Stormy Weather: Farmers Market Cancelled Thursday Due To ‘Nor’easter’

Photo: Not this week. The Market bell will not be ringing in Belmont tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 10. Blame it on stormy weather. “The Belmont Farmers’ Market for Oct. 10 has been canceled due to the nor’easter coming in,” according to Hal Shubin of the Belmont Food Cooperative. “The forecast calls for rain and strong winds all day, […]

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week In Belmont Thursday

Photo: A special week at the Farmers Market. It’s National Farmers’ Market Week, August 4-10. Farmers’ markets stimulate local economies, increase access to fresh, healthy food, and promote sustainable farming practices. They reconnect residents to the bounty of their region, sharing knowledge about seasonality and the variety of local goods.  Stop by to celebrate and […]

Belmont Farmers Market Opens Thursday, June 6, At 2 PM

Photo: Ribbon cutting Thursday at 2 p.m. Roy Epstein, Belmont’s newest member of the Select Board, will join Miss Tomato on Thursday, June 6 at 2 p.m. for the ceremonial ribbon cutting, bell ringing and a trumpet fanfare, to celebrate the opening of the 14th season of the Belmont Farmers Market. Not only will residents […]

You Can Ring My Bell: Belmont Farmers Market’s Opening Day Thursday, June 7

Photo: The Farmers Market is back for another season. The Market Day bell will be heard throughout Belmont Center as the Belmont Farmers Market returns for another season on Thursday, June 7 in the Claflin Street Municipal Parking lot. Opening Day events include: • 1:55 p.m.: Fanfare by Dave Douglas of the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra. • 2 […]

Belmont Farmers Market Ready To Park Itself In Belmont Center For 13th Season

Photo: Hal Shubin (left) and Suzanne Johannet of the Belmont Food Collaborative before the Belmont Board of Selectmen. What a difference two weeks can make. The last time the leadership of the Belmont Food Collaborative – the group that runs the Belmont Farmers Market – was before the Board of Selectmen on Jan. 22, it […]

Last Of The Summer Harvest At The Belmont Farmers Market

Photo: Belmont Farmers Market. Apples are king at the Belmont Farmers Market; two months into its harvest and the variety continues to grow, while blueberries and peaches are just about done for the year. But if you need a little bit of summer for your kitchen, tomatoes, cucumbers, and corn continues to be available.  This […]

Tomatoes, Honey and Yoga At Today’s Farmers Market

Photo: Peaches are in season. Late August is the perfect time of year at the Belmont Farmers Market open today, Thursday, Aug. 24 from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Claflin Street Municipal parking lot behind Belmont Center.  Summer produce is very much in season, with an amazing selection of tomatoes, peppers, corn, summer squash, […]

Letter to the Editor: Farmers Market Could Use Your Help

Photo: The Farmers Market   The Belmont Farmers’ Market and its parent organization, the Belmont Food Collaborative (BFC), have a food assistance program to help people in need. A big part of that is matching SNAP benefits at the Market (formerly called food stamps).Each week, we match up to $25 of the amount that a SNAP shopper […]

Market Day: Early Harvests Coming In; Donations Needed To Help Assistance Program

Photo: From the fresh greens of June to the colorful produce of July, the harvests are rushing into each other on Market Day in Belmont today. Come to the Belmont Farmers Market to enjoy the early summer bounty. Strawberries and raspberries are coming in as are eggplant, broccoli and peppers. The market – open from […]

Market Day in Belmont Could Include Strawberries, Chenery Musicians on Hand

Photo: Will we find strawberries on Market Day in Belmont. It’s market day in Belmont and there’s a good chance there will be strawberries for sale. If they are or not, There will be more than 90 minutes of great music by musicians from the Chenery Middle School. The Belmont Light Department will be answering questions […]