Our Winter Farmers’ Market

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Interested in becoming a Winter Farmers’ Market Sponsor?

Seacoast Eat Local is seeking sponsors to support the winter farmers’ market season. These community events are an important venue for Seacoast residents to connect with area growers and learn more about the nutritional, ecological, and economic benefits of a strong local food system. This sponsorship opportunity will provide your business with up to six months of access to a base of engaged consumers, farmers, small business owners, and active community members.

Sponsors will receive recognition opportunities on our website, through social media, in our e-newsletters, and at markets. Exposure through these platforms will easily exceed reaching 7,000 individuals in the Seacoast region!

Please see the below link for details on sponsorships which will help sustain the winter markets – and thank you for your generous support!

Winter Farmers’ Market Sponsorship Package

Online payment for sponsorships is available

For more information, contact Shawn Menard, Program Director at [email protected]

Volunteering at the Winter Farmers’ Markets

Volunteers make our organization strong and our work possible! If you would like to volunteer at one of our Winter Farmers’ Markets, please contact Shelly Smith or signup for shifts by market date through these links:

November 16, Exeter
November 23, Rollinsford
December 7, Rollinsford
December 14, Exeter
December 21, Rollinsford
January 11, Exeter
January 25, Rollinsford
February 8, Exeter
February 22, Rollinsford
March 14, Exeter
March 28, Rollinsford
April 11, Exeter

 

NEW: Collaborative Winter Farmers’ Markets with Kittery Community Market!

Kittery Community Winter Farmers’ Markets in collaboration with Seacoast Eat Local will take place from 10am-2pm on the following Sundays at the Kittery Community Center. See directions below.

Nov 10, Nov 24, Dec 8, Dec 22, Jan 5, Jan 19, Feb 2, Feb 16

 

 

Special Events and Services at the Winter Farmers’ Markets

Check back soon for more information!

SNAP/EBT

We proudly accept SNAP/EBT dollars at all of our Winter Farmers’ Markets. At the market, SNAP recipients can choose how much they would like to spend that day on food purchases, with no minimum amount required. A market staff member will then swipe their EBT card for that amount. The customer is then given wooden tokens, that are used just like cash, and can be used to buy food at approved vendors at the market. Tokens never expire – if you do not use them all that day, they can be saved for future markets.  Learn More about shopping with SNAP

CSA Days at the Markets

During some Winter Farmers’ Markets, in addition to an amazing farmers’ market, we offer the chance to meet farmers who have CSA shares available.

Each CSA is unique, offering different pick up locations, diversity of products, and experiences. CSA Days at the market give you a chance to ask questions and find the right CSA for you. Whether you are interested in a traditional boxed share, farm credit based share, local delivery or on-farm pick up, there will be a farm for you. There are spring and summer, fall, and year round CSA options. Learn more about CSAs and find farms that offer shares .

CSA DAYS:

Exeter: Feb 8th

Kittery: Feb 16th (Sunday)

Rollinsford: Feb 22nd

 

 

Getting to the Winter Farmers’ Markets

Wentworth Greenhouses

141 Rollins Rd, Rollinsford, NH
1 mile past Red’s Shoe Barn of Dover
10am to 2pm

Hosted in collaboration with Wentworth Greenhouses

Craft Market: Wentworth Greenhouses hosts a Select Winter Crafts Market that takes place simultaneously with the Winter Farmers’ Market, open 9am-2pm

Extra Parking, Free ShuttleWe will be offering the parking shuttle again this year, with additional parking for the market provided by Salmon Falls Stoneware, 75 Oak Street in Dover, just around the corner from the market. The shuttle will run continuously from 10 am –2 pm, arrive and leave when you like.  This year we have a second shuttle stop as well as limited parking at the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, located at 550 Central Avenue in Dover.  The Saturday COAST schedule for Dover/Somersworth/Berwick can be found here.

Salmon Falls Stoneware

 

 

 

Exeter High School
1 Blue Hawk Drive, Exeter, NH
Route 101 to exit 9, follow route 27 west 1.8 miles.
10am to 2pm

 

 

 

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