Love your food
At hootenanny, each loaf tells a story
Bath Farmers Market

February 16

Cippolini onions at Tarbox Farm for wintery rich sauces and braises
Fruits &   Vegetables

Goranson Farm, MicroMainea, , Oyster Creek Mushroom Co.,Pleasantt Pond Orchard, Sparrow Farm, Tarbox Farm

beet greens , 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
At Chase Farm, wonderful crumbly fruit streaked coffee cake - this one was blueberry

Baked Goods

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
 At Springdale, try this sybaritic cream cheese on your morning toast or bagel

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, rabbit, turkey, 

marrow bones, suet, bacon, hams, pork belly,
hocks (fresh & smoked), sausage 
Scallop Casserole on a bed of Noodles: on sale at Pemaquid Lobster for the month at 2 for $20


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) .
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,
butter, cow s milk(raw), yogurt
Fruit preserves just made at Pleasant Pond Orchard

P reserved and Premade

Borealis Breads  -  granola
Goranson Farm -  dried beans, maple
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, smoked salmon
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, preserves 
Sparrow Farm - cranberry sauce,
relish, ketchup, fruit jam
Saison Beer, at Tarbox Farm, ready to refresh

Handcrafted , Homegrown

Big Barn Coffee -locally roasted organic coffee
Goranson Farm -cut flowers
Hawthorn & Thistle -Hand dyed wool and wool products from Jacob Sheep, pet powder
Mana Medicinals -Herbal tinctures & teas, aromatics and moisturizers, healing clay.
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
Tarbox Farm - cut flowers, beer
Try this great tasting tea from Mana Medicinal for tummy terrors

Looking for local events and goings on?

For local events and celebrations, go to 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 get 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!) .
Good morning

Don't let the love fade now that Valentines Day is over. The market is a great place to buy food you love to share with those you care about. Each meal we eat is a gift to ourselves and others, so smile as you shop, anticipating the pleasure you will inspire.

CSA signup time is here. Choose a plan and pay the farmer now, bankrolling seed purchase and other spring prep. Reward yourself in warm weather with bags and baskets of fresh produce. And let the farmer know what you really enjoyed, what you would like to see.

Tarbox and Goranson have flexible, affordable CSA share programs. Oyster Creek Mushroom is expanding to two plans, starting in May and June respectively. Pine Tree Poultry and Springdale Farm both have year round plans, which you can join any time. all these offer extra value for your money and guarantee the freshest and the bestest.

Ragged Island, a classic cooking cheese, at Hahns End
From our vendors-specials, sales, seasonal
Robin at Chase Farm is pleased to let you know that "Jelly Doughnuts are Back", the flavor varies from week to week, so save a spot on your list. Her favorite is lemon...

Today is the due date for roasted pepper bread at Borealis -this is a seasonal special, so buy and freeze; it makes great sandwiches and grilled cheese.

Kyle at Tarbox has some nice shallots, a pleasant addition to wintry braises-try in a coq a vin, with sweet little chicken parts from Mainely Poultry . And his golden lightly hopped Saison beer is a great match for simple suppers and lunches.
Carmello at Appleton brings the garden along, soft and full
The current batch of Carmello cheese at Appleton Creamery is accented with calendula blossoms, lavender and fennel powder-adding just the right lift.

Larry at Pleasant Pond Orchard reports that the apples are done for this year. He's brought soem of his wife's well crafted preserves tho-Sweet Relish and Strawberry and Grape Jams. They are really good! and do remind me of Grandrna,,,

Nanne continues on a roll with wondrous sweaters named for women of note-this week, the Gertrude Stein. At Meadowcroft Farm
Gertrude Stein, at Meadowcroft
The breads at Hootenanny are all so striking that it's hard to sort them out. Try them one at a time-starting with Cinnamon Raisin, chunky and rich with, maine whole wheat flour, honey and oats,.

Celebrate the diversity of fresh turkey-empanadas, chorizo, tourtiere, pot pies, Italian sausage-it's like a little UN of great taste. All at Pine Tree Poultry.

The sea cakes at Maine Saltwater all offer fresh authentic flavor in an easy to prepare format-crab, scallop, salmon- fresh and tasting of the sea-also a slightly luxurious late dinner.
Maine grown loofahs, to freshen your skin, at Shepherds & Such
Springdale Farm continues its sales at 30$ each::Valentines Sampler offering a pack of veal cutlets and 2 chops, and Winter Sampler, 1 lb each of ground beef, stew meat and sausage, and a soup bone. Good to go. And their Farm Stand is open this winter-check with Eban for hours or go to the website,

Swedish blend, one of several sauerkrauts at Gracies Garden offers fresh light flavor fueled by caraway, lemon,juniper and apple..

Plagued by a flu or other winter nasty? Stop at Mana Medicinals and chat wih Anna about her various herbal preparations aimed at fighting illness and supporting the system. She'll help select the right one for you
Pemaquid's whitefish pate paired (or trio'd) with Microgreens from MicroMainea and Bread from Hootenanny

Sharon Pyne of Ladies of the Lake is on the list for today-no doubt she will bring one of her talented pals. Be ready for some fine fiddlin'....
Volunteers 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

Sunny Shiitakes at Oyster Creek Mushroom brighten any meal