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Guide to Local Farmers Markets

Weekly Summer Markets in the Acton-Concord-Bedford-Lexington Area

By Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher April 1, 2023

Updated for 2023

We're lucky to have excellent Farmers Markets in quite a few local towns. See below for the details about each town's market and a link to their website or Facebook page so you can check for special weekly events.  All Farmers Markets are also listed on our Event Calendar every week.

Take advantage of these local markets and pick up some fresh, locally-grown and prepared food. All markets feature fresh produce and many also have bakeries, local honey, artisans, pasture-raised meat, fresh fish, gourmet cheese and other items, and fresh eggs. Larger markets may also feature musicians and children's entertainment.

Note that many Farmers Markets offer increased SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits up to $10 per week. Visit the market coordinator's tent to enroll in the program.


Acton-Boxborough

Sundays 10 AM to 1 PM from June 18 to October 15. This is a "producer-only" market, where vendors can sell only what they produce. Elm St Playground, Acton. Features produce and artisanal good, as well as live music.

https://abfarmersmarket.org/

Acton-Boxborough FreeBee Full Markets & Food-Only Markets

Full Market will include crafts, books. plants and community information - roughly once a month 10:30 AM to 12 PM May 20th, September 9th and October 21st.

Food-Only bread and produce tables every Saturday 10:30am - 12pm every Saturday during FreeBee Season May 20-October 21). To learn more about FreeBee Network and how they help combat food insecurity, visit their Facebook page. 

https://www.facebook.com/FreeBeeCommunity/


Carlisle

Saturdays 8 AM to 12 PM from June 24 to October 7. Located at the Kimballs Ice Cream parking lot, 343 Bedford St, Carlisle.  

http://www.facebook.com/CarlsileFarmersMarket


Lexington

Tuesdays 2 to 6:30 PM from May 30 to mid-October (closes at dusk in September and October).  Large, award-winning market features local produce, gourmet items and artisans. New location!  The market is now located on the Worthen Road Practice Field, next to Lexington High School.  

http://www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.org/


Lincoln

Saturdays beginning in June (date TBA) from 9 AM to 1 PM at Station Park.  Features farms and artisans and live music on select days.

https://www.facebook.com/LincolnAFM


Maynard

Saturdays 9 AM to 1 PM from June 24 to late September. Located in the Mill Pond parking lot at Clock Tower Place.  

https://www.facebook.com/MaynardFarmersMarket/   

https://maynardfarmersmarket.com/




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