Belmont Farmers Market Gets Town OK; Day Change To Be Discussed

Photo: Farmer Market Manager Suzanne Johannet (left) and Belmont Food Collabrative’s Anne Lougée before the Belmont Board of Selectmen on Monday, April 3.  The Belmont Farmers Market will open for the 2017 season in Belmont Center after the Belmont Board of Selectmen unanimously approved a permit to its parent non-profit the Belmont Food Collaborative at the […]

Largest Landlord Wants Farmers Market Out of Belmont Center

Photo: Kevin Foley before the Board of Selectmen. It was supposed to be one of the dozens upon dozen perfunctory acts the Board of Selectmen performs ever year. Before the board was representatives of the Belmont Food Collaborative, the folks who run the Belmont Farmers Market which is celebrating its 12th season in 2017. A popular […]

Only Five Belmont Market Days Left This Season, Get the Fall Produce

Photo: At the market It’s another market day in Belmont. But looking at the calendar, there are only five Farmer Market Thursdays left in the season! What are you waiting for?  With the fall weather arrives with fall produce: in the fruit category, there are apples, pears and the last strawberries. Vegetables in season are broccoli, […]

Have All Your Sharpening Done At The Farmers Market

Photo: Knife and tool sharpening today. Siraco Sharpening Service, a Market Day favorite, will be at the Belmont Farmers Market today, Thursday, July 7. Siraco’s sharpening van will be parked next to the market for all of your knife and tool-sharpening needs. Flats Mentor Farm has joined the market for the rest of the season, with an […]

Market Day in Belmont: Stock Up For The 4th

Photo: Greens are in the market.  Take time out before the July 4th holiday to stock up on the freshest produce and sundries on Market Day, Thursday, June 30. The last June Market features strawberries, arugula, carrots, garlic scapes, leafy greens and lots of fresh peas. Occasional vendors this week are Turtle Creek Winery, Warren Farm & […]

Belmont Farmers Market Opens 11th Season Today, Thursday, June 9

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 […]

Tomatoes Heading Out, Apples Coming In the Belmont Farmers Market

Photo: Apples and tomatoes. The Belmont Farmers Market welcomes September; a month of transitions: the return to school, the change from summer to fall, the close of tomato season and the beginning of the apple harvest.  This is the last week that the Market will remain open until 6:30 p.m. Starting next week, Sept. 10, […]

Tomatoes and Cupcakes Headline Market Day in Belmont

Photo: Tomatoes at their peak.  The best time of the year to enjoy ripe tomatoes is now. Market Day in Belmont this Thursday, Aug. 27, features late August harvest that includes blueberries, cantaloupe, corn, eggplants, peaches, peas, peppers, raspberries, summer squash, watermelon and many variations of tomatoes.  This week’s tasting is by Yum Bunnies Cakery. Located […]

Zimbabwe Songs, Thai Food and Sharp Knives at Farmers Market

Photo: Knives under the stone. There will be songs from a far-off land, a Thai tasting and the opportunity to sharpen your culinary equipment this week at the Belmont Farmers Market today, Thursday, Aug. 20. Siraco Knife Sharpening will be in the Belmont Center parking lot, sharpening your knives, scissors, and garden tools while you […]