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Market Day (7/23): Lion’s EyeMobile & Food Demo

July 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


  • Free screenings will be offered by trained volunteers in the area of blood pressure, vision, glaucoma and hearing.
  • A very new piece of equipment called a Spot Vision Screener which does not come in contact with the eye will also be in use for children ages 3  up to 10 to screen for six different eye diseases. Parental supervision or authorization is required.
  • Please note that there is no handicap access.

FOOD DEMO @ 10:00

  • Join us for a cooking demo by Chef Christopher Ryan from The Residence at Valley Farm.** He’ll be using fresh ingredients from the market to make a gazpacho, the classic chilled soup.


  • The dancers of Backstage Dance Company will perform excerpts from Sleeping Beauty during the intermission.


  • Bring your tools and knives for proper sharpening to Patti in the white van. She comes to our market the fourth Saturday of each month.

Food vendors:

Please note Town Farm Gardens & Acoustic Java will not be at the market today.

Arcadian Farm
Long Life Farm
Sunshine Farm
Upswing Farm
Jordan Brothers
ShadyPine Farms
Five Loaves Bakery
OMG! Bagels
Julie’s Z Breads
Narraganset Cheese
Boston Nut Roasters Lemonade
Amir All Natural Foods
Kabob House
Foodie Cafe
Dulce D Leche Gelato Cafe

Rotating Vendors:
Ackermann Maple Farm
Anna Banana Homemade Goodness
Doris’ Peruvian Pastries
Sa’s Homestyle
Valicenti Organico
Zoll Cellars


Silverleaf Studios
Brookfield Candle Company

Kids’ Corner (9:30-10:30):

Crafting with dancers from Backstage Dance

Arts! Ashland Alliance Music Stage (10:30-12:30):

  • Performing Arts Center of Metrowest

Town Tent:

Medical Reserve

Board of Selectmen

*** Chef Christopher Ryan

  • Over 25 years food service experience (Catering, restaurants, prepared meals, Kosher, retail and assisted living experiences)
  • Executive chef at Sherborn Inn or 8 years
  • Long time chef instructor for Share our strengths “no kid hungry” initiative, having taught over 20 6-week classes on cooking, nutrition and food budgeting skills to people at risk of hunger
  • Chef Ryan will be making Gazpacho with ingredients from our local farms

The Residence at Valley Farm, is a premier Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, in Ashland.  They offer a continuum of care in a vibrant residential community.  They are committed to helping their residents live the fullest life possible, with daily opportunities for recreation, learning, culture and fun.


July 23, 2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Ashland Farmer’s Market
125 Front Street
Ashland, MA United States
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