Market Stories: Field & Vase

"Just as people have become aware of where their food comes from, they have also begun to wonder where their flowers come from. We are field-to-vase, which allows us to use the best of what is blooming in the garden that day." - Barb Rietscha, farmer-florist of Field & Vase by Stow Greenhouses.  

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BPMA Seeks Market Manager

Job Description: Market Manager

Overview

The Boston Public Market Association (“BPMA”) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) with a mission 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. The Market is a new and exciting project for Boston and New England, and ...

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State Agricultural Officials Announce Winners of 2017 Massachusetts Tomato Contest

33rd annual tomato competition draws 59 entries

BOSTON  Massachusetts agricultural officials joined tomato farmers from across the state today at the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market for the Commonwealth’s 33rd Annual Tomato Contest. Designed to increase awareness of locally grown produce, this year’s contest drew ...

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Peach Fest on the Plaza | Aug 19, 10am-4pm

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Market Stories: Siena Farms

"Something I'd like more people to know about sustainable farming is that it isn't just good for the individuals enjoying the delicious, chemical-free, and healthy produce -- it's good for everyone and everything. Our responsible practices are good for the soil, the water, the air, and the health of everyone who eats produce grown at our farm." - TJ Walden, Harvest Manager at Siena Farms

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National Honeybee Day! Aug 19, 11am-2pm

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Boston Fermentation Festival | Aug 27, 10am-4pm

Boston Fermentation Festival Celebrates Fermented Food, Drink & Community!

Foodies and fermentation enthusiasts from around New England and the world will gather at the third annual Boston Fermentation Festival on Sunday, August 27. The festival is in hosted by the Boston Public Market, located at 100 Hanover Street in downtown Boston. The 2016 festival had over 14,000 people in attendance from all over the country and we expect that this ...

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Market Mix: Cooking Playlists for Local Food Enthusiasts

We like to think we've already succeeded in captivating your sense of smell, touch, sight, and--of course--taste. Now, we've decided it's time to capture that final frontier: hearing. To accomplish this task we've made a Spotify account, @bospublicmarket, to share music that we hope will be the perfect companion in your eating, cooking, and all other food-related endeavors. 

So far we've got two playlists to get you ...

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National Farmers Market Week!

National Farmers Market Week: August 6-12

Celebrating farmers markets' contributions to the local economy, public health, regional food system, and our communities.

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Turn up for turnips!

Turnips are somewhat of a mystery.  Often confused with rutabaga, beets, and radishes, this root vegetable deserves its time to shine.  Turnips are harvested from June through October, so now is the perfect time to learn about turnips and try them in some new recipes.

Growing turnips

Turnips (brassica rapa) are ...

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