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New venue for Hopkinton Farmers Market

Region - Sunday, June 16, marks the opening of the “New” Hopkinton Farmers Market on the Town Common in Hopkinton. The market will run every Sunday through October 20 from 1-5 p.m. The market will move from its previous location at Weston Nurseries to the Common this year, located at the corner of Main (Route 135) and Ash streets across from Center School.

The market will feature locally grown and locally produced crops and products as well as animal products that are sustainably raised or harvested and humanely handled and processed.

The market will feature four vegetable and fruit farms, including Heirloom Harvest, Kelly’s Farm, The Pumpkin Farm, and Long Life Farm. Shady Pine Farm will offer grass-fed beef, pork, lamb and free range eggs.  Also new this year will be Five Loaves Bakery, Narragansett Creamery, Wheatless Bliss, and Zoll Cellars

Each week, the market will feature a different children’s activity as well as a local community organization. For opening day, June 16, Starting Line Studio will be in the children’s tent and Baypath Humane Society will be in our community tent.

Several artisans will rotate through the market on a biweekly and monthly basis, including Cave Studio Arts, Elsie Kaye Glassworks, Kittredge Candles, Sheldonville Soapworks, Stone St. Tie Dye, and Botanical Beauties and Beasties.

To round out our market, Uxbridge First Night will be on hand each week, featuring delicious prepared food.

After shopping, stay for the Summer Concert Series on the Common that starts at 5 p.m.

The market also will be offering a “plant a carrot” program, where local residents and businesses can support the market by purchasing a carrot for their garden or outdoor planter. Visit the Manager’s Tent on opening day to learn more.

The Hopkinton Farmers Market is sponsored by Hopkinton Drug, Home Instead Senior Care, Bartlett Electrical Services, Golden Pond Assisted Living, and Razor’s Edge.

For more information, visit www.hopkintonfarmersmarket.com or www.facebook.com/HopkintonFarmersMarket.

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