This Saturday (8/29/15) we have activities for your little ones to enjoy at the Braintree Farmers Market. At 9:30 am and 10:30 am there will be a Tour of the Market for ALL kids. Meet some of our farmers and vendors and learn why farmers markets are so awesome! Meet at the big events tent.
We will have a free Music Together class for parents and kids at 11:00 am offered by Karen McBrine from Karen’s Music Together. Music Together recognizes that active music participation is important for a child’s overall development. From birth-through early elementary years Music Together nurtures each child’s natural musicality. Come join us to make some music!
Visit the big tent to see the Flaherty School Garden showcasing what Braintree students are doing in our community. We will also have a Farmer’s Market Scavenger Hunt for kids to complete while they visit our vendors and coloring pages and activities for all ages.
Join Naturalist Melissa Kurkoski of the South Shore Natural Science Center for a talk about the basics of keeping backyard chickens under our events tent on Saturday August 22nd from 9 to 1. Her adventures in raising, caring for, and teaching with the Science Center’s engaging flock of hens has lead Melissa to utilize the many benefits of chickens beyond breakfast. Along with the basics of planning and preparing for chickens in your yard, we’ll talk about benefits from eggs and garden fertilizer to why chickens make great pets.
11 am-Backyard Chicken presentation in the events tent
National Farmers Market Week is August 2-8, 2015 and we’re giving out 25 free ‘I Heart Farmers Markets’ temporary tattoos to the first 25 market customers. or..Make any donation to our EBT Matching Fund and receive a free tattoo.
Join us for a FREE viewing of the documentary GMO OMG at the Thayer Public Library on Tuesday July 14 from 5:30-8:00. There will be light refreshments for everyone to enjoy before hand and the film will begin at 6:00. Hang around afterwards to ask questions, discuss the film and find ways to get involved with the campaign with local campaign coordinator, Rebecca Peters. This event is sponsored by the Braintree Farmers Market.
For more info go to the film site: http://www.gmofilm.com/
Think Spring! Join us on Weds. April 15th, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm in the Johnson’s Chambers upstairs in the Braintree Town Hall. Adam Tedeschi will be presenting: Vegetable Seed-Starting and Transplant Production –Gardeners who start their own seeds have much greater variety selection as well as control over transplant quality and harvest dates. Participants will learn how to start their own seeds using a variety of methods, as well as the keys to growing high-quality transplants. It’s free!
Braintree, MA, September 22, 2016 –This week marked the end of American Farmland Trust’s summer-long Farmers Market Celebration – an annual effort to rally support for local farms and family farmers by calling on shoppers to identify the best of America’s farmers markets and the Braintree Farmers Market was rated top 50 best in class nationwide and top 3 in Massachusetts. Thanks for voting for us!
The Braintree Farmers Market would like to thank Chakra Power Yoga at 871 Washington Street Braintree for offering free yoga at the farmers’ market for the 2019 season. Chakra Power Yoga is delighted to be back offering free, all-levels, outdoor classes every Saturday at 11am during the farmers’ market June thru August. Bring your own mat or borrow one of theirs. Meet on the green space just in front of Braintree Town Hall.
The market is currently seeking to fill a Market Manager paid position. We’re looking for someone to manage the market for 22 Saturdays starting in June thru Sept for a 6 to 7 hr. shift. The position requires someone who enjoys working with others, is organized, enthusiastic, loves the BFM and can help with some physical tasks as well. Please send your resume and info to Jonathan at email@example.com
The Braintree Thanksgiving Farmers Market has a special offering of fresh turkeys that are hormone-free and humanely-raised from Ephraim Farm in Vermont. Orders can be placed ahead, to assure you’ll get exactly what you want, or purchase a bird at the market on November 22nd, 2014. Turkeys are $3.59 lb. and you can order 12-16 lb. small hen, 16-20 lb. hen or 20-24 lb. tom. Special orders must be received by Nov 19th and will be confirmed by email or phone. Your turkey will be available to pick up at the Braintree Thanksgiving Farmers Market. Call farmers Steve & Esta Morse at 802-885-8798. firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Harvest Breads will have pies and dinner rolls for sampling and also for sale. They will also be taking orders and coming back up to do a drop off on Wednesday at a specified time, most likely mid afternoon. They will have apple, pumpkin and pecan pies, and brioche, pumpkin brioche, rosemary chive, cranberry orange and honey whole wheat dinner rolls.
EvaRuths gluten free bakery specials: stuffing mix, apple and pumpkin pie, dinner rolls and pumpkin cake. Call the bakery to place your Thanksgiving Day orders at 401-619-1924.
Join us in front of the Braintree Town Hall for the horse-drawn hayride from New Deal Farm. Reminisce about the days when Braintree was an agrarian community as you clop around the market.
Celebrate with us at our last and biggest market of the season which includes ALL our 30+ local farmers, artisan food vendors and local crafters along with bluegrass music by the Four Bridges Band and a horse-drawn hayride right at the Braintree Town Hall-this event is sponsored by Liberty Bay Credit Union! Ye ha!