Farmers Markets

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    Neighborhood Market Locations

    Over the past six years the number of Farmers Markets in Boston has increased from 13 markets in 2004 to 28 markets in 2011 with more on the horizon. Check out the location of your local neighborhood market; markets not only operate in the Spring and Summer months, but some operate in the Winter as well!

    Market Locations »

    Farmers Market MAP »

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    Opening a Farmers Market

    To open a farmers market you must first establish a location and appoint a manager who will aquire the necessary permits. Each vendor is responsible for obtaining health licenses, hawkers and peddlers, or other licenses.

    Farmers Market Permitting Process »

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    Instructions for Individual Vendors

    Vendors must complete a Farmers Market Application and follow all Division of Health procedures to obtain a Retail Farmers Market permit. Check the Farmers Market Regulatory Review for specific information.

    Instructions for Individual Vendors »

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    What Can be Sold at a Farmers Market

    A list of products, services, and accompanying restrictions ranging from produce to packaged foods and live entertainment.

    What Can Be Sold »

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    Weights & Measures

    Listing of Massachusetts General Law requirements regarding suitable scales, packaging of commodities, price declaration, and seller penalties for failing to adhere to appropriate laws. 

    Weights and Measures »


  • Fresh Fish Pilot Program

    The City of Boston’s Office of Food Initiatives and Farmers Market Managers are pleased to invite proposals in response to this request to offer fresh, locally caught fish at the City of Boston’s farmers markets.

    Fresh Fish Pilot Program 2013 Request for Proposal

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