CSA Day and Winter Farmers’ Market, February 23

CSA Day at the Market — A Unique Opportunity!

While the blizzard a couple of weeks ago may have slowed us down, it certainly didn’t stop us! It just means that our CSA Day at the Saturday, February 23rd market, from 10am-2pm at Wentworth Greenhouses in Rollinsford, will be a one-of-a-kind winter market event this year. In addition to our regular cadre of farmers and food producers selling their locally grown and made foods at the market, there will be 16 18 farms with CSA shares available to discuss their programs and sign up members. CSAs are a terrific way for you to strengthen and expand your connection to local food, seasonal produce, and especially, the people who grow it. There are a lot of diverse options for pick-up locations, share structures, available foods, and farm involvement. Come to CSA Day to find the right option for you!

Market Highlights

SNAP/EBT Welcome by All Vendors

All vendors at the Winter Farmers’ Markets now accept SNAP/EBT! At the market, SNAP recipients can choose how much they would like to spend that day on food purchases. A market staff member will swipe their EBT card for that amount. The customer is then given wooden tokens, which are used just like cash, and can be used to buy food at approved vendors at the market. Learn more about shopping with SNAP. Support for this program is provided by the Thomas W. Haas Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.

About the Location and Free Market Shuttle

Wentworth Greenhouses is located at 141 Rollins Road, Rollinsford, NH, just 1 mile past Red’s Shoe Barn of Dover. Wentworth Greenhouses is both our collaborator and sponsor, and we thank them as we enjoy another great season of Winter Farmers’ Markets! Here’s a map >

A free shuttle van will run in a continuous loop throughout the duration of the market. Salmon Falls Stoneware at 75 Oak Street in Dover is the host to our shuttle parking location. Arrive and leave on your own schedule, with easy parking and drop off for you and your shopping bags! Here’s a map for shuttle and market location>

Thank-you to our Market Sponsors

We are grateful to our sponsors, whose generous support help make these markets possible — Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Greenhouses, Rollinsford Market Underwriters; Veris Wealth Partners, CSA Day sponsor; Bikram Yoga Portsmouth and Farm Credit East, Day Sponsors — thank-you! If interested in learning more about becoming a Winter Farmers’ Market sponsor, contact heather@seacoasteatlocal.org.

For more information: www.seacoasteatlocal.org

See you at the Market!

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