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Friday Farmers' Market Comes to the Common this Week

For Immediate Release: 6/7/2017 1:23 pm

Worcester, MA (June 7, 2017) - A brand new Friday afternoon farmers' market will make its debut at the Worcester Common this week, as part of the City's #Worcester100 campaign to bring 100 events to the Common in 2017.

Foodies can stop by the Common from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday, June 9th through September 29th. Vendors will be on hand selling fruits, veggies, herbs, meats, eggs, honey, soaps and much more. Thank you to our event sponsor, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

Participating farms and organizations include:

  • Stillman Quality Meats
  • Douglas Orchard & Farm
  • Sweet Pumpkins Farm
  • Schultz Farm
  • Minuteman Kettle Corn
  • And more to be announced!

About #Worcester100
Worcester City Manager Edward M. Augustus, Jr. has challenged his staff and the community to make 2017 the biggest year on the Common yet with #Worcester100, a campaign to bring 100 events to the Common this year. So far, the Common has hosted thousands of visitors at events like the Craft Brew Races, Food Truck Festivals of America's annual food truck and craft beer event, a Spring Garden Festival and Plant Sale hosted with the Regional Environmental Council and many more.

For a complete list of upcoming events, visit Event organizers interested in hosting their event on the Common should call the City Managers Office at 508-799-1175 or email

Throughout the year, visitors to Common events are encouraged to post their photos with the hashtag #Worcester100. The best photos will be featured on the City's social media platforms.

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