Jul. 24, 2014
It was a tough sell back in 1978: convince farmers from the far edges of the state to travel to Boston’s core to sell their wares at three of the city’s first farmers markets.
“Many of them were a little concerned about coming out, asking ‘will we make it out alive?’” recalled Greg Watson, who was hired by the state to help organize a network of farmers markets in and around the city.
Residents were miffed too, including some in Fields Corner, where the first of the three markets was slated to open. Read more
Neponset Health Center will be present at local Farmers’ Markets throughout the month of August (August 6th-20th) from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. The health center will have information on all of the services that the Neponset Health Center offers their current patients and community members.
Location: Thuan Dat Supermarket, 733 Hancock Street, Quincy
The Dorchester Arts Collaborative has a booth at the upcoming Ashmont Farmers Market where local artists can show and sell their work. Space is filling quickly so if you are interested in participating, please contact email@example.com so we can reserve you a space and date. The market runs on Fridays between 3 & 7pm from July through October.