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We've moved early in order to better serve our customers

256 High Street, Belfast Maine

in the yard of the Waterfall Arts Building


The Belfast Farmers Market is COMMITTED to providing full access to SNAP/EBT shoppers, and our Info Tent continues to process EBT payments for our Farmers using the existing clipboard system.

In order to continue to provide EBT processing during the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to suspend access to clipboards for Credit/Debit cards such as VISA, AMEX, MasterCard, and Discover. We hope to be able to return to processing all these forms of payment in the future. In the meantime many vendors have their own Credit/Debit swipe systems, and/or have enabled pre-order credit/debit card purchasing through their Web Shops. Otherwise cash and checks can still be used for non-pre-order items.


The Belfast Farmers Market continues to accept and distribute Harvest Bucks to EBT/SNAP users!

when you use your EBT card at the Belfast Farmers Market.
 Visit this site for more details.

COVID-19 and Vendor Pre-Ordering at the Belfast Farmers' Market

Support the local farmers and food businesses of the Belfast Farmers’ Market while sheltering-in-place. Farmers markets remain open as an essential service in Maine, but as we’re advised to stay home and practice social distancing,  many of our vendors are also prepared to make delicious, local food also available for pickup or delivery via pre-order. Checkout the Belfast Farmers' Market website for up to date information regarding each vendors pre-ordering options.


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

This Week at the Market....


Here's an image gallery of some of what we have available for pre-order, for pick up at the Friday market and at our our farm store in Monroe.

Click the button below to visit our online store.
*please note some offerings are only available for farm store pre-orders or on Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm.

Our farm store is open on Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm.

Fresh baked sourdough available in our farm store on Saturdays by 9:30 am - get there early if you want some - it sells out fast!!

We hope you will consider coming out to our farm store on Saturdays to enjoy a safe and fun shopping experience. The road to the farm is in great shape and we are just 15 minutes outside of Belfast - Google Maps will get you right here.

We are limiting the number of shoppers to one group (2 adults) at a time and sanitizing surfaces between customer visits. Shoppers are not required to wear masks - we leave that decision up to you.

It is incredibly encouraging to see the number of folks from our community making the extra effort to shop local and support small Maine farms, and we sincerely hope this trend continues. We want to be your farmers!

Be Well - Greg & Heide

For the latest updates please follow us on:
Toddy Pond Farm Online Store


We're back at market and so are the Peacemeal seedlings!  As the hoop house greens trickle in, the main highlight of this month is seedlings.  Check out for varieties, prices and approximate times they will be ready to come to market.  Sign up to receive updates on how to preorder seedlings and greens at signup-for-peacemeal-news.

Apologies to everyone who tried to preorder through our website last week — our website was hacked, and it took Jennifer days to straighten it out.
You can always preorder directly at, send us an email (, or just swing by at market. We have plenty of cheese! We appreciate exact change and checks, can take your credit/debit cards, Apple Pay, or invoice you electronically. Please order by 3 p.m. Thursday, so I have time to pack it before evening chores.

Another wild week of weather and mayhem, followed by a wonderful Mother’s Day! We have added additional farm products to our farm stand that all go well with cheese: honey, Half Moon Farm chutney, Turtle Rock Farm jams and pickles, Brazen Baking’s Flatbread Skinnies, Copper Tail Farm cajeta, and Dragon’s Breath Pottery. On the weekends, we will also carry flower bouquets from Ravenswood Farm. The farmstead is open daily, 11-5, sometimes self-serve, but usually someone is around. No crowds! There’s no better way to celebrate American Cheese Month than to hit the Midcoast Cheese Trail ( and pick up some amazing artisan cheeses.

We are proud to announce that Appleton Creamery is a recipient of MOFGA/MFT’s Maine Farm Emergency grant. We will use this to begin offering mail order to our distant customers who may not be able to make it to Maine this summer. We will be able to invest in the packing materials, a fulfillment space, and to pay our long-suffering webmaster to develop the ordering page. We would just hate for long time customers to miss the basil chèvre this summer!

We’ve made our first batch of labneh (yogurt cheese) for the season! We specialize in savory yogurt offerings: labneh, no betta feta dip, and tzatziki in season. Everyone makes sweet yogurt, so we like to think a little outside the box with our savory yogurts, with a Middle Eastern flair.  We’re going to try to get a batch of No Betta Feta made this week as well! See you at market!


🍅 TOMATO 🍅 alert: Our first batch of tomato seedlings are now for sale through our online store for pick up @belfastfarmersmarket Friday, May 15th.  Also available this week: peppers, nasturtiums, lettuce, cabbage, kale, chard and parsley seedlings.  Check out for details.  All of our seedlings will be for sale through our online store for pick up @belfastfarmersmarket.  And remember: you can Use SNAP/EBT benefits and Maine Harvest Bucks to purchase our food-bearing seedlings! 


We are taking a break from harvesting this week in order to allow our field crops to grow and our tomatoes to get transplanted into the high tunnel!


Fire Flower has dahlia tubers and plenty of siberian iris and day lily
plants for your garden. Warmer weather is coming, get ready to enjoy the
spring, finally. Prepaid orders available by phone or email, 568-3736 or

Market Vendor List & Schedule

Appleton Creamery
Brae Maple Farm - retired from the market
Burke Hill Farm - late July to Sept. 18th
Dickey Hill Farm
Enchanted Kitchen at Fire Fly Farm / YumBus
Energy Gems
Fire Flower Farm
Freyenhagen Farm
Gardner's Honey
Go-en Fermented Foods - returning June 5th
Half Moon Farm - retired from the market
Herbal Revolution - starting May 15th
Hubbard Brook Farm - returning end of May
Maine-ly Poultry
Meadowsweet Farm
ME Water Buffalo Co.
Mueller's Fruit Farm - returning late August
New Beat Farm - returning 5/29
Peacemeal Farm
Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood
Plymouth Pond Farm Bakery
Springdale Farm - returning May 22nd
Sweet Henry's - returning June 5th
Toddy Pond Farm 
Wild Blueberry Hill Farm - 5/8 & 5/15 then back in Sept.
Have you seen Janet Mills’ new “Stay Safer at Home” executive order? 

It requires cloth face coverings in public places such as playgrounds, busy parking lots and lines for take out.  Please wear a face covering to market tomorrow.

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