Sunday, November 18, 2012
Newton has started its own winter farmers' market, which runs on Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Hyde Community Center in Newton Highlands.
After three decades of a successful summer/fall market, the Newton Parks & Recreation Department launched the city's first winter farmers' market on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. The new market is held at the Hyde Community Center in Newton Highlands on Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Although the weather was wet and the temperatures were bitter cold, 116 patrons arrived in the first hour the winter market, according to market managers. By 4:30 p.m., roughly 250 came to check out the new market.
Monday, November 12, 2012
The market will be held at the Hyde Community Center in Newton Highlands.
Have you been missing out on the fresh produce and local goods found at the Newton Farmers' Market? Well, you won't have to go without it for much longer. Starting tomorrow, Nov. 13, Newton's new winter farmers' market hold its grand opening at the Hyde Community Center in Newton Highlands. The market will be open Tuesdays through June from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. The winter market is an extension of the summer/fall markets in Newton, which take place on Tuesdays at Cold Spring Park and on Fridays at American Legion Post 440. Earlier this fall, Market Manager Judy Dore said she had signed up local merchants to sell fresh fish, beef, turkey, jams and jellies, cheese, maple syrup, coffee and dog treats. Dore also had a couple of local farmers …
Friday, September 21, 2012
A reception for the Newton Farmers' Market will also be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 6 p.m. - 8 p .m. at the Jackson Homestead.
Roughly a month from now, the Newton farmers' markets will end another season. But after things pack up, residents won't have to wait until July for the farm-fresh produce and homemade goods. Starting Nov. 13, Newton will have a winter farmers' market at the Hyde Community Center on Lincoln Street in Newton Highlands. The market will run on Tuesdays through June, according to Parks & Recreation Market Manager Judy Dore. Similar to the summer/fall farmers' market at Cold Spring Park, the winter market will run from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. According to Dore, Ward 5 Alderman John Rice called Dore to invite the Parks & Recreation Dept. to do a winter market at the community center. "I loved the idea and I'm recruiting farmers to join us," Dore …