Winter Farmers Market adds products, price match and art bazaar in third year
The Cambridge Winter Farmers Market opens its third season Jan. 4. It runs 17 Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m through April 26, said manager Kim Motylewski on Wednesday.
New products from the record 38 vendors include doughnuts, tempeh, kimchi, greenhouse tomatoes, hard cider, smoked fish, rice and noodle bowls and tamales, Motylewski said, all grown or made in New England like products repeating from years past, including vegetables, baked goods, hot coffee, beans, nuts, candy, jam, cheese, yogurt, fish, fruit, dry herbs, tea, meat, pasta, pickles, poultry and wine.
“We’ve even got treats for your dog,” she said.
The complete vendor list is here.
Also new this year: An Art Bazaar running the first three Saturdays in April. The market has space for 10 to 12 arts and crafts vendors each week in the lobby and gallery of the Cambridge Community Center, next to where the farm market is held. Fees are $20 to $40 per week.
“In addition to the more than 500 customers per week who visit the farmers market, we expect to advertise to and draw additional customers specifically interested in arts and crafts offerings during these three special weeks,” market organizers are telling potential vendors.
The market also has services, such as knife sharpening, and a schedule of musicians, entertainers and educators.
The Cambridge Winter Farmers Market is a project of the Cambridge Community Center. It takes place in the center gym at 5 Callender St., in the Riverside neighborhood west of Central Square.
This post took significant amounts of material from a press release.