Jun 142011

Come downtown Salem Thursday, June 16 for opening day at the Salem Farmers’ Market and enjoy delicious local fruits, vegetables, lobster, breads, pastries, cheese and much more! The market bell will ring promptly at 3 p.m. signaling the start of the market. The market is located in Derby Square on Front Street downtown Salem, MA Thursdays June 16 – October 20.  For more information visit the market website  or call market organizer Salem Main Streets (978)744-0004. The market will host many of the same farms and vendors from last year as well as numerous new vendors. EBT card accepted.

 Opening Day Festivities

 Opening Day Festivities include (beside fresh vegetables, fruits, breads, and so on …)

 At 3:30 p.m. Chef Tony Bettencourt from 62 Restaurant and Winebar will do a cooking demonstration

 At 4:15 p.m. the Kiwi Kids

 What are Kiwi Kids? They sing songs about Recycling and what we can all do to help our Earth. There will also be a basket of instruments for the little kids in the audience to use.

 From 5 – 7 p.m. there will be live music by Qwill.

 And something new, Diane DeGuzman will be at our market. She is a Health Coach and will be talking about healthy ways to use the things you buy. This week, Strawberries for Breakfast. Learn how to spice up those all important whole grains with delicious strawberries. No need to bring a pen and paper, recipes will be available. (Maybe bring a pen.)


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