Only two weeks left! So come on down to the
Dorchester Winter Farmers’ Market
Sundays, Noon-3 pm at the Codman Square Great Hall (Corner of Washington St. and Talbot Ave.)
Spread the word: SNAP participants can use EBT cards at the Winter Farmers’ Market, and will get HALF OFF through the Bounty Bucks Program ($20 of food for $10)
Sunday March 18 at the Market:
- Dorchester’s Summer Farmers’ Markets
Only two weeks left to buy farm fresh produce at the Dorchester Winter Farmers’ Market. Stop by the Market Manager table to find out about Dorchester’s Summer Farmers’ Markets. Buy a summer CSA share from Silverbrook Farm (pick up at Codman Square Summer Farmers’ Market on Thursdays from June-October)
Returns to the market for the rest of March.The seafood at the market is fresh, local, and affordable!
- JOB OPPORTUNITIES: The Building Pathways Program
will return to the market with information about UNION APPRENTICESHIPS in the Building Trades!The Boston Building Trades will be at the Market through March. Come and learn how to sign up! Spread the word for those interested in pursuing careers in the trades.
- SAVE the DATE: Sunday April 1
Dorchester Community Food Coop Pot Luck Dinner and Membership Drive KickoffIt’s official! On February 29th we received our incorporation papers as a community and worker owned cooperative.
- “March Surprise” Raffle:
Win a bag stuffed with Food from our Farmers’ Market vendors! Stop by the Coop table to buy a raffle ticket and support the Dorchester Community Food Coop!
Our Farmers and Vendors: (click on the links to visit our vendors’ websites and learn more about them)
Collard Greens, Kale, Sweet potatoes, Potatoes, Salad Greens and Lettuce, Onions, Carrots, Parsnips, Winter Squash, Cherry Tomatoes, Scallions, Dried hot peppers, Cabbage, Dried Beans, Apples, Celery root, Garlic,Brussel sprouts, Broccoli , Eggs, Herbs, Honey, and more…
Good Measure Baker
1-3pm Complimentary 10 minute chair massages!
Codman Crafters Catherine and Cecilia Joseph
SAVE THE DATE:
DORCHESTER COMMUNITY FOOD COOP: POT LUCK DINNER / MEMBERSHIP DRIVE KICKOFF!
SUNDAY APRIL 1 5-7 pm
First Parish Church in Dorchester 10 Parish St., Meeting House Hill
Did you know that the UN has declared 2012 the International Year of the Cooperative? Watch a great video on the impact of coops worldwide: International Year of Coops Video
Check out the Dorchester Winter Farmers Market Facebook Page for the latest news and great pictures of the market!
The Dorchester Winter Farmers Market is a project of the Dorchester Community Food Co-op. Thanks to volunteers from ReVision Urban Farm and Boston Natural Areas Network for staffing the market last week. Thanks to the BOLD Teens for their ongoing market staffing. Thanks to Davida Andelman, Bob Follansbee, Demita Frazier, Lee Granville, and Margaret Lamb for helping again. Thanks to the hundreds of supporters who have volunteered time and donated resources to make the market possible. Please join us in giving thanks to the growing number of local organizations and businesses who have provided funding and in-kind support for the Winter Farmers’ Market:
- The Boston Foundation
- Sustainability Guild International
- Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness (for support of the Bounty Bucks program)
- Codman Square Health Center
- Carney Hospital
- Codman Academy Charter Public School
- Codman Square Neighborhood Council and the B.O.L.D. Teens
- Boston Natural Areas Network
- Ashmont Grill
- Eastern Bank
- Shawmut Design and Construction
- Expressway Toyota
To volunteer at future markets, contact Sarah Cadorette firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking forward to seeing all of you at the Market!
The Dorchester Winter Farmers’ Market Team