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Market Day August 13, 2022

This Saturday, August from 9am to 1pm, the Wakefield Farmers Market will be full of freshly picked fruits, veggies, locally raised meats, fresh fish, dairy, and specialty foods you won’t find on any supermarket shelf. As I write this on Wednesday morning, the weather is predicted to be beautiful, NO humidity and a high of 78.

Kayla Russell will be here with her creative Henna designs, Balloons by Yarrow twisting away to the delight of the wee ones and face painting by Cathy.

Thank you to Wakefield Cooperative Bank for being a Harvest sponsor this year, allowing us to offer unique extras to our market!

Tin Can Flower Truck is here, where customers can pick flowers by the stem and create their own bouquets.

The Wakefield/Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce is here to bring you the Living Well Health Fair filled with lots of activities, information and products to make living well a bit simpler.

The Arts Collaborative of Wakefield is here with some of their artists and information about their upcoming exhibit, Creatures and Critters, coming in October at the Albion Cultural Exchange.

Joining us for the first time live on the park, The Strong and Simple Podcast, dedicated to cutting through the fallacies of the wellness industry to present you with the fitness and nutrition information you need to make the best decisions for you.

We’ve got live music from The Julie Dougherty Duo. Back for the first time since 2019. Special thanks to The Savings Bank for sponsoring our music tent once again this year, making it possible for us to support local musicians.

Now, here’s what you’ve been waiting for – the official list of week’s vendors! Produce: All our farms will have plenty of in season produce. Farmer Dave’s will also have fresh mushrooms, from Fat Moon and lots of yummy things from Jane’s Kitchen. It’s corn season at Kelly’s Farm, plus lots of in season squashes, cucumbers and berries. Flats Mentor Farm is back with the best asian produce, zucchini blossoms and the best garlic. Flats is a cash only vendor.

Pasture-raised Meats, Poultry, and Eggs: Lilac Hedge Farm will have all you need for locally raised meats, poultry, and eggs. You will taste the difference with your first bite. Check out their cheese, local honey, and yummy jerky type products. Seafood: Roberto’s Seafood will have plenty of fresh seafood on hand. Captain’s Cut Cod, Haddock, Salmon, shellfish and more. Super fresh and always delicious.

Cheese: West River Creamery with the best cheese, will also have her delightful pickled produce and mustards.

Specialty Foods: Coutts Specialty Foods with preserves, Deano