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Frequently Asked Questions
Where & when does the market take place?
At the Hopkinton Town Common, across from 11 Ash Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.
The market is open on Sundays 1-5pm from June 9 through October 13.
What types of goods are sold at the market?
Vendor products typically include, but are not limited to:
  • Local farm produce (fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, greens, sprouts, herbs)
  • Fresh meats, eggs, and fish
  • Floral arrangements and plants
  • Local honey & maple syrup
  • Baked goods (gluten & gluten-free: bread, rolls, biscuits, crackers, desserts)
  • Wine and mead
  • Coffee (beans and freshly brewed) and tea
  • Nonprofit donation opportunities
  • Professional crafts (woodworking, pottery, jewelry, apparel, accessories)
  • Natural beauty & health products
  • Dog treats and other pet products
Please see our Weekly Calendar (Vendor tab) for anticipated products each week.
What is the parking situation?
Free public parking spaces are located surrounding the Common, downtown, and on adjacent streets. Additional free parking is available at the Center School (11 Ash Street).
Can I bring my dog?
Unfortunately, per town-mandated rules, dogs are not allowed on the Common. Sorry pups!
Are there restrooms nearby?
There is a porta-potty on the right side of the Center School.
Wifi?
There is no public wifi available at this location. Vendors should bring a mobile hotspot if they need internet access.
Can I sample products at the market?
Yes, with approved permits, vendors can provide samples and full servings of food and beverages at their booths or from food trucks. Wine and mead vendors can provide samples that abide by serving size rules to adults ages 21+.
Does the market ever get canceled?
For safety reasons, we will have to cancel the market if there is a high chance of thunderstorms or strong winds. We will provide notice as soon as possible (Saturday evening) by emailing vendors directly and posting on our social media pages.
Is there a farmers market outside of the summer season?
Yes! We have a winter market that will run October through December, location TBD.
Why should I shop at the farmers market?
Farmers markets give us easier access to unique, high quality, nutritious foods and well-made products at affordable prices. Not only does your spending support local economic growth and family businesses, but it's a great opportunity to achieve craft experiences and tastes, make new connections, enjoy the fresh air, and maximize the nutritional benefits of your food.
For any questions not answered here, please reach out via our Contact page or social channels (below).
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