King Oyster mushroom loves pasta, at Oyster Creek Mushroom Co.
Goranson Farm, MicroMainea, , Oyster Creek Mushroom Co.,Pleasantt Pond Orchard, Sparrow Farm, Tarbox Farm
beets, bok choi, braising greens, brussel sprouts,cabbage, carrots, cranberries, collards, corn
escarole, garlic, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mesclun, microgreens, mushrooms, onions,i, parsnips, potatoes, radishes,rutabaga , shallots, spinach, , sweet potatoes, swiss chard, winter squashes
So good, home made glazed, from Chase Farm Bakery
Beryls Pastries, Borealis Breads,Chase Farm Bakery, Hootenanny
breads: bagels, baguettes, bialys, sourdough, wholegrain, anadama, ciabatta,mfocaccia, 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
Brothers Beef, Mainely Poultry, Meadowcroft, Old Narrow Gauge Farm, Pine Tree Poultry, Springdale Farm, Tarbox Farm
beef, chicken, duck, goat, lamb,
mutton, pork, rabbit, turkey,
marrow bones, suet, bacon, hams, pork belly,
hocks (fresh & smoked), sausage
Easy when you're rushed-gluten free and fresh frozen at Maine Saltwater Creations
Maine Saltwater Creations, Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood
resh flat fish, mussels, scallops,oysters, fish sticks, crab and salmon cakes, picked crab and lobster meat (check with vendor)
Taste of the sea-full of flavor and gluten free- from Maine Saltwater Creations
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
Keep a nice chunk of Ragged isle from Hahn's End to brighten up your Italian dishes
reserved and Premade
Goranson Farm -
dried beans, maple
Gracies Garden -
vegetables, kvass, pickles
Maine Saltwater Creations -
and chowders, fish cakes and sticks, casseroles and meatballs
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
Sparrow Farm -
relish, ketchup, fruit jam
Shoulder bags, smudging tools, candles, bone buttons-and more-stop at Shepherds and Such and chat with Kim -she made it all
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
Many of our vendors skip a week or two this time of year: don't worry, they'll be back!
We are not alone..
Stop at the North End and visit with the docents from Maines First Ship-there is so much to learn and the Visitors Center illuminates this dynamic part of Maine history.
Looking for local events and goings on? Locate sales, celebrations, gallery openings, music , classes in cooking massage and and and... Check out
for ideas and happenings in the area. Try the Times Record and the Coastal Journal on line or in print, for more! It's hard to et bored in the winter.
Don't forget that sleigh rides make a great gift for friends and family. Gorgeous horses at Goranson Farm take you for a smooth ride over sweeping fields, river in the distance and forest in the background...
Call Carl at 319 9772 for details and availability( snow is needed!)
Enjoy the Market? Like meeting people? We need some more volunteers
for the SNAP info table. Join us one Saturday a month, managing the token program , sharing information-talk to this week's staffer, or email Volunteer Coordinator Pat at
Whether it's the Super Bowl, the Kitten Bowl, or no bowl at all, simply a pleasant winter afternoon and evening, we're
here to help. Stock up with our fresh and healthy premade soups and stews, pates and cheeses, breads & desserts. Wander and let your senses do the choosing-all those samples are there for YOU.
and feel the soft wools featured in the Winter edition of
read it and learn about the scope and nature of Nanne's work and her
commitment to every step of the process . A nice article, great photos.
Many of our vendors unload by the doors before the market starts at nine, so help us out and leave parking open there.
and next week is the Valentine market, so be prepared!
This new pepperoni from Springdale Farm is well worth a try
From our vendors-specials, s
Big Barn Coffee
returns this week, so be ready if you're running low on mellow, fragrant Honduran or that smoothly elegant decaf.
has some awesome cream cheeses-latest flavors:whiskey bourbon maple, and carrot jams. And some really good looking uncured pepperoni, totally new, give it a try.
has a special on wings, and their chicken salad is a big hit on the sandwich platter.
Bittersweet chocolate coconut pecan & chocolate apricot espresso cookies from Beryl do try some
Pemaquid Lobster and Seafood
We've got has some nice appetizers for the big game this weekend. Topping the list: Damariscotta River Oysters, Smoked Salmon, Crab Dip, Smoked White Fish Pate, Crab Cakes and Smoked Salmon Pate. Descriptions of all on our webs
has a nice fresh batch of it's really tasty Ginger Kohlrabi-a refreshing accompaniment to many maine dishes and a simple to fix, super easy veggie option..
Lots of good slicing cheese at
-try the Lynn, or Chamberlain, or maybe a nice soft round of St. Davids.nibbling ; the pepper cheese is a good melter if you like a little bite with your grilled cheese or burger.
Perfect shallots to jazz up a winter braise from Goranson Farm
support and enhance health in many ways. Winter takes a toll on your skin-Anna offers items that both protect and heal. Try Healing clay, orthe skin tonic-she's ready to advise and share..
Pine Tree Poultry
has white chili ready-accompany it with some chorizo (turkey) empanadas. Or try the hearty turkey pot pie, 16 or 32 ounces.
Pick up sweet potatoes and parsnips at
, make 'em into tasty skinny fires, sprinkled with your favorite barbecue seasoning....yum.
Fresh Ricotta at Appleton Creamery, fine for stuffing, fab on pizza
are always a hit-she may have some special treat for the big day, and don't forget those savory bacon asiago scones.
has plennty of sliced options if you are putting out a make your own platter; you might grab a couple of their almost baked focaccia to dress up and slice to go with for your hot main dishes too.
Check out the offeriings at
Old Narrow Gauge
for pork ribs, meaty butts to braise, hocks for strong soups. Pick a pickle something (many choices) to set on the buffet.
Just one of several options for healthy skin at Mana Medicinals
Chris Lannon and Rick Turcotte join forces again to share their repertoires and do some jammin. This joining of music might should get your toes (and maybe more) moving' Keep a tight lid on your coffee!