We’re back with another Virtual Rockport Farmers Market!
Order by 4pm on Thursday, May 21st for pickup on Saturday at Seaview Farm in Rockport. Local, fresh food by hardworking food producers and growers is coming your way.
Fresh bread, seedlings, eggs, stuffed clams, locally-roasted coffee and all sorts of delicious and useful items are listed in the market.
Check it out HERE and be sure to place your order before the market window closes.
Thank you for your support for local food and our community farmers’ market!
We Want to Hear from YOU!
Makers, creators, dabblers, doers, and dreamers — this is your moment. Send in your Cape Ann and Rockport-inspired work (even better if it features our favorite red fishing shack). Prose, poetry, film, drawings, paintings, sculptures, finger-painting — we want to see Cape Ann and the Motif through your eyes!
Send in your original work — or a digital photo of it, if you are submitting visual art — via email or to our mailing address.
Contact us at:
P.O. Box 2294
Rockport, MA 01966
Every day leading up to Motif No.1 Day on May 16th, we’ll post a picture or video featuring your work ,or a piece from our M1D Fest archives celebrating the amazing place we live and the fishing shack that has become a symbol of all things Rockport.
Need a little inspiration to get started? Check out the work of a few of our favorite Rockporters who colored the Motif and posed their work in front of the Motif. Talk about meta Motif!
If you want to join in the fun, you can start by downloading the original Motif coloring page, below. The next step is to enjoy a relaxing time of coloring and then send in a photo of your work! We’re grateful for the generosity of the artist, Cynthia Bugden, who donated the artwork for the coloring page. Read on to learn more.
Cynthia Bugden, along with her sisters, Patsy & Betsy, create the art and layout for beautiful coloring and painting pages. The sisters are North Shore natives and residents. Cynthia started “Arts of Gold” as a part-time business, painting with seniors locally in nursing homes and assisted living facilities back in 2008. You can see more of her work at www.etsy.com/artsofgoldpaintpages or at facebook.com/artsofgold.
Thank you, Cynthia, for sharing your classic homage to the wonderful Motif #1!
Don’t miss our (indoor!) holiday Rockport Farmers Market on Saturday, December 15th from 9am-1pm. The market is located at Spiran Lodge at the corner of Broadway and School St. in Rockport. Come say hello to your Rockport Farmers Market friends while supporting local farmers, food producers and makers!
The market is part of the town-wide Rockport Makers’ Festival on Saturday and Sunday. A ton of great stuff is going on all over town, so be sure to take your time and check out all that Rockport’s makers have to offer this holiday season!