Author Archives: Bevan Linsley

Open every Saturday, year round: who, what, where, when and how!

Our indoor market is held every Saturday through the winter from 9 am to 1 pm at the Newport Vineyard & Winery on East Main in Middletown until May 14, 2016.  The following Saturday, May 21, we will move outdoors … Continue reading

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Thanks for a great summer season market people!

We, the organizers, growers and people of the Aquidneck markets, thank you for your support this support this summer.  Your decision to shop locally makes a difference not only in our lives, but in the economy of New England and … Continue reading

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Please Join Us for a Celebration

Food for Thought: Pease Join Us! We have been working with a new food initiative on Aquidneck Island, The Island Commons Food Initiative, to  gather together island people and organizations that share a growing concern for the many issues surrounding … Continue reading

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Summer Markets Return

Summer Market Days Hard to believe that spring has galloped into these sudden hot days of early summer so quickly. Our growers leaped into action when the snow melted, worried that getting such a late start on planting would mean a slow and late … Continue reading

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Our February menu and a food quiz

Last day for Maplewood Farm this week; Pat’s perfectly Pastured breakfast fare and a food quiz Chase away the winter blues with a visit to your favorite market this month!  We will all have cabin fever soon so what better … Continue reading

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Happy New Market Year!

Happy New Year! Healthy and tasty days ahead; winter market keeps going and going; desperately seeking a compost pile With the holidays behind us we hope our new year’s greeting won’t get lost in the avalanche of email that descends at … Continue reading

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A new winter market home!

Farewell summer, hello new winter digs and a 20th year to celebrate Before we spill the coffee beans about our new winter location we must, and want first to thank you for this wonderful summer.  You have been loyal customers whose business … Continue reading

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Strawberry season!

The true flavor of strawberries, how to use our market token system, our compost program and baby goats The two fruits that really highlight the difference between grocery store produce and fresh picked market produce for me are tomatoes, more … Continue reading

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A summer of luscious local food ahead!

A summer of luscious local food ahead! With spring finally sprung we are eagerly anticipating our summer market openings in the first week in June; Newport on Wednesday June 4, 2 to 6 pm, and Middletown on Saturday, June 7, … Continue reading

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Our Winter Market opens at St. Mary’s in Portsmouth

Saturday, November 9, is opening day of the second season of the Aquidneck Growers’ indoor winter market in the old parish hall at St. Mary’s Church on East Main in Portsmouth. A wide variety of locally grown fruit and vegetables … Continue reading

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