https://www.massfarmersmarkets.org/central Central Square
76 Bishop Allen Dr
Cambridge, MA 02139
Date Idea, Food
Celebrate the arrival of spring with the best fresh local produce at the Central Square Farmers Market! Meet your 2020 farmer and food vendors, shop farm fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, seafood and other gourmet treats, or grab lunch and hang out! We look forward to bringing you the freshest this season.
The market will be different this year - with masks, gloves, handwashing stations, new layouts and social distancing protocols - all to create a safe shopping environment for everyone.
What will be the same: Many of your favorite Central Sq vendors are returning this year! We will also continue to accept SNAP & HIP, with a weekly maximum SNAP Match of $15.
How you can help:
- Reserve your shopping time slot now at https://centralsqfm.eventbrite.com
- Read how to shop at farmers markets safely & responsibly during COVID-19: https://www.massfarmersmarkets.org/covid-19-shopping
- Pre-order from your vendors if possible (links coming soon).
- Pack your mask; gloves if you have them.
- Bring your shopping list so you can shop quickly.
- Shop alone if possible to support social distancing at the market.
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Sign up to receive market alerts by texting “CENTRAL” to 833-409-0774.
- Follow us on social media for important updates.
What you can expect at the market:
- There will be one entrance & one exit at the market.
- Capacity and social distancing of 6-ft apart will be actively regulated and enforced by staff.
- All vendors and market staff will be wearing their masks and gloves and practicing proper sanitizing protocols.
- You will also be required to wear a mask at all times & wash your hands at the entrance.
- Vendor booths will be set up to follow COVID-19 health and safety rules. This means products will be displayed at minimum 6 ft away from the shopper line. Point or tell the vendors what you want to purchase. Vendors will handle all products until payments are made.
- No reusable bags will be handled by the vendors or staff.
- Only a certain number of shoppers will be allowed into the market at any given time. Thank you for reserving your time slot in advance.
Mondays, 12-6 PM | May 18 - Nov 23, 2020
Accepts: SNAP, HIP , Senior & WIC Coupons
*SNAP MATCH AVAILABLE (Max $15/Wk)*
Masks are REQUIRED for ALL shoppers.
REMINDER: 12 to 12:30 PM IS FOR SENIORS & VULNERABLE POPULATION *ONLY*.
SENIORS, DISABLED & VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS: Registration for this time slot (12-12:30 pm) is no longer required. Please line up when you arrive. Thank you!
🚩🚩NEW MARKET LAYOUT STARTING TODAY 🚩🚩
⭐⭐⭐ Loyal shoppers - Starting today, our market will shifting to a NEW LAYOUT! There is an exciting new project happening in Central Square called Starlight Square. Lots #5 - where the Central Sq farmers market is every Monday - is turning into a center for live performances and the arts, dining, community services and education.
🍑🌽🥒 THE FARMERS MARKET WILL STAY OPEN during this time. However, to accommodate construction and the Starlight installations, we will shift to an L-shaped flow, with the same entrance at Norfolk St, but exiting at Bishop Allen St. Checkout the new market layout below to find your favorite vendors.
⏰⏰⏰ As always, it's a good idea to make your shopping reservation ahead of time at centralsqfm.eventbrite.com to speed up your entrance! Reminder that the FIRST 30 MINUTES IS RESERVED FOR SENIORS & VULNERABLE POPULATION.
☀️☀️☀️ Bring your hat, sunscreen & water and come see us at the market soon!
P.s. See the vision of Starlight Square via the creative minds at Central Square Business Improvement District:
Reserve shopping time: https://eventbrite.com/o/central-sq-farmers-market-by-mass-farmers-markets-30293518566