May 25th Sing Sing Swing will entertain us with excellent music from 10am-12pm
June 1st – 8am-12:30pm
4th Annual Great Crepe Fundraiser!p>
Come help us raise money for a great cause! Previous market vendors, The Two Tarts, will return for a one day sale of delicious, locally made crepesto help the market raise money for the SNAP Double Your Money Incentive that allows SNAP recipients to receive up to $5.00 in matched funds when they purchase $5.00 in SNAP tokens to spend at the Greenfield Farmers’ Market. Please join us for a delicious breakfast or lunch crepe and make this years event even better than last year! You can expect to see an apple pie crepe, local jam from Beaumont’s Berries and so much more.
Honey Bee Festival at the 2nd Congregational Church —come enjoy activities at the church from 10am-12pm including kids activities and teachings about honey bees. The kids are welcome to come dressed as a bee to participate in the honey bee parade through the market at 11:30am. At the farmers’ market we will be selling raffle tickets to win a Honey Bee Basket filled with delicious market items and the money raised will also go to our SNAP Double Your Money incentive program.
Leslie Chaison from the People’s Medicine Garden, located at the Greenfield Community Farm will have honey things to taste, recipes, hand outs, and demos about the medicinal aspect of honey.
Honey is an ancient food, and a live food. It is full of vitamins and minerals, and is a health and vitality enhancing substance. All natural, raw honey can actually be used as a medicine for wounds, burns, coughs, and cell regeneration. Honey is also the base for many medicinal preparations, including herbal meads, syrups, and medicinal honeys. Come learn about how to bring this delicious medicine into your life.
Rob Skelton’s Pitchfork band will be enteraining us on June 1st as well from 10am-12pm.
June 8th 10am-12pm: Pat & Tex LaMountain have been singing, writing, performing and harmonizing together for almost 35 years. Writers of dozens of songs, they have developed a diverse collection of material that includes American standards, swing tunes, folk, rock, jazz, bluegrass and country. Click here to sample some of their music!
June 15 Katies Sachs performs 10am-12pm.
June 22nd Mike Orlen will be performing form 10am-12pm and we are happy to announce that Silly Julie, kid entertainer will be at the market offering face painting and balloon tying/
Bake Sale Fundraiser
If you are interested in baking anything for the sale, please email Emma, the Assistant Market Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will also have a sign-up sheet at the market in the weeks leading up to the 21st.
10am – 12pm
Local band, SHAG will perform forgotten oldies and easy listening favorites from the 60s through the 80s, including hits from artists such as Roberta Flack, Loggins & Messina, Johnny Cash, Burt Bacharach, and more.
Fire Pond, presents music of many genres, including folk, Celtic, Eastern European, traditional, gospel, and originals. Instruments include: violin, banjo, viola, guitar, ukulele, and accordion.
GCC Nurses will offer free blood pressure checks from 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Rob Skelton’s Pitchfork Band
Pitchfork is a band that was formed by valley legend Rob Skelton. The music is rooted in the local folklore of the Pioneer Valley. Check out some of his music at http://www.myspace.com/skeltonspitchfork.
Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association
9am – 12pm
The Western Massachusetts Master Gardeners Assocation will be available to do soil pH tests. $1 donation requested for each sample.
Tex & Pat LaMountain
10am – 12pm
Pat & Tex LaMountain have been singing, writing, performing and harmonizing together for almost 35 years. Writers of dozens of songs, they have developed a diverse collection of material that includes American standards, swing tunes, folk, rock, jazz, bluegrass and country. Click here to sample some of their music!