Monday, July 18, 2011
Patch continues its coverage of the Marblehead Farmers Market that takes place at the Veterans School each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A trip to the Farmers' Market is a perfect way to start off the weekend. Music, crafts, gorgeous produce and samples instantly put a smile on your face. We saw lines at the honey and meat stand, empty cases and trays of baked goods as well as half empty crates of veggies and fruits. Marblehead resident, Pam Granese, has a business called "In Good Taste." She was serving samples of her Black Bean Salsa and a Pea-based pesto that could be tossed with pasta and fresh tomatoes. Luau Baby had "green" t-shirts and onesies that are 100% organic and printed with colorful, whimsical designs. One of the most popular stands each week belongs to David Valicenti, chef and owner of Valicenti Organico. He serves up samples of his organic pastas and fresh…
Monday, June 14, 2010
Here is what will be available this week.
Monday, June 14, 2010
Available Produce There will also be flower, herb and vegetable plants for home gardens. Many farms have honey and a few have eggs. Charitable Organization The Community Group exhibit will be the Marblehead Bank with an exhibit on recycling, led by Kathleen Litchman and Stephanie Conway. Entertainment Allyson Makiej, principal of Full Motion, Inc. will demonstrate hoola hooping. Craft vendors
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Hundreds turned out for opening day of the Marblehead Farmers' Market.
Locals had their choice of anything from tomato sauce and pasta to fresh baked muffins, jewelry and soaps at the first farmers' market of the season. Once the cow bell rang at 9 a.m., shoppers spent the morning meeting old friends and buying fresh goods with their families. The rain held off until the last hour of the market, but didn't deter crowds from taking part. Lines snaked from the annual favorite Cider Hill Farms of Amesbury and AJ King Bakery of Salem. Other crowd-pleasers were Sticky Rice Bistro, selling an assortment of Chinese food, and Leslie's Kitchen, which offered baked goods, such as breads and pies were flying off the table. Lobsterman Paul Crowell gave young children the chance to view his fresh caught lobsters. And …