Burnside Acres is said to have been operating in the 1750s, but the Jacksons (John and Vikki) have been farming there for “only” the past 35 years.  Located in the Green Hill/Charlestown area, they grow a full assortment of vegetables, herbs, and flowers at their original site, and now also on West Beach Rd.  Burnside Acres’ offerings, local as can be, continue to be available weekly at the Charlestown Farmers’ Market as they have from its very beginning.



The sight and sound of real live farm animals ties the senses to farm life – right at our weekly market.  The experience can be irresistible to shoppers on any given market day – especially the children.  This year, Silk Tree Farm, owned and operated by Cathy and Tom Bardsley, bring along their Nigerian dwarf goats each week to help market goat cheese, free range eggs, goat milk soap and soy candles, among other products.


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Karen Jarret on July 25, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Who’s that handsome farmer? 🙂

    It’s a great market so come on down and join us Friday mornings!


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