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Access to Locally-Grown Food During COVID-19

Filed in Community Tips, Food and Shelter, Newsroom 4/1/20 at 6:38 pm     609

The BFBL community is preparing for the season and adapting to unique challenges. As local growers and producers continue to put plans into place we will expand this list. We hope this information will help connect you to local food and products and give you an opportunity to support local businesses as they continue their commitment to getting fresh products to you.

Some of this information has been submitted to us and others gleaned from our checking of websites and social media platforms. We apologize if there are any errors or omissions. See links for most up-to-date information.

Farmers’ Markets

Brewster Historical Society Farmers Market — Developing a Weekly Produce Box

Orleans Winter Farmers Market — Closed until schools re-open

Osterville Farmers Market — Started a Virtual Farmer’s Market

Waquoit Spring Farmers Market  — Indoor markets Mar 21 – Apr 25 are cancelled

Learn something new!

The Optimal Kitchen See Tok Blog for “Cooking in Quarantine” posts

Snowy Owl CoffeeSee new guides for brewing the best cup at home.

Get a CSA!

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. These members have different offerings and plans. Your pre-payment helps a grower prepare for the season and ensures you have fresh food during the cycle of the harvest.

Bay End Farm

Cape Cod Organic Farm May 27- September 30 for pick up at Farm.

Coonamessett Farm Offers a variety of CSA options for pick up at Farm and they accept SNAP.

Dave’s Greens  — Offering CSA. Working on plans for delivery or curbside pick up and Pop-Up Markets.

Plant Workshop  — Offering a new flower & herb CSA.

Tuckernuck Farm Salad Club CSA May- Sept. Call or text 508-364-5821. Vegetable starts available.

Wellfleet Chick Koop  — offering an eggs & cheese CSA beginning in May.

Order Online 

Cape Cod Coffee  — Roasting and shipping coffee.

Cape Cod Cranberry Harvest Sweet and savory preserves. Order online or call to arrange a pick up.

Cape Cod Lavender Farm Farm is open. Order online or call to arrange a pick up.

Chatham Jam & JellySweet and savory preserves.

Chequessett Chocolate  — Our own bean to bar chocolatier and other sweet treats.

Cotuit Oyster Company Shipping oysters.  

Great Cape Herbs  — Herbs, teas, tinctures.

Nobska Farms  — Spicy sauces, salsas, jelly and chocolates.

Shoal Ciderworks  — Can’t ship cider but can purchase other products.

Snowy Owl Coffee  — Roasting and shipping coffee. 

Direct to Consumer Purchasing

Boot Strap Farm  — Offering curbside delivery for members. Retail shoppers: residents of Cataumet, North Falmouth, and Bourne may now also order online. Non-member shopping will be accepted Fridays and Saturdays, for same or next day pick up. 

Cape Cod Beer  — New retail hours. Beer to-go only. Curbside pick up also available.

Cape Cod Winery  — Offering curbside pick up on Saturdays. Making local deliveries to Upper & Mid-Cape as well as taking online orders for shipping.

Chatham Shellfish Company   — Offering delivery to Chatham, Harwich and Brewster. Shipping to other Cape Cod towns or nationwide.

DaSilva Farm  — Farm stand is open, they also have fresh eggs.

Fancy’s Market Open for business.

Friends’ Marketplace  — Shop online with curbside pick up or delivery.

Hillside Poultry  — Shop online with pick up appointment or delivery.

Holbrook Oyster  — Offering home delivery of oysters or clams. Call or text 508-237-6929.

Mac’s Seafood  — Offering home delivery from Harwich to Provincetown.

Nauset Farms  — Market is open and has daily takeout specials.

Ring Bros. Marketplace  — Open for business.

Rory’s Market & Kitchen  — Offering curbside delivery, special shopping hours and some limited delivery at both locations.

Seawind Meadows  — Contact online to order and for information about pick up at pop up markets. 

Wellfleet Shellfish Company  — Wellfleet Oysters and locally harvested clams, scallops and lobsters.  To place an order please email sales@wellfleetshell.com.

Wellfleet Chick Koop  — Pre-order to schedule appointment for curbside pick up of eggs and cheese only.

Wild Harbor General Store  — Open for business.

Garden Plants & Nurseries

Bayberry Gardens  — Offering curbside pick up and some delivery.

Crocker Nurseries  — Preseason Perennial Sale, shop online for pick up or delivery.

NewFarm  — Offering curbside pick up service.

Sabatia Flower Farm  — Open for the season.

Scenic Roots   — Offering curbside service

Soares Flower Garden Nursery & Landscape  — Curbside service, personal plant shoppers.

Sprout Farm  — Selling bagged soil while waiting for plants.

Restaurants and Food Service*

Cape Cod Culinary Incubator — Compiling business support resources and other links for restaurants and other food service industries.

The Casual Gourmet

Chapoquoit Grill

Crisp Flatbread

East Wind Lobster & Grille

Fisherman’s View

Pizza Barbone

Quicks Hole Tavern & Taqueria 

Spoon & Seed

Sunbird

*This is a partial list of some of BFBL year round restaurants that were offering take-out services until Governor Baker’s March 15th mandate to close until April 7 was put in place.

**Quicks Hole Tavern is asking you to buy a gift card to support their staff. Please respond or be inspired to offer the same to businesses you frequent and love.