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 […]

Peaking Peaches, Basil and Corn at Belmont Farmers Market

Photo: Peaches are peaking.  August abundance continues at the Belmont Farmers Market. There’s peaches and blueberries for breakfast. Tomatoes with basil, mozzarella and fresh bread for lunch. And corn on the cob with a green salad for dinner. Perhaps with hamburgers and sausages from the grill. All this and more is available on Market Day this week. […]

Events, Demonstrations for Kids at the Belmont Farmers Market

Photo: Belmont Farmers Market.   The Belmont Farmers Market has an afternoon filled with activities for children on this market day with a clay demonstration for adults and children, story time  and food-related fun with ChopChop magazine.   The market is open from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays throughout the summer and lasting until the final week of […]

Early Summer Harvest at Belmont Farmers Market

Photo: Early in the season.  The Belmont Farmers Market is open Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The market is located in the Belmont Center Municipal Parking Lot at the intersection of Cross Street and Channing Road At the market today, Thursday, July 9: Weekly vendors: C & C Lobster & Fish, Gaouette Farm, Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery, Dick’s Market […]

A Decade of Fresh Food, Belmont Farmers Market Opens Season

Photo: Sophia Ries, 5, rings the Market Bell as the Belmont Farmers Market starts its 10th season on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The weather in Belmont Center on Thursday, June 11 – hot, hazy sun with temperatures nearing the 90s – was more suitable for a midsummer afternoon in the tropics than your typical late spring […]

Final Farmers Market of the Season Today; Have an Apple! Sharpen Your Knives

The Belmont Farmers Market bids adieu to its ninth season as it holds its final market day today, Thursday, Oct. 30. Come down and say goodbye to your favorite vendors. Stock up for the winter. Stop by the Manager’s Tent for a free apple and fill out an survey card: Tell the organizers what you like about the Market, write a note for a vendor and say […]

Rain? Today Remains the Penultimate Market Day in Belmont This Season

It may be the second straight week in which it’s raining on Thursday but that will not stop the vendors and staff of the Belmont Farmers Market from showing up for the penultimate Market Day of the 2014 season. The Belmont Farmers Market is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Belmont Center municipal […]