Happenings

  • Agricultural Festival!

    Celebrate Earth Day and the start of the spring growing season with all things agriculture! This FREE Market-wide festival will feature something for everyone: - "Meet & Greets" with Baby Chicks from Chestnut Farms CSA and Alpacas from Plain View Farm - Cider Pressing with Red Apple Farm - Beekeeping 101 with Boston Honey Company - DIY Flower Crowns with Field & Vase by Stow Greenhouses - Container garden planting with Stillman's Farm - Composting workshop with Bootstrap Compost - Pepper seed planting and drying with FoodCares - Seedling giveaway with Peterman's Boards & Bowls - Ask an Herb Farmer with Soluna Garden Farm - Maple tree tap and saplings with Botanical Springs - Reseeding pea plants with Siena Farms - Chocolate dirt pudding in the KITCHEN with Taza Chocolate (RSVP at https://bit.ly/2q6SozJ) - Pop-up vendors Kitchen Garden Farm, Dr. Bessette Naturals, and Kalanso - Live music by Grin Whistle - Face painting - Cash bar ...and so much more! Come learn, eat, explore, and kick off the spring season with us! FREE and open to the public - no tickets necessary.

    Apr 22
  • Taza Earth Day Chocolate Dirt Pudding

    What better way to spend Earth Day than by playing with dirt? Chocolate dirt that is! Join Taza Chocolate for an Earth Day activity decorating a Taza Chocolate Pudding with chocolate"dirt", chewy gummy worms, and other treats from the Boston Public Market. This is a fun and yummy way to celebrate the start of the spring growing season with kids (and kids at heart)! Taza Chocolate Bar’s Christine Vistro will lead you and the kids through making delicious chocolate pudding from Taza Chocolate. Toppings for decorating will be provided. There will be options for dairy free, gluten free, and vegan toppings (dirt pudding base is completely vegan & gluten free)!

    Apr 22
  • Chef Hero Matt Jennings - Live Demo

    We are thrilled to debut our "Chef Hero" program with the one and only Matt Jennings of Townsman! Chef Jennings will spend an evening at the Boston Public Market demoing a dish from his first cookbook Homegrown: Cooking From My New England Roots (recently nominated for a James Beard Award). Stop by to see one of Boston's best culinary talents at work, using local ingredients from Boston Public Market vendors. Enjoy a free sample, ask questions, and grab one of Matt's cookbooks to bring home for inspiration.

    Apr 23
  • The Market Bar

    Apr 28 1:00 PM - Apr 28 5:00 PM

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    The Market Bar

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    Apr 28
  • Cider Fest with Hopsters Alley

    Craft beer isn't the only sparkling fermented beverage that you should be toasting with this spring - tis the season for cider! Some are sweet, others tangy, some filtered, others cloudy. Whatever your preference, we'll have them all for you to try. Join Hopsters Alley, local New England Cideries, and The KITCHEN at The Boston Public Market for a tasting event celebrating this colonial-era favorite. It's time for Cider Fest! Preliminary list of participating cideries: Prospect Ciderworks Shoal Hope Ciderworks Eden Specialty Cider Downeast Cider Stormalong Cider Farmer Willie's Craft Ginger Beer Feeling peckish? In additon to tasting beers, we'll have a cheese board from Appleton Farms, the Boston Public Market's purveyor of 100+ Massachusetts cheeses.

    Apr 28
  • Truffles (+ Wine!) with Taza Chocolate

    Chocolate and wine - the ultimate pairing! This class has two delicious parts. First, theTaza chocolate chef will join forces with the experts at the Massachusetts Wine Shop to lead the group through a mini wine and chocolate pairing class. Taste all the most popular Taza chocolate flavors of all intensity levels paired expertly with three local Massachusetts-grown wines. We'll also have Somerville Bread Co bread and Appleton Farms cheese to ensure that your tastebuds leave satisfied. Then, we'll make decadent dark chocolate truffles by hand with the talented chocolate chefs at Taza Chocolate, the Boston Public Market's local chocolatier. You'll sip on local wines while you work (why not?).

    Apr 28
  • $5 on the 5th at Field & Vase

    May 5 - May 5

    Treat yourself to a petit bouquet for just $5. A little something to perk up your desk or counter. Get them while they last!

    $5 on the 5th at Field & Vase

    Treat yourself to a petit bouquet for just $5. A little something to perk up your desk or counter. Get them while they last!

    May 5
  • $1 Buck Shuck at Red's Best

    May 5 11:00 AM - May 5 7:00 PM

    1st Sunday of the month is beloved $1 buck shuck (this month it's the 2nd Sunday since we're closed on Easter!). 11am until the oysters run out. Oh glorious shellfish.

    $1 Buck Shuck at Red's Best

    1st Sunday of the month is beloved $1 buck shuck (this month it's the 2nd Sunday since we're closed on Easter!). 11am until the oysters run out. Oh glorious shellfish.

    May 5
  • Family-Friendly Truffle Workshop with Taza Chocolate

    Make decadent dark chocolate truffles by hand with the talented chocolate chefs at Taza Chocolate, the Boston Public Market's local chocolatier. We have THREE family-friendly truffle making classes that will satisfy all your wildest cravings & let you share a sweet moment with your whole family making chocolate side-by-side.

    May 5
  • The Market Bar

    May 5 1:00 PM - May 5 5:00 PM

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    The Market Bar

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    May 5
  • Kids in the KITCHEN with Siena Farms

    Spring is here! Learn about Spring on the farm with Jen from Siena Farms.

    May 5
  • Nella Pasta Making Workshop

    Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Nella Pasta! In this hands-on workshop, Nella Pasta's Chef will teach you how to make a pasta dough by hand using premium ingredients, roll it into sheets, and learn dozens of different pasta shapes (inc. pappardelle, linguine, farfalle, strozzapretti, etc.). The chef will then demo a seasonal dish with Nella’s handmade fettuccine and attendees will all eat together! We'll send you home with the pasta you’ve created (about a pound).

    May 6
  • The Market Bar

    May 12 1:00 PM - May 12 5:00 PM

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    The Market Bar

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    May 12
  • The Market Bar

    May 19 1:00 PM - May 19 5:00 PM

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    The Market Bar

    Every Saturday, enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Market! Visit our Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine.

    May 19
  • Nella Pasta Making Workshop

    Learn to make pasta from scratch! In these hands-on workshops, you will make pasta dough by hand, roll it into sheets, and learn dozens of pasta shapes.

    May 20
  • Kids in the KITCHEN

    Join us in The KITCHEN for a series of cooking classes for kids ages 6-12 to learn about local food and the journey it makes from the farm to the table. In these hands-on classes, kids explore and taste the seasonal bounty of the region through the local vendors of the Boston Public Market. These classes are held in collaboration with vendors in the Boston Public Market and are taught by market vendor cooks or farmers who tell first-hand stories about where the ingredients are sourced and how they are grown/made. In this class, you'll create flavorful fish tacos and learn all about different fish species with Chef Cleo and Red's Best

    May 26
  • Nella Pasta Making Workshop

    Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Nella Pasta! In this hands-on workshop, Nella Pasta's Chef will teach you how to make a pasta dough by hand using premium ingredients, roll it into sheets, and learn dozens of different pasta shapes (inc. pappardelle, linguine, farfalle, strozzapretti, etc.). The chef will then demo a seasonal dish with Nella’s handmade fettuccine and attendees will all eat together! We'll send you home with the pasta you’ve created (about a pound). But what’s a pasta class without wine? Not to worry - The Massachusetts Wine Shop will provide tastes of local New England wines that pair perfectly with pasta and the recipe we’ll be making.

    May 27
  • The Art of the Dumpling with Noodle Lab

    Learn the art of the dumpling. In this fun, hands-on class, Audrey Yap, co-owner of Noodle Lab, will teach attendees how to create dumplings from scratch using two dumpling recipes that were in her family for generations. Audrey will walk attendees through the steps for preparing homemade dough and share secrets for shaping and filling dumplings. Enjoy working alongside classmates and practice shaping and pan searing dumplings to perfection. Plus, learn techniques for making fresh dipping sauce from scratch! Each participate will enjoy 12 dumplings each. While you’re learning to make homemade dumplings, the Boston Public Market’s local wine expert will pour tastes of three different wines from Massachusetts wineries.

    May 30
  • "Aw Shucks" Hands-On Raw Bar with Red's Best

    Learn to shuck oysters with the experts! While you're tasting the finest bivalves New England has to offer, enjoy wine tastings courtesy of the Massachusetts Wine Shop.

    Jun 20