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When Pigs Fly & farmer's markets

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Scruffy The Cat Aug 18, 2010 11:39 AM

Does anyone know which farmer's markets When Pigs Fly goes to? I was downtown last Thursday and grabbed a baguette from them which was a knockout. Not a traditional Parisian French baguette by any means but a tremendous loaf of bread in a more country style- great crust, really great flavor- my new favorite loaf in the Boston area. Paired with Kerrygold butter and prosciutto, it made a knockout of a European-style sandwich. Sad part is that I probably won't ever get downtown on a Thursday any time soon.

Their websites list their stores, but not which farmer's markets they attend. Neither Boston-area stores is especially convenient to me so I was hoping to find a farmer's market to to open up my options.

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    joth68 RE: Scruffy The Cat Aug 18, 2010 11:43 AM

    Maine: York - Saturday
    Wells - Wednesday

    Boston, MA: Government Center - Monday & Wednesday
    South Station - Tuesday & Thursday
    South End Open Market - Sunday
    Prudential Center - Thursday

    Cambridge, MA: Kendall Square - Wednesday

    Mashpee, MA: Saturday

    Salem, MA: Thursday

    Providence, RI: Saturday

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      BackBayGirl RE: Scruffy The Cat Aug 18, 2010 12:42 PM

      They are also at the Harvard U. Farmers' Market at the Science Center at Harvard. I bought from them yesterday. They are there every Tuesday.

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        Scruffy The Cat RE: Scruffy The Cat Aug 18, 2010 01:30 PM

        Thank you, thank you thank you!

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          mwk RE: Scruffy The Cat Aug 18, 2010 01:48 PM

          They do also offer online ordering through their website. You can order a minimum of three loaves, and then just freeze them.

        2. drewinmrblhd RE: Scruffy The Cat Aug 18, 2010 02:26 PM

          Love the choclate bread from them at the Salem Farmer's Market on Thursday.

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            nlg RE: Scruffy The Cat Aug 19, 2010 12:35 PM

            Indeed, they are in Salem on Thursdays. I bought a loaf from them on a very rainy day. While I bought it (potato onion), I noticed they were *throwing out* a ton of bread because the bread got wet in the storm. After a bit of begging on my part, they gave me a baguette that was supposed to be thrown out. Well, it was barely damp and absolutely delicious.

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              Science Chick RE: nlg Aug 19, 2010 02:09 PM

              Plus, you can refresh it by wetting the entire outside and baking it off for 10-15 minutes. Comes out crisp out/soft in just like at the bakery!

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              cmd RE: Scruffy The Cat Aug 19, 2010 04:48 PM

              If you like olives, try their olive bread. It has a nice crust, and is really dense and chewy on the inside, with lots of olives and some hot pepper.

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