The Charles River Farmers Market Association has put together a market where you can get fresh, local ingredients for your family's table. Start with the freshly picked seasonal fruits, berries and vegetables. Grab a fresh bread, then cheese to match. Make some molto buono pasta, and grab some meat for the grill. Relax, and enjoy the Charles River Farmers' Markets!
at the Charles Hotel Year Round
Open during Covid-19
(no markets Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving weekend)
FridayS 12 - 6pm & SundayS 10am - 3pm
Located on the corner of Elliot and Bennet Streets in Cambridge, MA in front of the Charles Hotel (Winter Market is held inside the red sheds on the plaza).
at the Morse School Summers only (2022 dates)
SaturdayS 10am - 2pm Opens June 4th (no Market Oct 22, 2022 for Head of the Charles) Ends Nov 19th
Located in Cambridgeport, MA at the Morse School
Start with potted plants from Kimball fruit farm. They have foot high tomato plants, herbs, and other plants you can start with.
IPM is a process called integrated pest management.
Instead of using harmful chemicals, Kimballs uses environmental factors to control the pest population of their farms. They introduce friendly bugs to their farm, and those bugs in turn take care of all of the harmful garden pests. Environmentally friendly, with no artificial growth hormones. Kimball fruit farm is committed to having the best ingredients.
PLANTS & VEGETABLES
You can get all kinds of produce from our vendors. You can find Mizuna greens, summer squash, strawberries, blueberries, fresh and dried herbs, and more all at the Charles River Farmers Market.
From beets, to radishes, and carrots, tubers are popular vegetables at the market. You can find a huge variety of tomatoes. We have every variety from heirloom, to roma, plum, cherry tomatoes, and tomatoes right from the vine.
There are plenty of Culinary herbs to try too. Basil, mint, chives, and more. There are all kinds healthy vegetables to choose from. Ask your Farmer whats for dinner!
Vendors (see Vendor page for complete list)
Busa Farms (Fri & Sunday year round)
A variety of vegetables and berries
C & C Lobster and Fish (Sun year round)
The freshest fish available and our OWN fresh caught lobsters
Stillmans Quality Meats (Sun Year Round and Sat)
Pasture raised meats and poultry. Everything from lamb shanks, to pork shoulder, to ground beef.
Valicenti Pasta Farm (both days winter Sunday only Summer)
Fresh pasta, gourmet ravioli, Lasgna, Gluten Free offerings & farm stead sauces made in our barn kitchen with ingredients grown on our 10-acre farm.
Hickory Nut Farm (Winter Sundays)
Aged Goat Cheese, Soap and cleaning products, as well as other products made with thier own goats milk.
Del Sur (Fri all winter & Sun Dec 19th)
Empanadas (frozen) to take home to cook up a great meal.
Greatful Taste (Sun Winter)
Homestyle Jams, Jellies, Preserves. Honey and Maple syrup.
Great Harvest Bread Co., Newtonville, MA (Sat summer) (Fri & Sun Winter)
Fresh Made Breads, Cookies, Scones as well as some prepackaged take and bake items.
Griffin Hall Farm, Townsend, MA (Fri & Sun winter, Fri and Sat (biweekly sat) Summers)
Microgreens, Eggs & Chicken
Boston Smoked Fish, Boston Fish Pier (Sun Year round)
Fresh smoked fish filet and smoked fish Pate
Moonlight Farm, Ashburnham, MA (Friday winter)
Fresh eggs, Chicken and pork products
Coybrook Farm (Sun, Starts Aug 8)
West Brookfield, MA
Specializing in a variety of organic vegetables
Flats Mentor Farm (start in July)
(Sunday only) Lancaster, MA
Hi-Rise Bread Company (Sun summer only)
Freshly baked bread every day. Baguettes, whole wheat varieties, specialty quiche, cookies and more.
Kimball Fruit Farm (Fri & Sun summer only)
Pepperell, Ma & Hollis, NH
Fresh Fruit and Produce as well as starter plants
Stillmans Farm (Sat)
Vegetables, plants, fruits and more! Grown by an amazing farming family