Best Grocery Store in Wakefield: The Farmland

Wakefield residents are choosy when it comes to grocery shopping, and they more often than not choose The Farmland, according to your votes.

The place most Wakefield residents trust for their grocery shopping needs is , 

Out of 30 votes in our poll, The Farmland netted 21, or 70 percent of the votes.

The Winner
The Farmland is a small, local family owned company located on Main Street (415 Main St.) in the center of Wakefield. The market, which opened back in 1978, ago specializes in fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, baked goods, and Italian products. 

Opened by Giulio Pellegrini as a small produce market with an Italian deli, the store now boasts a full-service bakery, groceries, a catering service, specialty Italian cold cuts, and a butcher shop. 

"When you come to our deli, produce department, bakery or meat counter, we are always happy to accommodate our customers in any way we can," the company's website says. "Whether you like your steak a certain thickness, prefer your cold cuts sliced extra thin, or just want some advice on how much food you should buy for a get together, we will always be here to take a little bit of the stress out of your life."

Runners Up
, the large regional chain supermarket, received second place, with 9 votes. 

Thanks to all the readers who weighed in this week.

We're doing a poll on Best Ice Cream next week. Want to nominate a place that should be included in our poll? Send your nomination to sara.jacobi@patch.com. This will allow us to be sure we don't leave anyone out.


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