Falmouth Farm Stands and Farmers Market

Text and Photos by Sarah E. Murphy

SHOP LOCAL: Celebrating Falmouth’s Farming History
Falmouth may be known for its stunning beaches, but it also boasts a rich farming history. While
many of us changed the way we do things during the pandemic, we also rediscovered the importance of shopping local, which includes how and where we obtain our food. From farm
stands to Community Supported Agricultural (CSA) to brick and mortar mom and pop shops,
you don’t have to travel far or break the bank to keep your pantry and refrigerator stocked with
fresh, unique ingredients, not to mention culinary staples. Check out some of our favorites, and
be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram for the most updated information about
hours and offerings!
Local Roots – From produce to floral arrangements to herb plants, Local Roots offers weekly
packages at a fixed rate, which can be picked up at their retail farm stand on Trotting Park
Road, off Route 28 in Teaticket. Fresh eggs, honey, and jam are some of the items available
using the honor system.
Tony Andrews Farm – Nothing says summer like strawberries from Tony Andrews Farm on Old
Meetinghouse Road in East Falmouth. This local landmark is synonymous with the summer
berry, but also famous for delicious sweet corn, giant sunflowers, and Halloween pumpkins. Pick
your own strawberries in June and freeze them to enjoy all winter.
Coonamessett Farm – Right around the corner from Tony Andrews’ is one of Falmouth’s hidden
gems, a membership-based pick-your-own farm in the heart of Hatchville. Offering one-stop
shopping with healthy, gourmet takeout from the Buffalo Jump cafe, and decadent baked goods
from Peck O’ Dirt, including a variety of gluten-free options.
Cape Cod Flower Truck – Founded in 2020, owner Lisa Strock O’Connell grows her own flowers and delivers her cheerful creations, in addition to operating a weekend pop-up shop at the
farmstand on Route 28A, in between Megansett and Cataumet. Boasting vibrant Mason jar
arrangements, Zoe’s fresh eggs, and more, it’s your new go to for hostess gifts.
Bootstrap Farm Club – A specialty grocery store conveniently (or dangerously) located next to
Cataumet’s iconic ice cream shop, Somerset Creamery. Featuring sustainably-raised and certified organic meat, produce and prepared foods. Membership and retail; in-store shopping and
curbside pick-up. Be sure to check out their other neighbor, Cove Lane Pottery, featuring individually, hand-sculpted fish and oyster salt and pepper dishes.
West Falmouth Market – For generations, this bustling general store in the heart of West Falmouth has been the cornerstone of the historic village. With a full service butcher shop and deli,
homemade soups and comfort foods, and baked goods from Montilio’s, in addition to groceries,
beer, and wine, they’ve got you covered.
North Falmouth Cheese Shop – Right next to the Silver Lounge, on 28A in North Falmouth,
this charming spot offers everything to make your summer barbecue or cocktail party even more
special. An array of unique items for your charcuterie board and fresh bread delivered daily from
Maison Villatte, Falmouth’ s authentic French bakery.
Falmouth Farmers’ Market – Thursdays from noon to 5 pm, the 2021 season kicks off on May
27, at Marine Park on Scranton Avenue, overlooking Falmouth Harbor. Featuring some of the
region’s most popular vendors, including Peachtree Circle Farm in West Falmouth, and Silverbrook Farm in Dartmouth. Produce, poultry, herbs, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, homemade soap,
cider donuts, and more!

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