Join the Wakefield Farmers Market, Saturday, October 9, 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.
There’s only 4 markets left of our summer season, and the harvest is in full swing.
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.
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 will also have handmade crafts and raffles for sale that benefit the WFM!
Communitas joins us, sharing information about their wonderful organization supporting community members with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Live Music Sponsored by the Wakefield Savings Bank returns next week with Bob Gram.
Produce: Brox Farm will have the most delicious cherry tomatoes and pita chips that put the supermarket brands to shame. Fay Mountain Farm will be here with an amazing selection of squash, peppers, greens and fruit. 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 Microgreens & mushrooms are back with Neighbor’s Acre Farm, if you haven’t tried them, you are missing out. Flats Mentor Farm 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! Fresh, local, yummy.
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. FMLobster will be here with lots of Jonah Crab.
Specialty Foods: Coutt’s Specialty Foods is back this week with all their best products. They will return on September 25. Habibi Gourmet Food (Mediterranean fare), has the very best authentic Egyptian and Lebanese food.
Baked Goods & Sweets: Goodies Homemade (the BEST Cookies). The Bread Shop and Roasted Granola, both return and our newest bread shop, Purple Carrot Bread Co. Check out the delicious carmel offerings, Secret Stash Sweets has on her table this week! Wicked Awesome Brownie is making a special appearance this week, with Gluten/Dairy/Nut free brownies! 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. Simple Sips with the best natural fruit purees, fragrant herbal syrups, and fresh juices, bottled into an amazing, fresh cocktail mix.
Artisans: Biss Botanicals is here with the most unique potted houseplants of all sizes and light needs.Brass Castle Arts Books are here with their latest publication. Jennifer’s Handmade Soap, with the most creative, natural soaps around. Mariela is here with the best bags handmade with recycled materials, 90 Acre Maker returns with their handmade wood home accessories - practical and cool. Vintage Vault & Co. is back with amazing scented soy candles, hand poured in vintage containers. Washington Beach Designs will be here with unique, one of a kind, handmade accessories
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!