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Pop-Up Farmers’ Markets Announced

We are excited to announce the Pop-Up Market Dates, two of which are being held at the Melrose Family YMCA and the latter market will take place at the Healthy Melrose Fair.

A big thank you to the Melrose Family YMCA for generously providing the space. What an amazing partnership!

So please save the dates!
-Sundays, February 10 & March 31, 10am-2pm at the Melrose Family YMCA. 
-Saturday, May 11 at the Healthy Melrose Fair (More info soon!)

*$10 SNAP match will be provided at all our markets, currently HIP will only be available at the Feb.10th market. 

Farm and Food Vendors at the Feb 10 market so far include:
Aaronap Cellars-melds tradition, art, & modern science to make innovative and unique wines using grapes & fruit from their own estate vineyard and partner vineyards & orchards in MA and beyond. 
Baer’s Best Beans-New England-grown, dry beans, mostly heirloom varieties-only a few more chances to stock up on their 20 or so variety of beans. 
Beverly Bee’s-Back for the indoor market! Market goers have been requesting their honey, lotions and candles! 
Boston Smoked Fish Co-Bringing you the highest quality smoked fish available using sustainably harvested fish, locally sourced ingredients & all natural preparation. Two words: Salmon Bacon. 
Carolyn’s Farm Kitchen– New vendor! Farm Baking Mixes which pair with the growing seasons in New England. Also bringing Farmhouse Granola. Perfect gifts! 
END Bakery-Hailing from Somerville, but bringing the tastiest cupcakes, cookie bars, and whoopie pies!
Fabian’s European Pastries-Dutch pastries made locally
Fork on A Road-Market Meal Packages curated by Suman and straight from our farmers and market vendors. Plus her homemade Chutneys. 
Hannah’s Herbals-Personal care and dried herbal teas
Koshari Mama-Your lunch is covered! Koshari is a lentil rice pasta dish topped with fried onions, chickpeas and sauces. AMAZING
Laszlo Family Farm-Back for our winter markets! Small batch, high quality dog food, treats and more,
Moonlight Farm-Our amazing Upton Family-farm bringing chicken, pork, sausages, and eggs
Muddy River Herbals-Tea blends, salves, tinctures, ointments, shrubs, oxymels, freshly-squeezed herbal lemonade, fresh and dried herbs.
Oakdale Farm-Produce farm that farms organically. Tons of winter veggies! 
Roberto’s Seafood-fresh fish picked up that morning and sold to you at a great price. 
Seven Hills Pasta-Back this market! Locally made dried pasta from Melrose and homemade tomato sauces straight from their farm in Rutland. 
Shady Pine Farm-grass-fed beef, lamb and chicken, prepared sausages, eggs, and a meat share. 
Smith’s Country Cheese-Mass made Gouda, Havarti, and Cheddar cheeses. A market favorite! 
Sweet Lydia’s- Handcrafted Confections that make perfect gifts! 
The Bread Shop-locally made breads, scones and cookies.

Artisans and Personal Care Products: 
Bathbomba Mama-Cute bath bombs, scrubs, and soaps made by a local Melrose mom! 
Brooklyn James-Kid’s jewelry 
Castle Corner Creations– Local, handmade Soy Candles and Handmade Soaps. 
Fire Garden Pottery- unique high fire stoneware pottery. Really beautiful and practical pottery. 
Hola Mama Bowtique– Trendy and stylish clippies and headbands for babies and moms too.
Johnnie Johnnie Goods-Adult and children’s jewelry and accessories specifically leather earrings and paracord bracelets. 
Mindful Mittens-creating upcycled wool mittens.
Sarah’s Originals-Cute handmade placemats, books, gifts and more. 
Sasquatch Woodworks-Live edge homegoods – creative inlays & Lichtenberg burns. Tables, trays, wine holders & more!
Tree House Farms-Wool dryer balls, felted seasonal decorations (bunting and wreaths), farm animal rag dolls
Trows Treasures -Herbal eye pillows, medicinal salves, pain salve, migraine salve, bug balm, dream salve, catnip toys, essential oil roll ons and sprays 
Ugly Baby Soap Co.-all natural soap, soap accessories, lip balm, bath salts, & skin creams