Lowell Farmers’ Market

Locally grown, fresh, nutritious, foods. Specialty handmade goods. Fun for the whole family! #liveatthemarket #LowellFarmersMarket

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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

Website: www.commteam.org/farmers-market

Facebook: @LowellFarmersMarket

Twitter: @LowellMrkt

2019 Lowell Farmers’ Market Sponsor

LISTEN TO MARILYN GRAHAM, WIC COMMUNITY COORDINATOR AND MARK CULLEN, LOWELL FARMERS’ MARKET ASSISTANT, DISCUSS THIS YEAR’S MARKET ON WCAP RADIO.

WIC DAY at the Lowell Farmers’ Market WAS AUGUST 2ND!!!

There may still be WIC Farmers’ Market Coupons available at your local WIC office.

Each ACTIVE participant age 4 months and up will receive $25 to purchase farm fresh fruits and vegetables at participating local farmers markets across Massachusetts!
This is a first come first served opportunity while supplies last. Get there early! If you have any questions please call the WIC office at 978-454-6397.

Don’t forget to bring your SNAP card as well to take advantage of the Healthy Incentive Program (HIP) at authorized vendors!

 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!

Farms that accept WIC: Phalla’s Produce, Farmer Dave, Mill City Grows, Spring Brook, Seona Family Farm

LOWELL FARMERS’ MARKET 2019: FRIDAYS, 12-5PM, JULY 12TH – OCTOBER 25TH, LUCY LARCOM PARK 

List of Vendors and Description/Dates of Appearance/Lunch Available (yellow)/Special Events and Entertainment – Changes may occur

Interested vendors — please contact Sue Brittain, SBrittain@commteam.org or lowellfarmersmarket@commteam.org,  978.654.4905

Vendor Letter

Lowell Farmers’ Market Applications 2019

Contract 2019

ENTERTAINMENT 2019

Includes Brian Rutherford’s A & B Music DJ / Karaoke Services (@AandBMusicCo) – Music/Dancing/Bubbles (2-3pm: 7/26, 8/16, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25) and Curious Creatures (@curiouscreaturesma) – Education show teaching respect and appreciation for unusual, exotic, curious creatures (1-2pm: 7/12, 7/19, 8/2, 8/9, 8/23, 8/30)

 

UPDATES

LATE WITHDRAWAL FROM MARKET ATTENDANCE PIPER RANCH / EVERYTHING ALPACA – Sorry for the inconvenience.

WIC Nutritionists recipe(s):   Recipe for Farm Fresh Risotto

VENDORS 2019

 

Vendor / Website Description     Facebook  Twitter Dates
Boston Smoked Fish Company

 

Smoked fish @bostonsmokedfishco No More Dates
City Compost

 

@citycompost @citycompost EVERY WEEK
Elder Services of Merrimack Valley

 

7/19, 8/2, 9/20, 10/4
Everything Alpaca

 

HAD TO WITHDRAW @everythingalpaca
Fallon Health

 

Informational  @fallonhealth   @fallon_health EVERY WEEK EXCEPT AUGUST 9TH
Farmer Dave

 

fruits, veggies, some baked goods @DavesYourFarmer EVERY WEEK
French Hill Maple

 

maple syrup, candy, straws, cream and sugar 7/12, 8/9, 8/23, 9/6, 9/20, 10/11, 10/25
Fresh Start Foods

 

fruits and veggies EVERY WEEK
He Be G-Bees all natural products for home, pets, and people @HeBeGBees @HeBeGBees Random Weeks
Kabob House

 

gyro, kabob, falafel, samosa, baklava 7/12, 7/19, 8/2, 8/9, 8/23, 8/30
Lowell Community Health HAD TO WITHDRAW @LowellCommunityHealthCenter
Lowell Humane Society Informational @LowellHumaneSociety 7/12, 9/27
Mill City BBQ lunch  8/16 AND THEN EVERY WEEK
Mill City Grows

 

fruits, veggies @millcitygrows @MillCityGrows EVERY WEEK
New England Fishmongers all kinds of seafood @newenglandfishmongers EVERY WEEK
Phallas Produce  

fruits, veggies

EVERY WEEK
Piper Ranch

HAD TO WITHDRAW @piperranchmaine
Romas Bakery pie, bread, cookies, fruit pastry, whoopee pies, and more! @RomasBakeryDeli EVERY WEEK
Seona Family Farm

 

fruit, veggies @NewEntrySustainableFarmingProject @NewEntry EVERY WEEK
Springbrook Farm fruit, veggies, beef, pork, ham, eggs, honey, jams & jellies, cider @SpringBrookFarmLittletonMA EVERY WEEK
Sweetest Memories  

fudge, dipped apples, cotton candy, dipped Oreos, pretzels, brownies, candy

@SweetestMemoriesInc 9/6, 9/13, 9/27, 10/25
TWCF – Abbot Hill

Creamery 

 

all kinds of cheese: mozzarella, gouda, blue cheese, etc.

@templewiltoncommunityfarm EVERY WEEK (not here on 8/16)
YouthBuild of Greater Lowell  

baked goods, corn hole, adirondack chairs, bird houses, lunch once a month

@CTIYBGL EVERY WEEK
YouthBuild Pop Up Lunch @YBLCulinary 8/30, 9/27, 10/25
Vegful Delights  

vegan and gluten free baked items: cookies, brownies, muffins, blondies

@VegFulDelights @VeGFul_Delights 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30
WIC  

Informational as well as food tastings

7/19, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/18, 10/25
WIC Cooking Demos  

Cooking demos with recipes and tasting. Kitchen will be used

7/12, 8/2, 9/6, 10/11
Willow Spring Vineyards  

Wine and unprocessed honey when available

@WillowSpringVineyards @WillowSpringVin 7/12, 8/9 switched to 8/16, 8/23, 9/20

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.

 

 

For more information about our WIC Program – contact 978.454.6397. To 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!

WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Information
WIC Program Director
Community Teamwork
45 Kirk Street
Lowell, MA  01852
Phone: 978-654-4930
Fax: 978-458-8594
www.commteam.org

Massachusetts Farmers Market Week August 4-10 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

An Early Summer Menu ~ favorite recipe for the week of July 20, 2018: Moroccan Grilled Chicken with herbs & citrus AND Farmers’ Market Greens, beets, goat cheese, & honey lemon dressing

WATER: THE CLEAR CHOICE

LOADS OF FUN ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR THE KIDS THIS SUMMER — ENTERTAINMENT  2019

 

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: sbrittain@commteam.org or 978-654-4905.  Any organization can

  • DURING THE WINTER MONTHS VISIT MILLS 5 MARKET, SUNDAYS 11-3. 

Listen to Sue Brittain, Deputy Division Director, discuss Lowell Farmers’ Market 2017 with Ted Panos on WCAP980 Radio.

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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45 Kirk Street, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01852

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