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Tomato Festival

August 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Let’s celebrate the delicious tomato today! They are fully in season and ready to be sampled.

Adjacent to Upswing Farm, the heirloom tomato tasting tables will offer about 10 different heirloom varieties to taste and rate. Long Life Farm, Upswing Farm and Arcadian Farm will offer their heirlooms for sale as well.

Ashland’s Residence at Valley Farms Culinary Director/Executive Chef Christopher Ryan will serve free samples of his gazpacho cold soup at the far end of the market.


Premier sponsor, Erica’s Ristorante, will be offering mouth-watering Italian samples.

Check out our full lineup here.

Food Vendors

Fresh Produce
Arcadian Farm
Flats Mentor Farm
Long Life Farm
Sunshine Farm
Upswing Farm

Seafood & Meat
Jordan Brothers Seafood
Shady Pine Farm

Baked Goods
Crust Bakery
Julie’s Z Breads
OMG Bagels

Dining at the Market
Foodie Cafe
Kabob House- New this week:  Fabulous  sloppy lamb sandwiches, made with lamb, onions, rich with tomato sauce and marinated in special herbs.

Cheese and Ice Cream
Couet Farm & Fromagerie
Narragansett Creamery
Ken & Gina’s Organic Ice Cream

The Coffee Trike
Boston Nut Roasters Lemonade
Aaronap Cellars

Prepared Foods
Chrissy’s Crumbles
Hillcrest Apiary
JaJu Pierogi
Mama Lucia’s Biscotti
Samira’s Homemade
Town Farm Gardens: Check out the impressive list of items using own organic, heirloom tomatoes–

  • Bourbon Bacon BBQ Sauce
  • Spicy Smoky BBQ Sauce
  • Enchilada Sauce
  • Marinara Sauce
  • Sissy Salsa (mild)
  • Zesty Salsa (medium)
  • Psycho Mama Salsa (Hot!)

Laszlo Family Farm: They were rained out on Dog Day. They will bring their nutrient-dense farm food for healthy pets.


Cheryl Cohen Mosaics
E’s Beads
Social Catalysts Charitable Foundation
Two Orange Cats Jewelry

Community Tent

Greater Lions

Town Tent

Conservation Commission
Land Stewardship Committee

Ashland Arts Alliance Music Stage

The Cardinal-Joe Stillitano & Len Rabinowitz
The Performing Arts Center of Metrowest will be present at the music stage and be providing a short intermission performance. PAC has a new home at 3 Maple Street in Framingham. They feature classes and lessons in music theatre and dance.

Kids Corner (9:30-10:30)

The Ashland Garden Club will host a fun market Scavenger Hunt.

Celebrity Read Aloud: Come listen to a great read aloud by Town Manager, Michael Herbert. Co-hosted with the Friends of the Ashland Library.


August 26, 2017
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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