Head to the BIW parking lot for Market on the River
Strawberry Fields Forever at Tarbox Farm

Bath Farmers Market
Saturday June 30 - July 7 2018
Very nice carrots at New Roots
Fruits &   Vegetables, Plants

Goranson Farm, Hawkes Farm, MicroMainea, Mindful Gardens, Oyster Creek Mushroom Co., New Roots Farm, Pleasant Pond Orchard, Sparrow Farm, Tarbox Farm

Arugula, asparagus, beet greens , beets, braising greens, cabbage, carrots, cranberries, dandelion greens, fiddleheads, garlic, herbs, kale, leeks, microgreens, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, radishes, rhubarb, salad turnips, seedlings, shoots & tendrils, spinach, strawberries, sweet potatoes, swiss chard, tomatoes, tsatsoi, turnips
Love your bread- go wild at Borealis

Baked Goods

Beryls Pastries, Borealis Breads,Chase Farm Bakery, Hootenanny

breads: bagels, baguettes, bialys, sourdough, wholegrain, anadama, ciabatta, focaccia, cinnamon raisin, olive, buckwheat, seeded and blended, breadsticks, croissants, morning pastries, dinner rolls, English muffins, cakes, hand pies, cookies, scones, tarts, doughnuts, quiches, brownies, muffins, coffee cakes , pizza dough, pretzels

Meat & Poultry

 Kelley Brothers Beef, Mainely Poultry, Meadowcroft, Old Narrow Gauge Farm, Pine Tree Poultry, Springdale Farm, Tarbox Farm

beef, chicken,
duck, goat, lamb, mutton, pork, turkey, 
whole, cut , ground

marrow bones, suet
bacon, hams, pork belly,
hocks (fresh & smoked), sausage 
At Springdale Farm, check out Eban's line of handcrafted specialty sausages: here fresh and flavor filled Chorizo

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Goranson Farm, Mainely Poultry, Sparrow Farm


Maine Saltwater Creations, Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood

f resh flat fish, mussels, scallops,oysters, fish sticks, crab and salmon cakes, picked crab and lobster meat (check with vendor ) .
Tracy at Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood has inexpensive insulated bags for your purchase-bring your plastic bag for some ice!

Appleton Creamery, Chase Farm , Fuzzy Udder Creamery, Hahns End, Springdale Farm

cows milk cheeses, goats milk cheeses,
hard & soft, marinated and spiced,
fresh and aged
feta, mozzarella, ricotta, cream cheese,
butter, cow s milk(raw), yogurt
At Hahns End, Deb will custom cut to your needs, desires
Filly makes fish and shellfish cakes the way they should be-addictive they are!

Preserved and Premade

Borealis Breads  -  granola
Goranson Farm -  dried beans, maple
Gracies Garden - lactofermented
vegetables, kvass, pickles
Jyang_Lee Kitchens -spring rolls, sauces, sesame noodles, dumplings and more
Maine Saltwater Creations - fresh frozen  soups and chowders, fish cakes and sticks, casseroles and meatballs 
Old Narrow Gauge Farm-  preserved
vegetables, pickles relishes, wildflower
& fruit syrups and pastes, fruit jams jellies, seasonal items
Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood-  fish and shellfish loaves, shellfish cakes, chowders, bisques, dips, stock, casseroles & pies
Pine Tree Poultry-chicken (whole or parts) empanadas, pies, soup, sliced or whole turkey breast, fresh turkey salad
Pleasant Pond Orchard -honey,
maple syrup, granola, hand cream 
Sparrow Farm - cranberry sauce,
relish, ketchup, fruit jam
This elegant foxglove is just one of many ready to reward your garden plants at Hawkes Farm

Hand crafted, Homegrown

Big Barn Coffee -locally roasted organic coffee
Hawkes Farm - house and garden plants and seedlings
Hawthorn & Thistle -Hand dyed wool and wool products from Jacob Sheep
Mana Medicinals -Herbal tinctures & teas, aromatics and moisturizers, healing clay. Chair massages.
Meadowcroft Seacolors -   Handraised wool, sea dyed and available in skeins or individually designed clothing & blankets 
Mindful Gardens - handwoven baskets, plants and seedlings
Shepherds & Such -  beeswax candles, felted goods, buttons, wax flowers, jewelry, smudge and more
Sisters Soap - goats milk soap at Appleton Creamery

Welcome Back

Mindful Gardens returns to complete our Summer Market

Away this week

Gracies Garden

Kelley Brothers


We haven't any music scheduled this week, but sometimes strolling minstrels arrive .

Next week Ted DeMille and, possibly one or more of his talented pals, are coming to the Park - we'll be back there - to entertain and delight.

Good Morning

It is now officially summer. Enjoy the glorious weather for the next week or so at least. Celebrate the birth of our country, with picnics, brunch on the deck, barbecues in the yard-or driveway.

Strawberries are every where and they are spectacular this year. This update is good thru next weekend, 7/7..

It's Heritage Days, Bath's annual ode to all things fun and great to eat. Tomorrow, we will again be located in the BIW parking lot way back behind the Pizzeria on the corner of Washington St-turn in there or cross Leeman Highway on foot at the Visitor Center and we are right by the river. You'll see the tents and flags-a pleasant breezy spot- plenty of parking and space to move around.
Just one of Goransons specialty potatoes-way beyond comfort food-try them grilled/roasted
From our vendors-specials, s ales, seasonal

Plenty of sweet and savory breakfast treats at Hootennanny -little cinnamon rolls, bagels, and more. mix up a bag for company to choose from and breakfast is a breeze.

Old Narrow Gauge Farm has some very fresh rhubarb jam, and blueberry too. For Fiddlehead fans, try Amy's nicely spiced first of this years crop.

Caitlin at Appleton Creamery let us know "Appleton Creamery will have the FIRST of the season chèvre in basil with pine nuts, thanks to an early harvest of basil from Goranson Farm ! Supplies will be limited."
Turkey breast treats for the pampered pooch at Pine Tree Poultry
Oreo, Market Dog of the month, considers his treat options
Perk up your garden with some of the stunning perennials from Hawkes Farm . Their foxgloves and coleus are particularly lovely right now and hardy too.

Oyster Creek Mushroom still has good morels, some stunning King Oysters, and golden shiitake. Let your imagination go wild!

At Popp's , pick your own strawberry season is in full, well, pick. Go now, and early in the day to beat the heat of the Kennebec river delta out in Dresden. Call 737 4351 for info about that days picking.
Check out the different yogurts at Fuzzy Udder-all creamy and delightful
Company for the holiday? round out your breakfast repertoire with creamy yogurt from Fuzzy Udder -they offer several luxurious kinds.

One customer returning for a summer visit noted she had "been dreaming all year of Beryls ginger scones". Try her bacon asiago too, fine for a light lunch with crispy sald greens and radishes from New Roots.

Stock up on elegantly crafted and long burning-beeswax candles from Shepherds & Such to softly light your summer patio or deck in the evening.
Congratulations and thanks to Dan At Big Barn Coffee for switching to compostable straws for his iced coffee. Try some!
Pine Tree Poultry is making lean dog treats from turkey breast-pups enjoy celebrating too! and they remind you that their year round CSA is available in several amounts and starts the day you sign up.

Cheerful news from Filly at Maine Saltwater : "we'll have Haddock Cakes and Salmon Cakes with fresh organic scallions both are great with our Roasted Sweet Pepper and Tomato Soup!"

Healing Clay from Mana Medicinals soothes many skin irritations. Many are finding it helpful in fighting the brown tail moth rashes

Hahns End has some mighty fine wheels of cheese right now. The Blue Velvet and Cloud NIne are versatile and just made for sharing with friends.

Robin at Chase Farms has plenty of biscuits for Strawberry Shortcake-pick up some of her homemade butter & cream to finish the job like Grandma would

Angela at Jyang-Lee offers fresh spring rolls and sesame noodles for a lovely vegan feast. And a stash of her family recipe sauces makes any barbecue or grill fan happy She'll have some garden tiles soon.
Celebrate with this traditional treat from Tracy at Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood
Fourth of July Salmon and Peas  
1 whole salmon side
¼ cup chopped celery
¼ cup chopped carrot
1 scallion, chopped
2 bay leaves
Egg Sauce
6 tablespoons butter
6 tablespoons flour
1 ½ cups hot fish stock or salmon-steaming broth
1 cup milk
Freshly ground pepper
A few drops Tabasco sauce
A few drops lemon juice
3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
1 teaspoon minced fresh dill or chervil
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
Make the fish
In a fish steamer orbig pan, put salmon on a rack; add boiling water to just beneath the rack, don't touch touch the fish. Add e vegetables and bay leaves, sprinkle well with salt. Cover the pan – tightly' Steam 35 minutes, adding more water if it threatens to boil away.
Make the egg sauce:
Melt butter in a heavy saucepan and stir in flour. Stir over low heat, 2-3 minutes, add 1 cup of the poaching liquid. Return to heat, stir until the sauce thickens. Whisk in milk, til smooth. Season to taste with salt, pepper, tabasco, and lemon juice, fold in the chopped eggs and herbs. Heat through. Put the salmon on a platter, and coat with a little of the egg sauce, passing the rest in a bowl. Serve with steamed new potatoes and garden peas cooked in a little boiling water until just tender.
Cherish the Day

Chevre by Appleton, Basil by Goranson, love by the goats