The List: Pioneer Valley Farmers Market Where and When 2016

Richard Pascale, of the Shoestring Farm in Colrain, puts a tray of herbs and seedlings on the stroller of Fiona Hutchison , 11 months, Mom, Kara Huchison ,of Greenfield is at left.Neeling in back is Pat MacPherson,of Montague, who is also buying plants from Richard.The Hutchisons were among the many visitors to the opening day of the Greenfield Farmers Market. story RD 07/5/5 Geoff Bluh

It’s time, everyone! Spring is well under way and summer is just around the corner (or maybe it’s already here, judging by last week’s heat wave). Time to supercharge your shop local skills and hit the streets (and fields, and parking lots) for the Valley’s spring and summer farmers markets.

Here’s where, and when, to hit them up. Rip out this page, stick it to you fridge, and make farmers market visits a regular part of your week:

 

AMHERST Amherst Common, Spring Street parking lot Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Through Nov. 19 

ASHFIELD Town Common Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through Oct. 29

 

ATHOL 1551 Main St. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through Oct. 31

 

BERNARDSTON 58 Church St. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through Oct. 1

 

CHICOPEE Corner of Chicopee and Perrault Streets Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 6 to September 14

 

CONWAY 1 Elm St. Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. June 3 to Sept. 30

 

EAST LONGMEADOW 328 North Main St. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10 to Oct. 7

 

EASTHAMPTON Municipal Bldg. Parking Lot Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through Sept. 24

 

ENFIELD Corner of North Main and Church streets Wednesdays, 4-8 p.m. July 13 to Oct. 12

 

FLORENCE Florence Civic Center Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Through Oct. 26

GREENFIELD — TUESDAY Between Green Fields Market and King’s Gym Tuesdays, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Through Oct. 25

 

GREENFIELD — SATURDAY Court Square and Town Common Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Through Oct. 29

 

HAMPDEN 123 Allen St. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through Oct. 1

 

HOLYOKE — CENTER In front of City Hall Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Through Oct. 20

 

HOLYOKE — NUESTRAS RAICES 329 Main St. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18 to Oct. 15

 

LONGMEADOW 666 Bliss Road Thursdays, 2-7 p.m. June 9 to Oct. 27

 

MONSON 5 High St. Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Through Oct. 1

 

NORTHAMPTON — TUESDAY Behind Thornes Marketplace Tuesdays, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Through Nov. 8

 

NORTHAMPTON — SATURDAY 8 Gothic St. Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through Nov. 12

 

NORTHFIELD 105 Main St. Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Through Oct. 6

 

ORANGE 135 East Main St. Mondays and Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Through Oct. 13

 

PALMER — THREE RIVERS Hryniewicz Park Mondays, 1-5 p.m. Through Oct. 26

 

SHELBURNE FALLS Corner of Water and Main streets Fridays, 2-6:30 p.m. Through Oct. 28

 

SHUTESBURY In front of Town Hall Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon Through Oct. 1

 

SOUTH HADLEY — CENTER Town Common Thursdays, 2-6 p.m. Through Oct. 6

 

SOUTH HADLEY — MCCRAY’S FARM 55 Alvord St. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through Sept. 17

 

SPRINGFIELD — CHURCH IN THE ACRES 1383 Wilbraham Road Mondays, 2-6 p.m. June 6 to Oct. 3

 

SPRINGFIELD — COOPERATIVE 158 Avocado St. Saturdays, 7-11 a.m. Through June 11

 

SPRINGFIELD — ECC CHURCH 915 Plumtree Road Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. June 8 to Oct. 5

 

SPRINGFIELD — FOREST PARK 302 Sumner Ave. Tuesdays, 12:30-6 p.m. Through Oct. 25

 

SPRINGFIELD — GO FRESH MOBILE Various locations around the city Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 25 to Oct. 31

 

SPRINGFIELD — STCC 1 Armory Square Wednesdays, noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 13 to Oct. 26

 

TURNERS FALLS Corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. Through Oct. 26

 

WESTFIELD 36 Court St. Thursdays, noon to 6 p.m. Through Oct. 6

 

Source: Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA); buylocalfood.org.

Hunter Styles

Author: Hunter Styles

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