, Salem, MA


June 12, 2013

Farmers markets bloom on the North Shore

Marblehead has the oldest. Salem has the largest. But all are looking to another season of growth.


Staff writer Ethan Forman can be reached at 978-338-2673, by email at or on Twitter at @DanverSalemNews.


North Shore Farmers Markets

Salem: Opens tomorrow at 3 p.m. in Derby Square. Runs Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. through Oct. 4.

Beverly: Opened Monday, June 10, at Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Rantoul Street and Railroad Avenue, near the commuter rail station. Runs Mondays from 3 to 7 p.m.

Ipswich: Opens Saturday, July 13, in the Ebsco parking lot at Union and Estes streets. Runs Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 12.

Marblehead: Opens Saturday, June 15, at Marblehead Veterans Middle School, 217 Pleasant St. (enter from Vine Street). Runs Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

Middleton: Opens Wednesday, June 19, in the Angelica's Restaurant parking lot on South Main Street. Runs Wednesdays from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. through October.

Peabody: Opens Tuesday, July 16, at City Hall, corner of Lowell and Chestnut streets, 1 to 6 p.m.

Swampscott: Opened Sunday, June 9, at Swampscott High School. Runs Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October.

Topsfield: Opens Friday, June 14, at the Perkins Lot on Route 1 and Central Street, with crafts and prepared foods. Runs Fridays from 2 to 6 p.m. until Sept. 27. The vegetable and locally grown produce market starts Saturday, July 6, and runs Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon through Sept. 28.

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