It may only be March… and there still might be snow on the ground, but the Lola Grace Events’ Farmers’ Markets kick off the first week of June and we can’t wait to tell market-goers exactly what we have planned! Crowd favorites like the Chicken and Rice Guys and Guru the Caterer will be at Kendall Square’s South Plaza for all the die hard street-foodies. An increase in micro-greens, farm fresh produce and honey will be in abundance at each market. Best of all, we’ve signed on even more small-business new vendors to introduce their brands to our market locations! Read on to see who are current favorite vendors are. (Part 1 of many!)
We’re getting ‘lit’ at our farmers’ markets this year. Well- they’ll be no open flames, but you could go home and light up some newly purchased trendy candles c/o Boho Soy Candles! Boho Soy Candles bring safe, upscale smelling candles into health-conscious homes. Free of harmful fragrances and chemicals, each candle is made with with soy wax, phthalate free fragrance oils and essential oils. Boho Soy Candles even use lead free, wood wicks that crackle when they burn! To owners, Laura and Shannon, these candles are a lifestyle. Each candle has meaning behind it, that they hope inspire customers!
The sweetest, small batch bake shop in Lowell and Boston Public Market is coming to Kendall Square this summer with their gourmet marshmallows, s’mores, candy bars, chocolate covered pretzels and caramels. Forget about a campfire s’more- Sweet Lydia’s morsels are way better (and you don’t actually have to camp to eat them)!
Is there anything better than dipping warm bread in olive oil? In fact, there is- and it’s dunking bread into FLAVORED olive oil (16+ flavors to be exact) by Omega Olive Oil! With traditional flavorings like garlic and rosemary or more daring options like blood orange and habanero, there’s plenty to choose from for all your dipping, dressing and cooking needs. The best part about visiting Omega Olive Oil at the farmers market? Samples galore! Ugh oh, we’re sensing a carb overload in our future!
Andrea Brown has been a long-standing vendor at our Kendall Square farmers’ markets and even made it to the Union Point Fall Festival as a featured artisan vendor! Her pottery creations are unique, handcrafted and even microwave-safe. From cereal bowls to vases and every vessel in-between- you can bet Andrea made it with love. We love her work and hope you do too! Catch Fire Garden Pottery at this year’s Farmers’ Market at Kendall Square.
Atlantic Saltworks sea salt is hand harvested off the Atlantic shores of historic Gloucester, Massachusetts! Trust us, there is no better way to add flavor and a bit of crunch to your favorite meals and baked goods than with sea salt that is locally sourced and all natural with no added chemicals. Try their traditional, lemon and coffee flavor salts, meat rubs and turkey brines. Don’t get “salted” and miss out on this specialty vendor! Get yourself to Kendall Square Thursdays this summer from 11-2 and add that extra secret weapon to your cooking arsenal!