Find a local farm market here

Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Central Maine (Piscataquis and Penobscot counties)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Central Maine (Piscataquis and Penobscot counties), sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in March 2017, and other timely information:

March brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

Penobscot County

  • Alexander's Wild Maine Blueberries - blueberries only
    79 Alexander Way, Greenfield, ME 04418. Phone: 207-570-7500. Email: click here for the contact form on their website. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Fresh blueberries packaged in 5 pound and 10 pound freezer-ready boxes. (UPDATED: July 29, 2010)
  • Calkins Farm Stand - Uses natural growing practices, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises)
    295 Main Road South, Hampden, ME 04444. Phone: 207 862-3246. Fax: 207 862-6832. Open: May 1 to Christmas Eve, 9 am to 5 pm daily. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Bangor: 7 miles south of the Bangor House on Main Road South, at foot of hill from Dorethea Dix State Park. From Winterport: 1 mile north of the town line on the river side. Look for a sunny yellow building on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Christmas trees available from Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers. corn stalks, green tomatoes, crabapples, potted herbs. (UPDATED: October 15, 2014) (ADDED: October 10, 2009)
  • Mullis Orchards - apples, pears, pumpkins, raspberries (Autumn, red), winter squash, school tours
    370 Dexter Road Orchard on nearby Shaker Road, Corinna, ME 04928. Phone: 207-278-3704. Alternate Phone: 207-278-2825. Open: Seven days a week from 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: Maine Route 7 on the Moosehead Trail. Two miles north of Corinna, on the Dexter Road. Click here for a map and directions. Mid August to mid November. Payment: Cash, Check. Family farm grown fruit fresh from the trees to the customer. (ADDED: August 23, 2010)

Piscataquis County

  • Auger Farm- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    40 Monument Rd., Abbot, ME 04406. Phone: 207-876-4253. Email: jauger@hughes.net. Open: Call for for hours and availability. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Small roadside stand with homemade maple syrup, jams, jellies, eggs, and some outdoor plants for sale. They have rhubarb and lettuce for sale now and will have lots of other veggies as they ripen. They are raising a few goats and pigs and would be happy to show them to you if you ask. (ADDED: June 24, 2011, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on June 24, 2011: "A nice little working farm less than a mile from route 6 & 15, just up the road from Abbot Village. It will be a great place to stop for fresh veggies on your way to Moosehead Lake. "
  • Moosehorn Farms - No pesticides are used, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown,
    176 Main Road, Abbot, ME 04406. Phone: 207-343-1994. Email: carlvainio@gmail.com. Open: every day 9 am to 7pm; call ahead for Tuesdays and if you want to pick early, usually here just do not open the stand before 9 am. Directions: On Route 15, North Abbot- almost to Monson town line. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. Please call for directions and produce availability- we are later on planting than everyone, which means we have it when others are out already!. no spray on berries!!also turnip, cabbage, peppers. (UPDATED: July 23, 2012)

 

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