lush seedlings at Goranson Farm: here nasturtium and red veined sorrel
Goranson Farm, MicroMainea,, Oyster Creek Mushroom Co. Pleasant Pond Orchard, Sparrow Farm, Tarbox Farm
Beets beet greens
beets, braising greens, cabbage, carrots,celery, cranberries, collards, corn
escarole, garlic, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mesclun, microgreens, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, radishes,rutabaga , shallots, spinach.
Chocolate croissants at Hootenanny, just right with coffee or tea
Beryls Pastries, Borealis Breads,Chase Farm Bakery, Hootenanny
breads: bagels, baguettes, bialys, croissants, sourdough, wholegrain, anadama, ciabatta, focaccia, cinnamon raisin, olive, buckwheat, seeded and blended, breadsticks, croissants, morning pastries, dinner rolls, cupcakes, hand pies, cookies, scones, tarts, doughnuts, quiches, brownies, muffins, coffee cakes , pizza dough, pretzels
Roasted turkey breast to slice and serve at Pine Tree Poultry
Brothers Beef, Mainely Poultry, Meadowcroft, Old Narrow Gauge Farm, Pine Tree Poultry, Springdale Farm, Tarbox Farm
beef, chicken, duck, goat, lamb,
mutton, pork, turkey,
marrow bones, suet, bacon, hams, pork belly,
hocks (fresh & smoked), sausage
Very crabby cake from Pemaquid Lobster and Seafood-quick and easy
Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood
resh flat fish, mussels, scallops,oysters, various shellfish and fish cakes , picked crab and lobster meat (check with vendor), seafood chowders
Yogurts and fresh butter from Chase Farm
Cheese and Dairy
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,
s milk(raw), yogurt
Italian sunshine to start your day-orange marmalade from Alchimia
reserved and Premade
Goranson Farm -
dried beans, maple
Gracies Garden -
vegetables, kvass, pickles
Old Narrow Gauge Farm-
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, smoked salmon
Pine Tree Poultry-chicken (whole or parts)
empanadas, pies, soup, sliced or whole turkey breast, fresh turkey salad
Pleasant Pond Orchard
maple syrup, granola, hand cream, preserves
Sparrow Farm -
relish, ketchup, fruit jam
Try the goats milk soap from Sisters (at Appleton) for a smooth and silky wash up
Big Barn Coffee
-locally roasted organic coffee
Hawthorn & Thistle
-Hand dyed wool and wool products from Jacob Sheep, pet powder
-Herbal tinctures & teas, aromatics and moisturizers, healing clay.
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
- goats milk soap at Appleton Creamery
- cut flowers, beer
Talk to Kyle about his growing selection of microbrews, at Tarbox Farm
Waterfront Park is north of the Freight Shed, about 200 steps. So it is right on the river, and it is often cool or cold when it's windy or drizzly or grey, sometimes on a sunny day. It always pays
ve a sweater or hoodie or whatever in the car
We have clean and well maintained restrooms at the north end of the park. Thanks to the City of Bath!
Summer Market got off to a bustling start last week.
are back, with, bringing luscious cheeses and lovely flowers respectively. .
Our newest vendor,
, is located at the North End-please stop and check out their elegant Italian fruit tarts, well crafted pastas, and more. I am already a fan of their chocolate orange cookies...
Make sure you grab a flyer for the
Midcoast Cheese Trial
from one of our cheesemakers; or at the info table . Make plans for a weekend tour as spring surges on; enjoying the countryside and visiting the nine participating farms-ia great way to relax and learn about cheesemaking ,cheese, mingle with the animals, treat your taste buds..
It's all good,
We welcome your input and ideas. Share your thoughts & photos too. You can reach me at
See you there
At Springdale Farm, so smooth cream cheese with ginger peach preserves to yum your morning
From our vendors
continues it's sausage expansion with some nice pepperoni and smoked kielbasa. And check out their very smooth cream cheese with ginger peach puree-pure decadence on your toast or bagel.
has fresh oysters still, and she had crab meat last week. Look for her weekly specials. And remember her chowders are gluten free.
has brought her first "Backyard Bouquets" of the season. Grab a pretty posy while scarfing up those friendly microgreens.
Simply spring, Backyard Bouquets at MicroMainea
has some awesome Martha Washington geraniums in a variety of pinks, purples and creams- nice iris too. And strong healthy herbs ready to plop right into the ground. My favorite sage is beautiful
uses a variety of milks in her cheeses and willing staff is happy to help you find your favorite texture and flavor. And her sheep's milk yogurt is a memorable experience for aficionados of all hings smooth and creamy.
is scoring high with its Shiitake and Maiitake lately. They still have CSA slots; the first offering will arrive with the morels
Shiitake from Oyster Creek lured several Alchimia pasta buyers last week-natural selection!
notes that the popular Cinnamon Raisin loaf is back. It makes very satisfying French toast.
There's a fresh batch of Granite Kiss, all ashy and delightful, at
, & some of the very fine marinated chevre with olive oil and peppercorns
Rustic sourdoughs at Borealis-a true treat
had an alluring pile of chocolate croissants last week, hopefully there will be more. The whole wheat croissants are pretty special too-buttery and soft.
Try the roasted chicken breast at
Pine Tree Poultry
, just right for sandwiches and salads.
often brings in limited edition items for just a week or two. Last weeks maple sugar tart was a creamy softly mapled delight. It's like a treasure hunt, seeing what she's done new!
At the info booth-our lovely market bags support our SNAP incentive. We have coffee sacks for many household uses too.
Chris Lannon and Rick Turcotte team up for a unique blend of style and melody
Comings and Goings
Old Narrow Gauge
should be back this week,. We hope to see
is out til June.
Fresh Start Farms
will probably arrive in late May or early June.
will arrive with the strawberries...
Those sweet parking s
paces by the sidewalk, vendors are reserved for them. Plenty of parking up and down Commercial St