HERE IT IS: THE LIST! While the LFM is closed for the season, local and delicious are still within reach. Read on to see where you can find your favorite LFM farmers and vendors in the months to come.
The list is alphabetical, so be sure to scroll all the way down and find the goodness from A to Z.
The Amazing Smokehouse (smoked fish) is available in a number of retail locations, as well as various winter markets, too many to list! Go towww.theamazingsmokehouse.com for locations.
Bedford Blueberry Goat Farm goat cheese and other products can be found at Dave’s Fresh Pasta (Somerville), Chip-in Farm (Concord), Donelan’s (Littleton, Acton) and Debra’s Natural Gourmet (West Concord); their goat milk can also be found at Wilson Farm (Lexington) and Formaggio (Cambridge). They will be at Wayland Winter Market and Cambridge Winter Market starting in January, switching off locations every week.
F. Busa Farms has a winter home delivery CSA; contact them [email protected] for more information.
Carr’s Cider House can be found at Formaggio Kitchen (Cambridge, South Boston), Savenor’s (Cambridge), Ball Square Fine Wines (Somerville), Craft Beer Cellar (Belmont) and winter farmers markets. Check the website for more information at www.carrsciderhouse.com
Chestnut Farms is at the Newton Winter Market (Tuesdays 1:30-5 p.m. at the Hyde Community Center) and Natick Winter Markets (Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.) and also has CSA’s available; contact Kim at www.chestnutfarms.org
Coastal Vineyards wine is available through their wine club; contact them directly at www.coastal-vineyards.com.
Copicut Farms will be attending the Winchester Winter Market at Mahoney’s (starting in January, Saturdays 10-2 p.m.). Winter farm shares are also available; go to www.copicutfarms.com for more information.
Downeast Cider is available in a number of area bars and retail liquor stores. Go www.downeastcider.com for locations.
First Root Farm has a winter CSA; go to www.firstrootfarm.com for more information
Flora Restaurant is open year-round in Arlington, Mass. Checkwww.florarestaurant.com for their hours as well as special events and music nights.
Goodies cookie gift-boxes can be ordered at www.goodieshomemade.com
Guy’s Healthy Home Cooking delivers healthy, fresh food to your door. For more information, go to www.guyshhc.com
Herb FARMacy will be participating in Saturday winter markets held in Exeter, NH and Rollinsford, NH, starting Saturday, December 6. Checkwww.seacoasteatlocal.com for directions, dates and times
Hi-Rise Bakery has two locations in Cambridge, MA in Huron Village and Harvard Square. Go to www.hirise-bread.com for more information
Nella Pasta is available in multiple retail shops; check www.nellapasta.com for locations
On the Edge Knife Sharpening can be found at area markets.
Red Apple Farm will be open until December 25, and then reopens in mid-June. For more information, go to www.redapplefarm.com
River Rock Farm has CSA’s available and does weekly local deliveries; contact them at www.RiverRockFarm.com
Roasted Granola can be found at Sophia’s Greek Pantry (Belmont),
Pemberton Farm (Cambridge), Prime (Arlington Heights), Kickstand Café (Arlington Center), Spirited Gourmet (Belmont)
Samira’s Homemade is sold in many local stores, including Whole Foods, Formaggio, City Feed in Jamaica Plain, and Debra’s Natural Gourmet in Concord. For more locations, go to www.samirashomemade.com
SFolia Baking Company can be found at Formaggio (Cambridge), Central Bottle (Kendall Square) , Winston Flowers gift baskets and Belly Wine Bar. For bulk orders, go to www.sfoliabaking.com
Signal Rock Farm’s lamb (cuts, whole or half lambs, all packaged according to your specficiations) can be ordered directly from the website. Pickup is available in different locations monthly, including Seasons Four in Lexington. Go to www.signalrockfarm.com for ordering information.
Stillman’s Farm will be participating in various winter markets; check the schedule at www.stillmansfarm.com
Stir It Up Cuisine will be attending various winter markets; go towww.stiritupcuisine.com and click on “about us” for more information, and to learn about direct ordering.
Swiss Bakers can be found at their retail locations in Allston and Reading, as well as a number of Whole Foods and retail shops. For more information, go to www.swissbakers.com
Turtle Creek Vineyards wine can be found at Berman’s and Crushed Grapes in Lexington as well as other shops in Arlington, Belmont, Woburn and Waltham. For information, go to www.turtlecreekwine.com
Wright-Locke Farm will have eggs available all winter at their farm in Winchester. To check what’s available, check www.wlfarm.org
Thank you to Seasons Four in Lexington for another fantastic
10 things we love about the market as we reflect on our 10th year!
1. The original farmers and vendors that have been with us since the beginning:
Herb Farmacy, F. Busa Farm, Flora Restaurant, Hi- Rise Bakery, Red Apple Farm, Charlton Orchards, Stillman’s Farm, River Rock Farm, Goodies Homemade, SwissBakers, Fiore di Nonno, and Larry Dore with Boston Sword and Tuna.
2. Women Farmers!
Adrienne from Wright Locke Farm, Elizabeth from Copicut Farms, Lindsay from River Rock Farm, Marianne from Signal Rock Farm, Laura, Sheryl, and Nina from First Root Farm, Kim from Chestnut Farms, and Rita from the Herb Farmacy
3. Families that farm and cook together:
F. Busa Farms, Copicut Farms, Charlton Orchards, Uncommon Feasts, Sfolia Bakery, and Roasted Granola, with new additions soon to come to the LFM with three babies a’brewing!
4. Those who keep us snacking and sharp…
Sfolia Bakery, Matt’s Amazing Smokehouse, Samira’s Homemade, Roasted Granola, Blueberry Bedford Goat Farm, In Good Taste, DOOS PK, Stir It Up Cuisine, Patty’s Guacamole, Camberville Dog Treats for our four-footed friends and On the Edge Knife Sharpening
5. Those that keep us sipping…
Carr’s Ciderhouse, Coastal Vineyards, Turtle Creek Winery, Charlton Orchards, and Downeast Cider House
6. For cooking for us when we don’t have the time …
Uncommon Feasts, Flora Restaurant, Seasoned and Spiced, Guy’s Health Homemade, and Nella Pasta
7. For celebrating All Things Apple:
Charlton Orchards, Red Apple Farm, Bug Hill Farm, and SwissBakers
8. Our sponsors, who show weekly that local businesses value local farms, food and community
9. Talented Artisans who keep us chic, warm and ready for the holidays
10. LFM volunteers and community members, who help raise funds to double the SNAP dollar, set up and take down the market every week, plan events, work with community organizations, find talented entertainers and gifted artisans, keep us connected with non-profits, and work as treasurer and board of health liaison to keep the money in order and food safe to eat.
And finally, a bonus thank you to bring in our next season: Lexington Police, Dept. of Public Works, Board of Selectmen, neighbors, Lexington Health Department, and Town Manager
Thanks to all for making it a banner year at the LFM!
The Best of Boston!
The Lexington Farmers’ Market was thrilled to be named the Best of Boston farmers’ markets for 2010! Please read about us in Boston Magazine and be sure to visit us on Tuesdays during the market season.
The Lexington Farmers’ market appreciates the support of our sponsors, Joyce Murphy from William Raveis Real Estate, Encharter Insurance, Lexington Pediatrics, aloft and element hotels, Eastern Bank, Seasons Four, CareWell Urgent Care, Sunlight Solar and Cycle Loft.
We would also like to offer special thanks to Barry Tuber of PersonalCTO.net for his continued assistance with our website.