Art Day at the Market!

pelicanOn Saturday, August 27th (9am-1pm), join Bruce of Bruce Davidson Art, for Art Day at the Market. Supplies will be provided and Market goers can help paint some furniture that will be used in public locations.

In addition to our weekly vendors, periodic vendor Maynard Quail attends with quail and chicken eggs. Market favorite Sugarcoma entertains at the Music tent,  Artisans are Maynard-based JaiBoh Handmade Goods and Meghan’s Custom YarnRevolution Community Yoga is at the Wellness Tent. Community Groups are MayDOG and Neighborhood Brigade. The staff from SmARTroom will be doing an activity with the kids.

The Market runs Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1pm, rain or shine, in the Mill Pond parking lot on Main Street (rte. 62) in Maynard. For the latest schedule updates, visit www.Facebook.com/MaynardFarmersMarket

Book Sale Saturday 8/20!

1077412_10154545709375085_3102614565178928349_oThe Friends of the Maynard Public Library will be  holding their Summer Book Sale at the market this Saturday 8/20, 9am to 1pm. There will be books for kids and great beach books and other summer reading for adults too. Stop by, say hello, and pick-up some books for your late summer vacation or in preparation for the winter ahead. All books $2 and under–such a bargain!

Every summer Mr. Mark, the children’s librarian, holds one of his famed Storytimes at the Farmers’ Market.  This Saturday is the day!  The fun starts at 9:00am sharp and will almost certainly include a parade!

Also at the market this week you can find music performed by the Maynard Jazz Ensemble from 9:30am-10:30am!  Come down to listen to these talented students play while shopping with our local vendors. We also will have local favorite The KEITH JACQUES Experience performing from 11:15a-12:45p.

IMG_3213In addition to our weekly vendors, returning to the market this week will be Morning Salute Food Truck, Turtle Creek Winery, The Compulsive Baker, Nashoba Valley Extracts, and our newest addition The Bake Shoppe. Our artisans this week are Brookfield Candle Company and Sue Dill Art Glass.

All this and more at the market on Saturday August 20th, 9am to 1pm in the Mill Pond parking lot on Main St in Maynard.  Tell a friend, bring a friend, and enjoy!

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The Bake Shoppe‘s menu for this Saturday 8/20: 4 cookie types (chocolate chip, not-your-average oatmeal, chocolate crinkle & peanut butter); lemon blueberry muffin; 2 cakes (sold by the slice): chocolate rose & lemon bundt. And mini fruit tarts & 1 full-size pie.

The Compulsive Baker‘s menu for this Saturday 8/20: scones (cinnamon and probably raisin), maple walnut muffins, blueberry banana oat muffins, and at least one type of vegan muffin. Also bread: baguettes, sourdough, probably pulla/nisu, coffee cake, and swirl breads.

 

 

At the market this week…

Come on down to visit the Maynard Farmers’ Market on Saturday August 13th, 9am to 1pm, in the Mill Pond parking lot on Main St in the Mill & Main complex.

IMG_2809Our artisans this week will be Linda Cullen of Crafty Stampin, and Betsi Mandrioli with her cards. Visit the Maynard Medical Reserve Corps at  the Wellness Tent and learn more about the organization Open Table a the Community Table.

The Assabet Village Co-op Market will also be at the market this week.  Find out where they are in their progress to bring a locally sources and owned grocery store to the area.  In the Kids’ Tent –  UPDATE: Cancelled -the folks from Charmed come to help make Faerie Houses – Cancelled.  However, we will still have bubbles, sidewalk chalk and maybe a bring your own sticks and rocks (or collect them from the shore) to make your own nature creations near the bushes by the pond.

IMG_3241Shop our vendors to stock up for the week! At the market this week will be Applefield Farm, Balance Rock Farm, Brigham Farm, Cookie Lady Treats, Muddy Water Coffee Roasters, Nagog Hill Farm, Yankee Pickles, and Maynard Quail.  Listen to Vira DeFilippo  from 9:30a-12:30p in the Serendipity sponsored music tent while you shop. 

Meet up with old friends, or make some new – bring some friends with you too!  Join us Saturday 8/13 for fresh food and fun all summer long!

Update: New Vendor!

10887193_370548519790771_7024868123238318561_oWe are excited to announce that Ariana of The Bake Shoppe, will be joining us for the remainder of the market season (except 9/3). Ariana bakes in her kitchen right here in Maynard, and will be bringing to the market this Saturday lemon blueberry muffins, banana muffins, personal-size nectarine berry tarts (& one full-size pie), chocolate chip cookies, chocolate crinkles cookies, not-your-average oatmeal cookies, and a chocolate bundt cake sold by the slice.  Stop by and check out our newest vendor!

Visit Sat 8/6 …

13558661_10157201361070085_5022092224411513079_oMusic this week will be performed by two local artists! We welcome back Jahnu from 9am-10:30am, followed by Eric Zeller from 10:45a-12:45p!

Returning this week will be the food truck, Morning Salute, as well as market favorite The Compulsive Baker.  Also at the market this week will be Turtle Creek Winery and our 2 artisans are Jennifer’s Handmade Soap & Iona Enamel Arts

Come to the Kids’ Tent to hear Storytime from Bobbie Hill  reading her own book Turtle Turtle Olympics cover 1Olympics about 11am.  At the Wellness Tent will be Murali Yoga and learn more about the Fans of Film @ Fine Arts Theatre & Maynard Cultural Council and Maynard Education Foundation who will all have representatives at the market on Sat Aug 6th. And of course all our regular vendors who you love and enjoy.

Come visit Sat 8/6 9am to 1pm in the Mill Pond parking lot on Main St in Maynard.

This week at the market…

13669013_10102129315756061_9136905813890926578_nSaturday July 30th, 9am to 1pm, come visit the Maynard Farmers’ Market at the Mill Pond parking lot of Mill & Main complex.  You can check out all your favorite weekly vendors, and visit with this week’s artisans: chairs & wine racks made from skis and hand poured soy candles from Drew Cattano; & Bead Jewelry from Betty Ann Vitale.

Also returning to the market this week will be Nashoba Valley Extracts and Maynard Quail. IMG_2912 The Metrowest Vegan Network will be at the Community Table and will be bringing back their person-powered blender to whip up some smoothies for your enjoyment.  Come learn more about their group. Melissa is returning as well to talk about BEES – be sure to stop by to talk with her more about bees, bee-keeping, and of course honey.

Music this week will be Patty Keogh & the Boys.

At the Kids’ Tent there is fun for all ages.  Come celebrate the joy of movement with your young ones on National Dance Day! Alayne Freidel-Sobel will lead us in family-friendly IMG_2813fun guaranteed to get your blood pumping and your heart smiling. Learn simple games to connect through rhythm and amplify energy. Come play this Saturday, July 30, 10:00-11:30!

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At the market this week…

IMG_2876Join us Saturday July 23rd, 9am-1pm in the Mill Pond parking lot on Main St, Maynard.  This week we have market favorites, artisan Jennifer’s Handmade Soap bringing her beautiful selection of soaps with her – ask about her upcoming classes too!  Another artisan and market favorite – the creative folks from Crafty Stamping join us for the second date at the market.  Be sure to check them out.

Periodic vendors this week will be: Turtle Creek Winery, The Compulsive Baker, and Rob’s Gardens.  Find out more about them on our vendor page.

Enjoy six types of pickles from Yankee Pickles, fruit, veggies and/or flowers from Brigham Farm and Gardens, Applefield Farm and Nagog Hill Farm, pick up some milk, eggs or milk from Balance Rock Farm, and a treat from Cookie Lady Treats to go along with some fresh coffee from Muddy Water Coffee Roasters.  Find out more about them on our vendor page.

The kids’ activity this week, will be provided by SmARTroom.  Have a fun time and learn13483308_1166500520047863_1560656187098962877_o more about this local business.  Learn more about the Maynard Community Gardeners at the Community Table and visit our wellness tent to find out how Explore Pathways to Wellness can help you.

Shop, visit with friends, and support local.  All while listening to the market music this week provided by Sunken Rails. All this and more!  Come visit for us for fresh food and fun, all summer long!

This week at the market…

IMG_2819Join us at the Mill Pond Parking lot Sat July 16th, 9am to 1pm. At the market this week you will find our periodic vendors: Maynard Quail and Rob’s Gardens offering up a selection of perennials. Also at the market, our weekly vendors: fresh fruit from Nagog Hill Farm; a selection of veggies and flowers from Applefield Farm and Brigham Farm Stand & Greenhouse; coffee to go or beans to take home with you from Muddy Water Coffee Roasters; sweet treats for yourself, or your pooch from Cookie Lady Treats; six varities of pickles from Yankee Pickles, and a selection of meat, eggs and milk from Balance Rock Farm.
 
Visit the wellness tent to learn more about Revolution Community Yoga and bring the kids to the hear stories brought to you by the Maynard Family Association. At the Community Tent near the entrance you can come talk with folks from the Acme Theater located on Summer St and learn about their current season of plays.
 
Our artisans this week will be Lisa Heffley Jewelry and our other artisan, Julie James, will be selling her handcrafted wooden totes to benefit her Pan-Mass Challenge ride. You may learn more here: http://profile.pmc.org/JJ0087
 
Music this week will be brought to you by the Maynard Jazz Ensemble (9:30-10:30) and Jahnu (10:45-12:45).
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As always, visit the community table at the entrance to learn more about the various groups and events in town, and draw your very own picture with the side walk chalk available at every market.

At the market this week…

13558661_10157201361070085_5022092224411513079_oJoin us this Sat (7/9) when we welcome back all our weekly vendors: Applefield FarmBrigham Farm Stand & GreenhouseYankee PicklesCookie Lady TreatsMuddy Water Coffee RoastersBalance Rock Farm, and Nagog Hill Farm!

Also visit this week our periodic vendors: The Compulsive Baker for bread and bakery treats, Rob’s Garden for perennials, Turtle Creek Winery to sample some local wine, Burro’s Tail Farm for creative containers of succulents, and returning to the market this Sat the food truck, Morning Salute serving up delicious breakfast sandwiches. 

Artisans this week will be Iona Enamel Arts (http://ionaarts.blogspot.com) and Sue Dill Art Glass.

At the Wellness tent, you can visit Ryan M. Azinger, Financial Advisor located in Sudbury and learn how to be well financially.

The Maynard Police Department will be at the Kids’ Tent talking about safety and handing IMG_2797out some items for junior officers. And you can learn more about the progress of the Assabet Village Co-op Market at the Community Table.

Listen to the musical styling of the Hip Swayers while you shop and hang out.

All this and more at the Mill Pond parking lot Sat 7/9, from 9am to 1pm. Tell your friends!

Opening Day of 2016

IMG_2867Thanks to all the vendors, volunteers, and of course shoppers who came and made the opening day of the Maynard Farmers’ Market 21st Season such a success!  Fun was had by all.  Delicious, fresh, local food and treats, and artisan items were bought.  Old friends caught up on the latest news, and new friends were made.  Music was listened to, wine was sampled, food was consumed – and more!  With nearly 600 people visiting Saturday, the 21st season was supported strongly.

Thanks to all our vendors – both old and new!  Thanks to all our shoppers – both old and new!  Thanks to all the volunteers and people who help to promote the market too!  Remember to use the #MaynardMarket to share your experiences!

Check out a selection of photos from opening day 2016.  Thanks to Smartroom for organizing and leading the parade, and to the Maynard Police Department for assisting with the march!  It was a hit and a great way to start off the 21st season!

Come visit next Sat, and every Sat through 10/1, 9am to 1pm, in the Mill Pond Parking lot of Mill & Main near the intersection of Main and Sudbury Sts. All are welcome!

 

2016 Newsletter – Read All About It!

2016 Maynard FM Newsletter

Read the full newsletter here!  Be sure to visit the market every Saturday 6/25 through 10/1, 9am to 1pm at the Mill Pond Parking lot of Mill & Main.  Share to help spread the word!  Fresh food and fun, all summer long!