Not too long ago, the Walpole Farmers Market in Walpole, Mass., planted a community seed that wonderfully resulted in harvesting a growing crop of customers to its outdoor food market.
First, Walpole Farmers Market Chairperson Carol Johnson moved the summer and fall venue to Springbrook Park with its scenic location and high visibility at the busy corner of Routes 27 and 1A. Second, she and a group of volunteers recruited a nice mix of local vendors selling fresh produce, flowers, herbs, cheese, plants and baked goods. The 2018 Walpole Farmers Market takes place Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. through Octo. 20.
The Walpole Public Schools added true community involvement, also, through a fabulous gardens project with beautiful plants and fresh produce harvested by schools, families and staff.
Additionally, occasional entertainment and constant word-of-mouth helped further propel this local farmers market into a town wide success.
It is absolutely heartwarming to see the Walpole Farmers Market thriving as a true community event. More people now than ever before are frequenting the Walpole Farmers Market, which just goes to show that planting such a wonderful seed can benefit the downtown and Walpole residents from every neighborhood in its special 21 square miles!
The Walpole Farmers Market is located at Spring Brook Park on East Street (Route 27) near the intersection of Route 1A behind the Walpole Town Hall. Park at the Town Hall and walk over the “bridge to nowhere.”
Where to see great foliage in Walpole
Enjoy Willow Pond at Bird Park
Savoring yummy orange zest cake at Red Cherry Cafe in Walpole
My favorite roads leading into Walpole
White’s Bridge at the Walpole Town Forest
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