Mahoney’s Winchester Winter Farmers Market-2nd Trip

Another trip to the Mahoney’s Garden Center Winter Farmers Market! Excellent selection of vegetables from 3 farms again.

From Springbrook Farm, I purchased a 5+ pound bag of russet potatoes for $3.
From Oakdale Farm, I spent $8.25 for small broccoli ($3/lb), sweet potatoes ($2/lb), beets ($1.50/lb), and a lovely cabbage head ($2 ea).
From Silverbrook, I bought two large celeriac for $4 ($2.50/lb)
Everything totaled $15.25; I say that is a bargain, considering it’s winter, & I have enough vegetables for the week (plus celery and kale from Whole Foods Market.)

I am so lucky (and blessed) to live near farms that are good enough to grow and share many wonderful vegetables with others.

Life is good!

Winter Farmers Market at Mahoney’s Garden Center

I finally made it to the winter farmers market at Mahoney’s Garden Center in Winchester today. It was awesome; I was very happy I ventured out in the cold!

There were 3 farms, selling lots of vegetables!

Per usual, I initially walked around the floor, checking out the offerings, and I decided to buy a little bit from each of them.

Oakdale Farm had a great selection of root veggies: carrots, beets, onions, potatoes, and sweet potatoes, along with radishes, kale and small bags of greens. Plus I was surprised to see broccoli and brussels sprouts.

Springbrook Farm had small bags of mixed greens and spinach.

Silverbrook Farm offered parsnips, carrots (massive!), beets, potatoes, sweet potatoes, celeriac, turnips, kale, swiss chard, along with mixed greens and cute micro greens.

I was really surprised and so happy that there really was a lot to choose from, plus prices were not outrageous for most of it. The root veggies were $1.50-$2 per pound. Oakdale farm was selling the broccoli, kale and radishes for $3 per bunch.

The baby greens were pretty expensive, but that’s to be expected in New England wintertime. I paid $4.50 for about a half pound.

Anyway, I ended up spending $15.40 for a bag o’ greens, beets, potatoes, onions, sweet potatoes, celeriac, and kale. (the kale weighed about 1 lb, so at $3, it was comparable to Whole Foods)

Next time, I’m thinking maybe carrots, parsnips and radishes.