Photo: “Miss Tomato” cuts the ribbon to start last year’s market season.
The 11th season of the Belmont Farmers Market opens today, Thursday, June 9 when the ceremonious “tomato” ribbon is cut by special guest Peter Struzziero, Belmont’s library director, at 2 p.m.
The market is located in the rear of the Claflin Street Municipal Parking Lot near the intersection of Cross Street and Channing Road
There will be a special opening day concert at 4:30 p.m. as members of the Chenery Middle School’s 7th grade Orchestra, 7th grade Band, 7th grade Jazz Combo, along with 3rd graders on violin and cello duets will perform.
Other events include:
Tastings in the Events Tent
2:30 p.m.: Tasting by Belmont’s own Phinix Grill
4 p.m.: Stories for all ages, sponsored by the Belmont Public Library.
Popup Library at the Market: Check out children’s books and cookbooks.
C & C Lobsters and Fish, Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery, Dick’s Market Garden, Boston Smoked Fish Co., Goodies Homemade, Sfolia Baking Company, Hutchins Farm, Kimball Fruit Farm, Foxboro Cheese Co.
Belmont Food Pantry
Drop off non-perishables items each week.