offers soy jar candles, tins, tarts, and tea lights, as well as votives, novelty candles, soap, goats milk lotion, lip balms and gift sets.  Jennifer Hickman began making candles as a teenager and three years ago resumed her old hobby, this time with her husband Paul. Every candle, soap and lotion is made by hand in their kitchen in Andover. What the Hickmans most enjoy is making people laugh when they smell some of the unusual fragrances.  In addition to more traditional scents like Lavender, Lilac and Lemongrass, you’ll find candles that smell like Bacon, Beer, Dirt, Pizza, Popcorn, Lawn Mower Clippings, Pencil Shavings and even Coppertone sun tan lotion!   All of the proceeds from their cat candles sold in Wakefield this summer will be donated to PAWS Wakefield to help the homeless kitties.  Come down and have a sniff. As the Hickmans like to say “Smells are Free”!

Lilac Hedge Farm  Every week
Lilac Hedge Farm came about as a vision to provide local, sustainably raised meats to consumers. Started by owners Ryan MacKay and Tom Corbett, Lilac Hedge Farm focuses on meats raised responsibly with extreme attention to care, comfort, nutrition and the quality of the animals, which are raised from birth on the farm and raised outdoors, with plenty of land to roam and graze. All of their livestock thrive on a forage-based diet. Because pigs and poultry are not ruminants, their diet is also supplemented with a natural grain grown and produced by a sheep farmer in Western Mass.  Both Ryan and Tom are actively involved in the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers, learning, networking, and AGvocating with other young farmers across the state. Ryan also is a Board of Director for Worcester County Farm Bureau and is on the State Livestock Committee.

Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery  Every week
Mamadou Mbaye, originally from Senegal, came to the United States in the early 1990s and moved to Winchester in 2001. He began to bake breads while working at Whole Foods Market where he was the bread trainer for the store chain’s entire northeast region for a number of years until he decided to strike out on his own. He opened his bakery on November 25th, 2008 This is true artisan bread inspired by breads from around the world.  Pecan Cranberry, Multigrain , Baguettes, Paysan (French), Sourdough, Asiago Cheese, Olive (with huge, green olives!) and more.  Just delicious!

On the Edge Knife Sharpening  6/17, 7/15
Get your knives and scissors sharpened as you shop at the market!  Pattie specialize in hand sharpening kitchen knives (serrated and straight edge, as well as Japanese knives).  She also hand sharpen scissors, including dog grooming shears, utility scissors , garden tools, hunting knives, other  pet grooming tools – sheep shears and other edges. Her tools include a whet stone, ceramics and different types of polishing stones. Be sure to come early!

The Popover Lady    Every week
Melrose couple Naomi Cannistraci and Jay MacNevin make small handmade batches of delicious sweet or savory handmade pies scones and popovers. Try them all! Be sure to Like them on Facebook.

Pony Shack Cider Biweekly starting 6/24
Pony Shack is a family-owned cidery nestled in the heart of apple country. Their mission is to produce small batch, artisanal cider from locally sourced ingredients. They say: “We dream big and believe life is too short to drink a bad glass of cider. Come Shack up with Us!” And, the taste of their cider is as big as their dreams. This is wonderfully unique and tasty hard cider.

Pour Man’s Coffee LLC  Every week
Featuring Deans Beans!  Fair Trade Coffee, hot and iced at our market! Tea will also be available.  More info to come!

Roasted Granola   Every week
This granola is made with the freshest ingredients, using local honey and fresh Greek olive oil. The cranberries are chopped by hand, the nuts are roasted to give them depth in flavor, and we make our granola by hand in small batches. With roast date on every bag of granola, we can ensure the freshest, crunchiest and most tasty granola on the planet!

Sarah’s Originals 6/24, 7/8 8/5, 8/19, 9/2, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7
All hand made, Sarah makes super potholders and aprons for all the cooks, plus place mats, cloth children’s books, and more. The perfect place to pick up  gifts or some essentials for your own home.

Sasquatch Woodworks  Occasional visits
Handmade wood works from an American Legend.”  🙂 Classic hand wood working techniques, meet fine home crafts. At Sasquatch Woodworks we specialize in unique wood crafts. No two of our items will ever be the same.  For the most up to date info, see https://www.instagram.com/sasquatch_woodworks/

Sheepshed @ Mountain View Farm Occasional visits
New This Year! Local spinner, dyer, and weaver Owned by Donna Carlstrom of Lynnfield MA Sheepshed specializes in their own line of Tencel/Merino, Coopworth, Columbia, Silks, Angora rabbit and goat, creating fantastic spinning yarns to make that shawl you always wanted. Also available: lead-free pottery that is microwave, dishwasher, and oven safe and appropriate for every day use, and Jacquard dyes: Beautiful colorfast dyes that are easy to use, providing colors that do not fade.

Swiss Bakers  Every week
Helene and Thomas Stohr bake fresh pastries and bread using the traditions and methods from their homeland, Switzerland.  Everything is freshly baked that morning for sale at the market.  You won’t believe how beautifully perfect their baked goods are. Located 2 miles down the road from the market, you can also visit them during the week at 32 Lincoln Street in Reading MA.

Tower Craft Beverages  Mostly Biweekly Next visit 10/14
Tower Craft Beverages offers both a cane-sugar sweetened and a diet version of their delicious root beer.  Based on an old family recipe, you will be sure to want to try one at the market and bring some more home. They also now make great gingerale and ginger beer, as well as orange and grape sodas.

 Trow’s Treasures  Occasional visits
Hand made Products using Herbs and Essential Oils.  Sarah Trow,Certified Herbalist, local resident of Wakefield, makes her own Stress Relief herb and eye pillows, medicinal salves, sugar scrubs, sprays, catnip toys and a variety of other natural products..

West River Creamery   Almost Every week through 10/7
West River Creamery is located at Middletown Farm, which is nestled between 3 mountains in Londonderry, VT.  The farm is over 200 hundred acres and has been an operating dairy farm since 1945, the size of the herd and the nature of the business has been evolving over the years.  The creamery does not use rbgh hormones and does use vegetarian rennet in all their cheeses.  The cows are pastured from May through November.  West River Creamery adheres to traditional methods of cheese making from stirring and cutting the curd by hand then carefully, one at a time, filling the molds. They offer a lovely variety of cheeses, including some made from goats milk from a neighboring farm.