Schedule &

Come and enjoy! Looking forward to 2018's Festival as we grow our local food system here in the Western Foothills of Maine.


Stay tuned for for 2018 schedule!



12–9pm Main Stage & Main Street

10–2 Norway Farmers’ Market at Old Squire Old Squire Green, 493 Main St


11-1 Books N Things Book Signing: Nelson “Skip” Foley, “A Random Act of Kindness”


12–2 Interactive Family Lunch Concert

Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman St


12–1 Singepole Mountain Band

Main Stage, Longley Square


12-3 Fiber & Vine, Bitters Tasting, 402 Main St


12-6 Fiber & Vine, Spinning Circle


1:20–2:20 Stream Reggae Main Stage


2:25–2:55 SPEAKER - Marge Kilkelly, Federal Food Policy Senior Policy Advisor to Senator Angus King, Main Stage


3–4 The Youngerbloods

Main Stage, Longley Square


3–6 Paul Puiia Street Music, Fare Share Co-op & CEBE, 447 Main St


3–7 Food For Thought, Book Signing: Michele R. McPhee “Maximum Heart, The Tsarnaev Brothers, the FBI, and the Road to the Marathon Bombing'


4:05–4:35 SPEAKER - Bonney Rukin, Building Local Food Economies, Coordinator of Slow Money Maine Main Stage, Longley Square


4:40–5:40 Earthfunk Main Stage, Longley Square


6–6:30 Announcements & Community Jam Main Stage, Longley Square


6:30–7:30 Pond Skum, Main Stage, Longley Square


8–9 The Cobblestones Main Stage, Longley Square



12–5pm Longley Square & at CEBE

12:30–12:50 “Mushroom Logs” Chuck & Sarah Patten, Jumper Hill Farm (Ed Tent)


1–1:05 “Welcome” Scott Vlaun, CEBE (Stage)


1:05–1:30 “Food Councils, Food Atlas & Community Food Charter” Ken Morse, Jeremy Reed & Julia Harper (Ed Tent)


1:40–2:10 “Season Extension” Cathy Kloetzli, University of Maine Cooperative Extension (Ed Tent)


2:25–2:55 “Federal Food Policy” Marge Kilkelly, Senator Angus King’s Senior Policy Advisor (Stage)


2:55–3:40 “Sourdough” Tim Gosnell, Standard Bakery (CEBE)


3:00–3:20 “A Conversation with Marge Kilkelly” (Ed Tent)


3:20–3:40 “Food Security & Maine Harvest Bucks” Abby Farnham, Maine Farmland Trust & Jimmy DeBiasi, Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (Ed Tent)


3:40–4:00 “Maine Gleaning Network” Food Security/Food Recovery (Ed Tent)


3:45–4:05 “Foothills Farmland Preservation” Western Foothills Land Trust (CEBE)


4:05–4:35 “Building Local Food Economies” Bonney Rukin, Slow Money Maine (Stage)


4:40–5:25 “A Conversation with Bonney Rukin” (CEBE)


5:30–6:00 ”GOT Farms” Maisey’s kids (Ed Tent)



12–9pm Behind Longley Square & on Deering Street


Worth the Wait BBQ, Waterford Slow-cooked barbeque using their own and locally-raised meat with sides and cornbread


Riverside Lodge Café, Paris Freshly-baked artisan pizza made with fresh ingredients, meatballs and desserts


Pinky D’s Poutine Truck, Lisbon Falls Fries, fresh cheese curds, gravy and fresh toppings including beef, lobster, chicken, veggies, pork and different sauces


One Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Smedbergs Farm, Oxford Udderly delicious homemade ice cream, sundaes and maple syrup


Maine Morning Micro Roasters, Denmark Taste-test coffees and enjoy a cup or two of sustainably harvested, fair-trade cold brew and hot coffee sourced directly from the some of the best farms and co-ops around the world


Fiddlestick Farm, Hanover Homemade ravioli and flatbread pizza, salad, breadsticks, and drinks from ingredients locally-sourced or grown


DiCocoa’s Cafe, Bethel Authentic Greek specialties made with local ingredients. Fresh, handmade, and beautiful. Spanokopita, tabouli, yogurt with spoon sweet, apricot-sage cookies, rose lemonade


Alan Day Community Garden, Norway Indian food, spring rolls, garden-fresh salad, organic vegetables and herbs for sale, job and internship applications for the Garden



12–5pm Deering Street

Wildfire Fellowship Farm, Buckfield

Thunder Hill Farm, North Waterford

Shady Grove Mushrooms

at Jumpers Hill Farm, Harrison

Roberts Farm School Garden, Norway

Pietree Orchard, Sweden

Pen-Y-Bryn Lavender Farm, Hebron

Ordway Grove Farm, Norway

Old School Creamery, Bridgton

Naked but Happy Soap Co., Oxford

Mighty Maine Greens, Woodstock

Mid Ridge Farm, Casco

Bragg Maple Products, Sumner

Beech Hill Farm, Waterford

Beacon Blessings, Oxford

Back to Roots, West Paris

Alan Day Community Garden, Norway



9–7pm 447 Main Street

1–3 Maine Meadworks, Kennebunk

Freshiez, Casco

A Wee Bit Farm, Orland

A Wrinkle in Thyme Farm, Sumner

Happy Hive Farm, Hartford

Music by Paul Puiia, Norway


2–7pm Behind Green Machine

Sunday River Brewing, Newry

Sebago Brewing, Portland

Saco River, Fryeburg

Ricker’s Hard Cider, Turner

Pennesseewassee Brewing Co., Harrison

Norway Brewing Co., Norway

Maine Grains, Skowhegan

Blue Ox Malthouse, Lisbon Falls

Bear Bones Beer, Lewiston

Baxter Brewing Co., Lewiston

Allagash, Portland



12–5pm Back Parking Lot, Behind Key Bank

Join us for gardening activities, community collages, painting, instrument making. Fun for all ages!


Tomato Taste Contest

1pm Tasting/Judging

2pm Prizes Awarded


Jacinda Martinez

Maine artist showcasing Fashion in the Raw photos of vegetable garments, and will create a unique garment during the Festival.



12–5pm Longley Square & On Main Street

Oxford County Cooperative Extension, South Paris

Western Foothills Land Trust, Norway

Roberts Farm School Garden, Norway

Healthy Oxford Hills SNAP Ed, Norway

5210, Let's Go!, Norway

Alan Day Community Garden, Norway

Maine Gleaning Network, Healthy Acadia, Ellsworth, Machias

Maine Food Atlas, Network of Community Food Councils

Maine Farm & Sea Co-Op, Portland

Maine Farmland Trust, Belfast

Maine Federation of Farmers Markets, Pittsfield

GOT Farms, Bethel

Maine Coast Fishermans’ Association, Brunswick

Maine Grains, Skowhegan

Blue Ox Malt House, Lisbon Falls

Stearns Hill Farm, West Paris

Grazing Maine, Norway

Oxford County Democrats, Sumner

Norway Lake Association, Norway

Slow Money Maine

Center for an Ecology-Based Economy, Norway




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