Farmer’s Market Season is kicking off this month. Native markets are within the technique of opening up.
One of many nice issues about summer season is all of the recent produce. In the event you’ve solely been getting your meals on the grocery store, it’s possible you’ll be lacking out.
There aren’t presently and farmer’s markets in Southborough (although there’s a Farm Stand).* However you don’t should drive far to search out one. There’s are markets close by 5 days per week in a neighboring city, together with two this weekend.
Open/Opening this week:
Beginning June 12
Ashland Farmers Market – Open Saturdays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm by means of October 10, on 125 Entrance Road. Organizers are excited for tomorrow’s opening:
We’re BACK IN FULL SWING FOR FUN, FAMILY FARMERS MARKET. . . These particular occasions — dwell music, nice meals distributors, native artisans, group organizations, able to eat meals and picnic space — that made Ashland’s market the well-known, enjoyable, household journey have returned!
That includes: About 20 or extra vendors per week (together with produce, meat, fish, eggs, ready meals, and artisan items). A dozen distributors are weekly, seven bi-weekly, and one other 5 “occasional”. (Click here for this 12 months’s up to date security guidelines.)
Particular themed events this season are: Strawberry Day (June 19), Peach Day (July 24), Inexperienced Power Day (August 14), and Tomato Day (August 28).
Hopkinton Farmers Market – Open Sundays from 1:00 – 5:00 pm by means of October 10, on the Hopkinton Frequent (nook of Marathon Method and Ash St).
The market opened final week. That includes: produce, meat, fish, eggs, breads, ready meals and artisans. Every week will characteristic about 30-50 vendors. To submit pre-orders, click here. (You’ll find their Covid security data here.)
Hudson Farmers’ Market – Open Tuesdays from 2:30- 6:30 pm by means of September 28 at City Corridor (78 Most important Road).
That includes over a dozen distributors, plus occasional dwell music. (Unvaccinated attendees are requested to put on masks.)
Shrewsbury Farmers Market – Open Wednesdays from 2:30 – 6:30 pm by means of September 30 at Shrewsbury Senior Middle Parking Lot, 100 Maple Ave.
That includes about 20+ vendors per week: recent produce, meat, eggs, baked items, domestically made wines, handmade soaps, or artisanal crafts. (Canines not allowed except they’re service canines.)
Framingham Farmers’ Market – Open Thursdays from midday – 5:30 by means of Mid-October on the Village Inexperienced/Middle Frequent (60 Edgell Street).
They haven’t up to date their official info this 12 months, however have publicly confirmed they opened this week. In previous years, they featured: native corn, peaches, tomatoes, eggs, bread, honey, flowers, and extra.
Later this summer season:
Westborough Farmer’s Market – Beginning June twenty fourth – Thursdays from 2:00 – 6:00 pm by means of September 28 on the Congregational Church in downtown Westborough.
This spring they introduced that the Rotary Membership will take over working it. (In previous years, the market featured “Dozens of types of recent greens, cage free eggs, Massachusetts maple syrup, wine, beef, lamb, pork, recent baked bread, brownies, and artisan items” and dwell music and a kids’s exercise/craft every week.) For updates, click here.
Possibly? – Marlborough Farmer’s Market – No info has been posted on Fb or the town’s web site because the 2019 season. (In previous years, this was open Thursdays from 3:00- 6:30 pm in mid-June by means of late September at Most important Road-Union Frequent.)
*On the town choices:
As I famous, there aren’t any Farmer’s Markets presently supplied on the town. In recent times, Fay Faculty has hosted a collection however that was earlier than Covid and through the faculty 12 months.
The opposite possibility is the Farm Stand at Chestnut Hill Farm. As I shared earlier this week, it re-opened for in-person gross sales. The Farm Stand is conveniently situated on the farm on Chestnut Hill Street. Along with the recent, natural produce grown proper there, the farm sells ready meals from native distributors, and generally even farm raised meat.
Present hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 – 6:30 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. (These hours could also be prolonged later within the season.)
In the event you desire, you possibly can order on-line – however the ordering window is Monday midday to Thursday midday for pickup on Saturday morning.