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Back in Season: Farmers Market

Here’s the scoop on local farmers markets where you can get fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, baked goods and more! A top priority of the farmers market is to make fresh, high-quality healthy food available and accessible to everyone.

Ashmont:
This farmers market opens on June 28th and will run for 17 weeks every Friday afternoon from 3pm-7pm a the Ashmont MBTA plaza at 1900 Dorchester Ave. In addition to local farms selling fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meat and fish, this farmers market also has live music and local art on display!

DotHouse:
DotHouse Health Farmers Market runs seasonally every Tuesday from July 17th to October 15th.  The Market is located outdoors in the patient parking lot adjacent to DotHouse Health. WIC, Farmers Market Coupons and Food Stamps are accepted.

Codman Square: 
The farmers market at Codman Square runs on Saturday, June 29th – September 14th 11am-2pm. The market will include farms, vendors, music, activities and free meals for children.

Fields Corner: 
Boston’s oldest farmers market – 9am to noon every Saturday beginning in July thru October with fresh produce from Berberian Farm and Flats Mentor Farm, which specializes in Asian produce. SNAP/EBT, Boston Bounty Bucks, WIC Farmers’ Market Coupons, Seniors’ Coupons accepted. It’s located at corner of Park Street and Dorchester Ave in the Fields Corner Mall parking lot, across from the Fields Corner BPL. Hosted by Dorchester Gardenlands. 9 am – 12 noon July 14th- October 27th.

Bowdoin Geneva:
The Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market is a non-profit market run by the Bowdoin Street Health Center in Dorchester, MA.  Bowdoin Geneva Farm Stand 230 Bowdoin St – Bowdoin Street Health Center Thursday, 1pm- 5pm through October.

Upham’s Corner:
Upham’s Corner Farmers Market is located at 559 Columbia Rd at the Uphams Corner Health Center and takes place 3 – 7pm alternating Wednesdays, beginning July 18th through October 17th and will feature fresh fruit, veggies, baked goods, meat, eggs and more!

Revision Urban Farm Stand:
This farmers market is located at 1062 Blue Hill Ave and is open Fridays 12 – 3pm, July 13 – Oct 12.

Shop local! Shop fresh!

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