Cookbook Author Series: Nicole Cormier (9/2/14)

Join us on Tuesday, September 2nd at Dewey Square as we welcome Nicole Cormier to the Cookbook Author Series! Nicole is a Registered Dietitian, local food enthusiast, owner of the nutrition consulting company, Delicious Living Nutrition, Inc. & Farm Fare Market, host of Radio Brunch, and author of:

The Everything Guide to Nutrition
The Everything Healthy College Cookbook
The Everything Juicing Book
201 Organic Smoothies & Juices for a Healthy Pregnancy
The $5 a Meal College Vegetarian Cookbook

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Cookbook Author Series: Terry Golson (August 7th)

Raising chickens isn't just for farmers anymore. Celebrities like Jennifer Aniston as well urban dwellers and suburbanites are getting in on the fun. And for good reason -consumers want to know where their food comes from plus they want it fresh and locally sourced. What could be more local than an egg from your own backyard chicken? While bringing home a hen and getting eggs isn't the same as getting a new puppy, it is something anyone can do with a little backyard space and knowledge.

THE FARMSTEAD EGG GUIDE & COOKBOOK is the essential resource for those who own hens or are thinking about keeping them, and for any cook who appreciates wonderful fresh eggs. With a degree in animal science, chef and food writer Terry Golson has become an expert on the subject of keeping chickens. She has had a chicken coop and owned dozens of hens for more than eighteen years.

Terry Golson is also the author of For Goodness' Sake (a James Beard Award cookbook nominee) and four other books. Terry shares her chickens and chicken knowledge through her website HenCam.com, which was awarded the 2011 Country Living Reader's Choice Blue Ribbon Blogger Award. She and her chickens have appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and have been featured in numerous publications, including Backyard Chickens Magazine, The New Yorker and Woman's Day. Terry and her flock live on a beautiful property outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Cookbook Author Series: Karen Covey (July 29th)

Join us for the next installment of our annual Cookbook Author Series at The Dewey Square Farmers Market on Tuesday, July 29th from 12:00 - 1:30 pm! Karen Covey, author of The Coastal Table will be joining us. Covey will be selling and signing her cookbook and will answer any and all of your culinary questions!

Using her adopted region as inspiration, Karen Covey captures seaside living in New England at its freshest and most innovative. With over 120 recipes that update and modernize traditional New England fare, The Coastal Table is filled with dishes for casual beach days, sophisticated outdoor entertaining, and simple, everyday meals that celebrate the epicurean heritage of this breathtaking coastal region. Including contributions by New England's finest chefs from Newport to Ogunquit, this is a book written for the home cook who yearns for the New England seaside--and its flavors--all year round.

KAREN J. COVEY is a food writer and cooking instructor. She is the creator of the website Gourmet Recipes for One and her articles and recipes have been featured in The Boston Globe Magazine, edible South Shore, Whole Foods Market magazine, and on the website Local in Season. She grew up in the restaurant business where she first learned about food and the importance of sourcing good, fresh ingredients. She lives in Mattapoisett, on the South Coast of Massachusetts. KarenCovey2014-page-0.jpeg

Cookbook Authors Return to Dewey Square!

We are excited to launch the 2014 Cookbook Author Series at our Dewey Square Farmers Market! Each year, we invite local authors to sell their books and to share recipe ideas and cooking tips with our market patrons. This week we kick off the series with Eva Bonis, author of New Hungarian Cuisine, on Tuesday, July 22nd, and James Beard Award Winner Joe Yonan on Thursday, July 24th.

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Seeking Fall Interns!

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2014 FALL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
BOSTON PUBLIC MARKET ASSOCIATION

Duration: September 2014 - December 2014
Days per week: 10-15hrs/week minimum

Organization Overview:
The Boston Public Market Association's mission is to develop and operate a permanent year-round market in Boston that provides fresh, healthy food to consumers of all income levels and nourishes our community. It will educate the public about food sources, nutrition and preparation. With the public market set to open in early 2015, the Association is currently also running two seasonal markets in the city. www.bostonpublicmarket.org

Responsibilities:
General responsibilities will include:
• Seasonal Farmers Market Support - Assist the seasonal market manager at the farmers markets one day a week
• Food Scout Program - Work as a 'food scout' to develop enthusiasm amongst local producers throughout New England
• Program Development - Interns will be assigned to at least one particular summer project related to the development of the Boston Public Market. Examples include an assessment of winter production capacity, food accessibility programming practices at other markets, developing programming ideas for the market space, etc.
• Guest Speaker Series - Work with other interns to design a bi-weekly guest speaker series throughout the summer, which could feature farmers, producers, and leaders in the Boston area.

Qualifications:
• Interest in sustainability, food systems, start-up business experience, and the nonprofit sector
• Currently pursuing or have recently completed an undergraduate degree
• Strong research and communications skills, particularly interviewing and writing
• Basic computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Highly organized and able to keep track of multiple projects simultaneously
• Must be a self-starter

Office Location:
Boston Public Market Association
12 Marshall Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Compensation: This is an unpaid position but course credit may be available.

Application Procedure: To apply, email your resume and a brief cover letter to: Julia Vannoni, Business Manager & Special Assistant the CEO at jvannoni@bostonpublicmarket.org

You could win $100 of FREE local food!

Wouldn't it be nice to have a $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE to a farmers market?

Each week during the month of July we will be raffling off $100 worth of local food to one lucky shopper at our Greenway Farmers Market! Every time you make a purchase from one of our vendors you will receive an entry into the drawing. The more the shop, the more chances you have to win!

The Greenway Farmers Market is every Monday & Wednesday from 11am - 6pm outside of the Haymarket T Station on the plaza facing the Greenway (136 Blackstone St.)

Demographics Webinar & Planning Resources for Vendors

On May 19, Larry Lund of the Real Estate Planning Group hosted a webinar on the Market District demographics for businesses interested in vending at the Boston Public Market. Below is a youtube video of his presentation.

We have also developed a proforma template for vendors to use when considering their business and vending plan:

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2014 Market Vendors

We are excited to announce the vendor lineup for our 2014 farmers markets!
Our markets run from May 19th - November 26th (closed on holidays).

Visit us at our new location!
Boston Public Market on the Greenway
136 Blackstone Street (intersection of Hanover & the Greenway)
Monday & Wednesday
11am-6pm

Boston Public Market at Dewey Sq.
Dewey Sq. Plaza on the Greenway (across from South Station)
Tuesday & Thursday
11:30am-6:30pm

MONDAY VENDORS | GREENWAY
Apex Orchards: apples and fruits (starting in August)
Baking With Joy: tea breads and cookies
Freitas Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Foppema's Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Ice Cream Barn: Ice cream made with local ingredients
Pain D'Avignon: breads and baked goods
Red's Best: fresh seafood
Rhode Island Mushrooms: mushrooms
Seasoned and Spiced: salads and prepared foods
Silverbrook Farm: fruits, vegetables, eggs, jams, honey
Soluna Farm: herbs and tea blends
Stillman's Farm: fruits, vegetables, plants, eggs & meat
Swissbakers: baked goods and breads
Q's Nuts: sweet and savory roasted nuts
Valverde Coffee Roasters: locally roasted coffee beans
Vermont Syrup Company: maple products
When Pigs Fly Bread: fresh breads

TUESDAY VENDORS | DEWEY SQ.
Flats Mentor Farm: vegetables (starting in mid-June)
Freitas Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Kimball Fruit Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Lawton's Family Farm: cheese, beef and eggs
Lilac Hedge Farm: pasture raised meats and eggs
Pain D'Avignon: breads and baked goods
Q's Nuts: sweet and savory roasted nuts
Red Fire Farm: organic fruits, vegetables, plants & eggs
Red's Best: fresh seafood
Rhode Island Mushrooms: mushrooms
Seasoned and Spiced: salads and prepared foods
Swissbakers: baked goods and breads
Union Square Donuts: gourmet donuts
Valicenti Organico: fresh pastas, ravioli and sauces
Vermont Syrup Company: maple products
When Pigs Fly Bread: fresh breads

WEDNESDAY VENDORS | GREENWAY
Amazing Smokehouse: smoked fish spreads & rolls
Freitas Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Foppema's Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Ice Cream Barn: Ice cream made with local ingredients
Pain D'Avignon: breads and baked goods
Peace Field Farm: herbs and vegetables
Q's Nuts: sweet and savory roasted nuts
Red's Best: fresh seafood
Rhode Island Mushrooms: mushrooms
Seta's Mediterranean: hummus, dips, salads and wraps
Silverbrook Farm: fruits, vegetables, eggs, jams, honey
Stillman's Farm: fruits, vegetables, plants, eggs & meat
Stow Greenhouses: cut flowers
Taza: chocolates
Union Square Donuts: gourmet donuts
Valicenti Organico: fresh pastas, ravioli and sauces
When Pigs Fly: artisan breads

THURSDAY VENDORS | DEWEY SQ.
Amazing Smokehouse: smoked fish spreads & rolls
Baking With Joy: tea breads and cookies
Chica de Gallo: salsas
Freitas Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Heaven's Harvest Farm: organic vegetables
Kimball Fruit Farm: fruits, vegetables and plants
Life Force Juice: juices
Lilac Hedge Farm: pasture raised meat and eggs
Q's Nuts: sweet and savory roasted nuts
Red's Best: fresh seafood
Stow Greenhouses: cut flowers
Swissbakers: baked goods and breads
Union Square Donuts: gourmet donuts
Vermont Syrup Company: maple products
Violette: gluten free breads and pastries
When Pigs Fly: artisan breads

BostInno Article - A New Outdoor Farmers Market is Coming to Boston

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Marian White - Staff Writer, BostInno 05/14/14

It looks as though another farmer's market is heading our way soon. Boston Hospitality and Tourism Industry blog reports that "The Boston Public Market Association will open a new outdoor farmers market on Monday May 19th outside the soon-to-open year-round Boston Public Market building at 136 Blackstone Street adjacent to the Rose Kennedy Greenway and Haymarket."

This is according to the North End Regional Review which also states that the vendors will be offering "an assortment of local products, including farm fresh produce; meat, poultry and eggs; cheese and dairy; fish and shellfish; bread and baked goods; plants and flowers; and an assortment of specialty and prepared foods, including several lunch options." Read the full article here.

Responses to Vendor Forum & RFV Questions

We've already received an overwhelming response from businesses interested in applying to become a vendor at the Boston Public Market! Responses to all questions that were submitted by the 5/2 deadline are posted here:
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If you are interested in becoming a vendor please submit your "Intent to Apply" form no later than Friday, May 9th, 2014.

Additional questions can be sent to: vendor@bostonpublicmarket.org

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