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Volunteers Needed for Wakefield Farmers Market's 15th Anniversary Season

Hello Wakefield Farmers Market community and friends!


We are thrilled to announce that the Wakefield Farmers Market (WFM) is celebrating its 15th anniversary season in 2024! From June 15th to October 26th, join us every Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM at 468 North Avenue, Wakefield, MA, for a season filled with fresh produce, artisanal goods, and vibrant community spirit.


Thanks to our amazing volunteers, WFM has been able to offer our community, local farmers, and small-batch producers a safe and pleasant shopping experience. As we celebrate this milestone, we invite you to be a part of our dedicated volunteer team. Your contribution, whether big or small, will make a significant difference.


Volunteer Opportunities:


  • Set Up (8:00-9:00 AM): Assist with setting up stalls and tents (must be able to lift up to 25 pounds).

  • Manager & SNAP Tables (9-11 AM, 11 AM-1 PM, or 10:30-11:30 AM): Help manage the market and support our SNAP program.

  • SNAP Bucks Counter (12:45-1:15 PM): Help count and organize SNAP bucks.

  • Break Down (1:00-1:15 PM): Assist with packing up the market (must be able to lift up to 25 pounds).


Why Volunteer?


  • Engage with the Community: Meet and interact with local vendors and customers. Have fun while making a difference.

  • Support Local Farmers and Producers: Help local farmers and small batch producers succeed by ensuring a smooth market operation.

  • Learn and Grow: Gain insights into how farmers markets operate and develop new skills.

  • Flexible Commitment: Choose from various tasks and time slots that fit your schedule.


WFM is a volunteer-driven, community-focused organization. Volunteers are critical to our success, providing invaluable support that keeps our market thriving. If you're unsure about how you want to help, we welcome you to stop by on a market day to see what it’s all about before signing up.


How to Sign Up:


Ready to make a difference? Sign up now at www.wakefieldfarmersmarket.org/volunteer. Whether you can volunteer for a single day or throughout the season, your help is greatly appreciated.


Join us in making the 15th anniversary of the Wakefield Farmers Market a memorable and successful season. We look forward to seeing you at the market!


Join us, get involved, and make a difference!

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