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Posted on: August 11, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Farmers Market Day in Hingham

Farmers Market Day Proclamation

  At their meeting on August 1, 2023, the Select Board voted to proclaim Saturday, August 12, 2023 as Farmers Market Day in the Town of Hingham.



Whereas, His Excellency, Governor Charles D. Baker of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has proclaimed August 6-12, 2023 to be Massachusetts Farmers Market Week; and

Whereas, farmers markets are essential to the vitality of Massachusetts farms and are part of the cultural tradition of the Commonwealth; and 

Whereas, the Commonwealth is home of 216 summer/fall farmers markets which create a festive open air setting which enhances community spirit and civic pride by offering a natural place for community gathering; and

Whereas, farmers markets help heighten public awareness of the agricultural diversity of Massachusetts and the benefits of buying local and preserving open space; and 

Whereas, it is befitting for the citizens of Hingham to recognize the continued contribution of farmers markets to local consumers, as well as their positive impact on the economy of the Commonwealth; and

Whereas, Hingham’s tradition of its farmers market, now in its forty-fifth season, makes it the third oldest in the Commonwealth,

Now, therefore we, Elizabeth F. Klein, Joseph M. Fisher, and William C. Ramsey, Select Board of Hingham, do hereby proclaim August 14, 2023 to be


and urge all citizens to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.

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