September 23rd

Happy Fall Equinox!  Fall is officially here and we are reaping the bounty of our summer gardens with fresh veggies and berries, jams and jellies, pickles and more.  Many of our vendors have some sort of fresh produce along with their regular products.

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Justin McGrath is back with us with his guitar and his unique version of many familiar tunes.  We hope you can stop by and give him a listen and throw him a coin or two.

We have a wide selection of artisan products this week with the following vendors:

Nancy’s Seaweed Soaps;  Joey Carter’s Jewelry;  Healing Gardens floral arrangements, Michele Rivard’s whimsical windchimes; Nancy Humby with Ginger’s ceramics; and more …

George will be here with his Laughing Whale coffee and there is hot food by Indus Cuisine; and hard cider from Stone Poste Cidery

Breads and Sweet Treats  at Brenda’s Baked Goods and La Vendeenne

Our farmers are Higbee’s Berry Farm with a selection of fruit and veggies; R&R Corkums with meat products, eggs, etc.; Bonny Lea Farm with herbs, oils, compost and more; and Melanie from Sweet Spot Farms with fresh flowers & veggies

Jams, jellies, pickles, and chutneys and more by June Boehner

And last, but not least, all manner of seafood from the Fish Store with Eric and Sandra Publicover

Away this week:   JNancy Humby Watkins & Magic Cloth

Finished for the season:  K. John Mason Ironworks, Dykeman’s Folk Art, Nourished Self Care, and Suprima Farms Apple Cider

 

September 9th

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Aaahhh!  Now that all the children are back in school it’s time to relax (just a bit) from this new found freedom and come and enjoy the last few weeks of the Market.  Veggies and berries, jams and jellies, and pickles abound from the summer’s harvest.

Check out our new sign that is now posted on the Chester Heritage Society property.

Next week we will be having free corn provided by the Higbee’s for our annual Customer Appreciation corn boil.  We hope in can stop in for an ear of their sweet home grown corn.  Originally planned for today it has been postponed until next week.

Our music will be provided by Cove FM Radio Hubbards (88.7 on your dial).  We would like to thank them for mentioning the market in their weekly broadcasts!

We have a wide selection of artisan products this week with the following vendors:

Nancy’s Seaweed Soaps; Nourished Natural Self Care (weather dependent this week); Ginger’s Ceramics; Beady Eye Jewelry; Joey Carter’s Jewelry; Fox’s Folly Woodworking; Healing Gardens floral arrangements,  Michele Rivard’s whimsical windchimes; Linda Oikle’s original lino print cards and prints; and more …

George will be here with his Laughing Whale coffee and there is hot food by Indus Cuisine; apple cider from Suprima Farms and hard cider from Stone Poste Cidery

Breads and Sweet Treats by Boulangerie La Vendeenne and  Brenda’s Baked Goods

Our farmers are Higbee’s Berry Farm with a selection of fruit and veggies; R&R Corkums with meat products, eggs, etc.; Bonny Lea Farm with herbs, oils, compost and more; and Melanie from Sweet Spot Farms

Jams, jellies, pickles, and chutneys by June Boehner

And last, but not least, all manner of seafood from the Fish Store with Eric and Sandra Publicover

Finished for the season:  K. John Mason Ironworks and Dykeman’s Folk Art (Brent got called back from retirement to help with work and is unable to attend on Fridays)

Away this week:   Ginger is away but Nancy Humby is minding his shop for a few weeks and will not be in her usual spot with Watkins and Magic Cloth

September 2nd

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With the August heat behind us we enter into one of the most beautiful months in Nova Scotia, September, with it’s colourful jerusalem artichokes and other late blooming flowers.  We have two vendors selling fresh flower bouquets.  Friday is Market Day in Chester and it’s going to be a lovely day – Come Grow With Us!

Back again with his beautiful jazz flute is musician Jim Kovalcik.

We have a wide selection of artisan products this week with the following vendors:

Nancy’s Seaweed Soaps; Nourished Natural Self Care; Ginger’s Ceramics; Beady Eye Jewelry; Joey Carter’s Jewelry; Fox’s Folly Woodworking; Nancy with Watkins products, Healing Gardens floral arrangements,  Michele Rivard’s whimsical windchimes; Linda Oikle’s original lino print cards and prints; Kindred Spirit Glass and more …

George is back with his Laughing Whale coffee and there is hot food by Indus Cuisine and Lobster Jo’s; apple cider from Suprima Farms and hard cider from Stone Poste Cidery

Breads and Sweet Treats by Boulangerie La Vendeenne and  Brenda’s Baked Goods

Our farmers are Higbee’s Berry Farm with a selection of fruit and veggies; R&R Corkums with meat products, eggs, etc.; Bonny Lea Farm with herbs, oils, compost and more; and Melanie from Sweet Spot Farms

Jams, jellies, pickles, and chutneys by June Boehner

And last, but not least, all manner of seafood from the Fish Store with Eric and Sandra Publicover

Finished for the season:  K. John Mason Ironworks

Away this week:   Ginger is away but Nancy Humby is minding his shop for a few weeks and will not be in her usual spot with Watkins and Magic Cloth; Fox’s Folly Woodworking is also away this week

August 26th, 2016

Whatever the weather we are here, rain or shine, at the Chester Farmers’ and Artisan Market on Fridays!  Don’t be surprised to see a large Food Truck in our vendor area – Lobster Jo’s will be here for this week’s market.

Our musical entertainment this week is Mark Powers, the other half of Kindred Spirit Glass who is back as a vendor this week.

We have a wide selection of artisan products this week with the following vendors:

Nancy’s Seaweed Soaps; Nourished Natural Self Care; Ginger’s Ceramics; Beady Eye Jewelry; Joey Carter’s Jewelry; K. John Mason Ironworks, Fox’s Folly Woodworking; Nancy with Watkins products, Healing Gardens floral arrangements,  Michele Rivard’s whimsical windchimes; Linda Oikle’s original lino print cards and prints; Kindred Spirit Glass and more …

Hot food by Indus Cuisine and Lobster Jo’s; apple cider from Suprima Farms and hard cider from Stone Poste Cidery

Breads and Sweet Treats by Boulangerie La Vendeenne and  Brenda’s Baked Goods

Our farmers are Higbee’s Berry Farm with a selection of fruit and veggies; R&R Corkums with meat products, eggs, etc.; Bonny Lea Farm with herbs, oils, compost and more; and Melanie from Sweet Spot Farms

Jams, jellies, pickles, and chutneys by June Boehner

And last, but not least, all manner of seafood from the Fish Store with Eric and Sandra Publicover

New to the market this week are:  Lobster Jo’s Food Truck

Away this week:  Beady Eye Jewelry,  Ginger is away but Nancy Humby is minding his shop for a few weeks and will not be in her usual spot with Watkins and Magic Cloth.  George is also away with the Fair Trade Coffee.

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Summer Blooms

 

August 19th, 2016

Phew!  Another race week is over and summer continues at a much quieter pace.  It’s going to be a beautiful sunny day on Friday and it’s Market Day – we hope you will come grow with us!

For this weeks entertainment we have Kathryn  Colman back with us again.  In our Community space we have the Mersey Tobiatic Research Institute.

We have a wide selection of artisan products this week with the following vendors:

Nancy’s Seaweed Soaps; Nourished Natural Self Care; Ginger’s Ceramics; Beady Eye Jewelry; Joey Carter’s Jewelry; K. John Mason Ironworks, Fox’s Folly Woodworking; Nancy with Watkins products, Healing Gardens floral arrangements,  Michele Rivard’s whimsical windchimes and more …

Coffee and hot food by George Evans and Indus Cuisine; apple cider from Suprima Farms and hard cider from Stone Poste Cidery

Our farmers are Higbee’s Berry Farm with a selection of fruit and veggies; R&R Corkums with meat products, eggs, etc.; Bonny Lea Farm with herbs, oils, compost and more; and Melanie from Sweet Spot Farms

Jams, jellies, pickles, and chutneys by June Boehner

And last, but not least, all manner of seafood from the Fish Store with Eric and Sandra Publicover

New to the market this week are:  Linda Oikle – original print cards and artwork

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August 12th

It’s Chester Race Week this week and time to get your party on!  If you’ve been out sailing or dancing the night away drop into the market for some Laughing Whale coffee to perk you up in the morning and to stock up on all your produce needs for the weekend.  Lots of great artisan products available too!  Come Grow With Us!

For this weeks entertainment we have the sweet vocals and guitar of Jessica Russell.  In our Community space we have CPONS – Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia.

We have a wide selection of artisan products this week with the following vendors:

Nancy’s Seaweed Soaps; Nourished Natural Self Care; Ginger’s Ceramics; Beady Eye Jewelry; Joey Carter’s Jewelry; K. John Mason Ironworks, Fox’s Folly Woodworking; Nancy with Watkins products, Healing Gardens floral arrangements,  Michele Rivard’s whimsical windchimes and more …

Coffee and hot food by George Evans and Indus Cuisine; apple cider from Suprima Farms and hard cider from Stone Poste Cidery

Our farmers are Higbee’s Berry Farm with a selection of fruit and veggies; R&R Corkums with meat products, eggs, etc.; Bonny Lea Farm with herbs, oils, compost and more; and Melanie from Sweet Spot Farms

Jams, jellies, pickles, and chutneys by June Boehner

And last, but not least, all manner of seafood from the Fish Store with Eric and Sandra Publicover

New to the market this week are:  Sweet Spot Farms

Away this week are:  Dykeman Folkart

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July 8th

Friday is Market Day in Chester – rain or shine!  La Vendeenne is back this week as well as most of the regular vendors.  Artisans whose products are affected by damp weather will be away.

We will have the music of Amy (from Mama’s Broke Band) and a friend to keep us lively and on our toes so drop by and give them a listen to!

In our Community space we will have Chase the Ace, and Kirk from the Resource Recovery Fund Board.

Come Grow with Us!

 

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Happy Canada Day!

July 1st is Market Day in Chester and we are celebrating with cake, live music, flags and face-painting!  It’s going to be a fun day so stop in for a visit, have a coffee and a snack, or lunch, and enjoy our regular vendors.

New to the market this week:

K. John Mason Ironworks offering ornamental ironworks that include yard figures, trellises, plant brackets, hooks, lanterns and much more.

Michelle Rivard with her wind chimes made from antique silver, brass and copper tea sets, tea pots and other whimsical containers and silverware.

We would also like to welcome Ernie Bezanson with his beach rock birds who started with the market last week.

Bonny Lea, Kindred Spirit Glass, Robin’s Roost and Nancy Humby (Watkins) are away this week.  Chase the Ace is back this week.

Our music will be provided by Weather Advisory.  They are a blues, rock and boogie band based out of Lunenburg County.

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Summertime at the Market

Well summer is finally here and it’s going to be a beautiful day at the market this week.

Beady Eye Jewelry  is back for the season.  Welcome back Robin!  Snowbird Sarongs are also here this week.

Kindred Spirit Glass and Robin’s Roost are away this week.

We will have music by Clas Larsson from Mahone Bay.  Clas plays saxophone and clarinet and likes to roam the market with his jazzy sounds.

In our Community Booth we have Reverend Curtis McDonald promoting Sherbrooke Lake Camp.

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