It’s Massachusetts Farmers Market Week!

Picture of the farm and picture of sunflowers in container.

It’s time to support our local farmers. Governor Charlie Baker proclaimed that this coming week, August 7 -13 is Farmers Market Week.

If you’re not here in the Bay State, it’s a national effort too! According to the USDA, there are over 8500 farmers markets across the country.

Stacked Zucchinis on the left and persimmons on the right.

Here in Massachusetts, according to the press release, we have “approximately 248 summer and fall farmers’ markets and 40 winter farmers’ markets ….” There is an interactive map listing all the farmers market in the state, so you can find one near you.

Going to work I take the Red Line to South Station, so I pass the Dewey Square Farmers Market every Tuesday and Thursday. It couldn’t be any easier, so I have been buying fresh produce and flowers there on a regular basis. Also, on occasion, I stop by Hanson Farm in Bridgewater.

Maybe this week, I’ll buy something a bit different. What about you?

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2 thoughts on “It’s Massachusetts Farmers Market Week!”

    • Jenise – Yes. If you walk to the left of the ice cream stand, they sell lots of stuff. Produce, flowers, even their own popcorn.

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