Winter Market Begins Saturday, November 4

The Wolfeboro Area Farmers Market board is pleased to announce that the Winter Market is set to open on Saturday, November 4. We’ll be open on the first and third Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm, straight through April 7.

The market will once again take place at the First Congregational Church, at 115 South Main Street in Wolfeboro. It’s the perfect location for the Winter Market, with convenient on-site parking and handicap access. It’s hard to miss, with lots of market signs along the street before every market.

We’re still accepting vendor applications for the market, and expect at least 17 repeat and new vendors to join us, so far. Baked goods, vegetables, meats, cheese, poultry, eggs…you name it! If you know anyone who should become a vendor, please send them to us! The vendor application is posted on this site, here.

Thanks for your support of the Summer Market, which was better than ever, this year. We’re looking forward to seeing you, along with your family and friends, on Saturday, November 4! Please help us to spread the word!

 

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Summer Market Season Concludes on October 5; Winter Market Opens November 4

The Wolfeboro Area Farmers Market has enjoyed a stellar summer season, with the support of more than 30 fine vendors and a vibrant community of shoppers and visitors. It always feels a little strange, though, to be ending the summer market season when so much of the harvest is still in high gear. Lots of produce, meats, poultry, eggs, cheeses, baked goods and more are still available for you at the market!

Don’t miss out! The last day of the summer season will be Thursday, October 5. Please help us send our wonderful vendors off with lots of appreciation for their months of work. Planning to bring an extra shopping bag or two is a good thing.

Our vendors will take a much needed break (sort of!) before reconvening for the Winter Market, which is set to open on Saturday, November 4. We’ll be open on the first and third Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm, straight through April 21. If you’re a vendor, or know someone who should be one, you’ll find more info here.

In the mean time, savor these last days of summery early fall weather by spending some time at the last of the summer markets. We’re at Clark Park in Wolfeboro on Thursday, from 12:30 to 4:30. See you at the market!

What’s Cooking at the Market?

At this week’s market, we’ll enjoy a visit from Joy Gagnon of UNH Cooperative Extension, Carroll County. Joy works as a Program Associate in the Nutrition Connections program, and will have lots of good info about incorporating fresh farmers market veggies and other foods into your diet.  She’ll focus on the nutritional value of spinach and greens, which are abundant at the market right now.
Even better, for those of us who learn best through tasting, Joy will share a recipe with us, too. Stop by for a taste of some yummy black bean and veggie quesadillas! We know what you’ll be cooking tomorrow night!
The market is swinging into its full summer rhythm now. Please continue to spread the word; YOU are making this year’s market a vibrant, community event, so keep talking it up. If you need a few brochures to spread around, stop by at the manager’s tent in the middle of the green.
Many thanks to Joy Gagnon and UNH Cooperative Extension for bringing nutrition and cooking wisdom to the market!

2017 Market Off to a Sunny Start

Wolfeboro Area Farmers MarketThe Wolfeboro Area Farmers Market had a sunny (mostly?) and successful (totally!) opening day last week for its 16th summer market. With 30 vendors and counting, Clark Park was jam packed with local produce, meats, eggs, honey, cheese, dairy products, coffee, herbal products, lots of baked goods and even ice cream and lobster. Four-legged visitors (always welcome, if they’re on a leash and have good manners) found treats at the market, too. Have a look at our vendor page for more details about what you can find at the summer market!

Local acoustic musician Shana Aisenberg set the vibe from the center of the lawn. The Wolfeboro Area Farmers Market board of directors is so appreciative of the musicians who bring their talent to the market, and we hope you’ll show them your appreciation, too, by dropping a donation in the hat when you pass by! The market is still recruiting more musicians to fill the summer schedule. Call Karen Haeger at 603.334.8378 or email her if you’re interested. This week, we’ll welcome Beverly Woods.

June is such a sweet and gentle time in Wolfeboro. Of course, we all look forward to the influx of summer visitors to the market, but we appreciate this time too, as a time for neighbors and friends to welcome summer together at Clark Park. Please help us to spread the word in any way you can about the market. If you have a place to put out a few market brochures, stop by the manager’s tent to pick up a few.

Most of all, thanks for supporting the market by shopping and bringing your friends!

Summer Market Opens Thursday, June 1! Double SNAP Benefits!

The summer market will open for the 2017 summer season on Thursday, June 1 and will be open every Thursday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. through October 5 at Clark Park, 233 South Main Street, in Wolfeboro, rain or shine. As if that news isn’t enough, we’re expecting more than 30 vendors this season, and the list continues to grow!

Not only will we have more vendors, but we’ll have a tremendous variety, even including live lobster and a variety of prepared, ready-to-eat foods. Market offerings include fresh vegetables, fruits, dairy products, fresh fish, cut flowers, meats, honey, herbal products, baked goods, vegan ice cream and a variety of prepared foods. Live music is provided by local musicians each week and shaded picnic tables will be available, too.

Once again, we’re able to offer Double SNAP benefits, thanks to donations and the commitment of the market board of directors. Food stamps recipients will be able to use their Electronic Benefits Cards (EBT) at the market and double their benefits, up to a $20 match. With the help of individual and business donations, along with support from the market itself, we’re happy to bring this benefit to the community again this year. You can support this program by making a tax-deductible donation today!

Please help us to spread the word in any way you can! Bringing new people to the market keeps it growing and thriving, so please bring a friend or two to the first market of the season!