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Westford Farmers Market News For September 13

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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].

Westford Academy Compost Operations Intern

Are you someone with a strong interest in sustainability, 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. Deadline for applications has been extended until September 30. Click here for more information and how to apply.

SNAP Thermometer
SNAP Thermometer

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. So far, we’ve raised $2,607 towards our $3000 goal! 100% of your donation goes directly to SNAP users. Click here to learn more about SNAP Bonus Bucks.

Kids Face Painting and Crafts – Free!

Kids' Crafts
Kids’ Crafts

The children’s activities every week are free face painting and crafts. In this week’s craft, kids will create stampings using plastic soda bottles to make easy, beautiful flower impressions on paper!

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.

Music and Performing Arts on the Common

Stop by the Gazebo to enjoy songs, music and performing arts from local musicians!

Shoe City Mama
Shoe City Mama

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! (pictured – Single Layer Flannel Reusable Cloth Baby Wipes)

Education – Revolusun

Going solar can have positive impacts on the environment, but did you know that it can also have positive impacts on your wallet? In addition to saving money on your electric bill, you can sell your excess energy back to the power company. Revolusun will at the Market this week answering all questions about solar power.

Health and Wellness – Kelli’s H Work’s

This week’s Market welcomes Kelli’s H Work’s Inc., a natural health and wellness company that sells plant based health products with no artificial flavors or dyes. They offer high quality skin care products, greens, essential oils and all natural vitamins and supplements.

Vendors this week:

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

  • Samira’s Homemade
  • Kabob House

Beverages

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

Condiments, Prepared Mixes, & Gluten Free

  • Nissitissit Apiaries (Honey)
  • Carolyn’s Farm Kitchen (jams, jelly, etc)
  • SA’s Homestyle
  • Nu3Kidz

Other 

  • Valicenti Pasta Farm
  • Revolusun

Crafts

  • Red Antler Apothecary