Return of the Pumpking

950-Pound Pumpkin to be Fork Lifted into the Boston Public Market On Monday, October 16th at 12:00 p.m., the Boston Public Market will unveil the third annual “Official Pumpkin of Boston,” weighing in at an impressive 950 pounds. Thanks to a generous donation from Market vendor, Red Apple Farm of Phillipston, Massachusetts and their friends… Read more »

BPM Seeks Artisans for Holiday Market

Applications now open for holiday market vendors THE WHAT This holiday season, BPM will be hosting our first annual Holiday CR[EAT]OR Market! We are seeking makers with products that incorporate, engage, or promote the local New England agriculture. Products include, but are not limited to: Specialty food items Stationary and paper products Home goods Jewelry… Read more »

FoodCaresBOSTON Now Open at Boston Public Market

Non-profit retail operation aggregates from urban growers and producers FoodCaresBOSTON, a program of Baraka Community Wellness, has opened a produce-based retail storefront at the Boston Public Market. Dubbed “FoodCares Urban Market,” the stall features fruits, vegetables, and value-added products from a variety of Boston area growers and small businesses. Baraka Community Wellness is a non-profit… Read more »

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.   Melissa… Read more »

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 59 entries from 12 farms. “The annual Tomato Contest is a fun tradition that… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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. … Read more »