Market Day September 10, 2022
This Saturday, September 10 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, the weather is predicted to be beautiful, NO humidity and a high of 80. We only have 8 markets left in the regular season.
We’ve got live music from Amy Young, will be keeping us entertained. Special thanks to The Savings Bank for sponsoring our music tent once again this year, making it possible for us to support local musicians.
Dr. Eliot Smalheiser, PT will return this week offering free 10 minute massages to our market community.
The Arts Collaborative of Wakefield is here with local art and information on the October art show, Creatures & Critters at the Albion Cultural Exchange. I’ve got 4 pieces entered for the show and many 5x7s available for the PAWS fundraiser that we are planning (I’m on the planning committee). Stop by and see what we have planned.
Massachusetts DCF returns to share information about the importance of fostering and how you can help.
Beebe Pop-up Library is back. Get a library card, grab a book, a blanket from Sarah’s Originals and something yummy to eat and drink, find a spot under a tree, and have yourself a picnic.
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.
Specialty Foods: Deano's Pasta delicious fresh pasta (cash only vendor), Fork on a Road with meal kits & spices, and Habibi Gourmet Food (Mediterranean fare), the very best authentic Egyptian and Lebanese food. Craic Sauce, see what Brian is cooking to spice up your summer menus. Drew’s Stews returns this week with his latest culinary creatures of soups, dips and stews. Check out our new additions to specialty foods, Crepe Du Jour will be offering up sweet and savory crepes this summer. Del Sur Natural with the most amazing empanadas. Bruttium Olive Oil joins us, pressed on their family’s olive groves in Italy and bottled locally. Beckah’s Bangin Butter with an amazing selection of nut butters. Dolan Flavoring Company is here with their locally made vanilla.