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Farmers' market continues Wednesday with rights groups

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UPDATED,  Oct. 14: The Arlington Farmers' Market, managed by Patsy Kraemer, in its 24th year at 29 Mystic St., Russell Common lot, continues Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 2 to 6:30 p.m.

Jillian Harvey, the town’s director of diversity, equity and inclusion, tells ACMi’s James Milan that she invites residents to meet her and commissioners from Arlington Human Rights, Disability, and Rainbow Commissions at the market on Oct. 20.

The last market is Oct. 27.

More old, newly found Images of the farmers' market:

Old images of market cofounder Oakes Plympton, recently uncovered:

 

For more info, including a list of this year's vendors, please visit the market web page >>
Alphabet soup saves dough

Look for the vendors displaying SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and HIB (Healthy Incentives Program) signs in their booths. HIP allows a monthly cap of up to $40, $60 or $80 (based on family size) back on your EBT card when you use SNAP to buy healthy, local fruits and vegetables from HIP farm vendors. No signup is necessary; automatically part of and added to SNAP account when used. Call the Council on Aging at 781-316-3400 for more information. 

Parking in the town lot is no longer free. See the signs and pay stations for payment methods, now including online.

There will be no Covid-related restrictions at the market this year, except one: Please wear a mask if you have not been fully vaccinated.

Some of our farm vendors will be offering a CSA (community-supported agriculture) service or a preordering service. As follows: 

  • Busa Farms: Preorder anything or a set-amount "Farmers' Choice Bag." Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 978 501-5375 by noon the day before the market.
  • Chestnut Farms: Online ordering via www.chestnutfarms.org
  • Kimball Farm: Online ordering via www.kimballfruit.farm

For more info, including a list of this year's vendors, please visit the market web page.

The Select Board approved the event at its Monday, May 10, meeting.

--There will be no Covid-related restrictions at the market this year, except one: Please wear a mask if you have not been fully vaccinated.

-- Some of our farm vendors will be offering a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) service or a preordering service. 


This news announcement was published Friday, May 7, 2021, and updated Oct. 13.

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