Category Archives: Winter Farmers Markets

Volunteering at the Winter Farmers Markets


  We need your help! Volunteers at the winter markets help vendors unload, help at the merchandise table, and help at the entrance greeting and counting customers.  Which best suits you? We have a total of 12 markets (the first being earlier AND in Exeter this year!!) and you can view available shifts and sign up […]

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Keep It Fresh at the Farmers’ Markets!

Seacoast Eat Local needs your support! Consider making a tax-deductible contribution that helps Seacoast residents connect to sources of fresh local foods, all year long! At Seacoast Eat Local, our mission is to connect people with sources of locally grown food and to work for a sustainable local food system that supports the health of our environment, […]

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Isis’s post: Getting to Know Shelly Smith

By Isis Ulery Chapman, Seacoast Eat Local intern, part of her series getting to know the board members and people behind Seacoast Eat Local   I know you just joined Seacoast Eat Local over the summer, could you tell me the story of how you chose to work with SEL? I never envisioned myself working for a […]

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Marco Polo Market Soup

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Eating locally has never meant giving up global flavors for me. I just love food from everywhere else too much. Even back in the days of the Eat Local Challenges, spices got special dispensation under “Marco Polo” rules. Bringing local ingredients to the forefront of recipes from all over the world is especially satisfying in […]

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Getting Ready For Market

Getting Ready for Market from Seacoast Eat Local on Vimeo. Getting Ready for Market, December 5th, 2015, 3 hours in 3 minutes, Video made by Brendan Cornwell. Each winter farmers’ market week, we arrive early to start setting up. For almost three hours, there’s a lot of scurrying about, with a terrific crew of volunteers helping over 50 […]

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#Volunteer and make a farmer’s day

At every market, the farmers start unloading early in order to be set up and ready when the doors open. In the winter, farmers have an extra distance to the unloading process, they can’t just pull their trucks right up to their spot like they do in summertime. So we gather a crew of volunteers to help […]

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Nothin’ But a Good Time

volunteer at the Winter Farmers Markets

Don’t need nothin’ but a good time How can I resist Ain’t lookin’ for nothin’ but a good time And it don’t get better than this …. Volunteering at the Winter Farmers’ Markets of course! What did you think Poison was singing about? Loading…

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My First Ever Winter Farmers’ Market

By Brianna Bowlan, Seacoast Eat Local intern This past Saturday I experienced my first Winter Farmer’s Market at the Wentworth Greenhouses. For those of you who have not been to a Winter Farmer’s Market, I highly suggest you go this winter. They are full of excitement and have great products for everyone in your family! […]

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Volunteer at the Winter Farmers’ Markets!

Winter Farmers Markets Volunteer Sign Up Seacoast Eat Local markets are community events and volunteers make them awesome! The morning crew helps with market set-up, assists with vendor parking, and helps unload vendor vehicles. Volunteers during the market help at the info booth and around the market, counting customers and answering questions. Join us for […]

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Are You Sad The Summer Markets Are Over?

Many of our summer markets will soon be coming to a close (here’s a calendar of all the open markets), however, the Winter Markets will be starting up! The Winter Markets are a great place to come during the cold, snowy winters when you are getting cabin fever. Bring the kids, or your friends and come […]

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