FRAMINGHAM – The 2017 Framingham Farmer’s Market opens for the season on Thursday, June 8 at noon on the Framingham Centre Common.
The market, managed this year by Hanson’s Farm, will be open weekly on Thursdays from noon to 5:30 p.m., rain or shine, through October 26.
Opening day will feature music by Always in Season.
This season, more than 20 local vendors will offer produce, meat, fish, baked goods, lemonade, clothing, jewelry, hand-crafted items, beauty products, and professional healthcare, nutrition, dental and energy consultation.
Anchor vendors slated to participate every week include Hanson’s Farm, Silvia’s Farm, Flats Mentor Farm, Velma’s Kettle Corn, Captain Marden’s Seafood, Great Harvest Baking Co., Shamrock Hives Farm, When Life Gives You Lemons, OMG! Bagels, Full Circle Arts, Sun Run Home Solar, Direct Energy Solar, and Atlantis Dental. Additional vendors include Everything Jalapeno and Not, Framingham Community Farm, Jennifer’s Handmade Soap, LuLaRoe Clothing, Brookfield Candle, True Happiness Designs Jewelry, and Cultivate Nutrition Consulting.
Flats Mentor Farm – various herbs and delicious greens
Framingham Community Farm – potted plants and herbs, flowers, farm-themed merchandise
Hanson’s Farm – a wonderful variety of veggies, herbs, flowers and plants grown sustainably; located on 20 Nixon Rd. in Framingham
Shamrock Hives Farm – pasture-raised meats and poultry; sausages, chicken, beef, farm fresh eggs and local honey
Silvia’s Farm – a great assortment of greenhouse and field veggies, melons, peaches and apples
Great Harvest Bread Co. – Breads hand crafted from scratch daily and brought to market freshly baked. Many products feature fresh milled whole wheat flour.
OMG! Bagels – a delicious variety of NY style bagels
Captain Marden’s Seafood – Fresh fish including haddock, lobster, scallops, shrimp, prepared foods. Pre-orders welcome, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-329-6923.
Everything Jalapeno and Not – everything hot or not is made from scratch with no artificial ingredients; wide assortment of pickles, jams and relishes
Velma’s Kettle Corn – kettle corn popped fresh at the market; slightly sweet, slightly salty, totally awesome
When Life Gives You Lemons – delicious fresh squeezed lemonade made to order with your choice of flavors and sweeteners
HANDCRAFTED ARTS, BEAUTY PRODUCTS AND CLOTHING
Brookfield Candle Company – hand-poured primitive candles naturally scented and clean-burning
Full Circle Arts – Eco-friendly crafts and artwork made and sold by adults with disabilities
Jennifer’s Handmade Soap – handcrafted soaps and bath products made from natural oils and glycerin; chemical-free
Lularoe Clothing – “simply comfortable” clothing at affordable prices
True Happiness Designs Jewelry – simple, effortless, classic designs inspired by the beach
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Atlantis Dental – preventive and minimally-invasive dentistry in a state-of-the-art practice
Cultivate Nutrition Consulting – local practice specializing in celiac disease, IBD, IBS, SIBO, weight management, and pediatric nutrition
Direct Energy Solar – home solar installation, maintenance, support and monitoring
SunRun Solar – home solar installation and service
Participating farm vendors at the Framingham Farmer’s Market accept Massachusetts Farmers’ Market coupons from eligible seniors and participants in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. All vendors accept cash and “market bucks” purchased with a credit or debit card from the Market Manager.
Visitors may purchase “market bucks” each Thursday at the Hanson’s Farm tent located on the northwest corner of the market.
For more information or a vendor application, please email Framingham.Farmers.Market@gmail.com or call Hanson’s Farm at 508-877-3058.