September 22, 2016
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Saturday, September 24

The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw MengestuThe Attleboro Public Library  will be at the Market promoting Attleboro’s Big Read 2016 with calendars of events and materials to encourage participation in this year’s project. The book is “The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears” by Dinaw Mengestu.

The main event of the Big Read launch is from 2-4 p.m. at the Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park Street with an exhibit titled Distinguishing Features. The artists have been challenged to create original portraits based on their recollection of, or feelings toward, a subject. The exhibit includes a live hand drumming performance by Dave Curry, multi-instrumentalist and percussion specialist from Drums For One & All.

The Attleboro Area Council of Churches will be at the Market with information about their Crop Walk for Hunger. There’s still time to sign up for the October 16 walk.

Food trucks this week will be Pickled Willy’s, Red’s Street Kitchen and Bones Brothers BBQ )Last week for the Bones Brothers)

Among the vendors* expected this week are:
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It’s a long weekend, start at the Market

September 1, 2016 by DRL

It’s Labor Day weekend! Get your grilling on with meats (Shamrock Hives Farm), produce (all our farmers) and cheese (Foxboro Cheese). Need olive oil? We have that covered with Olive Tap. Don’t forget breads, cookies and other sweets (Smackadoodles, Great Harvest, Red Harvest). While at the market visit the Food Truck Alley.

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This will be the 12th of 20 consecutive weeks of this year’s market.  The market is open between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm. We cannot have patrons in the market before 9 when we ring the bell.

See you Saturday at O’Connell Field at Capron Park.

Upcoming 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: View the pictures →

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August 26, 2016
by AFM
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2016 Apple Pie Contest Information

 Saturday, October 15 is the Apple Pie Contest day!

The 2015 Apple Pies

The 2015 Apple Pies

Rules

  1. The Contest is open to anyone wishing to bake an APPLE PIE.
  2. Only Double Crust Apple Pies will be accepted, no Crumbles, Crisps, Betty’s or Pan Dowdy’s allowed. Official Attleboro Farmers Market Apple Pie Contest Board of Directors ruling as to eligibility will be final.
  3. Pie MUST be checked in by 10:30 a.m. on contest day (10/15/16). We will turn away latecomers.
  4. No other fruits may be added (juices OK).
  5. Pies that need special handling, refrigeration or heating elements are not allowed.
  6. The finished pie cannot contain raw/uncooked eggs (white or yokes). Egg must reach 160 degrees to be considered cooked. Official Attleboro Farmers Market Apple Pie Contest judge’s ruling as to eligibility will be final.
  7. We recommend that pies are baked in disposable pans only, as pans will not be returned.
  8. Pies will be scored on Appearance, Crust, Filling and Overall Flavor/Taste.
  9. The top five winners will receive ribbons and prizes.
  10. Following judging, the pies will be distributed to the crowd with a suggested donation of $2.00. Proceeds will go to the Hebron Food Pantry. Continue Reading →

August 25, 2016
by DRL
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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 →