DRAWING FOR A FREE GROCERY BAG OF MARKET GOODIES!
Who doesn't love FREE? Stop by the ABFM table at market this week (and on 8/15 and 8/22) for your chance to win a grocery bag full of wonderful ABFM vendor produce and products. Pick up your ticket (one per family, please) between 1:00 and 1:45pm; the drawing will take place at 1:50pm, just before the close of market, at the ABFM table. You must be present to play and to win. Two winners will be drawn each Sunday — one could be you!
(Thanks to our terrific vendors for their generous donations!)
MARKET HOURS: 10am–2pm
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CONTEST: AMERICA'S FAVORITE FARMERS MARKETS
This project of American Farmland Trust is raising national awareness about the importance of supporting fresh food from local farms and farmers. Can the ABFM become a favorite MA market? Vote for the ABFM as your favorite farmers market here!
To learn more about our vendors, performers, artisans, or community table organizations, please visit ABFarmersMarket.org.
JOANNA'S NEW WORLD BISCOTTI • Westford, MA
Handmade, preservative-free, gourmet biscotti using as many locally sourced ingredients as possible, and presented in eco-friendly packaging
HAMES & AXLE FARM • Ashburnham, MA
Goat milk soaps from the milk of their own Nigerian dwarf goats, using only natural ingredients — no artificial fragrances and no unnecessary additives
SAM'S JAMS • Acton, MA
Assorted jams, hand-stirred in small batches, using local produce and no preservatives, artificial flavors, colors, or thickeners
PAVAO FAMILY BAND • Acton, MA
Eclectic American Music
The family trio (Steve, Victor, and Aidan) plays folk, pop, country, jazz, and rock — a true American blend. 11am–12pm
IAN FITZGERALD • Medford, MA
Folk, solo acoustic guitar
Winner of the 2009 Boston Folk Festival Songwriting Contest, Ian offers folk and solo acoustic guitar, including work from his latest album, "Empty Like the Lion Den." 12:15–1pm
FUZYHUGS • Acton, MA
Brooke and Janice Allen create hand-embroidered fleece toys, and handmade aprons and oven mitts.
UNUSUAL VEGGIES & PLANT ANATOMY
Which veggies are the roots of plants, the stems, or the leaves? Children will learn about parts of plants (anatomy!) and some of the less commonly known vegetables at the market. Plus: A SURPRISE PROJECT that lets kids do something they can't usually do at home! (No worries, parents: it's safe and fun!)
Come on down — for Real Food from Real People!
AVAILABLE AT ABFM:
BAGS & APRONS & BUMPER STICKERS