We're at Waterfront Park for the summer starting May 5
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Young spinach beckons at Tarbox Farm

Bath Farmers Market
Saturday April 28 2018

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Perfect Portobellos waiting for you at Oyster Creek Mushroom Co.
Fruits &   Vegetables
Goranson Farm, MicroMainea, Oyster Creek Mushroom Co., Pleasant Pond Orchard, Sparrow Farm, Tarbox Farm

Arugula, beets, braising greens, cabbage, carrots, cranberries, garlic, greens , herbs, kale, leeks, , microgreens, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, radishes, shoots & tendrils, spinach, sweet potatoes, turnips, winter squash
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Simply good! Blueberry muffins & whoopie pies, no gluten, at Chase Farm Bakery
Ba ked 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
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Try some tasty pork from Tarbox Farm-raised with love and plenty of woods to wander in.

Meat & Poultry

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

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

marrow bones, suet
bacon, hams, pork belly,
hocks (fresh & smoked), sausage 
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Fresh mussels, a weekend delight! at Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood

Seafood

Maine Saltwater Creations, Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood

fresh flat fish, mussels, scallops,oysters, fish sticks, crab and salmon cakes, picked crab and lobster meat (check with vendor ).
Cheese and Dairy

Appleton Creamery, Chase Farm , Coppertail Farm, Hahns End, Springdale Farm

cows milk cheeses, goats milk cheeses,
hard & soft, marinated and spiced,
fresh and aged
feta, mozzarella, ricotta, cream cheese,
butter, cows milk(raw), yogurt
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Plenty of eggs at Mainely Poultry

Eggs

 Goranson Farm, Mainely Poultry, Sparrow Farm
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Fine soups at Maine Saltwater Creations enjoy your favorite flavors.

Preserved and Premade

Borealis Breads  -  granola
Coppertail Farm - cajeta, caramels
Goranson Farm -  dried beans, maple
syrup
Gracies Garden - lactofermented
vegetables, kvass, pickles
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
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Meadowcroft we,comes spring with soft light filled wool and pretty sweaters-it's Maine, after all

Handcrafted, Homegrown

Big Barn Coffee -locally roasted organic coffee
Coppertail Fa rm-goats milk soap
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 
Shepherds & Such -  beeswax candles, felted goods, buttons, wax flowers, jewelry, smudge and more
Sisters Soap - goats milk soap at Appleton Creamery
Hiring

Still seeking help this summer?

Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood is looking for someone to work at their market table Saturday Mornings. Talk to Tracy or call her at 350 7054

Tarbox is looking for full and art time help at their Wesport Island Farm. Talk to Angela or Kyle or go to thier website for ocntact info.


Peepers are here!

Finally feels like spring-just in itme for our final market at the Freight Shed. Next week finds us at Waterfront Park-a quick walk north. Bring a sweater or wrap to guard agains the wind off the river.

It's official-no plastic bags in Bath.. Bring your own, or pick up a sturdy-and pretty market bag at the SNAP counter, or insulated bags at Appleton and Pemaquid. If you want ice for your fish, Pemaquid still has it-just bring the bag or container.

Our summer market sees the return-over the next month- of

Fuzzy Udder Creamery
Hawkes Farm
Jyang Lee Oriental Specialties
Mindful Gardens Farm
New Roots Farm
Popp Farm

Coppertail Farm is not here this summer-you can find them at Crystal Spring Market in Brunswick
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Beeswax food wrap and felted dryer balls at Shepherds & Such
From our vendors-specials, s ales, seasonal

Pemaquid Seafood & Lobster has some lovley mussels and fresh picked crabmeat. Haddock is firm and fresh and dresses up nicely with fresh microgreens and spring vegetables.

Hootenany intoduced it's granola themed breakfast pastry-lightly touched with cinnamon, It might dunk nicely in your coffee. And their salt bagels go well with spreadable cheeses, like the chipotle goat round at Appelton.

Kim at Shepherds & Such makes lovely and useful beeswax coated food wraps; these are starting to pop up as a reasoanable alternative to saran warap and other plastics. Check them out
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Garlic and chilies at Goranson-stock up for your spring salsas
Goranson has a growing list of fresh greens, braising mix and mesclun coming in now. The first baby chard showed up last week. Scoop up a few bags to satisfy your leafy green yearnings.


Stephanie at Hawthorne & Thistle has some more of those sweet baby booties, and some little catnip mice for your mouse patrol. She had her first lamb last week, expecting another dozen or so!

Try breakfast or Italian sausage from Pine Tree Poultr y on your breakfast pizza for a flavor and texture treat.
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Feta & chive sausage & chicken at Pine Tree Poultry-so versatile

Sea Trials Blue is featuring it's lovely self at Hahns End- scoop up a round and try it on burgers, in omeltes, pizza, even just plain crostini-a sure pleasure.

Sunflower and buckwheat sprouts from Tarbox spruce up many a salad and grain bowl; and those sturdy clamshells are great for odd jobs around the kitchen before tossing in the recycle bin.

Carol at Borealis made up several batches of croutons a few weeks aago-crunchy bites of different loaves to make a salad very satisfying-good for just nibbling too.
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Hootenannys granola pastry is a treat!

Now that it's warming a little, stock up on Big Barn Coffee's deeply flavored Smatra-it makes astounding iced coffee-standing up well to ceam and ice. Yum...

Kelley Brothers has lots of grillable cuts-flank steak, ribeyes, ljuicy burgers. And ask Tammy about the firewood available ( now is the time to stock for next year), seasoned, and some free delivery availabe.

Portobellos at Oyster Creek are smooth and huge and just right for stuffing with almost anything you like to eat-or slice thickly to partner with hearty pork cuts from Old Narrow Gauge.

Coming/Goings

Away this week-MicroMainea, as Judy travels to PEI for the Acadian viewpoint on growing green...

Pleasant Pond Orchard
wil be here this week.

And Mana Medicinals should be returning too.
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Liz and Chris of Married with Chitlins are coming to make music tomorrow get ready to dance!


More hiring

Goranson is sitll looking for a few preferably full time folk for thier Dresden farm Talk to anyone at the stand or go to their website for contact info.

And Appleotn may need one more apprentice-if you know anyone who wants to work with great goats and nice people in the verdant glory of Appleton,, , send them to Caitlin.
Cherish the Day

Ttake one home-Sea Trials Blue at Hahns End

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