Thursday was the opening of Framingham's first Winter Farmers Market at First Parish Church hall.
Thursday was the opening of Framingham's first Winter Farmers Market at First Parish Church hall. Students from the preschool downstairs took the opportunity to explore and discover new things. Pictured is Framingham Centre Nursery School student Sadie Olin, 4, checking out a live lobster, which she told the other preschoolers was not scary to touch as his claws were taped. Shoppers were picking up fresh fish - haddock and cod were sold out by 1 p.m. - bread, scones, jams, jellies, vegetables and holiday greens and wreaths. The winter farmers market, managed by Jackie Meninno, will be open the first Thursday monthly at the church's hall.
Market will be open today from noon to 5:30 p.m. at First Parish Church.
Framingham's Winter Farmers Market opens today at First Parish Church. The market will be held in the church's hall, which is handicap accessible. This is the first year the Framingham farmers market wll beheld in the winter, said manager Jackie Meninno. The market will be held the first Thursday of each month from noon to 5:30 p.m. through May. Many of the vendors from the summer Farmers Market are participating in the winter market too, said Meninno. Hanson's Farm will be selling wreaths, greens and ornaments. At the manager's table, Jennifer Soap products can be purchased. Other vendors today include: Pasta D'Italia, Great Harvest Bread, Westminster Meat, C&C Lobster and Fish, Julie Z Breads, Hedgie's Hot Stuff, Odds n' Ends Pottery and…