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Farmers markets in Maine have fresh and organic foods

Local farmers markets are a fun place to buy food, crafts, and other goods straight from the farmers and artists, and to enjoy a day outdoors with the local people. When you are planning a visit to a farmers market, try to call ahead or check the market website, because time, location, and local conditions can change.

Maine farmers markets
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Lewiston Year Round Farmers Market

summer: Bates Mill 5 Complex at Lincoln and Main streets; winter: YWCA at 130 East Avenue Lewiston, ME Phone: 207-513-3848

Fresh produce, natural meats, seafood, cheeses and dairy products as well as showcase breads, local crafts, and live music.
Summer dates and hours: late May through late October; Sundays; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Winter dates and hours: ;November through February; Sundays; 10 a.m.-noon

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Orono Year-Round Farmers Market

Orono Year-Round Farmers Market Pine Street parking lot (May-November); University Steam Plant parking lot, College Avenue (December-April) Orono, ME Phone:

Orono Farmers' Market is one of Maine's larger markets with 26 members offering a wide range of locally produced foods on Saturday mornings and Tuesday afternoons, open rain or shine.
Dates and Times: Winter market is in the parking lot between Pine and Mill Streets, 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday in December and on the second and fourth Saturdays of January to April. Open every week in May.
Summer market is on College Avenue; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon from start of May through Saturday before Thanksgiving; and Tuesdays, 2-5:30 p.m. from end of June to end of October.
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York Summer Farmers Market

Behind the York Region Chamber of Commerce, 1 Stonewall Lane (exit 7 off I-95) York, ME Phone: 207-363-4422

Local farmers, specialty food producers and crafters sell their fresh vegetables, fruits, baked goods, fish, meats, cheese, eggs, breads & handmade crafts. Email: carol@yorkme.org
late May to early October, Saturdays, 1 a.m.-1 p.m.
Belfast Year-Round Farmers Market

Waterfall Arts Building, 256 High Street (April to October); Aubuchon Hardware 231 Northport Avenue (November-March) Belfast, ME Phone:

Produce, meats, and plants you’ll find at this market, you’ll also delight in the baked treats, chutney, pesto, chicken pies, and other prepared foods available. Hand-crafted gifts, ciders, flowers, and live entertainment.
Dates and Hours: Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Note change of location for winter and for summer (above)
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European Farmers Year-Round Market

Buck Street, across from Bangor Auditorium parking lot at Sunnyside Greenhouse, 117 Buck Street Bangor, ME Phone: 207-947-8464

This year-round market features plentiful prepared foods, fresh meats and dairy, European pastries, crafts and seafood. Ethnic food vendors are one highlight of any visitors' Saturday here. Active greenhouse, seedlings, plants, South American food, Greek food, crafts and jewelry, 10 - 15 vendors.
Dates and Hours: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; year-round
Winthrop Farmers Market

corner of Lake and Summer St., at the old Paris Farmers Union Winthrop, ME Phone:

At this Maine market, local farmers offer you their best seedlings and foods, some conventionally grown, some certified organic. Several bakers provide breads and sweets. Delicious!
Dates and Hours: May through October; Thursdays; 3-6 p.m.
Wells Farmers Market

Wonder Mountain Fun Park parking lot, 270 Post Road (Route 1) Wells, ME Phone: 207-646-5926

This market continues to flourish with interesting offerings such as hand-crafted cheeses and fresh Maine lobster.
Dates and hours: late May to mid-October; Wednesdays; 1:30-5 p.m.
Belgrade Lakes Farmers Market

137 Main Street (Route 27) Belgrade, ME Phone:

At this summer market, you'll find fresh, locally grown produce, cheeses, meats, jams, and plenty of ready-to-eat treats! This market also features vendors that sell their yarn & needlework, woodcrafts, and more.

Dates and hours: late May to mid-September; Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Boothbay Area Farmers Market

On the Town Common, 1 Boothbay Drive, Route 27 Boothbay, ME Phone: 207-882-6374

This market features local fare like fruits and vegetables, fresh, local meat and dairy products, cut flowers, fiber goods and other craft items. Rain or shine.
Dates and hours:mid-May to early October; Thursdays, 9 a.m.- noon
Fairfield Farmers Market

81 Main Street (Route 201) in the Nazarene Church parking lot Fairfield, ME Phone: 207-474-0476

This market features an array of items like sweet corn, berries, flowers (fresh and dried), plants and seedlings, wool, honey, beeswax, and other local fare. Market accepts WIC, EBT, credit and debit cards. Customers using SNAP benefits can double their money with bonus coupons for free fruits and vegetables.

Dates and hours: mid-May to mid-June for seedlings, plants, and baked goods; mid-June to October 31 for all farm products; Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Dexter Farmers Market

Bwart's Plants, 364 Corinna Road Dexter, ME Phone: 207-270-3392

This market features Maine produce, flowers, and original handmade crafts like birdhouses, too. Bakery, cheeses, eggs, fruit, dairy, plants, poultry, specialty foods, vegetables.
Datesm and hours : June to October; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Brewer Farmers Market

In front of the Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson Street, Brewer Brewer, ME Phone:

From jams to bakery treats and everything in between, this regional market brings Maine staples together to one hoppin' place.
Dates and hours : mid-May through October; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; also open Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning in June.
Bethel Farmers Market

Route 2 at Parkway next to the Norway Savings Bank Bethel, ME Phone: 207-890-6859

Local vegetables, herbs, fruit, beef, pork, lamb, veal, poultry and eggs, maple products & honey, breads, lobsters (can be cooked on site) and scallops, clams and haddock from Cape Elizabeth. Maine perennials and cut flowers.
Dates and hours: late May through October; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Crystal Springs Farmers Market

277 Pleasant Hill Road Brunswick, ME Phone: 207-729-7694

To get to this market, go past Bowdoin College towards Parkview Hospital, then turn right onto Pleasant Hill Road, where the Market is one mile on the left. The market features a great number of products such as fruits and vegetables in season, artisan breads and cheeses, meats, eggs, plants and flowers, honey and maple products, Maine-made crafts and fibers.
Dates and Hours: Early May to early November 4; Saturdyas; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.