The Bowdoin Geneva Farmers' Market is a non-profit market run by the Bowdoin Community Health Center in Dorchester, MA. A top priority of the market is to make high quality produce available and accessible to everyone as part of a community effort that encourages a healthier urban lifestyle. Our vendors, The Food Project and Land's Sake Farm, are local non-profit farms with an interest in providing healthy, fresh, organic fruits and vegetables to area residents. Read more
The Mattapan Farmers Market is held each Saturday through October 10th from 10am-2pm at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 525 River St. in Mattapan Square.
Find fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables from local farms. All EBT purchases up to $20 are 50% off! Senior and WIC Farmers Market coupons accepted.
More information at http://www.mattapanfoodandfitness.org
Three new farmer's markets are cropping up in Dorchester this spring, and they, along with other stands already selling fresh veggies, may soon take EBT food assistance on the spot with the city matching up to $5 per purchase.
"It may be coincidence but I think a couple forums have happened and people are much more aware of the poor health in the city related to nutrition," said Cammy Watts, a lead organizer in the initiative who works at Dorchester's The Food Project near Uphams Corner. "Many people in urban areas live in a food desert." Read more