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Farmers Markets Are Back

There are a few that are winters farmers markets that are indoors and open during the winter months – But now the outdoor markets either have or will shortly be opening.  Remember that farmers markets are for farms, those who make fresh food, specialty foods (eg sugar free) etc.  They are a place for socializing and buying.  Support your local farmers market – They help you eat nutritious.   For those who like to travel around to the different markets, here are the ones opening by the end of June

Andover –  Opens June 30th  Saturdays 12:30 to 3:30    at 97 Main Street

Arlington – Opened June 13th  Wednesdays 2pm to 6pm  at Russell Common in Arlington Center

Billerica – Opens June 25th   Mondays 3pm to 7pm  Billerica COA lawn in Billerica Ctr

Carlisle – Opened June 16th  Saturdays 8am to noon  Kimball Farm in Carlisle

Lexington – Opened May 29th   Tuesdays 2 – 6:30pm  corner Mass Ave/Woburn/Fletcher

Stoneham/Farm Hill Farmers Market – Opened June 14th  Tuesdays 2pm to 6pm Stoneham Town Common

Wakefield – Opens June 23rd  Saturdays 9am to 1pm  Hall Park  North Ave Lakeside

Westford – Opened June 19th   Tuesdays 2:30 to 6:30  NE Historic Town Common

Wilmington – Opened June 17th  Sundays 10:30 to 1:30  corner Middlesex Ave and School Street

Woburn Farmers Market – Opened June 10th  Sundays 10 to 2   41 Wyman St

More will open in July and a few in August – and the season will be in full swing

For more information on MA farmers markets – promoting locally grown – visit http://www.massfarmersmarkets.org and you will find a complete list throughout the state.  It will be fun for the family – as you travel this summer – to find a local market – eat health and have some fun!

 

Proof that Spring Is here – Farmer’s Markets Begin to Spring Up

Fresh fruits and vegetables – speciality items – who doesn’t love the sight of Farmers Markets.

Today – May 29th – the Lexington Farmers Market opened for its 8th season to the sounds of music and tap dancing.

The market will be open on Tuesdays through October from 2pm to 5:30pm at the corner of Mass Ave and Woburn Street.

Lexington’s Farmers’ Market will open for its 8th season this afternoon with music  (Lexington Fife & Drum……) and tap dancing.

And this is only the beginning.  It is only a few short weeks before Billerica’s Farmers Market opens for its 2nd straight year on Monday, June 25th, from 3pm to 7pm on the grounds of the Senior Center right in Billerica Center (www.billericafarmersmarket.org).   Can taste the fresh fish and more that will be available.   

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