The Farmers Market returns to Dedham

DEDHAM, MA – The Dedham Farmers Market returned to Dedham Square on Wednesday for its 14th season, kicking off a summer tradition.

The market is located on the green opposite First Church in Dedham at 670 High St. at the intersection of High and Court streets. Four Massachusetts farms offer a wide variety of local fresh produce and items Wednesdays from 1-5 p.m., rain or shine, through October 26.

“The Dedham Farmers Market was founded in 2008 by Dedham residents Louise Reohr and Adina Astor, who approached Dedham Square Circle with an interest in hosting a local market,” said Dedham Board Member Kerry Hawkins. Square Circle.

“As a Farmers’ Market has long been on the DSC’s ‘101 Great Ideas to Improve the Square’ list, we were thrilled to have these two amazing women join us and take on this project,” she continued. “After months of researching local farms, recruiting vendors and creating a business plan, this dynamic duo set the July 2008 opening date for the inaugural market.”

Hawkins added that Dedham Square Circle is a non-profit group of business leaders and residents who have worked to reinvigorate the Dedham Square business district while retaining its historic character. It works to promote community, cultural and artistic events that will simultaneously attract residents and visitors to shop and dine in the square.

In addition to fresh produce, the Farmer’s Market also sells fresh seafood, prepared meals, artisan breads, preserves, and honey. European pastries, dairy-free, vegan and nut-free desserts, seasonings and sauces can complement the tastes of culinary connoisseurs. Dog lovers can even find homemade dog treats.

Shoppers can also find a variety of all-natural health and wellness items, wine and appetizer selections. Vendors also offer fresh cut flowers, potted annuals, herbs and plants.

James V. Payne