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Put your money where your heart is: buy local!

Put your money where your heart is: buy local!

The Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market has a tradition of providing residents with a wide variety of local meats, produce, baked goods, ethnic foods, as well as handmade arts and crafts. This Saturday morning staple has been showcasing who we are as a community for nearly 70 years!

When faced with the current reality of COVID-19 and physical distancing, which included the closure of NB farmers markets, many stall holders took action and quickly adapted so they could continue to provide market favourites to us in the comfort of our homes – helping us keep our well-being along with some normalcy in uncertain times.  Several vendors offer delivery by contacting them directly and a few partnerships were created for one-stop shopping of various market goods. Two such partnerships are Veggie Direct and Order Market Food Fredericton, be sure to sign up for their weekly e-mail which includes a full list of what is available to order: ordermarketfoodfredericton@gmail.com

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Our farmers are still farming and while they miss seeing your faces on Saturday morning, they look forward to hearing from you and bringing your grocery order direct! Gagetown Fruit Farm, La ferme du Diamant (fdiamant@rogers.com or 506 532-5579), Nice Family Farm (506-476-3626), Silver Valley Farms who are also delivering Coburn Farms' Apple Cider, Springbrook Cranberry, and The Warrington Farm are all offering delivery.

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Missing your Saturday morning java? For wonderfully aromatic roasts sent to your home, reach out to Whitney Coffee Company.

Weekends are still made for kicking back! With higher temps on the way, Red Rover Brewing Company will drop off what you need for a relaxing afternoon in your backyard. Add a BBQ with another of your market favourites, Kurt’s Sausages. For dessert, Fudge at the Market has your aching sweet tooth covered with their “Sweet, sweet isolation” package that can be dropped off to local doorsteps by calling (506) 261-0963.

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Special occasions can still be celebrated with a local gift. Kinder Creations offers hand crafted items like tutus, hooded towels, hair accessories, masks, bow ties, finger puppets and other sewn/embroidered items for local delivery and Lemon Balm Lane is the place to shop if you’re looking for luxurious, hand-crafted natural products such as soaps, shampoos, pain balms & essential oils.

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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With the current landscape constantly changing, and other vendors beginning to offer delivery, be sure to visit the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market website for the most up-to-date information.

Boyce Farmers Market vendors are our friends and neighbours. With our local economy being more important than ever, let’s #SupportFredLocal and STAY HOME by ordering delivery from our valued home-grown businesses.  If you're looking to support more local businesses during this time, be sure to check out the list on Fredericton Tourism’s #SupportFredLocal blog post that is updated regularly.