Market Stories: New England Farm to Fiber

Soft, sustainable, natural, beautiful… Local farm yarns are truly something to be appreciated. Genevieve Day, owner of New England Farm to Fiber, works with local farmers to source single heritage sheep wool for hand knitting, then brings these yarns to the Boston Public Market to educate people on the beauty, diversity, and versatility of farm fibers.… Read more »

The Boston Public Market at Dewey Square Is Back!

Farmers Market Offers Fresh Local Food on the Rose Kennedy Greenway BOSTON (MAY 8, 2017) — The Boston Public Market Association’s seasonal farmers market at Dewey Square launches for the season on Tuesday, May 16, bringing fresh local food to residents, workers, commuters, and visitors on the Rose Kennedy Greenway for lunch on-the-go, picnic fare,… Read more »

May Happenings

Celebrating ArtWeek, Mother’s Day, and the start of grilling season BOSTON, May 1—’Tis the season to grab a picnic basket and enjoy the spring harvest! Pair local cheese, meats, and veggies with a refreshing beverage, then find a sunny spot at our outdoor tables along the Rose Kennedy Greenway. In celebration of ArtWeek Boston (5/1-5/7),… Read more »

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 »