October 26, 2014
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Awesome 2014 season!

AFM-thank-you-2014“I am so proud of our organization and the connections that we make in the community! I am a little emotional today [Saturday, October 25] as we close the 2014 season. We are already planning YEAR 5!… stay tuned! THANK YOU to all of you who make our market a happy place to be on Saturday Mornings! ~with much LOVE”

– Heather Porreca, Attleboro Farmers Market Manger

October 13, 2014
by AFM
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2014 Pumpkin Carving Contest

Pumpkins, pumpkins and more Pumpkins

Pumpkins_2012_04Sharpen up your pumpkin carving skills. Bring your hand-carved or decorated pumpkin to the market to be on display and then be judged by Abby Rovaldi, Attleboro Arts Museum program coordinator and artist.

Get your pumpkins to the Market by 11 a.m., judging around noontime.

CLICK HERE for a video look at last year’s entries.

Kim from Ugly Dog Books will be here at 10 a.m. to read to the AFM families, “Too Many Pumpkins” by Linda White. And through Kim’s generosity each family will be able to bring a copy of the book home too!! We invite everyone to visit the craft table to make a pumpkin themed craft too!! Continue Reading →

September 29, 2014
by AFM
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Easy fresh salsa

This recipe is from WIC

3 tomatoes, chopped into tiny pieces

1 onion, chopped into pieces

1 clove of garlic, minced

1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice

Fresh or dried cilantro to taste (half a bunch of cilantro is good!)

Optional for those who like their salsa really hot: dash of tobasco sauce

Combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Serve with tortilla chips or vegetables, or place on top of cooked meats.

Food safety tip: never leave salsa out for more than half an hour unless serving dish is sitting on ice.

September 24, 2014
by DRL
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The pumpkins are coming!

PumpkinsThe pumpkins are coming!

Way back in the early spring AFM bought pumpkin seeds and asked Bob Peasley if he would grow pumpkins for us on his farm. As always Bob was happy to help out!

Now those pumpkins are ready and will be at market on Saturday, September 27!

Please swing buy and pick one up for the low price of $5. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE HEBRON FOOD PANTRY!!!

Did you know that every $5 HFP gets can buy $100 worth of food at the Great Boston Food Bank!

See you Saturday!