We are growing! Join us for the 2021 Market Season
Registration for the Hilltown Community Farm Share is now open!
WHAT IS THE HILLTOWN MOBILE MARKET?
The Hilltown Mobile Market is a different kind of grocery store. We carry produce grown by the farmers you know in the Hilltown places you love.
We gather fresh and affordable Hilltown-grown produce from our neighbor farms each week for our mobile market. Everyone can shop for produce from our colorful veggie van at one of our four weekly stops in Blandford, Cummington, Huntington and Worthington. Purchases with SNAP, HIP, WIC and Senior FNMP Coupons are welcomed! Our market will open on July 22, 2021 and end on October 8, 2021.
& HILLTOWN COMMUNITY FARM SHARE
Our popular Hilltown Community Farm Share is a convenient and affordable way to enjoy fresh food grown on neighbor farms. Each share contains 5 items of produce, perfect for senior and small households. You get to choose the items in your share each week. It's easy, fun, and delicious!
The full value of a share is $180 worth of fresh vegetables - or approximately $15 per week. We understand this amount may not fit everyone’s budget. Thanks to grant funding and donations, we are able to offer additional reduced payment options.
- Low-Income Share: $60 ($5 per week)
- Moderate-Income Share: $120 ($10 per week)
- Fair Share: $180 ($15 per week)
- Helping Hand Share: $240 ($20 per week)
Please choose the option that best reflects your household’s ability to pay. For more guidance, check out our sliding scale guidelines. If you qualify for SNAP (food stamps) the cost will be fully reimbursed by the HIP program! If you are able to afford a little more, our Helping Hand Share covers the cost of your share plus a Low-Income Share for another family in town.
The share pickups are weekly for 12 weeks starting July 22-October 8. You can pick up your share at any of our market locations: Blandford, Cummington, Huntington or Worthington. Shares are limited so be sure to sign up early!
Here are the farms that are participating in the 2021 Hilltown Mobile Market (so far):
Clark Brothers Orchard (Ashfield)
In our second year 2020:
participating hilltown farms
average weekly customers
of local produce distributed
increase in fresh food consumption
Ready to lend a hand? We have volunteer opportunities at every market and would welcome your participation! Additionally, if you are a farmer, chef, musician, nutritionist, teacher, or simply passionate about increasing access to fresh, local foods and supporting our local farms, please contact us! There are many ways you can get involved to help support this project.
This program is a collaboration between Healthy Hampshire, the Hilltown Food Council and Hilltown Community Development. It is guided by the work of the Hilltown Food Council and made possible with grants from Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Collaborators include:
Hilltown Food Council