Seeds of Solidarity Farm in Orange, MA is hosting five Garlic Saturdays Sept 11- Oct 9.
For five consecutive Saturdays (9/11, 9/18, 9/25, Oct 2 and 9) from 12-5PM over 10 varieties of garlic seed packets plus culinary garlic and braids go on sale at Seeds of Solidarity, 165 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange MA. Stop by and Get your Garlic plus other farm stand goodies! Farmers Deb and Ricky will be present on these dates with garlic growing tips, and you can take a stroll to see our solar powered, no-till farm using our new self-guided farm tour brochure. One can also purchase anytime from our farm stand starting then and while it lasts, but on Garlic Saturdays we are here to welcome you and answer your growing questions. Plus, there are a couple of fabulous pop up artists and guests scheduled for each Garlic Saturday! Learn more about Garlic Saturdays, varieties available, and featured guests and activities at www.seedsofsolidarity.org. We don’t do mail order or bulk sales. Please bring a mask to wear when entering the farmstand. Shop for your friends too!
Pop up Artist Marketplace: On Saturday Sept 18th from 12-5PM enjoy a Pop up Artist Marketplace at Forster Farm, 60 Chestnut Hill Road, the site of and sponsored by the North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival (the huge event remains on hiatus for 2021). This will be a spacious outdoor event at beautiful Forster Farm with 15 fabulous artists. Nalini’s Kitchen of Quabbin Harvest is preparing fabulous lunch fare to purchase, and Samara sparkling drinks (formerly Maple Mama) and Barts ice cream will be on site too. There will be an open mic on the small stage, and fairy houses made by local children to explore. Admission and parking are free, and people should bring their own chair and water. www.garlicandarts.org gets you more info as does the festival facebook page, including a map of local attractions in the North Quabbin region with ideas for hikes, kayaking/canoeing, and a visit to New Salem Orchards for hard and sweet cider to round out a great day!