Farmers' Market.

Local, local, local! Our farmers' work hard to bring the community healthy, sustainable, and safe food. August will mean that harvests for many crops are in full swing with abundance to enjoy. Come and meet your farmer to find out how they grow the food they offer to us year after year.

Farmers' Market Application

Farmers' Market
& Food Vendors

From the Alan Day Community Garden in Norway to Anna Sysko's farm in Newry, our farmers and cooks make it all happen. Come and enjoy! Check out what our local food system looks like on the Maine Food Atlas.

There will be a lot going on at Fare Share Co-op for the Festival. Fare Share is our community's local food system hub and we have a lot to be thankful for having a local food co-op in our area since 1978. Visit them during the Festival!

 

 

  • A Wee Bit Farm will grill 100% grass-fed Highland Beef and free-range Pork in front of the store.

 

  • MarthaBar is one of those rare foods that you feel good about eating, and actually want to eat, too. With a MarthaBar, there are no guilty cravings. A thick layer of dark chocolate surrounds a nutritionally dense interior of organic ingredients

 

  • Freshiez meat alternative will be sampled in front of Fare Share. Real ingredients. Real convenience.

 

  • Happy Hive Farm will have an information and tasting table and will be discussing topics such as beekeeping, how to properly care for bees through the winter, and the importance of pollinators in our food system.

  • Pen-Y-Bryn Lavender Farm has fields of beautiful, lush and sweet smelling plants that are used to soothe, aid and relax people naturally and simply.

  • The Friendly Ewe sells yogurt, cheese, and ice cream made from sheep’s milk.

 

HOURS: M–W  9 - 6pm   •  TH–F  9 - 7pm  •  SAT  9 - 6pm  •  Closed Sundays

 

ADDRESS: 443 Main Street, Norway, Maine 04268

 

PHONE: (207) 743-9044

 

Pietree Orchard grows great local food and works to create a strong local community. The McSherry family established the orchard about seventy-five years ago, and then the King family purchased the orchard in 2007 to keep this land a working orchard and farm.

 

They grow apples, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, plums, nectarines, peas, green beans, tomatoes, flowers, and pumpkins. The Farmstand has  fresh fruits and vegetables, cider donuts, pies, pastries, savories, and, during apple season, fresh-pressed cider, and brick-oven pizza. The 67-acre sugarbush provides maple syrup.

 

A Pick-Your-Own visit to Pietree Orchard provides a fresh-air outing for the whole family on one of the most beautiful sites in western Maine, with gob-stopping views of the White Mountains.

 

Pietree Orchard

803 Waterford Road, Sweden, Maine 04040

207-647-9419

 

Open 7 days a week from 9–5pm (PYO is 9–4pm). Brick oven pizza's available from 11:30am each day.

 

         

The Mission of the Alan Day Community Garden is to cooperatively create an educational demonstration garden, where people can grow their own food, using organic, sustainable methods to support an enduring community food system. The Garden is located in Norway welcomes all community members and offers many ways to get involved!  We believe that all people should have access to healthy and affordable food, and that a local community food system is vital to thriving and resilient communities.

 

Alan Day Community Garden

26 Whitman Street

Norway, Maine 04268

207-346-0708

 

alandaygarden.wordpress.com

AlanDayCommunityGarden@gmail.com

facebook.com/alandaycommunitygarden/

 

A small and brand new diversified farm, Anna's Greenhouse & Gardens is in the process of producing organic vegetables and herbs for sale locally. They are on the southern shoulder of Puzzle Mountain where they operate the greenhouse by using hydro-power and the advantages of passive solar design.

 

Anna's Greenhouse & Gardens

Puzzle Mountain

Newry, Maine

207-450-2344

 

 

Mid Ridge Farm offers non-certified, organically-grown produce to the community. Their family-owned and -operated grows seasonal vegetables, greens, blueberries, apples and pears, eggs.

 

Mid Ridge Farm

343 Mayberry Hill Road, Casco, Maine

(207) 615-8246

 

   

Jumpers Hill Farm is a two family homestead that's grows organic Hops, Asparagus, and Garlic, along with an acre of vegetable gardens and an herbal garden. Jumpers hill will have Shady Grove Mushrooms for sale at the Festival.

 

Jumpers Hill Farm

59 Country Lane, Harrison, Maine 04040

(207) 299-0432

 

     

Beacon Blessings is a little farm is on 7-acres in the beautiful Western Foothills of Oxford, Maine. There since 2009, they are constantly adding to the landscape, cultivating it for the future. What started as a hobby and way to provide for their family, soon turned into a licensed business. Their family strives to eat local, organic, and non-GMO foods and they carry that into the business. If they can source it from Maine, they do. They craft a wide variety of jams and jellies, such as Raspberry Jalapeño to Orange Marmalade to Blueberry. They also offer organic (not certified) chicken,eggs by the dozen or via their CSA, cultivate an extensive garden, including asparagus, and they produce maple syrup in the spring. They sell around the area, as well as online at Etsy.

 

Beacon Blessings

Beacon Hill, Oxford, Maine 04270

(207) 712-8195

 

 

Back to Roots is a small family farm that grows, harvests, and cans specialty food items. Their products include Dilly Beans, Dilly Pickles, Cucumber Relish, Dip Mixes and gourmet popcorn. They also make rustic evergreen wreaths and unique crafts using vintage and natural elements. Their products are available at  Fare Share Co-op in Norway, Nabos in Bethel, the Local Hub in Greenwood, Philbrook Place in Bethel, The Good Food Store in Bethel, and Old Squire Farm Market in Norway.

 

Back to Roots

Curtis Hill Road, Woodstock, Maine 04219

(207) 890-4320

 

 

 

Fairwinds Farm is owned and operated by Pete and Cathy Karonis, headquartered in Topsham, where they have five greenhouses,  5-acres of crops, and their home. They also have 16-acres of strawberries and approximately 45-acres of mixed vegetables along the beautiful Kennebec River in Bowdoinham. They sell their seedlings and produce at four weekly farmers markets from May through October. Their strawberry fields are open to the public for "Pick Your Own Strawberries" during the  season (typically mid-June through mid-July). After strawberries, they open their raspberry and blueberry fields for u-pick, as well.

 

Fairwinds Farm

555 Brown's Point Road, Bowdoinham, Maine

207-729-1872

 

   

Freshiez makes the best organic plant-based products on the planet. They will be bringing their signature mini-burgers to serve hot and ready to eat with a condiment bar. They will also be bringing frozen packaged products, such as Hearty Veggiez, Tasty Taco Crumbles, and Super Burgers for sale.

 

Freshiez

PO Box 310, South Casco, Maine04077

207.272.6351

 

   

Might Maine Greens are microgreens that are extremely nutritious, flavorful, and colorful. You can find them at the Bethel Farmers' Market, Greenwood Farmers' Market, and Old Squire Farm Market

 

Might Maine Greens

Woodstock, Maine

207.272.6351

 

 

Beech Hill Farm & Bison Ranch raises bison for meat, offers educational walking tours, and grows seasonal produce on their 4th generation farm. Video and article in the Bangor Daily New.

 

Products

Frozen bison meat, hides, skulls, horn caps, jerky, seasonal vegetables, bread, eggs.

 

Beech Hill Farm & Bison Ranch

630 Valley Road, North Waterford, Maine 04088

207.583.2515

 

   

A Wrinkle in Thyme Farm is a women-owned and operated, small, diversified farm using organic practices in the foothills of the western mountains of Maine. Moving to Maine from Illinois in 1995, Mary Ann and Marty, came seeking 100 acres of wooded land for the purpose of building a log cabin with no intentions of farming. As luck would have it, we settled into our 1850s farmhouse, surrounded by 32 acres of fields, woods, and apple orchard.

 

Products

Frozen bison meat, hides, skulls, horn caps, jerky, seasonal vegetables, bread, eggs.

 

Marty Elkin and Mary Ann Haxton

106 Black Mountain Rd.

Sumner, ME 04292

207.212.4058

info@awrinkleinthymefarm.com

awrinkleinthymefarm.com

Etsy

 

Thunder Hill Farm raises quality Scottish Highland Beef that is  all grass-fed, as well as pork, chicken, maple syrup, and seasonal vegetables.

 

42 Bell Road

North Waterford, Maine 04088

 

(207) 625-3075

facebook.com/207thunderhillfarm

 

Sy's Trees, Jesse Stevens who is an orchardist in Sweden, Maine.

 

facebook.com/jesse.stevens.946954

 

The Maine Soap Company makes handmade small batch artisan soap making. They offer an array of bath and beauty products.

 

 

Greenwood St.

West Paris, Maine 04289

(207) 515-1307

 

facebook.com/pg/SoapThatGetsYaWickedClean

 

“The question is not whether systems this brittle will break down, but when and how, and whether when they do, we’ll be prepared to treat the whole idea of sustainability as something more than a nice word."

food author and activist, Michael Pollan

Foothills Food Festival

Longley Square, 413 Main Street, Norway, Maine
Mailing: CEBE, 447 Main Street, Norway, Maine 04268

Foothills Food Festival

Longley Square, 413 Main Street
Norway, Maine

Mailing: CEBE, 447 Main Street
Norway, Maine 04268