September 23, 2014
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2014 Apple Pie Contest

 Apple Pie contest 2014Saturday, October 18 is the Apple Pie Contest day!

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 (10/18/14). 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 →

Mass Attack Roller Derby Video

September 13, 2014 by DRL | Comments Off

Mass Attack Roller Derby came to the Attleboro Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 13 for a meet and greet, show us some moves and to just have some fun.

They have two remaining bouts on Saturdays, September 20 and October 11. See info below the video. They skate at the Silver City Sports Complex in Taunton, Mass.

Mass Attack Roller Derby from David Laferriere on Vimeo.

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September 8, 2014
by AFM
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Summer is almost over

Juicy tomatoes and melons, crisp lettuces, crunchy snap beans, and more line the tables this month at farmers markets across the country.  Local markets not only give consumers direct access to the season’s freshest bounty, they also provide an important source of income for small and family farmers.

“This is the sixth year in a row American Farmland Trust will sponsor the I Love My Farmers Market Celebration, a summer-long event to recognize family farmers and to raise awareness about the community markets,” said Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO of American Farmland Trust.  Continue Reading →