Lowell Farmers’ Market
Locally grown, fresh, nutritious, foods. Specialty handmade goods. Fun for the whole family! #liveatthemarket #LowellFarmersMarket
Experience Lowell’s Original Urban Outdoor Market!
Since 1979, Community Teamwork has sponsored the Lowell Farmers’ Market, offering fresh, locally grown produce from area farmers, as well as meats, fish, honey, baked goods, prepared meals, hand-crafts and more, in a beautiful, urban setting. While you shop, enjoy live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and activities for the whole family! Open Fridays, from July through October, the Lowell Farmers’ Market is a rare gem in the heart of Downtown Lowell.
- Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover accepted
- WIC coupons, SNAP/EBT, and Senior Coupons accepted
- Department of Agriculture authorized Farmers’ Market
Farmers’ market regular or not, we want your thoughts!
CISA (Community Involved In Sustaining Agriculture) is working with regional partners to gather thoughts directly from shoppers about how and why you choose to shop for local food. Please give a few minutes to fill out this survey, and share it with friends! Start the survey now! Please share with your friends ~ The survey will remain open until October 1st.
THIS IS OUR LAST MARKET FRIDAY OF THE SEASON! OCTOBER 26TH 2018. OPEN 12-5PM LUCY LARCOM PARK IN DOWNTOWN LOWELL! RAIN OR SHINE!
FRIDAY AUGUST 17TH WAS WIC DAY!!!! There are still some checks remaining at the WIC office – please contact them for more information 978.454.6397To qualify, you must be over 4 months of age and be actively receiving WIC services. Benefits are $20 per person and are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please call the Lowell WIC Office at 978.454.6397 with any questions. See you then!
THIS FRIDAY OCTOBER 26TH – THIS IS OUR LAST MARKET FRIDAY OF THE SEASON!
LUNCH: Koshari Mama will be offering her middle eastern, vegan specialties and Youthbuild will be offering baked goods this week!
ENTERTAINMENT: 1-2pm Silly Sally’s Entertainment (Facepainting, etc.) 2-3:30pm Big Joe the Storyteller (Puppets) 2-4pm David MacDonald, Caricature Artist
Dave will be at the Market: 8/3, 8/17, 8/24, 8/31, 9/7, 9/14/ 9/28, 10/12 and 10/19 (Make Up date)
Massachusetts Farmers Market Week August 5-11 in conjunction w/ annual National Farmers Market Week. Let’s celebrate Farmers Markets! That week is a great opportunity to show the nation how much value markets bring to their communities. Read the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Proclamation
FAVORITE RECIPES ~ by Anna Jabar-Omoyeni – CTI’s YouthBuild Catering Program AND by WIC
LOADS OF FUN ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR THE KIDS THIS SUMMER — TAKE A LOOK AT THE SCHEDULE:
|Date||Brian Rutherford –A&B Music: Bubbles
||Big Joe: Story/Puppets
||The Party Fun: Balloon Twisting
|Silly Sallys: Face Painting
||Scott Galbraith: Magic Show
||David MacDonald: Caricature Artist
||Party Solutions: Multiple Acts
||Curious Creatures: Animals|
|10/19||2-3:30pm||1-2pm||2-4pm (makeup for missing 8/24)|
|Bolded – One time Only Appearance
SOME OF OUR VENDORS INCLUDE
During the hot weather – we hope to provide misting stations!
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Handmade in New Hampshire using the finest ingredients, our luscious gourmet specialty chocolates — now available online — are created in small batches and delivered fresh. Try our unique Fruit & Wine Chocolates for a taste sensation that you won’t find anywhere else — or choose enduring favorites such as our mouth-watering Chocolate Bark assortments and decadent Hand-Dipped Sandwich Cookies. All are perfect for gifts, parties, corporate events or as an anytime gourmet chocolate treat. You’re going to love them!
|Bittersweet Herb Farm||
We produce versatile lines of finishing sauces, dried seasonings, and infused oils to be used as marinades, basting sauces, salad dressings and condiments. Our balsamic collection and assortment of fruit spreads can be used as a glaze transforming ordinary main course roasts and elevate the simplest desserts. Our infused oils are hand sprigged with dried-herbs and a dash of essential oils for full-bodied flavor and an attractive display.
Spices, Blends, Relishes, Condiments
|Soap Bee It||
Natural Handcrafted Soaps
|Soap Be It|
|YouthBuild of Greater Lowell||
Hand crafted adirondack chairs, cornhole games, benches, boxes and more!
Also, Chef and Y Instructor of the Culinary Program at YouthBuildAnna, Jabar-Omoyeni (former owner of La Boniche Restaurant in Lowell for many years) will be doing demonstrations on preparing recipes using some the ingredients available at the Market!
|Hatsis||Jewelry and crafts vendor|
|The Enchanted Kitchen||
Essential oil products, everyday essentials, first-aid essentials, tick tamer, bug spray, sinus remedy, snifty stick
|Winchester Bagel Land||
Bagel Land bills itself as the only place in town that bakes bagels, muffins and breads from scratch daily.
Stop by for lunch: rice, lentils, chickpeas, garlic and tomato sauces, eggplant and more!
Seona Ban Ngufor, small-scale vegetable farmer and resident of Lowell, MA, signed a lease to use one acre of land that was identified through a new Farmland Identification and Outreach Initiative lead by the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project.
|Mill City Grows||@MillCityGrows||@MillCityGrows|
|Lowell Collaborative PreSchool Academy (LCPA)||SITE OF KIDS’ EVENTS!|
|Women and Infant Children (WIC)||
Nutritional Recipes and Demos!
|Community Teamwork||Information about the Lowell Farmers’ Market and our many other programs and POPCORN!||@CommTeamInc.
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE MARKET ~ WE WANT YOU!
The Lowell Farmers’ Market is pleased to offer opportunities for Educational and/or Entertainment presentations.
Organizations and/or performers must contact Susan Brittain, Director of the Lowell Farmers’ Market for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-654-4905. Any organization can apply to attend Lowell Farmers’ Market as a community, non-profit or educational organization, or as a performer. We are eager to include performers such as musicians, theater groups, dance troops, authors/readers/storytellers, jugglers, class/educational demos!
Market is Open Every Friday, 12-5pm through October 20th EXCEPT Friday, July 27th due to Lowell Folk Festival
Sunday August 5th – Saturday August 11th is (National and) Massachusetts Farmers’ Market Week! Read the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Proclamation
Friday August 17th – WIC DAY at the Market
Friday tbd – ARAMARK DAY at the Market
- Spend your SNAP dollars on farm-fresh fruits and vegetables at our Farmers’ Market and have the amount of your purchase instantly added back to your EBT card!
Seniors will be provided transportation from the Lowell Senior center to Lowell Farmers’ Market where they can use their senior coupons to purchase items!
DURING THE WINTER MONTHS VISIT MILLS 5 MARKET, SUNDAYS 11-3 AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOUR HIP BENEFITS – Based on family size: 1-2 = $40/month, 3-5 = $60/month, 6+ = $80/month can be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables and this amount will not be subtracted from your EBT total! VISIT OUR WIC PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION
If you are interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please contact Sue Brittain, 978.654.4905
Are you interested in becoming a vendor?
Would you like to volunteer at the Lowell Farmers’ Market? Contact us at 978.322.8415.
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The Lowell Farmers’ Market is a program of Community Teamwork.