The Lowell Farmers Market opens for the season today July 8 from 2-6pm. Still in it’s easily accessible location in the JFK Plaza next to Lowell City Hall, the market has expanded opportunities for locavores offering a vast array of vegetables, breads, sustainably-farmed pork, chicken, beef, eggs, and dairy products as well as crafts, prepared foods, coffee, desserts and other specialities. Look for cooking demonstrations and entertainment as the season rolls out.
Since 1979, CTI has sponsored the Outdoor Farmers’ Market in downtown Lowell which offers fresh, locally grown produce from area farmers. Open every Friday from early July through late October, the Farmers’ Market provides the residents, workers and visitors of Lowell an opportunity to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, homemade preserves, and even homemade crafts from local farmers and artisans.
The Farmers’ Market features weekly theme events like Children’s Day or Senior Citizen’s Day and offers live entertainment, food demonstrations, and discounts on quality products. The Market also accepts WIC coupons that may be redeemed for fresh produce.
Remember – the Farmers’ Market is centrally located in the JFK plaza in front of Lowell’s City Hall and often attracts hundreds of shoppers from the surrounding area. For more information about the Farmers’ Market, call CTI at (978) 459-0551. Stay tuned for information updates.