Monday, August 30, 2010

Today is a perfect day to come to the Beverly Farmers' Market. We will have beautiful summer produce from Farmer Dave, Eastern Farm of New England, The Food Project and Len from Wenham: beans, beets, butternut squash, carrots, corn, cucumbers, garlic, lettuce, onions, peppers, scallions, summer squash, tomatoes, and zucchini. Be sure to check out the fruit at Farmers Dave's stand; the pears are ripe now, blueberries will only be around for two more weeks, buy a bunch now and freeze them for a winter blues treat! There will also be cantelope, peaches, plums, nectarines, raspberries, and watermelon. Yum!

Local Honey is available at Eastern Farm of New England and The Food Project. The Food Project also brings local goat cheese from Valley View Farm in Topsfield. Try goat cheese, tomato, onion, and fresh basil on some bread from In Good Taste Bakery! A simple, Monday night Farmers' Market dinner! Don't forget wild flowers for your table.

Rowands Fish Market will no longer be joining us at the Farmers' Market, but you can still visit them at the market on the right just before the Salem Bridge. Be sure to let them know that you enjoyed seeing them at the Market!

Check out Beverly Farms Soapwerks today. They have a wide range of soaps available and a high level of customer service...they can find the perfect soap for anyone! We also have a new vendor to welcome: Thoughtwear Global from Beverly has some super cool t-shirts to offer.

Jonathan Rand from Midnight-Thirty will be performing at the Market today! There may be special guest appearances from the Rand Family Band.

There are two restaurants in Beverly that are now shopping at the Beverly Farmers' Market. Please, visit Sub Marinos Cafe and Rawbert's Organic Garden Cafe to taste the difference of food prepared using local produce!

Please remember that we accept WIC Coupons, Senior Coupons, and SNAP/Food Stamps. The Market is offering a 50% bonus for all purchases made using SNAP/Food Stamp benefits! Spread the word; this is a great way to buy super fresh, super local produce out in the sunshine!

Hope to see you down at the market, buying produce, listening to music, reading books, getting a massage, and enjoying Beverly in the sunshine! And a huge thank you to all of you who came out in the pouring rain last week!!! I wish I had a photo of the woman buying sunflowers in the rain...it was beautiful!

Call for Volunteers:
The Market is looking for a small team of volunteers to help with weekly set up and/or break down of the farmers' market manager's tent. Please, come visit the manager's tent if you are interested, or email beverlyfarmersmarket@gmail.com. Thanks!

Monday, August 23, 2010

Rain or Shine!

Come enjoy the Beverly Farmers' Market today. Wear your rain gear, rock your rain boots! Come buy butternut squash, carrots, potatoes, onions and herbs for a yummy, veggie soup. Pick up fresh fish from Rowands Fish Market and make it a fish stew. We will also have goodies from In Good Taste Bakery and from The Organic Cafe.

Relax and warm up with a massage from Ahimsa massage. Stop by Beverly Farms Soapwerks for a beautifully, aromatic experience. I don't know what smells better, the basil or the natural soaps!

If you are using your EBT/SNAP/Foodstamp card visit The Food Project tent. Right now the market is offering a 50% bonus for all Food Stamp purchases!

Come visit the farmers' market tent for some coffee or tea or just to get out of the rain! Coffee and Tea provided by Sub-Marinos Cafe, 200 Rantoul Street. See you soon!