Archive for July, 2013

Farmers Market Newsletter 7.25.13

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Farmers Market Newsletter 7.18.13

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Family Fun Day @ the Market

At his week’s market, we celebrate our annual Family Fun Day!  Join us at the farmers market on Thursday, July 18th for a jam-packed day full of fun kids’ activities like facepainting, games & prizes, balloon animals, plus a visit from special guests Vegetable Circus who’ll be teaching a variety of circus arts like juggling, hooping, clowning, and maybe even some acrobatics if we’re lucky.

View/download the event flyer!

So be especially sure to make your way to 230 Bowdoin Street this Thursday between 2:30-6:30 to join the fun!

Also don’t forget that the Dorchester North WIC Office in Uphams Corner will be distributing Farmers Market Coupons to eligible parents (including Dads!) and pregnant women on Wednesday, July 17th beginning at noon.  Supply is first come, first served.  Call (617) 825-8994 for more details.

This event is co-sponsored by:

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Top 5 Must Have Foods from the Farmers Market on WCVB

Reported by Tracy Hampton, PhD , BIDMC Correspondent for WCVB News Channel 5 Boston

It’s easy to just buy fruits and vegetables at the grocery store during routine shopping trips, but now is the time to seek out Farmers’ Markets to buy at least a few of the most nutrient-packed foods fresh from local fields. Maura Beaufait, the Healthy Food Access Coordinator at Bowdoin Street Health Center, where she coordinates a variety of efforts including the BIDMC Farm to Family Program, offers a top five list for consumers. Continue reading

Farmers Market Newsletter 7.11.13

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