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Ashland Farmers Market to Hold Thanksgiving Holiday Market, Nov. 22

Nov 17, 2014 10:45AM ● By Pamela Johnson

Something for all ages at Ashland Farmers' Market

The Ashland Farmers Market  (AFM) will hold their annual pre-Thanksgiving market at the Ashland Middle School Gym, 87 W Union St. (Rt. 135), on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9AM to 1PM. Visitors can purchase their Thanksgiving fixings and get some holiday shopping done all in one trip from over 40 vendors, including 16 artisans.
AFM vendors will once again donate fresh produce to Ashland Youth and Family Services and the Ashland Food Pantry, which distributes it to Ashland families in need.
“The partnership between the Ashland Food Pantry and the Ashland Farmer's Market has been crucial to the health of the neediest families in town,” said Cara Tirrell, Director of Ashland Youth and Family Services.
Order Turkeys and Pies in Advance
To order a fresh, free-range, organically fed turkey, send a $25 deposit with the desired weight to Shady Pine Farm, 70 Sibley Road, New Braintree, MA 01531. Turkeys are 12-35 lbs at $5.99/lb. Pick up is from 2 to 3 PM, on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 125 Front St. (across from the Ashland Public Library, where the summer market is held). Contact Julie Gaumond, 413-477-8209, or email [email protected].
To order pies from Danish Pastry House (holiday pies and special pies, which include nut-fee sunflower seed--tastes like a pecan pie, poppy seed marzipan with streusel topping, apple blackberry ginger, fresh berry cream, pumpkin cheesecake), contact them directly, 617-926-2747 or by email at [email protected].
The partnership between Ashland Youth and Family Services and Ashland Farmers Market is crucial to the health of needy Ashland families. For more information and a complete list of vendors, visit




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