Updated: Aug 19, 2021
Join the Wakefield Farmers Market this Saturday, August 21 from 9am to 1pm, 468 North Ave/Hall Park. The forecast looks great, for a change, and we’ve got a lot of great things on tap.
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.
The Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham/Wakefield is back with us, sharing info about all their programs, including boating on Lake Quannapowitt.
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.
Here’s 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. Fay Mountain Farm will have a large variety of kale, summer squashes, eggplant and berries. 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: Deano's Pasta delicious fresh pasta (cash only vendor). Grateful Tastes is here with artisanal spreads for more than just bread, and Habibi Gourmet Food (Mediterranean fare), the very best authentic Egyptian and Lebanese food.
Baked Goods: Drive-by Pies with their amazing pies, both sweet and savory, The Bread Shop with the most delicious French sandwich loaf. Roasted Granola, with the best granola around, and our newest bread shop, Purple Carrot Bread Co, try their cheddar sourdough - so good. Plus dairy & nut free Wicked Awesome Brownie & chocolate caramel delights from Secret Stash Sweets.
Beverages: Aaronap Cellars (wine) are showcasing the best in Northeast wine making. Pour Man’s Coffee is here, too, with the BEST cold brew 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. Tower Beverage with the best root beers and sodas you’ll ever try. Wakefield’s own Creations Coffee, joins us with the best iced teas around. Pet Treats: Emmett’s Edibles, with healthy treats for your canine and feline friends.
Artisans: A&D Books are back! Check out their latest release. Alisha Doodles will be here with her illustrated tees, stickers and more. Welcome to, Ash to Dust, bringing on of a kind art. Biss Botanicals joins us with plants and succulents for your indoor spaces. Johnnie Johnnie Goods will have the latest trends in leather earrings - love my pineapple earrings. Mariela Mexico with the cutest bags made from recycled materials. Quannapowitt Cottage joins us with the most beautiful pottery and Washington Beach Designs is back with the creative resin jewelry and hair accessories
Want to help? Go to the How To Volunteer page on our website or stop by the Market Manager table to learn how. Many hands make a better market for all.
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, Twitter, and Instagram.
See you at the Market!