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Wakefield Farmers Market - July 29, 2023: Shop local, Shop Fresh!

Come one, come all! The Wakefield Farmers Market is back on July 29, 2023, from 9 am to 1 pm, promising another delightful day of fresh produce, delectable treats, artisan crafts, and a host of special guests. Nestled on the picturesque shore of Lake Quannapowitt at Hall Park (468 North Avenue, Wakefield, MA), this vibrant community event is set to showcase a diverse array of vendors and activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Delicious Farm-Fresh Produce:

Step into a world of vibrant colors and flavors as you peruse the finest farm-fresh produce offered by local vendors. Say hello to Farmer Dave's, Griffin Hall Farms Microgreens, and Kelly's Farm, all bringing their finest harvest to tantalize your taste buds with the season's best fruits and vegetables. Plus, Farmer Dave's is a part of the Healthy Incentive Program (HIP), making it easier for everyone to enjoy fresh produce.

Tempting Meat, Fish, and Cheese:

For the meat, fish, and cheese enthusiasts, the market boasts an impressive lineup of vendors. Lilac Hedge Farm, Roberto's Seafood, and West River Creamery will cater to your carnivorous cravings with their top-quality offerings.

Sip on Refreshing Beverages:

Stay hydrated and energized with a selection of invigorating beverages. Try out Beraka Juice for a burst of natural goodness or get your caffeine fix with Creations Coffee and Pour Man's Coffee.

Indulge in Irresistible Breads and Baked Goods:

For those seeking artisanal bread and scrumptious baked delights, The Bread Shop, Purple Carrot Bread Co., and Goodies Homemade have you covered with their delectable creations.

Hot Food and Specialty Delights:

Looking for something hot and ready to eat? Crepe Du Jour will be serving up mouthwatering crepes to satisfy your cravings. And don't forget to explore the world of specialty foods brought to you by vendors like Beckah's Bangin Butter, Deano's Pasta (Cash Only), and Del Sur Empanadas (Hot & Frozen). Don't miss Emmett's Edibles Dog Treats for your furry friends and the health-conscious options from Food rEvolution with Mosi Vegan, Wicked Bess, Rebound Juice Co., Autolysis Foods, and Grateful Tastes, Habibi Gourmet, Healthy Nut Snacks, Mei Mei Dumplings, Open Fire Spices, Rita's Sauce, and The Roasted Granola.

Artisans, Plants, Flowers, and Services:

The market is not just about food; it's a celebration of local craftsmanship and creativity. Discover unique and handmade products from artisans like 3Dazzle Creations, BeUbyRumi jewelry, Ess Bee Bath and Body, Holistic Life Community, Little Happynest (perfect stop for the kids), On the 5 Studio seaglass creations, Sarah's Originals, Biss (Indoor plants), and Singing Brook Farm (Fresh Flowers).

Join in the Fun with Special Guests:

The Wakefield Farmers Market is not complete without its special guests. Be mesmerized by Balloons by Yarrow, explore literary wonders at the Beebe Pop-up Library, and connect with the Wakefield Sustainability Committee and WMGLD to learn more about promoting sustainability in our community.

Mark your calendars for July 29, 2023, and make your way to Hall Park on the shore of Lake Quannapowitt for a delightful day at the Wakefield Farmers Market. With an extensive lineup of vendors, special guests, and a breathtaking location, it's a perfect opportunity to support local businesses, connect with the community, and enjoy the freshest produce and products. Don't miss out on the fun and flavors that await you at this fantastic event!

Bike to the Market! WFM is now able to offer Bike Valet service to those traveling by bicycle to the market, thanks to Wakefield Safe Streets. They will also valet your stroller, It’s free, easy and safe.

Want to help? Go to the Get Involved/Volunteer page on our website or stop by the Market Manager table to learn how. We are always looking for setup and breakdown help and encourage kids that need volunteer hours to lend a hand. Many hands make a better market for all.

The market offers SNAP/EBT and will match SNAP purchases up to $15 per visit, so that everyone can afford to get fresh and healthy foods at our market. We could not provide this SNAP Match or its increase from $10, without the generous sponsorship of The Wakefield Food Pantry. Good news for SNAP folks: HIP is back! Use your EBT card to shop with Farmer Dave’s first, then get your additional SNAP bucks and match at the Market Manager Tent.

The Wakefield Farmers Market on July 22, 2023, promises a delightful day out for everyone. With an abundance of fresh produce, artisanal goods, and captivating activities, it's the perfect opportunity to support local businesses, connect with the community, and experience the vibrant spirit of Wakefield. Don't miss this extraordinary event at Hall Park, Lake Quannapowitt.

See you there!

Important Parking Information:

In an effort to improve parking efficiency and ensure the safety and accessibility of the Wakefield Farmers Market, new parking rules have been implemented. These rules aim to address concerns regarding pedestrian safety, handicapped spaces, and convenient parking options for visitors. Below you will find an outline of the various parking locations available near the market, along with their respective distances and walking times.

  1. Veterans Field Parking: Located between Veterans Field and the Market, the U-shaped lot provides parking options for market-goers. It is important to be mindful of pedestrians and respect the designated handicapped spaces in this area.

  2. Lakeside Avenue: A parking lot on Lakeside Ave, situated 0.2 miles away from the market (approximately a 3-minute walk), offers several parking spaces for visitors' convenience.

  3. Light Department Employee Lot: Also located 0.2 miles from the market (approximately a 3-minute walk), the Light Department employee lot is another viable parking option for market attendees.

  4. Town Hall: The parking lot at Town Hall, situated at 1 Lafayette Street, is located 0.4 miles away from the market (approximately a 7-minute walk). Visitors are encouraged to utilize this parking area.

  5. Common St: Common St provides four-hour customer parking spaces in addition to spaces in front of First Baptist and Artichokes. These parking options are situated 0.4 miles from the market (approximately a 7-minute walk) and offer convenient access to the market.

  6. North Ave: On the business/residential side of North Ave, visitors can find parking spaces. It is important to adhere to parking restrictions, such as maintaining a safe distance from corners and respecting time limits. Parking on the railroad track side of North Ave may result in a bill from the T, as those spaces are not owned by the town. This area is located 0.4 miles from the market, an approximate 8-minute walk from Albion St.

  7. Near the Bandstand: Parking spaces are available along the common near the bandstand, situated 0.5 miles away from the market (approximately an 8-minute walk).

The Town of Wakefield and Wakefield Farmers Market have implemented new parking rules to enhance parking options and ensure the safety and accessibility of the market for all visitors. By familiarizing yourself with these parking locations and following the guidelines provided, you can have a pleasant experience at the market. Please note that all times and distances mentioned are approximate.

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