June 25th Market

Tomorrow is the last Market day in June-it’s crazy how fast time has gone! Last week, Peterman’s Bowls  came for their first time at the Market, with their hand-turned wooden pieces made out of locally fallen trees. The pieces were absolutely gorgeous, and we’re lucky to have Peterman’s come to the Market once a month! Make sure to be signed up for our newsletter to know what to expect at future Markets!

A close-up of some of the beautiful pieces at the Market last week.
A close-up of some of the beautiful pieces at the Market last week.

Vendors

  • Dave’s Natural Garden – Strawberries, garlic scapes, onion, lettuce, kale, swiss chard, peas, broccoli, perennials, kohlrabi
Some of Dave's beautiful produce!
Some of Dave’s beautiful produce!
  • Nuestras Raices – Yellow and green squash, cilantro, lettuce, flowers, eggplant, tomatoes
How vibrant are those cilantro bunches!?
How vibrant are those cilantro bunches!?
  • People’s Bakery – Chewy sourdoughs, organic spelt breads, sweet breads, and new homemade fruity iced green tea
People's Bakery unfortunately couldn't make it last week, but they well definitely be there tomorrow!
People’s Bakery unfortunately couldn’t make it last week, but they well definitely be there tomorrow!

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  • Sun Kim Bop (3-6 pm) – Korean fusion street food truck
Sun Kim Bop's specials of the day are constantly changing, so like us on Facebook to get updates!
Sun Kim Bop’s specials of the day are constantly changing, so like us on Facebook to get updates!

Artists and Entertainment

  • Bling It On – Sun catchers, bookmarks, hair pins, key chains, handmade bracelets, glass prisms, rings
Bling It On wasn't at the Market last week due to an illness, but she'll be back tomorrow!
Bling It On wasn’t at the Market last week due to an illness, but she’ll be back tomorrow!
  • CottageWicks – Natural, organic soaps, lotions, and salves made with essential oils; 100% natural, non-toxic soy candles
A small sampling of Cottage Wicks many 100% natural products.
A small sampling of Cottage Wicks many 100% natural products.
  • White Buffalo Herbs – Herbal creams, teas, spices and oils
  • Mount Holyoke College Restoration Scholars Program – Stop by to learn about the FREE restoration ecology summer program for high school girls, from July 20-24
  • The Bees Knees International Cafe Orchestra (3:30-5:30 pm) – Play music from France, Brazil, Argentina and elsewhere, including American swing from the 1930’s. The players include Charlie Gamble on saxophone, Gus Hollingsworth on accordion, Jimmy Burgoff on 5-stringed, left-handed, acoustic bass and Siriham Khalsa on guitar.

We can’t wait to see you!

June 18th Market

Tomorrow will be our third market of the season, so expect to recognize our usual vendors as well as meet a few new ones! Just a quick reminder that some of our vendors will be joining us every week, some will join every other week, and others will be making special appearances throughout the season. We will do our best to let you know what you can expect to find at each market, so be sure to be signed up for our newsletter and like our Facebook page for updates!

This week’s market will be quite eventful with the Sun Kim Bop food truck parked along the edge of the green, a music performance by Paper City Exile, as well as a visit from the Food Bank of Western MA to introduce SNAP.

Last week was graced with gorgeous weather and so many of you! We hope to see you all (and more!) tomorrow!

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Vendors

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By the end of the last market day, Blakes sold out of 3 of their 4 juices!
Check out these beautiful strawberries from Dave's last week!
Check out these beautiful strawberries from Dave’s last week!
  • Mt. Warner Vineyard – Award-winning wines from grapes (and raspberries) harvested in Hadley, MA, including Cayuga White, Chardonel, and Sunset Red; Raspberry Rhapsody port-style dessert wine. 
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Local wine!
  • Nuestras Raices – Fresh produce and starter plants
These two were lucky to be under the shade-It was quite sunny last week, haha!
These two were lucky to be under the shade-It was quite sunny last week, haha!
  • People’s Bakery – Sweet breads (date white chocolate, cranberry pecan), cookies, loaves, cranberry pecan rolls
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Sun Kim Bop will be parked right alongside the Market!
Sun Kim Bop will be parked right alongside the Market!

Arts

  • Bling It On – Sun catchers, bookmarks, hair pins, key chains, handmade bracelets, glass prisms, rings

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  • CottageWicks – Natural, organic soaps, lotions, and salves made with essential oils; 100% natural, non-toxic soy candles

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  • Peterman’s Boards and Bowls: Handcrafted cherry, spalted and ambrosia maple, black walnut, cherry burl and ebonized products made from local upcycled wood. Also showing the new “Driftwood” line of bowls.

Events/Tables

  • Paper City Exile– R&B, alternative rock, vintage surf, and the legends of today (3-6PM)
  • The Food Bank of Western MA – Signing folks up for the state food assistance program SNAP
  • Mount Holyoke College Restoration Scholars Program – Stop by to learn about the FREE restoration ecology summer program for high school girls, taking place July 20-24

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Tomorrow’s Market!

Last week was our opening day, and it was a success! The weather was cool and breezy, while the fresh foods and specialty items were beyond beautiful. As Ann O’Roark, the new Market Manager, said of the first market day, “The experience of the people, the music, the produce, foods and crafted items was better than I even imagined. I am thrilled to be a part of it all!”

It was great to see everyone walk around the market with smiles on their faces.

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This week, we’ll have some returning vendors as well as new ones. Some of our vendors will be joining us every week, some will join other week, and others will be making special appearances throughout the season. We’ll keep you updated through the newsletter, our Facebook, as well as this website.

Vendors

  • Blake Orchard Juicery – Vanilla almond mylk (which sold out last week), Clean Buzz, as well as an orange and green juice.
  • Dave’s Natural Garden – Strawberries, radishes, lettuce, kale, herbs, and flowers (perennials, hanging baskets).
These carrots from Dave's were incredibly sweet and delicious!
These carrots from Dave’s were incredibly sweet and delicious!
  • Haye’s Home Roast – Locally roasted coffee beans and coffee.
  • I Can With – Fresh salsa made with locally grown produce.
  • Mt. Warner Vineyard – Award-winning wines from grapes and fruit harvested in Hadley, MA.
  • People’s Bakery – Sourdough artisan loaves, organic spelt, sandwich loaves, granola, cookies, and hand-made market bags.
This picture was taken shortly before People's Bakery completely sold out of their loaves!
This picture was taken shortly before People’s Bakery completely sold out of their loaves!
Stillman's brings different items every week, but they're guaranteed to always be fresh and local.
Stillman’s brings different items every week, but they’re guaranteed to always be fresh and local.
  • Bling It On – Sun catchers, bookmarks, hair pins, key chains, handmade bracelets, glass prisms, rings.
Bling It On's bright, beautiful set-up!
Bling It On’s bright, beautiful set-up!
  • CottageWicks – Natural, organic soaps, lotions, and salves made with essential oils; 100% natural, non-toxic soy candles.
A small sampling of Cottage Wicks many 100% natural products.
A small sampling of Cottage Wicks many 100% natural products.

Along with vendors, we’ll also have music performances and community-based tables:

  • Masala Jazz will perform from 2-5 pm, playing jazz-blues fusion.
  • Mount Holyoke College Restoration Scholars Program – Stop by to learn about the FREE restoration ecology summer program for high school girls (July 20-24).
  • Western MA Master Gardeners Association – Soil testing and information about home gardening

We can’t wait to see you tomorrow!