farmers' markets

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers' Market

Every Friday, 3 to 7 p.m., from July 8 through October 14, on Ashmont Station Plaza.

Fresh, Massachusetts-grown produce, plants and flowers, baked goods, local artists right here in the neighborhood: vendors include Spring Brook Farm from Littleton, Langwater Farm from North Easton, and our own Cedar Grove Gardens, Dot2Dot Cafe, and Dorchester Arts Collaborative.

SNAP/Food Stamps, WIC, and Senior Nutrition coupons accepted; SNAP shoppers can get up to $20 worth of produce at half price through Boston Bounty Bucks.

Organized by St. Mark's Area Main Street

Contact: 617-825-3846 or office@SMAMS.org

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers' Market

The Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers' Market, sponsored by St. Mark's Area Main Street, runs every Friday, July 9-October 29, 3-7 p.m., at Ashmont Station Plaza, corner of Dorchester Ave and Ashmont Street. The market features locally grown fruits & vegetables, fresh flowers, and creations by local artists. Most vendors accept SNAP (food stamp) benefits, which can be doubled up to a $20 total value through the Boston Bounty Bucks program.  Read more

617-825-3846
Dan Larner

Affordability, fairness key words at some farmers’ markets

By 
Alex Owens, Special to the Reporter
Aug. 20, 2009

With the scarcity of disposable income these days, organic and fair trade food shoppers may be wondering if social justice is worth the often higher prices at farmers’ markets. Nevertheless, markets in Dorchester and Mattapan are working to strike a balance between affordable local produce and fair prices for the farms that provide the goods.  Read more

Farmers Market fills void in Codman Square

Codman Square's Farmers Market is an initiative of the Codman Square Health Council. Organized by FAMILY Inc., the Health Council is the first of its kind in Codman Square and is made up of community organizations concerned with improving the health of the community.  Read more

Farmers Market adds options to Mattapan Square

By 
Martine Louis
Jul. 24, 2007

Mattapan is one of Boston's most culturally diverse communities. It is also known to be one of the least healthy.  Read more