Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Dedham Farmers Market

New Market Hours! 
Wednesdays 3-7 pmRain or Shine 
June 15 - October 26
On the Green at First Church 670 High Street

On certain weeks the Dedham Guild will have a table at the Market

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Special Thanks to our
Market Sponsors 
 Dedham Medical 
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Special Thanks to 
First Church of Dedham  
parking sign
There is
ample FREE parking for the market in the First Church lot accessible via Bullard Street,
as well as in the lot across the street at Allin Congregational Church.  

**Please do not park on Bullard Street or in the Dedham Community House's  driveway and lot. Thank you! 
The NEW 
Dedham Sunday Open Market
Held in the Keystone Lot across from CVS. **No market on 7/3. See you on Sun. 7/10!
Click on the logo for more info.
2-for-1 Match
SNAP logoSNAP Program -2 for 1 match!
Again this year the Dedham Farmers Market will accept SNAP(formerly known as Food Stamps). Every SNAP dollar will be matched by a FREE "Dedham Dollar" (up to a cap of $10 per person and program cap).  
Volunteers Needed! 
We're looking for some extra hands to help with the market! It's a fun and easy way for students to earn community service hours, a way for new residents to connect and meet other people, and for recent retirees to stay engaged and involved in something they enjoy! Clickhere for more info. 
Market Extras
For Sale - Large reusable DFM tote bags and T-shirts with the cool new DFM logo! 
Bags $5 and Shirts $10
You'll find them at the market manager's tent. Men's, women's and kids' T-shirt sizes available. 
cukes & squash

Talk directly to the people who grew, picked, and produced the food you're buying at our market today!   
Produce in Season
Strawberries, blueberries, arugula, asparagus, beets, bok choi, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, greens, peas, shiitake mushrooms,  kohlrabi, potatoes, radishes,  spinach, sprouts, kale, garlic scapes, several lettuce varieties, scallions, and more!
Market Happenings

Joining us at today's market will be Level Solar. They install solar panels on your home at no cost and provide you with electricity for up to 25% less than your utility.  Clickhere to learn more.
Anna Magee
Entertainment and Kids Fun: 
Our favorite fiddler, Anna Magee, returns to the market again this week! 

Free face-painting & Bead Necklace Activity 
3-7 pm in the Kids' Tent!

Joining us today will be:
bee hiveBest Bees - The plight of honey bees, the essential pollinators of many fruits, vegetables, nuts and flowers, is a dire one. Diseases, pesticides/fungicides, and loss of habitat to an ever increasing monoculture of crops in modern agriculture, have been threatening the bee population, perhaps most notably on the gentle honey bee. Stop by to learn more about how to preserve this precious resource.

Friends of the Dedham Heritage Rail Trail will share info. on the proposed walking/bike path 
The Town of Dedham will host a table to share info. on "Doing Business in Dedham".  
Today's Vendors  
MacArthur Farm of Holliston,  Freitas Farm of Middleboro and The Neighborhood Farm of Needham will offer a variety of fresh, locally grown produce 
Alex's Ugly Sauce - Small-batch hot sauce made from the best ingredients available
Boston Italian Ice - Serving Richie's Classic Italian Ice, the best tasting, highest quality Italian Ice manufacturer in New England
Carberry Kitchen - grain-free dog treats made with local and organic ingredients
Cascade Brook Farm - USDA certified 100% grass-fed and pasture raised angus beef
Chrissy's Crumble- No-Grain-Ola - vegan, paleo, gluten, grain and dairy-free granola 
Doos PK - vegan dips and spreads 
Endicott Community Greenhouse - potted plants and annuals
Jordan Bros. Seafood  - ocean fresh seafood
Nella Pasta - variety of freshly made ravioli and linguine, marinara sauce, pasta salad
Swissbakers - fresh baked European breads, cookies, pastries and tarts     
Tea is the Way - Loose leaf tea and ice tea 
The Crumby Baker - granola, energy bars, muffins, cupcakes, sweet breads, cookies
Whole Foods Market - fresh baked artisan breads

For a complete listing of our 2016 vendors, click here.
Market Manager
Returning as market manager this season is Greg Porell!  A resident of Dedham, Greg has been a longtime patron of our market and is thrilled to take his love of local food to a whole new level! Be sure to stop by the market manager's tent to say hello and introduce yourself!
new DSC logo
The Dedham Farmers Market was founded in 2008 by the Dedham Square Circle, a non-profit organization committed to invigorating Dedham Square by increasing its economic prosperity, promoting its rich history, arts and culture, and aesthetically enhancing the Square's physical environment to benefit the entire community. To learn more

Dedham Square Circle, P.O. Box 593, Dedham Square, MA 02027

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Call to Artists, Local Inspiration

A special exhibition hosted at the Dedham Community Theatre

Intent to show deadline - Friday, June 17th 6PM

opening reception - Thursday, July 7th 6-8PM at the Dedham Community Theatre

What inspires an artist is often right in front of them. Compositions may represent memories or be realistic. Local inspiration may come from the pride an artist feels for a neighborhood or an experience they had in their hometown. What is your local inspiration? Show us your stories.

This show will be hosted in the lower gallery at the Dedham Community Theatre! 580 High Street, Dedham, MA

Cost for entry is $25.
This call is open to Massachusetts Artists

Guild members may enter at no cost, but must email with intent to show. High School art students may also enter at no charge, but must also email with intent to show as well as jpgs of work per Prospectus.

Questions? Email