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ABFM 2018: A Decade of Harvests

ABFM 2018:

A Decade
of Harvests!

The ABFM's 10th anniversary celebration event:

ABFM 2018: A Decade of Harvests

Celebrating 10 years of promoting good food,
supporting sustainable agriculture, and building community


Given the bump in ticket sales on Sept. 10,

we're extending sales until midnight on

Wed., Sept. 12 for all you

procrastinators out there!

Saturday, Sept. 22 • 5–7:30pm

NARA Park Pavilion • 25 Ledge Rock Way • Acton

The al fresco evening will feature ample, artisanal hors d'oeuvres and desserts,
local beers and sustainably grown wines, guest speakers, music by RD King, and
the good vibe for which the ABFM is known — all in beautiful NARA Park!

We hope you'll join us for this special evening!

PURCHASE TICKETS through Sept. 12 at:


Passed Hors d'Oeuvres: Harvest Paella Cakes with Saffron Aioli; Carrot and Feta Latkes with Kalamata Olives; Sea Salt Crackers with Smoked Bluefish Pate; Chorizo Cocktail Meatballs with Whipped Avocado and Pickled Onions

Stationary Hors d'Oeuvres: Butternut Squash, Caramelized Onions, and Great Hill Blue Cheese Flatbreads; Local Mozzarella, Marinated Field Peppers, and Garlic Flatbreads; Pesto Misty Knolls Chicken, Arugula, and Charred Broccoli Flatbreads; Roasted Potato Wedges with Yogurt Tahini Eggplant Dip; Summer Vegetables Platter with Zesty Beet Hummus, Lemon White Bean Dip, and Green Goddess Dip

Sweets: Bourbon Apple Cake Bites; Lemon Lavender Shortbreads

Refreshments: Still and Sparkling Water with Lemon; Apple Rosemary Fizz; Locally Brewed Craft Beers from True West; Sustainably Produced Wines from Colonial Spirits 

We are grateful to the Sponsors of our anniversary gala,

A Decade of Harvests:


Located at 525-545 Mass. Ave., and developed locally by New Habitat Partners, West Acton Villageworks is a growing community of independent businesses organized around public courtyards, shared meeting spaces, and an intimate, solar-powered event venue. We strongly support ABFM’s vision for regional sustainability, and are committed to helping build a healthy, diverse, and responsible community where local business thrives.

537 Massachusetts Ave. #202, West Acton, MA

Lifelong Boxborough resident Kristin Hilberg, a local Keller Williams Realtor, specializes in homes in the Acton area. Her logo — "Love Where You Live" — states her philosophy and goal for all clients. Look for her new office above Great Spaces (next to the W. Acton PO). Kristin looks forward to being a member of the W. Acton community. Reach out any time with real estate questions/concerns — she’s happy to help!

200 Baker Ave. Suite 205, Concord, MA


Acton Real Estate Company is pleased to support the ABFM. Just like the farmers market, we draw our strength as a local business from having deep roots in the communities we serve. We encourage our agents to become involved in their towns, value continuing education and training, and build enduring relationships with their clients. Our efforts were honored recently by the Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce, who selected us the 2016 “Business of the Year.”

       525 Massachusetts Avenue #105, Acton, MA

Find your unicorn.

The Silver Unicorn Bookstore is West Acton's new independent bookstore, serving people of all ages. Sign up for our weekly newsletter at our website to keep abreast of the store's latest news and events! (We hold lots of events and story times.)

12 Spruce St., Acton, MA

FB & Instagram: Silverunicornbooks
Twitter: @SilUnicornActon

Mon–Wed: 10am–6pm
Thurs–Sat: 10am–7pm
Sun: 10am–5pm


Banking That Works

Workers Credit Union is a member-focused credit union serving over 100,000 members in Central Massachusetts.

815 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA


Cookware, Bakeware, Blenders, Mixers, Mashers, Knife Sharpening, Cooking Classes & More!

Visit Kitchen Outfitters for a carefully chosen selection of specialty cookware, bakeware, cutlery and gifts for cooks.

Acton Woods Plaza (corner Rts. 2A & 27)
342 Great Road, Acton, MA

     Mon–Sat: 10am–6pm; Thurs: until 8pm

Acton Coffee House is a family owned café offering a variety of coffee, tea and pastries. We are committed to selling coffee and tea that are fairly traded and sustainably grown. All of our coffee is roasted locally in Massachusetts.

      525 Mass. Avenue #103, West Acton, MA

      Mon–Fri: 6:30am–5pm
      Sat: 7am–5pm
      Sun: 7:30am–5pm

At Bright Horizons® we understand that your child’s education and care are a priority, and that choosing the right program is a big decision. Our early education programs and schools include world-class curriculum and knowledgeable child development professionals that meet the needs of children at every age and stage.

20 Codman Hill Road, Boxborough, MA

Hours: 7am–6pm

Middlesex Savings Bank, founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, is a mutual savings bank. As one of the largest independent banks in MA, with assets exceeding $4.7 billion, the bank has been committed to providing outstanding value in consumer banking and business banking products for 180 years.

Patty Chisholm
291 Main Street, Acton, MA