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 […]

Belmont Farmers Market Opens for Season Thursday @ 2 PM

Photo: Open for the season! The Belmont Farmers Market will open for the 2017 season today, Thursday, May 8 at 2 p.m. its traditional fanfare, ringing of the market bell and a ribbon cutting at its home in the rear of the Claflin Street Municipal Parking Lot just off Belmont Center. The market, run by […]

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 & […]