South Boston Farmers Market returns in June

The South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation, the current sponsor of the South Boston Farmers Market, will hold an Opening Day Celebration at the market on June 6.

Check in with old favorites Freitas’ & Wenger’s Farms to get some flowers and early vegetables. Welcome our new fish vendor Ray the Fish Guy and bakery vendor PB Boulangerie! The first 20 shoppers will receive a $2 coupon for market products.South Boston Farmers Market

There will be live music playing by Jan and Lou Borelli from noon to 3 p.m.. Local officials will be present to kick-off the market around noon. For Opening Day, specialty vendors like ‘More Than Words’ (books) and ‘Tea is the Way’ (tea) will be selling their products as well. The Boston Cyclist’s Union will come out with their ‘Bike To Market’ program from 3 to 6 p.m. The program teaches young and old alike the basics of bike repair. Just bring down your bike and learn! Our Honorary Guest of the Day will be Mrs. Mary Lou Rosher, founder and tireless advocate and volunteer of the Southie Farmer’s Market.

The market season begins on opening day on June 6 and will go through Oct. 31, and will be held on every Monday, excluding July 4. The market runs from noon through 6 p.m., and is located at 446 Broadway on the sidewalk in front of the municipal parking lot.

The South Boston Farmers Market accepts EBT/SNAP, WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Coupons, and has Boston Bounty Bucks available for EBT/SNAP users.

If you’re interested in joining the farmers market committee or are looking for more information about vendors, programming, or sponsorship, please visit our website: sbndc.org/south-boston-farmers-market/ or find us on Facebook )South Boston Farmers Market) and Twitter at @SBFarmersMkt_

For more information, please visit sbndc.org/south-boston-farmers-market/

SBNDC is a local non-profit that has successfully developed over 180 units of affordable housing in the community. SBNDC also provides support to the South Boston Street Festival, the Christmas and Spring Strolls, and Southie Trees.

-Press release from the South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation

Jeanne Rooney

Jeanne Rooney is the Editor in Chief for South Boston Online.

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