August 25, 2016
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Touch-a-Truck 10 to 11 and upcoming events

AFM Touch-A-TruckThis week the Attleboro Farmers Market will be hosting a Back-To-School Touch-a-Truck event, the first of several special events to occur in the second half of our Market season.

We have confirmed that we will have these three vehicles in addition to the bus and fire truck added to to the event an M38 Jeep WIlly, a M35 A2 Deuce and a half (Thanks Veterans Services) and a garden tractor! The touch a truck event will run between 10-11am this Saturday. Check our Facebook page for other updates.

Other dates of note on the AFM calendar:

  • September 24: Attleboro Public Library will be on site for a Big Read event
  • October 8: The annual Pumpkin Sale with proceeds to benefit the Hebron Food Bank
  • October 15: Apple Pie Contest

Among the vendors* expected this week are: Continue Reading →

August 19, 2016
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Saturday, August 20

AFM tomatoesIt’s week #10, the end of the first half of our season. Ten more weeks ahead. Want to know what produce will be at the Market this week? Use the online Local Harvest Calendar, you’ll find corn, tomatoes, peppers and more.

Weather looks seasonal, 84F, sunshine and clouds mixed with a 10 to 15 mph breeze. Wear your sunscreen.

Friends of Capron Zoo will be selling tickets to their special after hours event: 2016 Passport to Mexico.

Food trucks this week will be Red’s Street Kitchen and Pickled Willy’s!

Among the vendors* expected this week are: Continue Reading →

August 12, 2016
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August 13, last chance to fill a backpack

It’s going to be hot this Saturday, August 13 , a high of 89 degrees and humid. Stay hydrated. We have bowls of water for pets who bring their well-behaved humans.

Ryan backpack eagle projectThis is the last week for Boy Scout and market volunteer Ryan Callahan to be at the market in support of his Eagle Scout Project. Thank you to all those who have already supported his project. Ryan is putting together backpacks and school supplies for area children in need. In addition to monetary donations, he will be accepting donations of the following materials: Subject notebooks, Composition notebook, 2 pocket multi colored folder, glue sticks, pens, pencils, highlighters, crayons (24 pack recommended), markers – (10 pack recommended), colored pencils – (12 pack recommended), 1 inch binder, filler paper.

Bring your tote, grocery or whatever bags you have, our vendors also have bags if you forget, and fill them produce and goodies from these vendors*: Continue Reading →

July 28, 2016
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Week 7: Help fill a backpack and your tote bag

Backpack with school suppliesWeather for Saturday, July 3o is sunny and a high of 86 degrees.

This week we welcome Boy Scout and market volunteer Ryan Callahan to the market in support of his Eagle Scout Project. Ryan has set a goal of putting together backpacks and school supplies for 100 area children in need. In addition to monetary donations, he will be accepting donations of the following materials: Subject notebooks, Composition notebook, 2 pocket multi colored folder, glue sticks, pens, pencils, highlighters, crayons (24 pack recommended), markers – (10 pack recommended), colored pencils – (12 pack recommended), 1 inch binder, filler paper.

Fill your tote, grocery or whatever bag you have with produce and goodies from these vendors*: Continue Reading →