Shiitakes are quite good right now-at Oyster Creek Mushroom
Goranson Farm, MicroMainea, , Oyster Creek Mushroom Co.,Pleasantt Pond Orchard, Sparrow Farm, Tarbox Farm
beets, bok choi, braising greens, ,cabbage, carrots, cranberries, collards, corn
escarole, garlic, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mesclun, microgreens, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, radishes,rutabaga , shallots, spinach, , sweet potatoes, , winter squashes
Whole Wheat Croissants and Pecan Rolls at Hootenanny
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
Just right soup bones at Kelley Brothers Farm
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, turkey,
marrow bones, suet, bacon, hams, pork belly,
hocks (fresh & smoked), sausage
Smoky Whitefish Pate from Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood - great with chunky little slices of a Borealis baguette
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)
Sea Trials-blue on the rind-awesome soft cheese at Hahns End
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
Try this crisp and juicy cranberry sauce from Sparrow on yogurt and sandwiches
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, preserves
Sparrow Farm -
relish, ketchup, fruit jam
Dan roasted coffee from Honduras at Big Barn Coffee
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
Just a few weeks left and then comes Maple Syruping
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!)
Looking around for something to do this weekend? Go to
and check out events, galleries, openings, music, theatre, demos, outside adventures. Check out the Times Record and Coastal Journal too. You'll have a hard time making up your mind.
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
It's starting to look a lot like spring as we shiver in the chilly air. Gardening tools and seeds are in the stores-lots of good things on sale at the market,
CSAs and Buying Plans popping up. Goranson and Tarbox Farms, Pine Tree Poultry and Springdale Farm, Oyster Creek Mushroom Co.,
are ready to talk with you about their offerings.
And next week many folks will celebrate St. Patricks' Day, a holiday of good will and fellow ship , even if you're not Irish shop here for a no blarney holiday feast!
Blueberry orange sweet roll from Beryls pastries
From our vendors-specials, sales, seasonal
Mainely Poultry offers a variety of duck pieces and products-check for smoked breasts too. They even grind it up for duck burger-quite delicious and it lends a festive air.
Soups at Maine Saltwater sell out fast-but don't go away empty handed if your favorite's gone. Check out something new-a vegan bean and vegetable, or that very winning creamy Cauliflower Cheddar-smooth and rich.
Have you tried the Kvass at Gracies Garden-Simply brine, and really refreshing, this briny drink from making vegetables is a snappy morning or mid afternoon pick me up,or, use whatever flavor you love for a Virgin or Bloody Mary for quick shot of intensity.
Kohlrabi and Ginger Kvass waiting at Gracies Garden
Enjoy the Tomme at Appleton on a frittatta or omelet. And do try the several salamis and other hard sausage made byThyme for Goat, that Caitlin is offering.
Kelley Brothers continues it's sale on soup and dog bones, short ribs and ground beef. And talk to Tammy about briskets and other cuts for the Big Green Holiday.
Dress up your Irish feast with a gorgeous piece of salmon from Pemaquid Lobster a& Seafood-It's just as Irish, and very amenable to some lovely potatoes and softly braised and spiced cabbage, easily found at Goranson's. Accompany with a few bottles of Saison from
Tarbox, and top it all off with a treat from one of our smashing bakers.
Yummy relish from Old Narrow Gauge
lenty of interesting desserts and treats for the 17th or any other day worth celebrating (we hope that's most days for you). Hootenanny offers that cushy dark chocolate dense brownie, made with, yes, buckwheat!
At Beryls look for muffins with unexpected delight-like rosemary fig & walnut, or a yummy tart, dressed with fruits and crumbs.
Borealis has just a few crusty vanilla-y scones, flavored with dried apricots, or sometimes blue or cranberries.
And Chase Farms rolls out traditional treats with fresh flair-last week fresh Bismarcks stuffed with apple filling, fresh pillowy Danish, or maybe a juicy blackberry pie.
Chicken salad and smoked ducks & chicken at Mainely Poultry
At Old Narrow Gauge Amy still has bacon - some Canadian- and lots of juicy pork chops. Snap up those last few jars of pickled fiddleheads, or some newly crafted and quite good pickle relish. for sandwiches and burgers.
Pine Tree is offering empanadas stuffed with turkey chorizo, buffalo chicken, or chicken and vegetables. Filling and fragrant, great for a quick lunch or supper.
Nanne at Meadowcroft wants to take your Easter Lamb orders asap-let her know so she can reserve your choice now. and check out her brilliantly dyed yarns if you or someone you know loves to knit-those colors will put a spring in your needles!
Silky smooth beeswax cream from Pleasant Pond Orchard
Look for Red Beans and Rice at the Music Corner-always magical, always welcoming.