ArtWeek at the BPM!

The Boston Public Market is proud to be a partner of ArtWeek Boston, an award-winning festival celebrating art, music, culture, and creativity throughout the city! Join us for a week of art-focused activities starting Friday, April 28 through Sunday, May 7. The Key Idea™ Interactive Exhibit Friday, April 28th – Sunday, May 7thYou are invited to add… Read more »

Market Stories: Sweet Lydia’s

If you think all marshmallows are the same, you haven’t tried a Sweet Lydia’s marshmallow. The shape, taste, texture and everything else about Lydia Blanchard’s handcrafted treats will change your idea about marshmallows. Melissa DiPalma of LOOT Handmade visited Lydia’s little kitchen behind her shop in Lowell, MA where she creates sweet, chewy, sticky, chocolaty, crunchy, (please-just-kill-me-now)… Read more »

Pasta, Scallops, and Pesto

  Pasta, Scallops, and Pesto Prep time: 30 minutes | Serves 4 Shopping List 1 small bag of spinach½ cup of olive oil½ cup grated hard cheese like asiago or parmesan ⅓ cup nuts (pine nuts, walnuts, almonds and sunflower seeds all work well) 1 or 2 cloves of garlic, diced6 sea scallops, rinsed and patted dry1 pound… Read more »

April Happenings

Spring brings signature events, kids’ activities, Food Hub Forum, and art for all ages BOSTON, March 31—April is here, and the Boston Public Market is showering you with events, celebrations, and opportunities to engage with some of the best and brightest in the Boston food scene! On April 3 we’re raising a glass (and fork)… Read more »


Kate Stillman, owner of Stillman Quality Meats, is an advocate of family farming, steward of land and conservation, mom and business owner, and a champion of local food production.  Melissa DiPalma of LOOT Handmade visited Kate’s farm in Hardwick, MA to learn all about her premium pasture-raised meats and poultry.    Click here to read… Read more »


Colorful, sweet, crunchy and chewy… French macarons are the epitome of decadence and deliciousness. Melissa DiPalma of LOOT Handmade met up with Finesse Pastries owner Chelsey Erickson to learn more about her signature macarons and her journey from pop-up to permanent vendor at the Boston Public Market.  This is the second feature of LOOT Handmade’s new… Read more »