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9 am to 1 pm every Friday

November through Mid-April

231 Northport Ave, Belfast Maine

inside the Aubuchon Hardware Greenhouse on Rt. 1
Where it all began....

40 years ago, in the dark of winter, a small group of farmers and local food producers gathered in a Monroe living room and envisioned a community centric, weekly market place where local farmers, bakers, crafters, and more could sell their goods.  Soon thereafter a space was reserved in an East Belfast parking lot, vendors readied their wares and the Belfast Farmers' Market opened for business.  Though many things have evolved over the past 40 years, and that small group of visionaries has grown five fold, the Belfast Farmers' Market continues to be a place to find quality products from the people you know.  Please join us this year as we celebrate 40 years!  Follow us on facebook and instagram, and most importantly come say hi, do your weekly shopping and support your local market on Friday's from 9-1. 

THE MARKET ONLINE...

F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on I N S T A G R A M
VISIT our WEBSITE
FOLLOW THE MARKET ON SOCIAL MEDIA - LIKE AND SHARE POSTS - HELP THE MARKET GROW!!!
In the case of inclement weather on market day...
please contact individual vendors to find out if they will be at the market. 
We do not cancel market because some vendors are able to get to Belfast under adverse conditions. Vendor phone numbers, email addresses and links to Facebook pages can be found at www.belfastfarmersmarket.org/belfastmarket/members/  

For general market updates, visit www.facebook.com/BelfastFarmersMarket/ 
which can be viewed even if you don't have a Facebook account.  

This Week at the Market....

DICKEY HILL FARM

Our first round of transplants went into our unheated high tunnels on Monday.  It was a gorgeous day for those starts to settle in and now our fingers are crossed that they will survive whatever the rest of winter throws our way and become that sweet, crunchy lettuce mix you all love come April!! 

In the meantime, Noami will be back at market this Friday with frost sweetened greens and grass fed beef, as well as storage carrots and red onions.  As you may imagine, we try to use our seasonally available farm ingredients in our kitchen as much as we can- last night for dinner was slow cooked grass fed beef chuck roast tacos topped with spinach, pickled carrots and minced red onions.  Yum!! 

TODDY POND FARM




Fresh from the butcher this week - Boneless Pork Chops

Here's an easy recipe for how to cook the perfect boneless pork chop - https://www.primaverakitchen.com/garlic-butter-baked-pork-chops/


We will also have....

100% Grass Fed Dairy - Yogurts, Fromage Blanc, Raw Milk Feta

Where's the Beef? - we've got our 100% grass fed beef - 1lb pkgs

Whey fed pork - ground, sausage (sweet, breakfast & hot), pork chops, and roasts, and boneless chops.

Can't make it to the market? - come out to our farm store. Open everyday, 8 am to 5 pm, self-serve.

Follow us on:
INSTAGRAM    
FACEBOOK      

Curious about what makes our dairy different that most? Visit our WEBSITE

APPLETON CREAMERY

Kidding season has begun at Appleton Creamery!

This week’s kids are the result of The Great Buck Escape of 2019, when two of the boys got out and caused a little mayhem. Hopefully, there will only be these few, as it is still too early for me. The rest of the kids should start arriving in earnest around the 16th of March. We will be welcoming volunteers to help feed the kids — just drop us an email or stop by our table at market. It’s very therapeutic to hang out with the kids for a while. With 40 goats to freshen, we should be seeing about 80 kids. We won’t be keeping any as we continue to downsize the farm, so they will all be moving on to new homes by the end of April.

Mark your calendars for our fifth annual Kid Hugging Day, on Sunday, April 26, 11-4. We will be joined by the Yum Bus, Stone Fox Farm Creamery ice cream, Energy Gems, and Brazen Baking. Come hang with the cool kids.

This week we also welcomed Caitlin’s niece Morgan to the farm, to take on the farm manager position, and to help us manage the heavy lifting that we can no longer do.
And finally, this week, we will have the last of the stockpiled goat cheese tubs and logs (we still have plenty of feta and limited chèvre in olive oil) for the winter, so get it while you can! And we have PLENTY of aged cow cheeses and Camdenbert from the Jersey milk from Springdale Farm, so no need to go without cheese.

Winter Market Vendor List & Schedule

Appleton Creamery
Dickey Hill Farm
Dig Deep Farm
Enchanted Kitchen at Fire Fly Farm / YumBus (through Dec 13, Jan- April 2nd and 4th week’s)
Energy Gems
Fryenhagen Maple Syrup (until sugaring around Feb 1)
Gardiner's Honey
Go-en Fermented Foods (once monthly Nov-March - 11/22, 12/20, 1/17, 2/7, 3/6)
Half Moon Farm
Maine-ly Poultry
Meadowsweet Farm
ME Water Buffalo Co.
Muellers Fruit Farm (through Nov 22 and longer if product allows)
Peacemeal Farm
Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood
Plymouth Pond Farm Bakery
Toddy Pond Farm
Wild Blueberry Hill Farm
MAINE HARVEST BUCKS 
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR RESOURCES FOR SHOPPING ON A BUDGET AND HOW TO STRETCH YOUR FOOD DOLLARS, VISIT WWW.MAINESNAP-ED.ORG/SHOP
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