Only two more sleeps until the Maynard Farmers’ Market kicks off its 23rd season on Saturday, June 30! The 2018 Market runs Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., rain or shine in the Mill Pond parking lot on Main St (near intersection with Sudbury St) in Maynard until Sept 29. We’re happy to welcome back weekly vendors Applefield Farm, Balance Rock Farm, Brigham Farms, Cookie Lady Treats, Giacomo’s Gourmet Foods and Muddy Muddy Water Coffee Roasters (check out Tim’s new truck and espresso drinks!). They’ll be joined by new vendors Deano’s Pasta (frozen fresh cut & filled pastas and sauces) and Hudson Hives (honey, lip balm, beeswax and honey sticks). Also on June 30 find periodic vendors The Bake Shoppe, The Compulsive Baker, Joni’s Cannolis and Pony Shack Cider. Our two artisans are Jennifer’s Handmade Soap and Brookfield Candle Company. Deb Hledik of Explore Pathways To Wellness offers massage, and MayDOG volunteers are at the Community Table. The Serendipity Cafe Music Series kicks off the season with Mr. Vic entertaining the kids from 9:30-10:30 and a special visit from our music series organizers Laura and Johnny Hobson who will perform throughout the rest of the morning. We can’t wait to see you at the Market!
Last Farmers Market? Say it ain’t so!
You still have plenty of time to come down and get some of your favorites, see the kid artisans and enjoy the music at the Serendipity tent!
In the end, we had 14 bakers young and old arrive early Saturday morning with their pies. Thanks to their efforts, along with the tasters, we had a great community event that raised $345 for Open Table. We had some seriously beautiful and delicious pies and we had some seriously dedicated judges who gave a lot of thought to their ratings, comments and selecting the winners. We also want to extend a big thank you to EJ Labb, our MC; Mark and Matt, our Open Table volunteers, and Dottie for organizing the contest!
Steve Rondo and Richie Aversa of Steve Rondo Music totally rocked the market Saturday! The Bake Shoppe and The Compulsive Baker joined weekly vendors. Artisans wereIona Enamel Arts and Parsons WoodCraft. Jam Time was at the Kids’ Tent with activities. Suzanne Selig offered massage by the minute. ArtSpace Maynard took over the Community Tent with information about ArtSpace Maynard Open Studios Sept 23 and 24 12pm-5pm each day and he Mill and Main Toastmasters was there with a ton of info.
Fan favorites Sugarcoma performed at the Maynard Farmers’ Market this Saturday 9/9 at 10:30a under the Serendipity Cafe music tent! Their mix of unique covers and vibrant original music kept everyone rocking while they shopped! Maynard Rocks! were rock painting under the kids tent, The Holistic Healing Center came by, Assabet Village Co-Op was on the scene and Maynard’s Anti-Racism Alliance showed that Maynard is a town rich in diversity and acceptance! Pony Shack cider offered up bottles and the gorgeous woodworkings were a must have. Don’t worry – the usual suspects were there with produce and treats a plenty as we baked in the gorgeous September sunlight!