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Needham Farmers Market this Sunday, Aug. 24th 12-4 pm

Fresh Food and New Vendors at the Needham Farmers Market  A new Vendor joining the Needham Farmers Market on August 24 is Fiore d’Italia. This renowned chef is known to all as the Pastaman and sells fresh frozen pasta, sauces and cheeses at many area farmers markets. Now Fiore d’Italia will be a part of every …read more

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Needham Farmer’s Market this Sunday, Aug. 17th 12-4 pm

This week the Needham Farmers Market will be celebrating music. This Sunday’s market lands on the anniversary of the day in 1969 the Woodstock music festival concluded in Bethel NY. In honor of the festival, the Needham Farmers Market will be giving away $5 in farmers bucks to use at any of the day’s vendors …read more

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Needham Farmer’s Market Opens Sunday, May 25th

The Needham Farmer’s Market is opening for the new season on Sunday, May 25th.  The market is in a new location: Garden St., behind Needham Bank, in Needham Center.  The market will be held every Sunday from May 25th through the end of October, from 12-4.  So, mark your calendars, and come on down for some …read more

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Bike to the Market Day at the Needham Farmers Market

The Needham Farmers Market promotes healthy living in many ways. A healthy diet is important, but so is excercize and clean air, which is why the Market is holding its first “Bike to the Market Day.” As an incentive, the market will give out $2 Market coupons to the first 25 families that come to …read more

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Needham Farmers Market Update

Plans are progressing nicely for the June 10 opening day of the NeedhamFarmers Market on the front lawn of First Parish in Needham, from 1:00 to 5:00pm. There will be a nice variety of vendors, including locally grown produce, fish, meat, cheese, and baked goods. Several local farms are committed to participating in the market, …read more

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Needham Farmers Market Approved!

It is all systems GO! The Planning Board approved the Special Permit for the Needham Farmers Market to operate on the front lawn of First Parish Church in Needham Center. This is shaping up to be a real community building project because in addition to allowing eight vendors, the Board approved an area for Needham …read more

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Countdown to July 2012

Excitement is growing for a Needham farmers market. If all goes according to plans prepared by an inspired and energetic group of Needham volunteers, the new market will open in July 2012. The most likely location is the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital parking lot on Chestnut Street, a central location that will enable many Needham folks …read more

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Moving Forward with a Needham Farmers Market

The Needham farmers market has gotten some interesting press in the last few weeks. It is good that people are discussing the pros and cons. Personnally, I am a big supporter of local agriculture, and even if there is a farmers market, I plan to continue to walk to Volante Farm several times a week …read more

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Dec 2010 meeting – partner project updates

December 2010 updates from some of the Green Needham partner organizations… Needham Community Farm The NCF recently submitted an NEF Large Grant application for $15,000 to fund farm-based curriculum development at the Nike site (assuming the NCF is awarded the license to use the Nike site).  The proposed programming would be focused on grades 6-12 but …read more

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Work Begins for a Needham Farmers Market

Things are looking good for a farmers market in Needham. On November 29, fourteen enthusiastic people met at First Parish Church to begin the rather long planning process that will include finding a site, applying for permits, contracting with farmers and other vendors, and countless other details. A steering committee formed and pledged to gather …read more

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