High Quality Produce at Affordable Prices

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College

MIT Market Produce Stand

Similar to BU wanting to provide the community with access to local food goods, MIT’s Produce Market, run by Russo’s, offers an option for affordable, healthy fruits and vegetables. Located in Watertown, MA, Russo’s is a family-run operation that has been around for over 75 years. In addition to their high-quality produce featured at the Produce Stand, Russo’s also sells meats, cheeses, baked goods, prepared foods, and other specialty items. To find out how you can get your hands on their other food offerings, head on over to Russo’s website HERE. While you’re there, also be sure to check out their recipe page and catering service!

Now for the produce stand.

What You’ll Find: Affordable, high-quality fruits and vegetables all supplied by Russo’s. Russo’s also lists their weekly specials for the produce market HERE.

Hours: The market is open every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and runs until December 25, 2012.

Location: Gates Lobby in the Stata Center (32 Vassar St.) in Cambridge.

Getting There: The fastest way using public transportation is to take the CT2 Bus towards Sullivan Station via Kendal/MIT and get off at Amesbury St. at Vassar St.

Pictures were taken by Sargent Choice Nutrition Center friend Mandy Luk, thanks Mandy!

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