Local honey & locally roasted coffee
Lynne's Vintique curates local food and vintage finds. It's Newton's go-to source for truly local raw honey, and fans of locally roasted Dean’s Beans coffee, know that Lynne’s has the best prices and widest selection in the area. Honey is harvested in Stoneham, Lincoln, Concord, and Needham, with all of the taste and health benefits of local raw honey. Shop in-person at the Echo Bridge Mall or contact Lynne to place orders for pickup or free local delivery. Last minute shopper? Lynne will also be at the Thanksgiving Market at the Allen Center with ample quantities of honey and coffee!
Off Our Rocker Cookies
Sweet Potato Based Cookies
Vegan, plant-based, gluten free cookies that taste great and are good for you too? Oh yeah. Off Our Rocker Cookies has turned the healthy snacking game upside down with their addictive, sweet-potato based cookies. Perfect for a quick breakfast, pre/post workout snack, or a healthy grab-and-go for anyone racing around. Keep them on hand over the holidays when craving a healthy break from all of the heavy eating. 10% off all orders through 2022 benefit Lovin’ Spoonfuls. Skip shipping costs with two options for Newton pick up: Pre-order and pick up at Dion’s Thanksgiving Wine Tasting event on Saturday, November 19 or at the Thanksgiving Market at West Newton’s Allen House on November 22.
Mass Food Delivery
Holiday Produce Boxes
For those who prefer fresh, grown-in-Massachusetts produce for Thanksgiving, Mass Food Delivery is delivering Holiday Produce Boxes to Newton, stuffed with fresh vegetables from Hadley MA’s Joe Czajkowski Farm. Boxes are $40 each and contain: 5 lbs of onions; 5 lbs of chef potatoes; 5 lbs of sweet potatoes; 2 lbs of carrots; and 1 butternut squash. Boxes can be picked up at The Newton Thanksgiving Market at the Allen Centre on Tues, Nov 22 for a reduced delivery fee, or dropped off on Newton doorsteps for $12.50. (SNAP/HIP shoppers get free doorstep delivery.) All Boxes must be ordered by November 17th. In addition to the boxes, Mass Food Delivery has lots of locally grown and raised food for home delivery. The Allen Centre pick up location is for the standard Holiday Produce Box only. Tap butternut squash for ordering instructions.
Fournos Greek Pastries
Authentic Greek Pastries
For everyone who misses picking up Fournos' authentic Greek Pastries from Newton's Farmers' Market, here's some great news! This Newton-based business is taking orders for Thanksgiving, so you can stock your dessert platters with the same Fournos baked goods that you purchase at the market, incuding offerings like: petit-four, orange cake, baklava, orange cookies, galaktoboureko rolls, koulourakia vanilla cookies, and virgin olive oil sticks. Easy pick up at 15 Bowen Street in Newton and free doorstep delivery available for those with busy schedules. Despina will also be selling her pastries at the Allen Centre for those who aren't great at planning in advance. Call to place your order and for more information: (857) 636-8295
Mobile knife sharpening
Sharpen up your dull knives at Newton’s Thanksgiving Market on November 22, when mobile knife sharpener, Hub Grinding, comes to Newton. Hub Grinding will be set up in the Cherry Street parking lot from 12-4, ready to sharpen your kitchen knives for just $10/knife! No appointments necessary, just bring your knives, drop them off, shop, tour the restored Allen House (yes, there is a bowling alley), and maybe even take in the Newton Art Association’s watercolor exhibit.
Quicksilver Baking Co.
Sweet & Savory Rugelach
Quicksilver Baking's rugelach (in both sweet and savory flavors) are great meal hacks for serving up something special without investing precious time. With boxes of rugelach stowed away in the freezer, you can turn out guest-worthy hors d'oeuvres and desserts in a snap. Savory rugelach, in flavors like Jalapeño Cheddar; Olive Tapenade and Walnut; and Caramelized Walnut Blue Cheese Walnut, are perfect pre-dinner noshes, while traditional sweet rugelach are standouts on the dessert platter, Rugelach are purchased frozen and uncooked, then baked in your home with no defrosting. Rugelach can be purchased online and delivered in time for Thanksgiving. Skip shipping costs with two options for Newton pick up: Pre-order and pick up at Dion’s Thanksgiving Wine Tasting event on Saturday, November 19 or at the Thanksgiving Market at West Newton’s Allen Center on November 22.
Artisanal Soaps & Candles
Gorgeous artfully hand-crafted soaps & candles made in small batches using the highest quality ingredients. Perfect for gift-giving, hostess gifts, and to treat yourself. The cold process soaps are created from local ingredients when possible, including lavender and other botanicals grown in the gardens of this Newton business. Container candles are hand-poured from 100% American soy wax and the pillar candles are a blend of soy and beeswax. Wicks are cotton and burn clean for hours and hours. &Soaps is an environmentally-friendly company that takes sustainability seriously--steering clear of plastics and petroleum by-products, and even uses solar energy to power the studio in which it makes its products. It's a truly local business that you can feel great about supporting. Free shipping through Dec 23rd, and free Newton drop off for orders $75+. Last minute shoppers can make purchases in-person a the Thanksgiving Market at the Allen Center on November 22 from 12-4.