This Week at the Market – July 24, 2014

Meet us at the base of the smokestack!

Happy, grazing cows at Lilac Hedge Farm.

Blink and July is almost over. Tomatoes are rolling in and sweet corn is here in full force. The produce booths at market are rainbows of color and options. Come stock up and enjoy the taste of summer!

Read on below for sales, guest vendor info, and the details of what’s in season this week.

Meet Project Literacy. We’re happy to welcome back the Watertown Public Library to the market this week. Come learn about Project Literacy, a free program for adults learning English. They’re seeking learners and volunteers. Also browse the $1-$2 book sale – find a good beach read!

Project Soul performs this week.

What’s in season this week? 

Baby potatoes, rainbow carrots, corn, blueberries, sugar snap peas, snow peas, shelling peas, cucumbers, summer squash, eggplant, peppers, rhubarb, beets, radishes, turnips, rainbow chard, kale, salad mix and lettuces, cauliflower (white, yellow, purple), broccoli, fresh cut flowers, herbs and more. Looking for a particular product? Search our vendors’ offerings and plan your visit!

 

Find us on Kingsbury Ave under the smokestack! Free parking in the garage right beside the market. 

Stock Up and Save: Sale at Lilac Hedge Farm
Ground beef  from pastured, sustainable cows is on sale at Lilac Hedge Farm this week – the more your buy the more you save. 2 pounds for $14, 5 pounds for $30, or 10 pounds for $50.

Music This Week 
Come hear project Soul, playing all day from 3-7. Great people and awesome music, a market favorite. 

This Week’s Guests

Try Haitian Relish Hot Sauce made in JP by Blonde Beauchamp.  

We’re excited to introduceThe Craic and Blonde to Watertown.

Try some at the market and take home delicious “Haitian Pickliz” to spice up all your meals.

 

So much delicious produce pouring in from the farms !

 

We match SNAP – Double your Dollars!

Receive SNAP benefits or know someone who does? Help us spread the word.

Visit the market manager booth each week to swipe your MASS DTA card. We’ll match your benefits, dollar-for-dollar up to $15 a week. Thanks to a generous grant from athenahealth, $15 of SNAP = $30 of market tokens.

 

No Cash Needed

Use your credit, debit, or SNAP/EBT card to buy tokens at the managers’ booth. Use your tokens for all market purchases.

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