Carlisle Farmer’s Market
  New England Made
New England  Grown

(Free!) Forgotten Skills Classes

     These are half-hour classes given at no charge by locals who are interested in promoting sustainability and self-sufficiency. Classes will be limited to 20 people. To reserve your space, either call (978) 287-0025 or email at
  • 10:30 - 11:00am
    • Easy Christmas cookies with kids with Gail Flannery of Sweet Visions Patisserie
  • 11:00 - 11:30am
    • 1. Small Plot Grain Growing with John Bakewell, B+B Farm, Carlisle.
    • 2. Lactofermentation with Eleana Volkava, Holistic Health Counselor , Personal Chef from Debra's Natural Gourmet in West Concord
  • 1:00 - 1:30pm
    • 1. Simple Hoophouses for growing winter greens with Kay Fairweather , Naturalist and author of Who's Who in the Natural World
    • 2. Soapmaking 101 with Cindy Craft, Subito Farm, Carlisle.
Also during the Market: Author Terry Golson of will be answering your questions on raising backyard chickens.

Concord Seed Library

Concord has launched the first MA seed lending library! The Fowler Branch in West Concord is collecting open-pollinated, heirloom seed stock. A talk, featuring Dr. Deborah Bier of Concord, will explain the reason for opening the library and how people can "borrow" seeds for planting this spring. Come find out about this innovative program!
  Winter Market Faire
Sat. Dec. 15 from 10-2pm at the First Religious Society in Union Hall 27 School St. Carlisle, MA
          • Farmers' Market
          • 'Forgotten Skills' Classes
          • Talk on the Concord Seed Library @ 12:30pm
          • Jazz Concert by The FRS Jazz Group ("The Jazz You Like") @ 1:00pm
          • Lunch served by Trails End Cafe from Concord, MA.