Glastonbury Farmers Market Opening Day June 28, 2014

5 Mar

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Spring is days away and the Board of Directors are busy planning for the upcoming 2014 season.  Market will be at Hubbard Green starting June 28, 2014.

Glastonbury Farmers Market First Food Drive

 

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On behalf of the Glastonbury Farmers Market Coalition, Inc Board of Directors, we would like to thank everyone who participated in our first food drive to benefit the Glastonbury Food Pantry.  We collected 95 lbs of food.  Stay tuned for additional information on future food drives to benefit our towns pantry.  We would like to make this a frequent event.

Pictured above is Theresa Buckson from the Glastonbury Food Pantry accepting our donation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glastonbury Food Pantry

 

Saturday December 21st Last Market of the Season!

20 Dec

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Come join us down at the Old Cider Mill for our last market of the season!  In addition, please support our food drive on behalf of the Glastonbury Food Pantry by bringing a nonperishable food item.

This market will have the most vendors – 17 in total are scheduled to be at the market.

Some of the markets offerings will be:

Pork and beef produces, fresh eggs, milk, dairy and goat cheeses, jams, jellies, pasta sauces, relishes, chutney’s , BBQ sauces, fresh baked breads, local honey, biscotti, handmade goats milk soaps, hand sewn gifts and handmade Christmas ornaments,  hand painted wood gifts, woodcuttings and soo much more!

Enjoy a nice hot cup of local cider while enjoying the music by John Maziarz

The Old Cider Mill 1287 Main Street, Glastonbury

Market Hours – 10 – 1 PM

Holiday Farmers Market moves to the Old Cider Mill on Main Street

11 Dec

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The Glastonbury Farmers Market has moved to the Old Cider Mill – 1287 Main Street for the next two weeks. Market hours are 10 AM to 1 PM – come on down and see what we have. The market will be open rain or snow (unless we have a blizzard!) We have 10 vendors ready to meet your holiday needs.  For example, Bottom Land Farms will have hand painted gifts ready for sale!  We also have jams, jellies, handcrafted soaps, cheese, gourmet breads, meat, milk, eggs, hand made gifts, artisan t-shirts just to name a few items for sale.

John Maziarz will be coming back to play for us during the market – so come on by and sing and dance with us.

FOOD DRIVE!   The Glastonbury Farmers Market is doing a food drive for the Glastonbury Food Pantry for the next 2 weeks

                   Please support our town’s food pantry by bringing a nonperishable food item to the market.

Thank You!

SANTA  will be at the market greeting everyone and giving out candy canes – so don’t forget to say hello to Santa and tell him your last minute gift wishes before he heads back to the North Pole to pack up his sleigh!

In addition, don’t forget pick up your Christmas tree and wreath from Gorman Farm and then stop by Thompson Street Farm’s booth to pick up your bag of “Magic Reindeer Food” to feed to Santa’s reindeer on Christmas Eve.

Glastonbury Author Jackie Parente will be at the Market on Saturday!

6 Dec

Can It!

This Saturday Jackie Parente will be doing a canning demo. Come on down and check out how easy it is to preserve your own jams, jellies and applesauce’s. Jackie’s demos begins at 11:00 and after she will be doing a book signing on her latest book Can It!

Don’t forget there is a free yoga class from 9:00 – 10:00 lead by Sacred Rivers Yoga. All levels welcome!

In addition, we have Susan D. Hall, Fiddler Extraordinaire playing for us. You don’t want to miss this!

We also want to welcome several new vendors Bella Sophia Baking Company, Gulf Shrimp and other seafood and Laurie Lynne’s jewelry

There will be cold and hot drinks and sandwiches to purchase provided by Pond House Grille

Doors open from 10 am – 1 pm – at Pond House Grille 2935 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT

Glastonbury Farmers Holiday Market is part of “Small Business Saturday”

29 Nov

The Glastonbury Farmers Market will be open on Saturday November 30th as part of the Small Business Saturday. You cant get anymore local than attending our holiday market. We will have fresh baked breads, cheeses, handcrafted soaps and so much more. Market will be in the parking lot at Pond House Grille – 10 am – 1 pm.

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Holiday Market Opens Saturday November 23rd

19 Nov

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Last Market for the Growing Season!

25 Oct

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Come on down for the last hurrah at the market. Yes, Saturday October 26this is our last market for the season on Hubbard Green. The good news is on Saturday November 23rd we will start our first ever holiday market. Thanks to the generosity of Pond House Grille here in Glastonbury.

Pond House Grille has been a huge supporter of our market and the Board of Directors would like to extend a special thanks to Executive Chef Jordan Stein for his dedication and participation during the summer markets. Your support has helped make this market a huge success! Thank You!!!

The Board would also like to thank our corporate sponsors, nonprofits, our Friends of the Market supporters and shoppers. We couldn’t do this without your support. Thank you for making the Glastonbury Farmers Market a special place. Thank you all!

Lastly, thank you to all our farmers and vendors for your dedication to this market. We will see you many of you again at our holiday market. The rest of you have a great winter! See you in June!

Saturday October 26th Schedule:

9 – 10 – Yoga on the Green – lead by Sacred Rivers Yoga
11 – 12 – Music by David Carney

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Great news to share: The Glastonbury Farmers Market had a booth at the MLK Glastonbury Community Initiative Forum on “Do Neighborhoods Matter? Building Connections in Vibrant Communities”

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A thanks goes out to the MLK Glastonbury Community Initiative for inviting us to set up a booth at their recent event. We talked about the importance of eating locally and shared how we have given back to our community through the educational programs and partnerships we’ve made with local nonprofits. It was a great event and thank you for giving us an opportunity to introduce ourselves to a wider audience.

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