Join the Wakefield Farmers Market, Saturday, August 14 from 9am to 1pm, with everything you’ll need to fill your fridge with lots of local deliciousness. The market will be full of freshly picked fruits, veggies, locally raised meats, out of this world fish, cheese, and specialty foods you won’t find on any supermarket shelf.
It looks like it will be a beautiful summer day, for our last August market of the season, bringing us cooler September days and the kid’s heading back to school. To help keep you organized this school year, Wakefield Educational Foundation will be here with their 2021/2022 school year calendars.
As always, have hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, and jump ropes on hand for kids of all ages. Thanks to the Wakefield Co-operative Bank for sponsoring our kids events this year.
Plus, The Magic of Yarrow and his awesome balloon sculpture.
Stop by the Market Manager tent, show you support for the market, and place your order for your very own Wakefield Farmers Market tee! A $25 donation gets you one of our awesome new 100% cotton tees that you can wear proudly, and fashionably too.
Now, here’s what you’ve been waiting for – the official list of week’s vendors! Produce: Brox Farm will have the most delicious cherry tomatoes and pita chips that put the supermarket brands to shame. Fay Mountain Farm will be here with an amazing selection of summer squash, peppers, greens and fruit. Farmer Dave’s will have lots of freshly harvested produce, along with the most gorgeous vegetable and flowering plants. Kelly’s Farm will have plenty of in-season produce of all kinds, including corn. It may be small, but it’s tasty. Microgreens & mushrooms are back with Neighbor’s Acre Farm, if you haven’t tried them, you are missing out. Flats Mentor Farm returns with their delicious Asian greens - the best onions around. Flats is a CASH ONLY vendor.
Cheese: West River Creamery is here with the best cheeses from Vermont. Pasture-raised Meats, Poultry, and Eggs: Lilac Hedge Farm will have all you need for locally raised meats, poultry, eggs and now, cheese! Check out their local honey.
Seafood: Roberto’s Seafood will have plenty of fresh seafood on hand. You can even pre-order and have it ready for you at the market. Call Roberto’s Seafood for details.
Specialty Foods: Coutt’s Specialty Foods with preserves, and Habibi Gourmet Food (Mediterranean fare), the very best authentic Egyptian and Lebanese food. Stop by our newest vendor tents, Drew’s Stews and see what they are cooking up to spice up your summer menus. Check out the delicious carmel offerings, Secret Stash Sweets has on her table this week!
Baked Goods: Goodies Homemade (the BEST Cookies). The Bread Shop and Roasted Granola, both return and our newest bread shop, Purple Carrot Bread Co. Beverages: Aaronap Cellars (wine) are showcasing the best in Northeast wine making. Pour Man’s Coffee is here, too, with the BEST ice coffee and other beverages, plus treats to enjoy at the market. They also sell Fair Trade coffee beans from Dean’s Beans to take home.
Artisans: Biss Botanicals is back for those addicted to all things houseplants. Liza Vaughn Art will be here with her gorgeous resin coasters and home decor accessories. 90 Acre Maker will have all there unique handmade home decor accessories, On the 5 Studio with the cutest sea glass art, and we welcome Quannapowitt Cottage Pottery, after a few weeks of no luck, we welcome this local artisan to her first market on Lake Quannapowitt.
Pet Treats: Emmett’s Edibles, with healthy treats for your canine and feline friends. Want to help? Go to the Volunteer page on our website or stop by the Market Manager table to learn how. Many hands make a better market for all. We are always looking for setup (8-9am) and breakdown assistance (1pm-1:20pm).
The market offers SNAP/EBT and is matching SNAP purchases, $10 per visit, so that everyone can afford to get fresh and healthy foods at our market. Thank you to the Wakefield Food Pantry, for generously sponsoring the WFM Snap Match Program.
The Wakefield Farmers Market runs RAIN OR SHINE (except in dangerous weather, e.g. lightning or hurricane conditions). The market opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 1:00 p.m. every Saturday through October 30, 2021. Please visit wakefieldfarmersmarket.org for a current listing of vendors, live music, and special events and to sign up for our email newsletter. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram.
See you at the Market!