Market News!

August 14th, 2014

cornSustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market Every Saturday!

We’ll be at Cambridge and North Union streets in town from 9 AM to 1 PM. Stop by to buy some local produce, beautiful artwork, baked goods, fresh fish, honey, jams and more!

Reminder: SNAP/WIC users receive Double Dollars!

Up to $10 Double Dollars are given for every $10 SNAP/WIC dollars used at the Market. What that means is ten more dollars FREE to buy fresh produce and food- all locally produced! SNAP/WIC users, don’t miss out on this special opportunity to purchase fresh fish and fresh farm produce!

 

Henry Fee at tableWelcome to the Market, Something Natural!

Now you can buy your favorite, freshly-baked Something Natural bread at the Market! The Portuguese loaf seems to be most popular, but there’s also whole wheat, rye, French baguette, pumpernickle and herb, along with fresh-baked cookies, brownies and muffins.  Meet Henry Fee at this new table! Something Natural Portuguese Bread close up

 

 

 

In the Big Yellow Entertainment Tent this Saturday:

Nantucket BallroomNantucket Ballroom

Nantucket Ballroom will be joining us in the entertainment tent, showing costumes, providing information and selling tickets to their live dance performance, “Mystery on the Orient Express.” The performance is occurring on Saturday, August 23rd at 7:30. If you want to learn more about the performance or about Nantucket Ballroom in general, feel free to stop by the tent to talk!

 

 

Maria MitchellMMA w kid touching a spider crab Association

Maria Mitchell Association and their educators will once again be joining us with the touch tanks! Come by to see and  learn about some incredible sea creatures, such as hermit crabs, snails, and more.

 

Nantucket Vegan

Nantucket Vegan will also be joining us in the Entertainment Tent to talk about and give information on having a vegan lifestyle. Visit them to learn more!

Sustainable Nantucket

At the Sustainable Nantucket table, we  provide information about our non-profit organization, as well as selling a variety of non-profit merchandise; everything earned from selling these goods goes right back into running the Farmers and Artisans Market program.

We sell a variety of sustainable goods to help support our programs!corn mugs full shot

 

This hot beverage Corn Mug tumbler is perfect for your morning coffee! Made 100% from corn! With the Nantucket Grown logo.

 

 

 

 

 

KKanteensKlean Kanteens with the Nantucket Grown logo are made of stainless steel so they provide untainted water even in hot cars!  (Fill yours up with free Nantucket Pure water in our tent!)

 

 

Tote_Bag_Edited_Image copyOur Market totes are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. These are useful to carry around produce and goods bought at the Market, or to use on any sort of shopping trip to cut out use of plastic and paper bags! Features our Nantucket Grown logo on one side, and an interior pocket with velcro-closure.

 

 

Elli Gottwald painting

 

 

This set of 6 different Market Cards with matching envelopes was handpainted for us by Ellie Gottwald of Front Porch Studio and shows watercolor scenes of the Market. Visit Ellie’s table at the Market for more of her wonderful watercolors and inspired products!

 

cropped cover for PRTake the Farm Trail! Polpis Road Farm Trail and Hummock Pond Road Farm Trail Guides can be driven or biked, with the guide supplying information along the way for stops at local farms, parks, natural sights, scenic vistas and historic sites. Includes a map in the centerfold.

 

 

 

 

 

Check out these local artisans this Saturday!

Melissa Duley and Chris Bonelli with fish print tentLive Off the Sand

At Live Off the Sand, owners Chris Bonelli and Melissa Dudleyoffer a variety of beautiful items. Chris creates original fish and animal prints from sea life he catches himself. Melissa crafts fine jewelry, including both bracelets and necklaces. She has a variety of cool designs, such as navigational star jewelry, beach glass, musical notes, and more. Be sure to stop by Live Off the Sand’s tent to see both their works! Melissa Dudley with customer

 

 

Shop the Market year-round @ market.sustainablenantucket.org

 

Meet Our August 16 Vendors!

August 14th, 2014

cornGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce, Moors End corn!
Nantucket Honeybee – island honey Read the rest of this entry »

Meet Our August 9 Vendors!

August 8th, 2014

Pumpkin Pond table with sign and produce another viewGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce
Nantucket Honeybee – island honey
Hope Sprouts Organic Microfarm – organic sprouts & microgreens
Farm to School – seasonal produce from the school garden Read the rest of this entry »

Market News!

August 8th, 2014

Elli Gottwald paintingWhat’s Growing at the Market?

Meet our island Growers/Food producers!

 

 

Growers/Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond table with sign and produce another viewPumpkin Pond Farm

Marty McGowan and co. at Pumpkin Pond Farm have been long time vendors at the Market, selling organic produce, fresh herbs, and flowers. While the produce changes to match the season, Pumpkin Pond sells peas, beans, lettuce, beets, arugula, and more. If you want to learn more about the farm, be sure to check out Sustainable Nantucket’s recently issued annual magazine, Nantucket Grown!

 

Boatyard FarmCarl Keller at Boatyard Farm table with customer

Carl Keller and Tori McCandles have been at the Market with us all year, selling fresh, organically grown produce, herbs, and more. It’s their first (of what we hope will be many) year(s) with us!

 

 

David Berry with honey jars on tableNantucket Honeybee

At the Nantucket Honeybee table, David Berry sells delicious honey he produced on island. It’ll be a great addition to baked goods, teas, and more!

 

 

Hope Sprouts Organic MicrofarmKODAK Digital Still Camera

Kim McCutcheon sells fresh sprouts, microgreens, and edible flowers that are sure to satisfy. In addition, Kim often sells cut flowers, such as hydrangeas or zinnias that would brighten any setting.

 

 

DSCF1135Farm to School

A Sustainable Nantucket Program, Farm to School teaches school children how to grow food and helps provide healthy, sustainable meals for Nantucket’s youth. We  have a school garden where fruits, vegetables and flowers are grown. Students will be selling some of their produce at the Sustainable Nantucket’s table this Saturday!

 

 

 

Ooh La La Gardens Ooh La la Garden girls at table with sign

At Ooh La La Gardens, Fraser Long and Pilar Pavez sell cut flowers, live plants and herbs they have produced on island. Their table always stands out for both its gorgeous plants and displays.

 

 

 

DSCF2210 Meg Glidden in apron shows fishGlidden’s Island Seafood

Dave and Meg Glidden’s family has been selling fresh fish at their mid-Island location for many generations, and for the first time have started selling it at the Market on Saturdays. They have a variety of fish to sell, including bluefish, squid, fluke and more!

 

 

 

 

 


 

Value-Added Food Producers

nantucket jam jarsNantucket Jams

Tedy Veleva produces delectable jams made from island berries, such as beach plums, blueberries, cranberries, and more. She also sells homemade baked goods that are so good you’ll be coming back for seconds.

 

 

 

DSCF2152 02554 juice owners Starr & Jessica02554 Juice

Owners Starr Rivard and Jessica Hanlon use local, seasonal produce from island growers to make a variety of cold-pressed, organic juices. They also make fresh healthy snacks including hummus and chips, beef jerky, and more.

 

 

 

 

 

Nantucket Pasty Co.Nantucket Pasty pasties in case with person looking

If you haven’t had the chance to visit Nantucket Pasty Co. on the strip, then come visit them at the Market! Not only do they sell delicious pies (personally, the steak and cheese is my favorite), but fresh juices as well. All of their products are made from high quality ingrediants as well- organic milk and eggs, etc.

Island GirlsIsland Girls Nantucket Pops

Owners Wendy Metcalfe, Maeve Harrington and Juliet Hunter make fresh fruit popsicles, often made from local produce. Some of these pops are dairy free, while others use milk, coconut, milk, or yogurt as an ingredient.

 

 

Wicked Island BakeryWicked Island Bakery morning-bun

We love having Wicked Island Bakery at the Market, if not for their amazing Morning Buns, then for the hot and ice coffee they sell in the early hours. In addition, they also sells freshly baked baguettes that are often bought still warm from the oven.

 

KODAK Digital Still CameraACKFresh

Samantha Stillings, Brent Tartamella and Joanna Roache at ACKFresh sell a variety of cold-pressed juices, made with seasonal, on-island produce sourced from local farms such as Far Away Farm, Pumpkin Pond Farm, Boatyard Farm, and more. Their vegetable and fruit juices are particularly satisfying during a hot and sunny day!

 

 

 

Ambrosia Ambrosia products infused vinegars

Ambrosia travels from their location at Centre St. to join us for the Market on Saturdays. Claudia Wallace and her team sell spice blends, tea, and salt blends, as well as chocolates and baked goods. In addition, from time to time they sell fresh herbs, wool, produce and honey from their partner farm, Far Away Farm.

 

Rob Donohue of Pirate PopsPirate Pops

Rob Donahue’s Pirate Pops are particularly refreshing and satisfying on those hot Market days, so now is the time to get them! They have  a variety of flavors, including organic strawberry lemonade, pomegranate blueberry, a non-dairy fudgesicle, pina colada, and more.
Small Town Girl Taylor Cullen holds caramel sauce jar

At Small Town Girl, Taylor Cullen creates an abundance of sweet items, such as jams, caramels, and other candies. If it’s not something sweet your looking for, try some of her hot sauces! In addition to food, Taylor also sells several artisan items, including neck wraps, candles, essential oils, ceramics, and more.

 

 

 

DSCF2187 Tafari Organics dipping oilsTafari Organics

At Tafari Organics, Alana Cullen makes many delicious goods, including dipping oils, vinegars, artisan bread, sauces, and more. In addition, her husband, Marcus, a woodworker, crafts a variety of gifts, including whales, cutting boards, knives & bowls. Together they create organic body products, soap, and more.

 

 

Fare IsleFare Isle & Kaity Farrell

Kaity Farrell creates a variety of vegan baked goods, hand blended teas, infused vinegars, and more. In addtion, the Fare Isle table sells organically grown produce, herbs, and body-care products made from medicinal quality herbs. Kaity’s station at the Market is both aesthetically pleasing and full of high quality products you won’t regret buying.

 

Come check out these vendors, along with our incredible artisans, this Saturday!

Shop at the Market year-round, online @ market.sustainablenantucket.org

Reminder: SNAP users receive Double Dollars!

Up to $10 Double Dollars are given for every $10 SNAP dollars used at the Market, every Saturday! What that means is ten more dollars FREE to buy fresh produce and food- all locally produced! SNAP/EBT users don’t miss out on this special opportunity to purchase fresh fish and fresh farm produce!

Market Cancelled August 2 Due to Rain

August 2nd, 2014

Market News!

July 31st, 2014

Elli Gottwald paintingStart August on a High Note!

Come visit us once again at the Sustainable Nantucket Farmers and Artisans Market this Saturday from 9AM to 1PM downtown at Cambridge and North Union Streets! Record crowds have already visited the Market this year- about 7,000 visitors in the month of June alone, Read the rest of this entry »

Meet Our August 2 Vendors!

July 31st, 2014

colorful veggies_blake Growers & Harvesters

Nantucket Honeybee – island honey; Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce; Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce; Ooh La La Garden – cut flowers; Hope Sprouts Organic Microfarm – organic sprouts & microgreens; Far Away Farm – wool; Glidden’s Island Seafood – island-landed fresh fish, bluefish pate

Read the rest of this entry »

Meet our July 26 Vendors!

July 24th, 2014
Dylan East Frisian lamb

Farm Away Farm’s East Friesian lamb will visit the Market this Saturday!

Growers & Harvesters

Far Away Farm – wool
Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic produce, herbs Read the rest of this entry »

Mid-Island Tuesday Farmers Market on Hiatus

July 23rd, 2014

Elli Gottwald paintingThe Mid-Island Farmers Market at the Muse parking lot on Tuesday afternoons has gone on hiatus as we seek a new location.

Please visit us downtown at the full Farmers & Artisans Market on Saturdays through October 11, 9am to 1pm, at North Union and Cambridge Streets (by the Starlight Theater).

Meet Our July 19 Vendors!

July 16th, 2014
Carl Keller in hat with veggies

Carl Keller of Boatyard Farm. Visit their table of freshly-picked produce every Saturday at the SN Farmers & Artisans Market, and visit their farm at 165 Hummock Pond Road!

Growers & Harvesters

Gliddens Island Seafood – island-landed fresh fish, bluefish pate, squid, mackerel, bluefish, bay scallops, fluke
Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce Read the rest of this entry »