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Celebrate National Farmers Market Week On August 9th

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The following is a list of expected vendors at the August 9, 2016 Westford Farmers’ Market. This list was submitted by Sustainable Westford. To submit your own content, e-mail [email protected]

Farmers’ Market Update For August 9th

The Westford Farmers Market will be celebrating National Farmers Market Week this Tuesday. One of our sponsors, Whole Foods of Westford will be offering free samples of locally made Tri-Color Tortilla Chips.

Kids Vending Day – Coming Next Week

Click here to learn about Kids Vending Day at the Farmers Market on August 16th!

Help Wanted
 
- Musicians for 2017 Market Season

The Westford Farmers Market is seeking professional Westford musicians for the 2017 season of the Market. Grant funding may be available. Please send name, contact info, and credentials to [email protected].

Compost Operations Intern

Are you someone who has a strong interest in sustainability, and who enjoys working outdoors and mentoring students? The Sustainable Westford Compost Working Group is looking for a Compost Operations Intern to help manage the food scraps composting program at Westford Academy. Complete details her

SNAP Bonus Bucks

Donate to the SNAP Bonus Bucks Program to encourage users of SNAP benefits to double their funds at the Westford Farmers Market. With your donation, families can spend their doubled SNAP dollars on healthy food from local farms and sustainable businesses. A Donation Box will be at the Market’s SNAP table. Help us reach our $3000 goal! 100% of your donation goes directly to SNAP users. Click here to learn more about SNAP Bonus Bucks.

This Week’s Vendor Specials

  • Jammaker – Buy 2 jars, get 3rd jar 1/2 price. Buy 3 jars, get 4th jar Free! (Lowest priced item)
  • Muddy Water Coffee – Buy a 14oz bag of coffee and get a cup of coffee Free!
  • Youlove Bakery – Buy 3 macaroons and get the 4th one at half price!
  • Wildtree – Sample delicious farm fresh tomatoes drizzled with Wildtree Tuscan Blend Grapeseed Oil. With any purchase, receive a take-home product sample for Free!

 Kids Face Painting and Crafts – Free!IMG_9290

The children’s activities this week are free face painting and crafts. In this week’s craft, “flying fish,” kids will cut and arrange strips of colored paper to look like a fish that can actually fly in the air!

Music and Performing Arts on the Common

Enjoy songs, music and performing arts from local musicians! 2:30pm – 4:30pm: The “Upbeats”

WA Team Fundraiser – Get a Fun, Temporary Tattoo!

The Market could not function without the help of our team of Westford Academy student volunteers. The volunteers are offering stylish temporary tattoos! Recommended donation of $2.00 per tattoo. The volunteers are raising funds for kids’ activity crafting supplies, the T-shirts they wear, and other needed supplies for this Market season.

Crafter – Shoe City Mama

Shoe City Mama will offer handmade crafts and eco-friendly items such as  kids towels embroidered with favorite characters, masks, finger puppets, wetbags, unpaper towels, headbands and hair ties. Everything is sewn by a local mom and daughter team. Also check out the Shoe City Mama Boutique!

Non-Profit – Roudenbush Community

Representatives from Roudenbush will be at the Market to provide details about their community education programs and showcase new classes coming up this Fall. There will also be a craft or coloring project for the kids. Visit their table to find out more about their Wine & Craft Beer event (October 22nd) and their Family Halloween Parade (October 30th).

Education – Direct Energy Solar

Solar energy is everywhere! As alternative energy is becoming more and more popular, there is a lot to learn about the environmental and financial advantages of using solar energy

This Week’s Vendor List

Farms

  • Carlson Orchards, Inc.
  • Dragonfly Farms
  • Gaouette Farm
  • Farmer Dave’s

Protein

  • Boston Sword & Tuna

Breads, Pastries, & Desserts

  • Bagel Alley
  • Purple Carrot Bread
  • Youlove Bakery (Greek pastry/organic ice cream)
  • Hawaiian Shaved Ice
  • Happy Cat Gourmet Granola (For People!)

Prepared Food

  • Samosa Man Exotic Foods
  • Samira’s Homemade
  • Kabob House

Beverages

  • Muddy Water Coffee
  • Aaronap Cellars (Wine)
  • Powerhouse Juice

Condiments, Prepared Mixes, & Gluten Free

  • Town Farm Gardens
  • Nissitissit Apiaries (Honey)
  • Jammaker (jams, jelly, etc)
  • Wild tree

Other

  • Pet Wants