Ice Cream Social! (at This Week’s Rockport Farmers Market)

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM: Rockport Farmers’ Market hosts its Annual Ice Cream Social!
Sponsored by The Ice Cream Store, Fudge Everything and Twin Lights Soda.
Proceeds to benefit Rockport Farmers’ Market.

Featured Vendors:
Rockport Farmers’ Market is proud to present two NEW vendors this week! Fryklund Tree Farm and Mola Bakery:

Frylund Tree Farm brings apples, peaches and pears grown right in West Gloucester.

Mola Bakery carries rich yogurt made from grass fed cows’ milk, hazelnut butter from artisan roasted Turkish hazelnuts, as well as a variety of savory and sweet scones with ingredients sourced from local farms.

Renowned chef Rosalie Harrington will be serving breakfast sandwiches!

Live Music: Molly Pinto Madigan
Hailed for her angelic voice and haunting compositions, Molly Pinto Madigan won first place in WUMB’s Boston Folk Festival Songwriting Contest and was named “Artist of the Year” at Salem State University, her alma mater.

Featured Non Profit: Toad Hall
Toad Hall has always given 100% of its profits to environmental projects. Founded in 1972 as the direct result of Earth Day, the bookstore has donated over $133,000, mostly in the form of small ‘seed money’ grants. In many cases projects would not have moved forward without Toad Hall’s support.

This Week’s Vendors Include:

Abbott Honey – local honey harvested in Gloucester.
Arrowhead Family Farm – no-spray fruits and vegetables grown on a 12th generation farm in Newburyport.
Cake Ann – freshly baked cakes and pastries from Rockport.
First Light Farm – local vegetables grown in Hamilton.
Fryklund Tree Farm – apples, peaches and pears grown in West Gloucester.
Homegrowers Table: 40-B Farm – locally grown fresh veggies from Rockport
Knead Dough Bakery – fresh breads and treats baked in Gloucester.
Ma & Pa’s Pickles – jams, relishes, pickles and chutneys made locally in Gloucester.
Mola Bakery ‘ Yogurt, hazelnut butter and scones.
Roving Radish Free Range Vegetable Ranch – fresh vegetables and flowers grown in Ipswich.
Sasquatch Smokehouse – salmon, mussels and other seafood smoked in Gloucester.
Seaview Farm – grass-fed beef, eggs and fresh vegetables from Rockport’s own 7th generation farm.
Sugar Buff – beautifully decorated sugar cookiesand baked goods from Salem.
That Nutty Redhead – packaged nuts steam cooked in Rockport.
Trupiano’s Sausage – Italian sausages and breakfast links made in Gloucester.
Valverde Coffee Roasters – freshly roasted in Salisbury.

Veggie Valet: Need someone to watch your Farmers Market loot while you stroll the lovely town of Rockport?
Check your veggies (think coat check) at the Rockport Exchange Veggie Valet.

Location: Harvey Park in Rockport, Massachusetts, at the corner of Broadway and Mt. Pleasant Street.

Dates & Times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays from June 20th – October 3rd, 2015

Participation & Vendor Information: The Rockport Farmers Market is a juried food market. Vendors must grow or make their own food product.

Rockport Exchange Community Programming: Farmers’ Market vendor fees help support Rockport Exchange’s community events & activities.