Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The event will raise money for the maintenance and repair of the historic church.
The following was first published in The Portal, the newsletter of the Medfield Historical Society. Town Historian Richard DeSorgher will speak about the history of Medfield's 1789 meetinghouse, steeple, and downtown Medfield on Saturday evening, March 9, at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 26 North Street. The gala event--which will include live music and a dinner catered by Basil's--is a fundraising event to help maintain and repair the meetinghouse, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Admission is $100, payable at the dinner. Reservations can be made through Sandra Andreassi at email@example.com. For more information, contact Fritz Fleischmann or Sara Drumm.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Two vendors that appear weekly at the Medfield Farmers' Market won top honors in the Commonwealth's annual tomato contest.
Two local farms have been honored in the Commonwealth’s 28th Annual Tomato Contest which was held in Boston last week as part of Massachusetts Farmers' Market Week. Langwater Farms of North Easton and Wards Berry Farm of Sharon – both vendors at Medfield’s weekly farmers’ market -- placed in the Top 10 among 84 entries. Langwater Farms results: Ward's Berry Farm results: For a full list of winners, click here. For contest criteria, click here. According to the contest’s announcement of winners this week, Massachusetts produces over 5.4 pounds of tomatoes in its 532 farms state-wide, with revenues that total $10.8 million. About Medfield Farmers' Market The Medfield Farmers’ Market is sponsored by and located on the grounds of the First …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The weekly farmers' market draws vendors from around southern New England, offering some standard weekly stands as well as a variety of visiting and guest vendors.
The list of vendors at the Medfield Farmers’ Market continues to grow as the market offers fresh produce and more from weekly vendors, visiting vendors and guest vendors. The market is held on Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the lawn of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church at 26 North Street. Weekly vendors – who are all family-owned -- now include: Visiting vendors this week include: Upcoming guest vendors include: An added feature from Langwater Farm and Wards’ Berry Farm is pre-boxed produce, in addition to buying the items separately at the farmers’ market. Langwater Farm offers a weekly ‘Organic Harvest Box’ which consists of a farm-chosen selection of in-season crops picked at the farm, packed in a box, and taken …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Editor's note: The following press release was submitted by Jo Ellen Collins, curator of the Medfield Historical Society.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Medfield Historical Society will present the second of its spring programs, “Dr. Major General Joseph Warren and Medfield's Own Daughter of Liberty - Miss Mercy Scollay,” taking place at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church at 26 North St. in Medfield on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. Samuel Forman, author of the newly published "Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, and the Birth of American Liberty," will share new discoveries about Miss Scollay, a most distinguished and unrecognized Medfield resident. Joseph Warren, a pioneering doctor who quickly became the most prominent physician in Boston, played a leading role in the early Revolutionary period. He was author of The Suffolk Resolves, the person who sent Paul …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Here's a look at the day ahead.
Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today's Forecast: Thursday's weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3 p.m. Patchy fog before 2 p.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind between 6 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 7 p.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south wind. Chance of …
Monday, July 11, 2011
With attendance estimated by the hundreds each week, the Medfield Farmers' Market, in its first year, is seeing early success on North Street.
Organizers estimate that hundreds of people visit the Medfield Farmers' Market each week. Now in its fourth week, it has three vendors and graces the lawn of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church (26 North St.) from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Vendors include Ward’s Berry Farm in Sharon, Langwater Farm in Easton, and Medfield Green. “It’s going really well right now; I think it’s going to be successful,” said Steve Catanese, an organizer of the market. “We’re growing at the right pace and people seem to like what’s coming in … Right now, we have strawberries, blueberries, lettuce, kale, zucchini, beets, and flowers; and within a couple weeks, we’ll have tomatoes (including heirloom and cherry varieties) and corn. Then, in the fall, we’ll …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
The debut of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church's Farmer's Market and MEMO’s first show of its Summer Concert Series are Thursday.
There are two events happening Thursday to further signify summer in Medfield has begun. MEMO’s annual Summer Concert Series begins at 6 p.m. at the Gazebo with the award-winning Medfield High School Jazz Ensemble providing the night’s musical entertainment and Medfield’s first Farmer’s Market will debut outside the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church on North Street at 1 p.m. and be open until 5 p.m. The Medfield High School Jazz Ensemble is nationally recognized; winning the prestigious Charles Mingus band competition in New York City in February, played at Boston’s Hatch Shell and have produced nine CDs. The 10 concerts, from June 16 through Aug. 18, begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public. In addition to enjoying the…