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.
OPEN 12-5PM EVERY FRIDAY JULY 6TH- OCTOBER 26TH THIS SUMMER 2018. LUCY LARCOM PARK IN DOWNTOWN LOWELL!
THIS FRIDAY AUGUST 17TH IS WIC DAY!!!!
THIS FRIDAY AUGUST 17TH
LUNCH: Del Sur Empanadas will be there offering baked empanadas and Youthbuild will be offering chili and hotdogs as well as baked goods this week and Koshari Mama will be offering her middle eastern, vegan specialties!
ENTERTAINMENT: 2-4PM David MacDonald, Caricature Artist and 2-3:30 Brian Rutherford – A & B Music – BUBBLES
Dave will be back to the Market: 8/3, 8/17, 8/31, 9/7, 9/14/ 9/28 and 10/12
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
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|
|Bolded – One time Only Appearance|
SOME OF OUR VENDORS INCLUDE
During the hot weather – we hope to provide misting stations!
|Name / Web||Description|
|Bittersweet Herb Farm||@BittersweetFarm|
|Mola Foods||Spices, Blends, Relishes, Condiments||@molachilirelish|
|Soap Bee It||Natural Handcrafted Soaps|
|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||@theenchantedkitchen|
|Winchester Bagel Land||@bagelandbakery|
|Koshari Mama||Stop by for lunch: rice, lentils, chickpeas, garlic and tomato sauces, eggplant and more!|
|Mill City Grows||FARM||@MillCityGrows||@MillCityGrows|
|Purple Carrot (Bakery & Restaurant 107 Merrimack Street)||Artisan Breads|
|Del Sur Empanadas||Stop by for lunch: Empanadas of course!|
|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: email@example.com 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.