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Events

2016 Schedule

Opening Day/Strawberry Fest/Herb Seedling Giveaway  June 18
Kids’ Power Of Produce Every Saturday thru August 9:30-11:30
Clam & Lobster Feast  Sept 3
Backyard Chicken Day  Sept 10  
Local Honey Beekeepers Day  Sept 17
BELD Power Day  Oct 1
Last Outdoor Market  Oct 22
Thanksgiving Market  Nov 19

Braintree Farmers Market Strawberry Festival
When: Saturday, June 18, 9 AM – 1 PM
Where: 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree
Description:  Fresh local strawberries galore! C.N.Smith Farm will provide strawberry shortcake with fresh whipped cream.  This year our Strawberry Shortcakes will be created by LollyCake Ladies-we’re thrilled! Many of our vendors will be creating products that use local, in-season strawberries. Tables & chairs will be provided under our Events Tent. Fresh picked, fragrant and juicy local strawberries will be available for purchase to take home as well.  Get to the market early-Braintree Cooperative Bank will be handing out herb seedlings, grown by Second Nature Farm, for your garden or flower box.  While supplies last…
Kids’ Power Of Produce
When: Saturdays thru August, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Where: 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree
Description:  The Braintree Farmers Market has been selected from farmers’ markets across the country to participate in a Kids’ Power Of Produce Club sponsorship from the Farmers Market Coalition and Chipotle.  Each Saturday throughout the month of August we will be hosting a Power of Produce Tent at the market from 9:30-11:30am.  Bring your kids to participate in activities designed to encourage healthy eating.  Kids who complete activities will be rewarded with a $5 voucher to be used to purchase produce from our farmers.  Mark your calendars!
Braintree Farmers Market Clam & Lobster Feast
When:  Saturday, Sept 3, 2016 9 AM – 1 PM
Where: Braintree Farmers Market 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree
Description: Enjoy a freshly prepared New England Clam & Lobster Feast with veggies from our Market farmers. Also featured will be Clam Chowder, Lobster Bisque & Lobster Rolls. Tables & chairs will be provided under our Events Tent. This Clam & Lobster Feast has become a much-anticipated tradition at the Braintree Farmers Market!  The Clam & Lobster Feast is sponsored by Fresh Catch Seafood.

Backyard Chicken Day
When:  Saturday, Sept 10, 2016 9 AM – 1 PM
Where: Braintree Farmers Market 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree
Description: Throughout the market day their will be chicken experts under our events tent fielding questions about how to raise backyard chickens.  At 11 there will be a Backyard Chicken seminar with in depth information.   cluck cluck cluck cluck cluck cluck cluck cluck
Local Honey Beekeepers Day
When:  Saturday, Sept 17, 2016 9 AM – 1 PM
Where: Braintree Farmers Market 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree
Description: Throughout the market day Allen Hiltz, our local beekeeper expert, will be under under our events tent fielding questions about how to raise bees and harvest honey.  Allen brings along his observational hive so you can witness this complex social community of bees who all hail to the queen!  Stop by and try to find her among her many subjects.  Bring all your questions about this burgeoning hobby.  zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…..

BELD DAY
When: Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 9 AM – 1 PM
Where: Braintree Farmers Market 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree
DescriptionBraintree Electric Light Dept shows appreciation towards their customers by handing out cider from C.N.Smith Farm along with a drawing for a Taste of the Market basket and much more.

Indoor Braintree Thanksgiving Farmers Market
When: Saturday November 19, 9 AM – 1 PM
Where:  Braintree Town Hall,  1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree
Description:  Celebrate the end of the Farmer’s Market season with a full harvest for your holiday table. Gift baskets & local crafts will also be available. The market will be located inside the Braintree Town Hall. Bluegrass music and a horse-drawn hayride.  This is a hoe-down not to be missed!

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