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
LOWELL FARMERS’ MARKET SUSPENDED FOR 2020. WE WILL RETURN NEXT SUMMER 2021
MILL CITY GROWS MOBILE MARKET WILL BE AT LUCY LARCOM PARK, FRIDAYS, 12-3PM, BEGINNING JULY 10th
Lowell Farmers’ Market at Community Teamwork: To find a list of all the farmers, farm stands and anyone else that takes WIC look on: www.mass.gov or https://massnrc.org/farmlocator/map.aspx You can also search for a place near you that will take WIC, SNAP, HIP or senior coupons. www.commteam.org/wic Lowell WIC at ComunityTeamwork
APRIL 2020 UPDATE: Community Teamwork has received an update from the state for our clients who are receiving an emergency SNAP allotment for the months of March and April. Click the link for details are attached along with some answers to frequently asked questions should you be speaking with any clients who are SNAP recipients.
Here is the link to a recent farmer’s market video done by David Rodrigues, Channel 9 CSB News
2019 Lowell Farmers’ Market Sponsor
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
A few Recipes from International Day
|Vendor / Website||Description||Dates|
|Boston Smoked Fish Company
|Smoked fish||@bostonsmokedfishco||No More Dates|
|Elder Services of Merrimack Valley
|7/19, 8/2, 9/20, 10/4|
|HAD TO WITHDRAW||@everythingalpaca|
|Informational||@fallonhealth||@fallon_health||EVERY WEEK EXCEPT AUGUST 9TH|
|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|
|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|
|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|
fudge, dipped apples, cotton candy, dipped Oreos, pretzels, brownies, candy
|@SweetestMemoriesInc||9/6, 9/13, 9/27, 10/25|
|TWCF – Abbot Hill||
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
|YouthBuild Pop Up Lunch||@YBLCulinary||8/30,
9/27 CHANGED TO 10/4
, and 10/25
vegan and gluten free baked items: cookies, brownies, muffins, blondies
|@VegFulDelights||@VeGFul_Delights||8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30|
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
|WIC will be at the Farmers’ Market the last day, October 25th with either a cooking demo or food tasting along with nutrition information.|
|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.
2020 LETTER/APPLICATION/CONTRACT – suspended 2020
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE MARKET ~ WE WANT YOU!
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!
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
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
- DURING THE WINTER MONTHS VISIT MILLS 5 MARKET, SUNDAYS 11-3.
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.