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Market Day, September 17, 2022


Only 7 markets left in the regular season. This Saturday, September 17 from 9am to 1pm, the Wakefield Farmers Market will be filled with freshly harvested fruits, veggies, locally raised meats, out of this world fish, dairy, and specialty foods you won’t find on any supermarket shelf. As I write this the weather is predicted to be fall-like, with high in the 60s and sunny.

Balloons by Yarrow and Face painting by Cathy for the kids will be set up under the tree once again! Along with something for the adults, Dr. Eliot Smalheiser, PT, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Mobile Physical Therapy has generously donated his time and expertise to offer the Wakefield Farmers Market community complimentary 10 minute massages.

The Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department joins us with all sorts of energy saving information and to answer questions. Can’t say enough good things about the people at the WMGLD, they go above and beyond.

Lasagna Love will be here for their first market visit. They will have coloring pages for the kids, information on Lasagna Love as a resource and volunteer opportunity. Plus they will also be collecting non-perishable ingredients and grocery gift cards.

My Brother’s Table will have Calendar raffle tickets to support their meal program, self-published cookbook, aprons, platters, tea towels, and notecard for sale. All proceeds help fund meals for guests.

Tin Can Flower Truck with a wide variety of flowers to create your own special bouquet, the ladies were recently featured on Chronicle. Shayna Seymour even mentioned the Wakefield Farmers Market!

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.

Coming Soon: October 8 Flu Shot Clinic.

This week we will be missing Deano’s Pasta, they have rescheduled to every other week due to staffing issues.

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, get the best homegrown corn at the market. 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 local honey, and locally made cheeses for all your charcuterie needs.

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: Fork on a Road with meal kits & spices, and Habibi Gourmet Food (Mediterranean fare), the very best authentic Egyptian and Lebanese food. We welcome <