{Event} Kid’s Fun Day! Sunday July 20th

Kid's Fun Day!

Join us for our 2nd annual Kid’s Fun Day at the market this weekend!  Come on by to do some shopping and entertain the kiddos while you’re at it.  We’ll have games and activities, face painting, balloon animals and prizes.  Whole Foods Swampscott will be joining us for a food demo along with giving away children’s aprons while they last.

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We’ll also be joined by Macaroni Kid of Lynn/Swampscott/Nahant.  If you haven’t visited their site yet, now is the time to do so!  They have a fantastic calendar of local events for children along with relevant articles.

WHEN: Sunday July 20th 10-1

WHERE: Swampscott Farmer’s Market, Swampscott High School

We look forward to seeing you at the market on Sunday!!

 

The Market This Weekend {July 13th}

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Looks like another beautiful weekend in the forecast!  As we get further into the summer months, the Farmer’s have more and more beautiful produce available.  Make sure you come by this weekend to stock up with fresh food for the week or just stop by to enjoy the sunshine and grab some lunch.

This weekend we have:

CIVIC BOOTH: Better Business Bureau

We’ll see you on Sunday!!

{Event} Watermelon Eating Contest July 6th

Farmers Market Watermelon Contest

Let’s celebrate July 4th weekend and the hot weather with a Watermelon Eating Contest!  A group of Swampscott officials will be going head-to-head in a competition at 11:30.  Stop by to watch, get some watermelon and participate yourself!  We will be organizing multiple contests throughout the morning so just stop on by!

WHEN:  Sunday July 6th, 2014  10am – 12pm (market is open 10-1)

WHERE:  Swampscott Farmers Market, Swampscott High School

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Also this weekend…

MUSIC: Amy Spillert

CIVIC BOOTH: American Legion Post 59

The Market This Weekend {June 29th}

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The farmer’s are bringing more and more each week so make sure you stop by the market this weekend to see what they have!  If you haven’t noticed, this year we’ve been featuring a civic organization every month at the market.  They are mostly non-profit organizations who are joining us to spread the word about their causes, we’ll keep you updated on who will be with us each weekend along with the musicians playing a the market.

This weekend we have…

CIVIC BOOTH:  Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay

MUSIC: Phil Austin – The Laughing Crow Band

We’ll have a packed house this weekend, come on by to enjoy the beautiful weather, listen to some music and check out a few new vendors!

The Market is OPEN!

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We’ve been blessed with two GORGEOUS Sundays so far and the market is now in full swing!  If you haven’t made it out yet, make sure you stop by to check out all of our new vendors this year like salsa, cheese & thai food.  Our farmers will continue to have more items every week as we move into the summer.  Since photos can often speak more than words, here are some photos from our fantastic opening day!

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Thank you for your continued support!!

Opening Day Festivities!

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The week has finally arrived! The market is opening for the season on Sunday and we couldn’t be more excited.

It is still early in the growing season but we guarantee that our vendors will be bringing some great stuff!  Things you can expect to see this time of year include items like lettuce, kale, strawberries, turnips, radishes, spring onions, greenhouse tomatoes, fresh herbs, rhubarb, and some beautiful plants.

We have a number of fantastic vendors joining us this year, in addition to the produce, you’ll be able to find grass-fed meats, fresh seafood, honey, pickles, flowers, wine, cheese, cannolis, coffee, baked confections, candy, bread, spices, soup, prepared seafood, thai food, fresh pasta & salsa (just to name a few).

For music on opening day we are pleased to have Marimbachic (Lydia Lucas) joining us.

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BRING THE KIDDOS!  We’re going to have fun activities like balloon making and face painting along with cake (while it lasts)!

Please help us spread the word by telling your friends, family and neighbors. The weather report is looking good, we hope to see everyone out there on Sunday supporting the local farmers!!