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Framingham Farmer's Market at Centre Common

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 2:19 pm on June 4, 2011
Framingham Farmers Market

Fresh produce from local family farms can be found at the Framingham Farmer's Market on the Village Green in Framingham Centre each Thursday from noon 'til 5:30pm throughout the summer and fall.

Framingham, MA - With a nationwide effort to eat healthier and to support local business and family farms, shopping at the Framingham Farmer's Market helps locals meet these goals.

The market, located on the Framingham Centre Common, (also known as "The Village Green"), will be open each Thursday afternoons from 12:00 noon until 5:30PM from June 9th through October 27th, 2011.

With fruits and vegetables, (some picked just hours before the market opens), local residents and Framingham visitors have a chance to ...[read more]


Farmstand at Framingham MassPike Service Area

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 7:36 am on May 20, 2011
photo - local produce at MA Farmers Market

Massachusetts grown... and fresher!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Pick up some fresh fruit, veggies and other farm fresh local produce on the Pike!

Starting this weekend commuters traveling the MassPike, (I-90), will be able to purchase farm fresh fruits, vegetables and other products grown or made locally in Massachusetts at the Framingham MassPike Service Plaza from 10:00AM to 4:00PM.

The plaza is located westbound on I-90 between exits 12 and 13.

Items for sale may included anything from farm fresh strawberries to baked goods, cheeses, jams and jellies, maple syrup, honey, eggs, flowers and more.  (The vendors are permitted to sell anything that does not compete with items sold in the service plaza restaurants and store).

Aside from the Framingham location, travelers will ...[read more]


Farmers' Market to Feature Cooking Demo

Filed under: Home & Garden by Deb Cleveland at 1:19 pm on July 27, 2005

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Chef Vittorio Ettore of the highly acclaimed restaurant, Bistro 5, will perform a cooking demonstration on Thursday, August 11th, using the produce available fresh that day from Framingham's own Farmers' Market. Watch as Vittorio selects fresh produce directly from our farmers' stands and prepares delectable dishes on the spot - right here on the Framingham Village Green! Vittorio will show you how to explore the versatility of our fresh, in-season produce and explain why he shops at Farmers' Markets all season long. Leave the market ready to bring the best of our farmland to your own kitchen table.

FARMERS' MARKET TASTING MENU, at BISTRO 5 - NIGHTLY - JULY - OCTOBER

Come celebrate our farmlands at Bistro 5 where every night throughout the season Chef Ettore and his team present a Farmers' Market Tasting Menu. Bistro 5 is located at 5 Playstead Road, Medford, Massachusetts.

For more information about BISTRO 5, please call the restaurant at 781-395-7464.

For more information about MA Farmer's Markets, visit: www.massfarmersmarkets.org


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