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.
This week we welcome Curious Creatures, who will be in the kids activity tent at 11am.
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.
Kayla Russell will be here with her creative Henna designs. 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.
We welcome my fellow artists from the Arts Collaborative of Wakefield. They will be here sharing information about being part of their next exhibit, SQUARES at the Albion Cultural Exchange in October. Stop by their table and meet a few of the artists, and see how you can be part of this fantastic visual art community.
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. 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 returns with their delicious Asian greens - the best onions around. 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, 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 Craic Sauce and see what they are cooking up to spice up your summer menus.
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. We welcome the new owners of Creations Coffee in Wakefield, each week bringing us coffees and teas from around the world.
Artisans: BeUbyRumi will have handmade beaded jewelry. Biss Botanicals is back for those addicted to all things houseplants. Brass Castle Art Books and new vendor, Essbee Soaps with soaps, body butters, balms, luxurious soaking salts & milk baths, etc.), I'm going to be bringing a new product: a Himalayan sea salt + rose body polish. It's handmade with finely milled organic sugar and plant-based oils to help scrub away dull skin and reveal a healthy-looking glow. Mariela Mexico bags will have all your favorites.
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-1:30pm).
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!