Happy New Year!

We are looking forward to a busy local food-and-culture-filled 2020! Just a few dates for you to put on the calendar…

Announcing the return of the Rockport Winter Farmers Market!

Join us for a pop-up market featuring local, fresh food and more in February & March on the following dates:

  • Saturday, February 8th 11am-3pm at 17 Railroad Avenue (Whistlestop Mall)
  • Saturday, March 14th 11am-3pm at 17 Railroad Avenue (Whistlestop Mall)

Annual Meeting Coming Soon!

Our Annual Meeting is coming up in February. Please plan to join us for an update on all that is happening with the nonprofit Rockport Exchange. Light bites and connecting with the community are all part of this fun and informative annual gathering.

  • Tuesday, February 11th, 7-8:30pm, location TBA

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Thank you for supporting local makers!

The Rockport Makers Festival was a huge success, and Rockport Exchange was thrilled to participate by hosting a Makers Food Market as part of the larger festival.

Many, many thanks to the First Baptist Church of Rockport for providing the venue, the Town of Rockport, the Chamber of Commerce, and most of all, Rusty & Ingrid Creative Company for co-producing this very special event.

A huge thanks, also, to our vendors for making such delicious, wholesome specialty food and to YOU, our patrons, for supporting local makers. Everyone’s efforts make our community — and the world! — a better place.

A busy Makers Food  Market!

Festival-goers come prepared to support local makers in any weather.

Intrepid volunteer Kai Knudsen sorts the day’s trash into composting and recycling at the end of the market. (Thank you Kai!)

#GivingTuesday


What a year!

2019 was a busy one for Rockport Exchange, to say the least. From May to October our volunteers worked to bring you 18 weeks of local food, culture, and community-focused programming. And it’s not over yet! We still have a great Holiday Makers Food Market happening (December 14th: mark your calendars!)

How do we make it all happen? With YOUR help!

In this season of giving, please consider making a donation to the nonprofit Rockport Exchange. Every dollar is important; every contribution makes a difference.

Thank you for being a part of our work in making our community stronger!

Please DONATE HERE, and thank you!

Mark Your Calendars for the Upcoming Makers Food Market

Rockport Exchange is excited to be a part of the Rockport Makers Festival, held on December 14th & 15th throughout downtown Rockport. The Makers Festival, co-produced by Rusty + Ingrid, the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, and the Town of Rockport, is a special event with a focus on handmade, artisanal goods.

As part of the festival, Rockport Exchange will be presenting the Makers Food Market on Saturday, December 14th from 10am-5pm showcasing food producers and makers who have a range perfectly tasty — and perfectly packaged for gift-giving — food on offer.

Give the gift of Yum this holiday season and stop by the Makers Food Market while enjoying the Rockport Makers Festival! Learn more about our Makers Food Market HERE, and stay in touch on Instagram and Facebook to learn more as the date approaches!