Due to the rain last weekend, we decided to reschedule our Pumpkin Decorating craft event to this weekend. We will have free pumpkins available to the first 40 kids. Feel free to bring your own pumpkins to decorate as well!
The weather is looking to be gorgeous on Sunday, we’ll have some live music as well as a vibrant array of produce & goods from our vendors. Grant Family Farm will have fresh chicken available this weekend so be sure to stop by & pick up something fresh for dinner.
Only a few weeks left of the season, take advantage of it while you can! We’ll see you there, 10-1!
In case you didn’t know, August 1st was only the mid-point of summer, so although stores are stocking up on back-to-school gear and September is around the corner, we still have so much of the summer left! Take advantage of it while it lasts and stop by the market this weekend to pick up some of these amazing tomatoes from Clark Farm, fresh eggs from Grant Family Farm or some dry aged steak from River Rock. In addition to their normal assortment, this weekend Long Hill Orchard will have cubanelle and bell peppers, 3 varieties of eggplant, summer onions and romano beans.
At the market this weekend…Swiss Bakers, Made with Love, Salem Spice, Alfalfa Farm Winery, Cannoli Corner, Grant Family Farm, Super Soccer, All Fruit, Powerhouse Juice, Winchester School of Chinese, Clark Farm, Moran’s Pet Food, Lanni Orchard, Mia’s House of Sweets, Long Hill Orchard, Pickle Emporium, River Rock Farm, The Soup Guy & Golden Cod.
We have another gorgeous day in store for the market this weekend! Now is the time to get out there and take advantage of all the wonderful summer produce that our local farmers have to offer. The joy of summer cooking is the simplicity of the menu, let the ingredients speak for themselves! How about a fresh corn salad with sweet cherry tomatoes and basil? Or a nice piece of fish from golden cod alongside some grilled summer squash. All reasons to come by the market and stock up for a week of healthy & delicious eats! If you’re heading to the beach for the day, stop by on your way to pick up a pre-made sandwich from Swiss Bakers and some fresh pressed juice. Don’t forget to get your fresh chicken from Grant Family Farm!
This week our crafters will be Salem Soap & Itty Bitty Chick.
You can also find the Super Soccer Stars group at the market this weekend if you’re looking to sign the kids up for camp.
Vendors at the market this weekend will includeSwiss Bakers, Salem Spice, Alfalfa Farm, Grant Family Farm, Ackermann Maple Farm, All Fruit, Powerhouse Juice, Clark Farm, Moran’s Pet Food, Lanni’s Orchard, Mia’s House of Sweets, Long Hill Orchard, The Pickle Emporium, The Soup Guy, Golden Cod.
We have another great market planned for this weekend! Remember that the market is open rain or shine!
Make sure you place your orders for Grant Farm’s whole and half pasture raised chickens. Place your order online here and pick up at the market on Sunday. The chickens are fresh, raised in small groups and only fed a certified organic ration, never any antibiotics, hormones or GMO feed.
Clark Farm will have a limited quantity of their own outdoor grown artisan cherry & heirloom tomatoes. Specials this week include Kohlrabi (99 cents each) and Yellow Summer Squash (79 cents a pound).
Bambolina had such success last week that they’ve agreed to come back this weekend to fire up more pizzas for everyone. If you missed it, make sure you stop by and try one of their made-to-order neapolitan style pizzas made in their mobile wood-fired oven.
Whole Foods Swampscott will also be joining us this weekend for a cooking demo. Stop by their booth to sample some delicious seasonal food and pick up a new recipe idea while you’re at it!
We have a big market planned for you this weekend! Our vendors are bringing out all the stops and as we mentioned before, we will have Bambolina joining us with their wood-fired pizzas. Here are some highlights from our vendors:
Mia’s House of Sweets will be celebrating Christmas in July with Cookie and Fudge Assortments, Candy Cane Cupcakes and more! Come enjoy some holiday treats (without all the holiday stress)!
Arrowhead Family Farm will have Heritage Jersey Breed Beef Patties in four packs. The very best flavored beef you’ve ever eaten! Plus they will have the biggest, plumpest, sweetest blueberries of the season. This is the last week for green garlic scapes so get them while they last!
Lanni Orchards will have a great selection of fresh-picked broccoli on sale. They also have swisschard, kale, onions and much more, all picked freshly the morning of the market!
Our musician this week will be Paul Harty. Our civic booths will be For the Love of Swampscott & the Boy Scouts.
We will also have a rock-painting craft activity for the kids so bring the whole family!
We’ll see you there on Sunday 10-1, you won’t want to miss this week!
Everyone is gearing up for a big Holiday weekend, don’t forget that the market is still open and our vendors are bringing special items that will be great for the parties you’ll be attending or hosting! See below for some highlights.
Mia’s House of Sweets will be bringing large bags of Oatmeal Scotchies & Chocolate Chip cookies which would be a great homemade addition to any Fourth of July party or BBQ.
Stock up on frozen soups from The Soup Guy so you don’t have to cook during the fun days of the long weekend. They will be offering their soups and award-winning Bootleg Chili packaged in quarts and half gallons for large parties. They are packaged in re-heatable sealed bags which can go directly into boiling water, making prep work a breeze. The chili is a great addition to burgers & hot dogs or try heating up with some cheese for a spicy queso dip! Their products are all vegan and gluten free so everyone at the table can enjoy.
Arrowhead Farm will have their first raspberries of the year. For folks looking for something to grill they will have pork loin chops, rib racks and sea salt & sage sausages. You should also try their special Heirloom Tomato Jam for basting meats or enjoying on hot dogs & burgers.
For the kid’s craft we’ll have pipe cleaners & beads so they can make their own rings.
Looks like we have another beautiful day in the works for this Sunday’s market! Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Safety Day last weekend.
This weekend Swampscott Pizza & Grill will be joining us serving up crepes, Moroccan pancakes, smoothies and other breakfast fare! Stop by to pick up a delicious breakfast along with some produce & fresh fish or meat for dinner!
Our crafters this week will be Salem Soap & Storyteller Jewelry. Our musician will be Jon Waterman.
This Sunday at the market we’ll be hosting a Public Safety Day featuring Swampscott Police, Fire, Ambulance and The Red Cross. They will be bringing their trucks and cruisers down and will be out there during the market for a meet & greet.
Sunday June 19th Swampscott High School 10am
We would like to thank everyone for the great turnout for our Opening Day last week, it was a huge success! We hope that you’ll continue to come out every weekend to support our farmers and stock up on the great produce & other goodies our vendors have this year.
We will also be holding a perennial swap at the market. If you have any perennials in your garden that you are looking to part with, bring them to the market with you and you can swap with others. Maybe you have extra lilies and are looking to add some variety to your garden? See what others have an you can go home with a new plant for free!
Sunday June 12th 10am-1pm Swampscott High School 200 Essex Street
Sign up for a CSA Share with Long Hill Orchard and you can pick up your share at the Farmer’s Market every Sunday this summer. The CSA includes fruits & vegetables and plenty of variety. Simply visit their website, download the membership form and mark it for Swampscott. They anticipate selling out so sign up now!