October 16, 2013
by AFM
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Bubbles and Veggies and Pies, Oh My!

The last two Saturdays of the Attleboro Farmers Market season are fast upon us. The highlights are an Apple Pie Baking Contest, Spectacular Bubbles and a Pumpkin Carving Contest featuring the freshest produce and hippest locally made baked items and products.

This Saturday, October 19

Ribbons for Apple Pie ContestApple Pie Contest

It’s our First, hopefully annual, Apple Pie Baking Contest this Saturday, October 19 at the Attleboro Farmers Market, 732 Park Street, Route 118, at Finberg Field between Sturdy Memorial Hospital and LaSallete Shrine.

Find your best recipe, get making, get baking and bring your Apple Pie creation to the Market before 10 a.m. read the rules below. Memorize them if you must.

The ribbons are ready, see right. First, Second, Third Place ribbons for the best apple pies.

Back by Popular Demand, Party Bubbles

Party BubblesParty Bubbles will be back at the Market this Saturday. Make some spectacular bubbles with Megan Colby Parker, World  Record holder for the largest free floating bubble.

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September 24, 2013
by DRL
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We are one of the Top 100 Farmers Markets in America…

 …and ranked #1 in Massachusetts

Top100CelebratedAmerican Farmland Trust’s summer long celebration of farmers markets has ended and The Attleboro Farmers Market has been named as one of the Top 100 Most Celebrated Farmers Markets in America for 2013. The Attleboro Farmers Market was also recognized as one of the top three farmers markets in Your State.

The I Love My Farmers Market Celebration encouraged consumers to pledge to spend $10 at their local farmers market. Each pledge honored our nation’s hardworking farmers, our community, and The Attleboro Farmers Market. This year’s celebration helped put more than $250,000 directly into the pockets of family farmers.

“The I Love My Farmers Market Celebration was about celebrating the unique qualities of farmers markets throughout the nation and the important role that these markets play in keeping family farmers on the land,” said American Farmland Trust Vice President of External Affairs, Susan Sink.   Continue Reading →