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You are invited to help sustain the Ashfield Farmers Market

On behalf of all the Ashfield Farmers Market Vendors, we thank the Town of Ashfield for the use of the Town Common. We also thank St. John’s Episcopal Church for allowing public use of their bathroom! We are also extremely … Continue reading


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Participate in a Worthwhile Community Activity: Visit the Farmers Market

Do you support local farming? You do if you frequent businesses that purchase ingredients from our local farms. Not sure if the stores or restaurants you gravitate towards use farm-fresh local ingredients? Ask! Request! Why? Farmer Janet Clark of Steady … Continue reading


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National Farmers Market Week & Dreaming of Local Food Year Round

Dreaming of Local Food Year Round I recently read an article whose headline caught my eye – “Replanting America: 90 Percent of What We Eat Could Come From Local Farms” Yeah! Wow! Is that even possible? The study was conducted by … Continue reading


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What’s going on at the Farmers Market in July?

Here are some of the highlights from our regular, weekly vendors: Need to cool down from the summer heat? Grab a maple ice cream cone at the Gray’s Sugarhouse booth. Made fresh with home-made ice cream and sweetened with maple … Continue reading


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What’s at Farmers Market?

According to the 2015 Farmers Almanac weather forecast, the Northeast will be experiencing a hotter than normal summer, with below-normal rainfall. “The hottest periods will occur in early June, early July, mid- to late July, and early August.” This may stress … Continue reading


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Ashfield Farmers Market Participates in Ashfield 250 Celebration

In concert with Ashfield’s 250th Birthday Party, the Ashfield Farmers Market will be open from 9:00am until 2:00pm on June 20, 2015. Vendors include: Barberic Farm, Bread Euphoria, Good Bunch Farm, Gray’s Sugarhouse, Hart Farm, Manda Farm, Spring Water Farm, Ashfield … Continue reading


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Is locally grown produce affordable? YES, it is!

I read an interesting article put out by CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) last month – “Is locally grown produce affordable? Year-long study shows average price comparable to supermarkets.” It heartened me to read that, yes, “direct-sale prices are … Continue reading


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The Ashfield Farmers’ Market opens on Saturday, May 23, 2015!

Celebrate Spring and the start of a new Market Season with all of us! Farmers have been communing with the land, prepping garden beds, and chatting with farm animals. Greenhouses have been spilling over with new growth as seeds have … Continue reading


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