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Summer Market 2014
Saturdays 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Opening Day – June 7, 2014
Closing Day (Halloween Party) – October 25, 2014
The Market is open from 9 AM to 12:30 PM every Saturday through October 25th. It features local and organic vegetables and fruit, baked goods, eggs, flowers and plants, handmade art and crafts, honey and maple syrup, jams and jellies, naturally-raised meats, pickles and more.
Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.
Special Events at The Market
Please check back here for Special Events that will be posted as they are scheduled.

· Saturday, October 25, 2014
Last Farmers’ Market & Halloween Party
9 AM to 12:30 PM
Vendors in Halloween costumes.
  
Photo by Barbara Hanson.
Join us on Saturday, October 25, for the last day of the 2014 Summer Farmers’ Market at the Dudley Farm. From 9 AM to 12:30 PM, the Farmers’ Market will offer seasonal produce, mums and cut flowers, eggs, baked and canned goods, naturally-raised meats, honey and maple syrup, and handmade art and crafts. In addition, you are invited to celebrate the season’s end with a special self-guided Halloween Scavenger Hunt and Trick-or-Treat fun with our costumed vendors.

Children are encouraged to wear costumes and adults are welcome to join in the fun. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The market is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather and there is no rain date for this event. Contact 860–349–3917 for more information.

· Saturday, October 18, 2014
Rain date: October 25, 2014

Harvest Day at The Dudley Farm
9 AM to 2 PM
Join us on Saturday, October 18 for Harvest Day at The Dudley Farm. From 9 AM to 2 PM, the Dudley Farm Museum and the Farmers’ Market will celebrate the Harvest with family fun and autumnal delights. This year we invite you to join us for food, music, activities for children and demonstrations of early 19th century skills. Rain date is October 25.

At the Market
We offer seasonal produce, mums and cut flowers, eggs, baked and canned goods, naturally-raised meats, honey and maple syrup, handmade art and crafts. In addition, a number of Market vendors will demonstrate their specialties throughout the day and other presentations are scheduled as follows (times are approximate and subject to change):
10 AM – Soap making
11 AM – Raising meat naturally
12 PM – Beekeeping
1 PM – Canning

Around the Farm
The Dudley Farm Museum offers spinning and blacksmith demos, working the oxen, and brewing beer. There will be an art project for children using pokeweed ink and twigs; dyeing of wool with pumpkin and pokeweed; popcorn, corn shelling & grinding. “Treasures from the Dudley Farm Attic – Revisited” will have items for sale, including many from the 19th century. The Farmhouse will be open for tours, where “It’s Getting Cold: Coats, Cloaks, Capes and Carriage Robes from the 19th Century” will be displayed. Lunch from the grill will be available.

· Saturday, September 13, 2014
Special Event at the Farmers’ Market
9 AM to 12:30 PM
Two fairy houses
  
Photo by Barbara Hanson.
Join us for our first “Fairy Festival.”
Children, accompanied by adults, are invited to follow the Fairy Trail, build a Fairy House, decorate a wand, and/or create a crown with guest author Cheryl Kling.

Vendors can participate by creating a Fairy House or Garden to be displayed at their tables or along the Trail; gathering natural materials such as acorns, feathers, and pinecones for decorating the Fairy Houses. Contact vendors Cindy or Tricia if interested in helping with the event.

Spritely costumes are encouraged.

· Saturday, August 16, 2014
Special Events at the Farmers’ Market
Enjoy 3 presentations by our local growers & beekeeper; times are approximate:
10:00 AM - Susan Willis - Organic Gardening
10:30 AM - Cathy Provencher - Sprouts
11:00 AM - Walter Pond - Beekeeping

Market Events : 2012
For Details and Photographs of Market Events,
please visit our 2012 Events page.
June 9   The Peace Corps: Making a Difference
June 16   Food and Nutrition
Market Events : 2011
For Details and Photographs of Market Events,
please visit our 2011 Events page.
June 18 & 25   Pollinator Workshop
July 30   Candle-making Demonstration
Psaltery Concert
Understanding Organic Gardening
August 6
   Soap-making Demonstration
August 13
   Spinning Demonstration
The Art of Flower Arranging
August 27
   How To Cook It
September 17
   Tai Chi Demonstration
September 24   Soap-making Demonstration
Introduction to Knitting
Creative Woodturning
October 8
   How To Make Corn Relish
October 22
   The Art of Scanner Photography
October 29
   Birdhouses and Feeders
December 3
   Maple Candy Demonstration
Harvest Day
Saturday, October 18, 2014
9 AM to 2 PM

Holiday Market
Saturdays, December 6 and 13, 2014
9 AM to 2 PM

Winter Market
First Saturday of the month, February through May 2015
February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM
The Dudley Farm Museum Winter Market will be held the first Saturday of each month February through May, from 9AM to 12:30 PM in the Munger Barn. We offer baked goods, eggs, handmade crafts, jams and jellies, naturally-raised meats, pickles, winter vegetables and more.
Craft vendors alternate months during the Winter Market.

Markets and special events are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. Alternate dates will not be scheduled unless specifically noted.


Vegetable vendor at The Dudley Farm Farmers' Market
  
Photo by Barbara Hanson.
  
















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