Category: farmers market

Pickling history and an Akin Bak special

The Mass Outdoors blog has a good article on pickling. Looking for an easy way to preserve the delicious produce you bought during Farmer’s Market Week? Read more on the history of pickling.  Served crispy as an appetizer or spicy as a snack, pickled green beans, more commonly known as “Dilly Beans”, can even be… Read more »

Volunteers Needed for Mobile Pantry and Healthy Future Market

The Franklin Food Pantry will introduce the Mobile Pantry beginning Monday June 9th!!  We will need volunteers to help out on Mondays for this new program.  To start, the Mobile Pantry will be held on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Monday of each month.    Franklin Food Pantry truck becomes the “mobile pantry” Volunteers are needed… Read more »

Harvest Festival

Franklin has a Food Pantry?Yes, it does. Located in the Rockland Trust parking lot in downtown Franklin (across from the Fire Station). Members of the Board of Directors will be available to talk about what the Pantry does, who it serves, and how you may be able to help. Board members will be at the… Read more »

Making a purchase!

Franklin Farmers Market,  Friday,  12:00pm to 6:00pm Located on the Town Common Reminder that the Farmers’ Market now accepts SNAP dollars and can double your purchasing power. Visit the Food Pantry tent at the Farmers’ Market for details. Where is the Town Common? View Larger Map

“people want convenience”

Much of the expansion of farmers markets has come in the past three years, said Scott Soares, state commissioner of agricultural resources.  Public interest in buying local products “really caught fire,” he said. In part, demand seems driven by worries about food safety.  “(Customers) get it here fresh,” said Terri Kanief of Boston-based Globe Fish… Read more »