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Your favorite #farmersmarket is back next Fri...

Your favorite #farmersmarket is back next Friday, June 29! Would you help us get the word out by hanging a few of our fancy poster up in the places you work, shop, and play? Posters available for pick up at the Greater Ashmont Main Street office!

    Ashmont Farmers Market
    Your favorite #farmersmarket is back next Friday, June 29! Would you help us get the word out by hanging a few of our fancy poster up in the places you work, shop, and play? Posters available for...
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Jun 12

We want YOU to volunteer for the Ashmont Farm...

We want YOU to volunteer for the Ashmont Farmers Market! Volunteering is fun and a great way to give back to the community. Our market couldn't happen without the dedicated volunteers who help us set up, tear down, process transactions, and distribute meals week-in and out. Add your name to the list below!

    AFM Volunteer Sign-Up 2018
    AFM Sign-Up Ashmont Farmers Market Volunteer Sign-up June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24, August 31, September 7, September 14, September 21, September 28, October 5, October 12, October 19 V1, Set-up( 1: 30-3pm), Carol Robinson, Carol Robinso...
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Jun 10

Attend meetings about affordable housing, development master plan and urban forest

The meeting will be held in the Tobin School Auditorium, 197 Vassal Lane, West Cambridge. 

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The council meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

The agency meets at the Cambridge Police Department, 125 Sixth St., East Cambridge near Kendall Square.

...city over the 10,000 square feet of co-working space it installed at its 10 Ware St., Mid-Cambridge, building near Harvard Square. The conversion cost more than $2 million in 2016...

The board meets at the Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

    Attend meetings about affordable housing, development master plan and urban forest
    Councillors pause their regular meeting schedule for a a roundtable to talk about Envision Cambridge, the three-year process to come up with a citywide development master plan. The agenda suggests the meeting will focus on goals, strategies and actions on the economy, housing, mobility, climate environment, urban form and community well-being.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

Jun 07

Ashmont Farmers Market updated their cover ph...

    Ashmont Farmers Market
    Ashmont Farmers Market updated their cover photo.
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Jun 07

Celebrate Fresh Pond Day June 9

...m. – 3 p.m., in and around the Walter J. Sullivan Water Treatment Facility at 250 Fresh Pond Parkway.  Fresh Pond Reservation is truly Cambridge's green gem - an urban wild that protects Fresh...

Use of public transit and bicycles to get to the event is strongly encouraged. Bus routes 72, 74, 75, 78; & Alewife T are all nearby. Visitors arriving by car are asked to park at the Tobin School on 197 Vassal Lane.

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795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Celebrate Fresh Pond Day June 9
    Fresh Pond Day is the Cambridge Water Department's annual tribute to this unique Reservation that is a vital natural resource, an invaluable sanctuary for wildlife, and a beloved recreational escape in the City.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Jun 06

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Jun 05

Did you know that local Farmer's Markets are ...

Did you know that local Farmer's Markets are culturally significant institution beloved by generations of Americans before us? Dating back to 1730's in Lancaster, PA, locals would meet together at a designated lot in the center of town. Farmer's Markets have always played an important social role of sharing culturally shaped food practices and traditions, from Resident to Resident, Farmer to Resident, and vice versa. Come Meet us at the Market! Shop for fresh fruits and veggies, support local full-time farmers, and get an opportunity to hang-out with neighbors, enjoying music, playing games, and learning more about events happening in the community, all conveniently located on the Ashmont MBTA Plaza!

    "Meet Me at the Market" - The Evolution of a Farmers Market
    What better time than National Farmers Market Week to explore the history of farmers markets in the United States? Farmers markets are a critical ingredient to our nation's food system, and date back to 1730 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the United States. "Meet me at the Market" has for decades been a phrase commonly heard by Lancaster citizens.
    https://www.usda.gov

Jun 01

Why Shop at the Farmers Market? Being Fresh I...

Why Shop at the Farmers Market? Being Fresh Is a Good Thing! – While store bought fruits and veggies are usually seven to fourteen days old by the time they hit grocery store shelves, at the farmers market you’re buying fruits and veggies picked just hours earlier. This means you can expect produce that stays fresher, longer. Selling at the farmers market, farmers can choose flavor over shelf-life.

    Farmers Market
    Farmers Markets are special! So why buy your groceries at the farmers market instead of the grocery store? Fresh - While store bought fruits and veggies are usually seven to fourteen days old by the time they hit grocery store shelves, at the farmers market you're buying fruits and veggies picked just hours earlier.
    http://greaterashmont.org

May 29

Ashmont Farmers Market updated their cover ph...

    Ashmont Farmers Market
    Ashmont Farmers Market updated their cover photo.
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May 29

‪We're one month away from Opening Day! Mark ...

‪We're one month away from Opening Day! Mark your 📆 for Fridays at the Ashmont Farmers Market in Peabody Square, returning with fresh 🍅🥕 live 🎶 and so much more June 29th, 3-7pm!‬

    Ashmont Farmers Market
    ‪We're one month away from Opening Day! Mark your 📆 for Fridays at the Ashmont Farmers Market in Peabody Square, returning with fresh 🍅🥕 live 🎶 and so much more June 29th, 3-7pm!‬
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May 24

Gig with us! We're hiring musicians 🎤🎸 to per...

Gig with us! We're hiring musicians 🎤🎸 to perform at the Ashmont Farmers Market this season. Apply below for a chance to play. We can offer $75 + an opportunity to busk and sell merchandise in beautiful Peabody Square!

    Entertainment Series Application 2018
    Each Friday in market season, The Ashmont Farmers Market provides live entertainment in Peabody Square. We are seeking musicians, artists, or entertainers to play at the market for our weekly Entertainment Series each Friday from 4 - 6:30pm beginning June 29th.
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May 23

Best Children’s Menus In Boston

344 Huron Ave.

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85 Newbury St.

The Thinking Cup on Newbury Street in Back Bay (and its sister restaurants at 165 Tremont Street near the Common and 236 Hannover Street in the North End) does not have a...

170 Milk St.

    Best Children's Menus In Boston
    Kids menus at restaurants tend to come in one of two varieties: child-sized portions of their regular menu items or items that are uniquely designed to cater to the wants and wishes of children. That usually means tried-and-true favorites, as many children do not want to experiment with something new.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

May 22

We're so grateful that the State House has pa...

We're so grateful that the State House has passed a 2.15 million supplemental budget that will extend Healthy Incentives Program funding through the next fiscal year! You can once again earn HIP benefit on your SNAP fruit and veggie purchases starting TOMORROW, May 23. Find a location accepting HIP at mass.gov/agr/massgrown/hip.htm and earn HIP credit at the Ashmont Farmers Market starting Friday, June 29!

    Ashmont Farmers Market
    We're so grateful that the State House has passed a 2.15 million supplemental budget that will extend Healthy Incentives Program funding through the next fiscal year! You can once again earn HIP...
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May 22

We wouldn't have a market without our Sponsor...

We wouldn't have a market without our Sponsors! We're so grateful for the support of the sponsors who've already committed to supporting our market this year! Blue Hills Bank, Carney Hospital, City of Boston Credit Union, Eastern Bank Fields Corner Business Lab, Codman Square Health Center, and UMass Boston, THANK YOU. We're so grateful for your support as we kick-off another amazing season in Peabody Square, June 29th! If you'd like to sponsor the market, it's not too late! We're accepting sponsorship applications through June 5th. You can find out more at tinyurl.com/SponsorAFM

    Ashmont Farmers Market
    We wouldn't have a market without our Sponsors! We're so grateful for the support of the sponsors who've already committed to supporting our market this year! Blue Hills Bank, Carney Hospital, City...
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May 18

Want to work at the market? We're hiring an a...

Want to work at the market? We're hiring an assistant for our upcoming season (Fridays, June 29-October 19). Apply or share this opportunity with someone who'd be passionate about supporting food-access and building community this season!

    Market Assistant 2018.pdf
    https://drive.google.com

May 15

Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public ...

Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public Meeting tomorrow (Weds. 5/16) to learn about the draft Alewife district plan & provide feedback. The meeting will be held at the Tobin School Cafeteria, 197 Vassal Lane, 6:30-8:30PM https://camb.ma/2rNb878

    City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Official)
    Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public Meeting tomorrow (Weds. 5/16) to learn about the draft Alewife district plan & provide feedback. The meeting will be held at the Tobin School Cafeteria,...
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May 04

⁉️ Did you know? 1 in 10 Massachusetts reside...

⁉️ Did you know? 1 in 10 Massachusetts residents can't reliably predict where their next meal is coming from. That's why we're supporting the Project Bread's Walk for Hunger & 5K Run – 50th Celebration this Sunday. It is the oldest pledge walk in the country (that's right, Boston did it first!), and Project Bread is celebrating 50 years of action against hunger. Consider joining the walk or making a donation to Project Bread to help support programs across the state (including support of the Ashmont Farmers Market) that ensure everyone, regardless of income, can access nutritious food all year long!

    Ashmont Farmers Market
    Ashmont Farmers Market, Boston, Massachusetts. 972 likes. An urban Farmers Market in the heart of Dorchester's Peabody Square (Ashmont MBTA plaza) June - October.
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