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Saturdays • Dec 4 - April 16 • 9:30am-1:30pm • 9:30-10am Seniors & Immunocompromised •   191 Highland Ave
*No Market December 25th or January 1st  
Brought to you by The Center for Arts at the Armory
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Shop Local This Holiday Season

Support the people and values you care about this holiday season! Food is a powerful way of connecting with the people you love. Give personal gifts when you shop from local vendors. Here are some delicious gift ideas:
  • Buzz and Thrive Gardens: A variety of beautiful house plants, including Christmas Cacti and aloe plants. 
  • Craic Sauce: 4-pack variety hot sauce is the perfect stocking stuffer for cooks and foodies. 
  • Grateful Tastes: Artisanal spreads for more than just breads! Try their Gingerbread Spice Jam and Maple Blueberry Preserves.
  • Humble Bones: Chocococo granola -- the chocolate in it makes it a great holiday snack!
  • Lilac Hedge Farm: Think outside the box by wrapping a delicious locally pasture raised ribeye or sirloin strip steak! Or, give their local honey and maple syrup as perfect stocking stuffers. 
  • Mocha Connection: Trio Sampler Pack – Includes 1 Mocha Yemeni 63g ground coffee + 1 Haraaz 63g ground + 1 Deluxe 63g ground
  • Mycoterra Mushroom: Grow Your Own Mushroom Log Kit and natural soap make for some fun & creative gifts!
  • Naturel Juicing: 3-Day Mixed & Match Cleansing Juices
  • Rag Hill Farm: Handmade quilted potholders, magnets, & hand warmers
  • Soluna Garden Farm: Lavender Gift Set, teas, and herbs
  • Sueños Chocolates: 3 Bar Gift Sampler with organic cacao
  • Tick Tock Chocolates: Chocolate Truffles Box
Please note: we will not hold a market on December 25th or Jan 1st. Be sure to stock up this week on all your favorite groceries and goodies!
COVID-19 Safety Policies
The health of our community is our first priority. Please review our COVID-19 Guidelines before attending the market.

1) Customers who are sick, displaying any symptoms of COVID-19, or has been in contact with anyone who has been sick in the past 14 days are asked to stay home.
2) Senior & Immunocompromised reserved shopping time is from 9:30am-10am.
3) Face coverings are required at all times inside the Armory. Customers without a face mask that covers both mouth and nose will not be allowed into the market.
4) We will adhere to a strict capacity limit inside the Hall and set one entrance and one exit. Please enter upstairs through the mezzanine and exit downstairs through the Main Hall. 
5) 
Use hand-sanitizer provided by the Armory upon entrance
6) There will be no eating or drinking allowed inside the market. Please take your food and drink into our cafe before consuming.


We continue to invite your feedback! Please share any questions, concerns, or encouragements to any of our market staff or volunteers wearing a black & white "STAFF" t-shirt. For more information about the market, please see our FAQ page here 

This Saturday's Vendor List

Produce: Brookford FarmFreedom Food FarmHeron Pond FarmMycoterra FarmNeighbor’s AcreRed Fire Farm

Meat/Seafood: Boston Smoked Fish Co.Brookford FarmFreedom Food FarmHookedLilac Hedge FarmStillman Quality Meats

Cheese/DairyOake Knoll FarmsBarrett's Garden

Baked Goods: Bagel GuildHi-Rise Bread Co.Mahalab BakeryMariposa Bakery

Beverages: House Bear BrewingLuluna HealthNaturel Juicing

Specialty Foods/Other: Buzz and Thrive GardenCraic SauceDeano’s PastaGrateful Tastes, Habibi Gourmet FoodsHumble BonesMei Mei RestaurantMocha ConnectionMother’s Kitchen, Soluna Garden FarmTex Mex EatsSueños Chocolate

Guest Vendors: Rag Hill FarmTick Tock Chocolates

Live Music By
Ruth Rappaport

 

Community Booth
Garbage To Garden
SNAP + HIP Benefits
The SWFM accepts both SNAP and HIP benefits! Please see our vendor list here to see which vendors accept SNAP and HIP.

In collaboration with the City of Somerville and Somerville Farmers Market Coalition, the CAA and SWFM proudly provides a $15 match for SNAP shoppers. This means that a recipient who swipes their SNAP/P-EBT card for $15 receives an additional $15, thereby enabling them to spend up to $30 at each market during the season. To claim SNAP tokens at the Somerville Winter Farmer Market, please see Steve at the SNAP Booth.

Please note: customers looking to process SNAP/EBT can enter the market downstairs to come to the SNAP booth.
Make a Year-End Gift in Support of SWFM
 
Your support helps make it possible for us to run this season's Somerville Winter Farmers Market and serve over 1,000 customers each week, including approximately 75 SNAP-eligible families who receive a $15 SNAP Match when shopping at the market. You are also supporting our local food economy and a market that hosts over 42 independent, local vendors during the season. Thank you for considering a year-end tax-deductible donation in support of this season's SWFM! 
Donate to Local Food Access!
Thank You to Our Incredible Volunteers & Staff
 
We would like thank all of the individuals who have put in a tremendous amount of work to get this market off the ground this season! We truly have an incredible team this year. We are extremely grateful for all of your dedication and support to fostering a welcoming and safe market for this community. The Somerville Winter Farmers Market would not be possible without your enthusiasm, patience, dedication, and kindness!

Thank you to Stephanie, Jess, Jonathan, Val, Felipe, Steve, Christina, Emily, Kelleigh, Sara, Joe, Signe, Kristen, Brook, Madeline, Flora, Chelsea, Dan, Hamsa, Meghan, Sydney, and Susanna!
Crop Update
Take a sneak peak into what veggies our farmers are bringing to market this week!
 
Brookford Farm:
  • sweet potatoes
  • cabbage
  • beets
  • radish
  • carrots
  • Asian greens
  • carrots
  • butternut squash
  • garlic
  • onion
  • kale
  • turnips
Red Fire Farm:
  • Oregano, parsley, basil, thyme, cilantro, and rosemary
  • Apples: liberty, freedom, wine crisp, enterprise, goldrush (all grown with using Integrated Pest Management techniques); fuji, pink lady, must, empire, and Macon
  • Baby boc choy, braising mix, Brussels sprouts, collards, kale, lettuce, salad mix, spinach, and Swiss chard 
  • Beets, cabbage, carrots, celeriac root, garlic bulbs, gilfeather turnip, kohlrabi, onions, parsnip
  • Potatoes, popcorn, radishes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash, acorn squash, and sweet dumplings squash

LAST CALL!
Participate in CHA Community Health Survey

Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) invites you to participate in a new survey about the community health strengths and challenges that matter most to people in our communities.

Available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Chinese, it takes 15 minutes to complete, and you could win a $100 grocery gift card. Your opinions and experiences are important! Please reach out to ereckardmota@challiance.org with any questions.
 
Take the Survey!
Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Community Development Block Grant provided by the City of Somerville
Shape Up Somerville/Health & Human Services Grant provided by the City of Somerville
Cambridge Savings Charitable Foundation

Friends of the Market Sponsor:
Middlesex Federal
Homelight
The Somerville Winter Farmers Market is hosted and managed by The Center for Arts at the Armory.
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Somerville, MA 02143

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