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The Vine June 2017
Click here to get your tickets for Farm to Tapas_

Tickets are selling out fast!

Only $35 if you're a farmer!
$95 General Admission

Sunday, July 30, 5 - 8 pm

Kindly held at the
Historic Home & Farm of Joseph Keith III
775 Horseneck Rd, Westport, MA

Join us for an evening of local food, drink, and fun!   Over a dozen local restaurants and caterers (all sourcing local ingredients, of course) will be hosting their own tapas station. Guests will be able to sample from each station. Also featuring local beer, wine, and cocktails (open bar!). Live and silent auctions and live music too!

Are you excited about  Farm to Tapas  yet? We sure are! One of the biggest aspects of our fundraiser is our live and silent auctions. We have a few great items that will be up for bid, but we would certainly welcome a few more! If there is anything you are willing to donate to help our organization, please reach out and let me know! 
Find out what we're looking for and how to donate here.

Spring Rain Farm Pigs

Quarter, Half, and Whole Pig shares available from Spring Rain Farm in East Taunton
All shares include vacuum-packed, butchered cuts of:
  • Loin-end Pork Chops and Roast, Spare Ribs and Country Style Ribs
  • Plain-Ground, Breakfast, Sweet Italian, Hot Italian Sausage
  • Fatback, Leaf Lard, Shoulder for Pulled Pork, Ham, and Bacon
Learn more and reserve your share by July 1!

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We are compiling a listing of fiber resources in Southeastern Mass. If you would be so kind to let us know if you are raising fiber, what animals, and where you are located we would appreciate it! Please send over details to
Do you raise sheep or alpaca_

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2017 Farmers_ Market Guide
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Qualified farmers will be getting a copy of the Census to fill out by the end of the year. If you didn't participate in the 2012 Census, you may have to head over to the Census website to sign up. And please do-new farmers are extremely important to count. 

Farmers, homesteaders...seeking egg boxes? Please contact Sandy at for details!

SEMAP Member Wyandotte Farm/The Farmers Kitchen was negatively reviewed online by vegans across the world after hosting a pig roast where proceeds were donated to a local animal shelter. Make sure to check out the farmstand at 2112 Acushnet Ave in New Bedford (and leave some positive feedback after you enjoy your fresh and local goods)!

The Farmer_s Kitchen

Vendors Wanted for a Plymouth Farmers' Market !
The Redbrook Farmers Market will take place on the village green and features local produce, specialty foods, and delicious handmade products.  The Market will take place each Wednesday beginning on June 28 and will continue through September 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Interested vendors can learn more here.

Soule Homestead Farm to Table Dinner

July 8, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Tasty in Plymouth will be preparing a full-on, nose to toes culinary adventure from pigs that are being raised at Soule. Additionally offering vegetable side dishes also grown on property by Farmer Dave Purpura of Plato's Harvest and locally brewed beer from good friends at Mayflower Brewery. Simpson Springs of Easton will provide water and old-fashioned soda.   

Marshfield Farmers Market

Open every Friday, 2 PM - 6 PM
7/14 - Martha Cooks at 4:30 PM

Martha Stone of Martha's Eat Local in Plymouth will give a full cooking demonstration creating 3-4 courses in less than an hour with tastings too.  She uses fresh ingredients direct from the farmers' market, tells you how to select, prepare and create amazing dishes and includes GF and Vegan dishes as well as methods to adapt her recipes for food sensitivities.  She's on at 4:30 pm but the market is open 2-6 pm at the Marshfield Fairgrounds.  There will also be a Clown and a Firefighter and Firetruck at the market 2-5 pm for the kids.
Farmers Wanted for a Jamaica Plain Farmers' Market !
"Thursdays on the Lawn" has been running for five years and sees upwards of 800 attendees each week. The market is every Thursday from 3:30-8pm, and runs until the first week of October. 

Interested vendors can reach out to Amanda Lomax at
Friends at Kave Rock Alpaca Farm
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6/28 --
Water Management Meeting , Millis, MA 
6/29 -- Ag Com Gathering, Wareham, MA 
7/9 -- No-Till Market Gardening, Tyringham, MA
7/15 -- Growing Cut Flowers, Norwell, MA
7/30 -- Farm to Tapas, Westport, MA

Agriculture _ Food Events

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Executive Director

Kendra Murray
Program & Marketing Director 

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Find land to farm, service providers, farmer education, farm funding, information on land transfer, and more!

The Online Farm Guide 
Farmers: Keep your listing up-to-date! The online farm guide,, is a go-to for anyone looking for local foods, beverages and farm fun. 

The Beginning Farmers Network of MA has many resources for beginning farmers See links to Young Farmer Nights and New Entry's publication, An Entrepreneur's Guide to Farming in Massachusetts.
SEMAP Local Food Guide
This online version of our Local Food Guide contains SEMAP member farms and local food businesses, as well as a list of farmers markets in our region.

View all markets across Southeastern Mass and Cape Cod.

Jobs & Opportunities
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Alderbrook Farm

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Norwell Farms

Buzzards Bay Brewing

Wyandotte Farm

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