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Weekly update from the Melrose/Sally Frank's Farmers' Market
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Vendors

Farms


Ackermann Maple Farm
Baer's Best Beans
Farmer Dave's
Lilac Hedge Farm
Oakdale Farm
Shady Pine Farm 
West River Creamery

 

Local Food


Aaronap Cellars
Atlantic Saltworks
Bondat Foods

Boston Bonbon - no 2/21
Coutt's Specialty Foods
Deano's Pasta

Downeast Cider
Emmett's Edibles
Fish Lady 
Goodies Homemade
In Good Taste
Jaju Pierogi
Mamadou's Artisan Bakery
On the Edge Knife 
The Popover Lady
Pour Man's Coffee- no 2/21
Roasted Granola
Roberto's Seafood
Samira's

Soluna Garden Farm 
Spindler Confections 
Swiss Bakers
Tower Root Beer- no 2/21
Vermont Candy Dish

 

Artisans


Kitteredge Candles 
Sarah's Originals

Trow's Treasures- no 2/21
Salem Street Beadery
Wicked Good Soap
 

Winter Markets


Nov 22, 2015
Dec 20, 2015
Jan 17, 2016
Feb 21, 2016
Mar 20, 2016
Apr 17, 2016

Volunteer at the market - 3 easy steps...


- Go to VolunteerSpot and type your email

- VolunteerSpot does not share your email with anyone.

- Review the options listed and and choose the spot(s) you like

- Sign up!  It's that easy.

 
We take all Market Money!

Do you still have market money left from the summer?  No problem.  We will take both Melrose and Wakefield market money.  For Wakefield market money, just stop by the Market Manager Table in front and exchange it for Melrose market money to spend at the market. 
We will continue to accept SNAP benefits throughout our winter market and match up to $10 each market day.
Be sure to LIKE our new Melrose-Wakefield Winter Farmers' Market Facebook page!

Fourth Winter Market
Sunday, February 21st

The Melrose/Wakefield Winter Farmers' Market is back again this month at Memorial Hall, 590 Main St, from 11-3pm. Come on down and shop our wonderful array of local foods and handcrafted items! As always, we will have fruits and vegetables, eggs, pasture raised meats, fresh fish, cheese, bread, baked goods, specialty foods & spices, hard cider & wine,  candles, soaps, and much more!


Click here for the latest vendor schedule!  

Many vendors can accommodate pre and special orders. Use the links in the Vendor lists on the left side of this newsletter for contact info.



Click here to volunteer at the market. We need you to keep the market running smoothly! There are two 2-hour shifts of two table spots: CC/EBT Manager and General Table Assistant and four 1-hour Counter spots, as well as setup and breakdown shifts.
News Flash !


Ackermann Maple Farm is back this week.

Donna Carlstrom of Sheepshed, a Wakefield summer vendor, will join us this month with her handspun and hand-dyed yarns and delightful sheep pottery. We hear that she will be demonstrating her spinning, as well.


Be sure to check out Atlantic Salt Works for hand-harvested sea salt. From “just the salt” in flake and grindable form, to gourmet blends including Lemon Sea Salt, Salty Tuscan Herbs, and, believe it or not, Coffee Sea Salt – the perfect touch when sprinkled lightly on vanilla ice cream.




Our fish vendors will be alternating months for the winter market.  This week we have Michelle Kraft, The Fish Lady.


Baer's Best Beans is back for one more visit. Be sure to check them out for wonderful dried beans.
For the Kids

Jessica Buster will lead sing-alongs during the day for kids in the lower hall accessible directly from the entry area.  

 
 
Cooking Demonstration

The Winter Market has a new cooking demonstrator, Amy Rindskopf.  Amy loves developing recipes with local, seasonal produce. She lives in Winchester and is the events manager at Wright Locke Farm. Amy will use products and produce from the market to create recipes for you to sample and make at home.




Recipe from January's Market
 

Vegetarian Spiced Bubble and Squeak

2 T olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups potato, chopped and boiled
1 cup shredded Brussels spouts
2 tsp Sweet, Sour, Spicy, and Savory Asian Seasoning *

Heat oil in a frying pan and sauté onion until just soft. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, then stir in seasoning. Add potato and cook, stirring occasionally, until just soft. Add Brussels sprouts and continue cooking to desired consistency.  Eat!

*Seasoning from Bondat Foods. Veggies were all from Farmer Dave’s.

 

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