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Salem Farmers Market

Joined in June 2013

About Us

Volunteers are needed to set up from 1-3pm, staff the information table between 3-7pm and breakdown from 7-8pm.

Our MissionEnhance the quality of life in the Salem downtown area by providing a community activity that fosters social gathering and interaction.Provide a convenient and congenial means of purchasing locally grown or prepared food products. Support local agriculture and producers by providing a direct market or their produce and goods.

The Salem Farmers’ Market is a tradition that dates back to 1634. With it’s peak around 1930, where more than 40 vendors sold goods in collapsible wooden stalls, an estimated 10,000 people visited the market on a single Saturday. In the early 1970’s, the market ended, and the Salem Redevelopment Authority redesigned the square into what we now know as Derby Square.

Volunteers are needed to set up from 1-3pm, staff the information table between 3-7pm and breakdown from 7-8pm.

Our MissionEnhance the quality of life in the Salem downtown area by providing a community activity that fosters social…

Issue Areas Include

  • Agriculture
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 265 Essex St.
    Salem Main Streets
    Salem, MA 01970

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