August 25 Market: Meet your farmer

Steve Violette of Dick's Market Garden.

Steve Violette of Dick’s Market Garden.

Steve Violette from Dick’s Market Garden will be at the market this week to talk about farming in Mass. and answer questions about the food you buy at the market.

Steve’s farm consists of 100 acres of mixed fruits and vegetables. His farm includes small fruit plants such as strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries plus apple, peach, plum, and pear trees. His vegetable crops include corn, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, beans, peas, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, brussel sprouts, fennel, celery, lettuces, and other greens.

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August 18 market – free bike tune ups


Just picked, local peppers at Dick’s Market Garden.

Lots of great things happening at the market this week besides yummy foods!

Free Bike Tune-ups from 5-7pm!
The Melrose Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee will be at the market this week offering free tune-ups and info about biking around Melrose. Sign up here to reserve a tune-up spot!

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Cooking Demonstration : Panzanella Salad

Amy Rindskopf prepared a delicious Panzanella Salad with ingredients she purchased at the market on August 11th. Enjoy! Continue reading

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