Category Archives: farmers’ markets

Volunteer Gleaners needed for summertime farmers’ markets!


Happy June! Gleaning has begun at the summertime farmers’ markets and Seacoast Eat Local is looking for volunteers to help collect fresh produce from our generous farmers at the end of the market day. We are looking for volunteers to commit to a month (or longer, up to the entire season) of gleaning at a […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers’ Market

Tomatoes by Caitlin Porter

By Caitlin Porter, Seacoast Eat Local Intern   1. Fresh produce that is in season Produce that is in season has better flavor, as well as more nutrition. Farmers’ markets carry a wide variety of fruits and vegetables that are at their peak ripeness. 2. Varieties not at the grocery store Certain types of fruits […]

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SNAP comes to the Durham Farmers’ Market!

by Dyanna Smith, Seacoast Growers Association (SGA) Get ready for the freshest local produce, prepared foods and beautiful handmade goods to return in June with the start of the Seacoast Growers Association’s Durham and Dover Farmers’ Markets. Monday, June 1, the Durham Farmers’ Market opens in its location at Jackson Landing across from Churchill Rink. The market will run every Monday, […]

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Maine Scale Sealing (Certification) with State Inspector, April 28

Scale Sealing (Certification) with State Inspector Location: McDougal Orchards, 201 Hanson Ridge Rd., Springvale, ME 04083 Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Time: 8 am – 11 am (possibly to noon, if needed) Michael Caldero of the Maine State office of Weights and Measures will certify the accuracy of your scales at this event. Please RSVP […]

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March is National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month®! Written by Emily Whitmore, Seacoast Eat Local Intern National Nutrition Month® is a national campaign that aims to educate and provide awareness to the public on the importance of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. It was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which is the leading organization […]

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Grass-fed Meats Offered at the Winter Farmers’ Markets

Written by Emily Whitmore Seacoast Eat Local Intern                              The Seacoast Eat Local farmers’ markets are loaded with many varieties of high quality protein, including grass-fed meats. Protein is an essential part of our diet and is a vital nutrient used to build and […]

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Help share the harvest!

This holiday season, make a donation to help seacoast farmers share the harvest with neighbors in need! Join our Locally Drive Food Drive! Participating Seacoast Farms have pledged to match produce in-kind for all all funds raised. This means that every dollar raised goes directly to a local farmer, who in-turn will donate TWICE that […]

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Winter Farmers’ Market this Saturday in Rollinsford

Winter Farmers’ Market November 22, 10am – 2pm Wentworth Greenhouses, Rollinsford, NH   We’re celebrating Food, Family and Gratitude at the first market of the winter season, featuring locally grown foods perfect for the next big meal with friends and family. You can stock up on squash, potatoes, carrots, and all the ingredients you need for your upcoming Thanksgiving […]

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The Winter Farmers’ Markets are just around the corner!

Just a month from now Seacoast Eat Local will be bringing back our annual Winter Farmers’ Market series. We are so excited to be working with Wentworth Greenhouse and Exeter High School once more! We’ll be offering 11 markets from November through April. Come on out and bring your friends and family to nourish bodies […]

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Grow a Row for your local food pantry!

Have a green thumb and a little extra garden space? New Roots Farm in partnership with Seacoast Eat Local is looking for garden partners to help increase fresh local produce available at our many local pantries. How can YOU help? Step 1: Pick up free seedlings or seeds available at New Roots Farm in Newmarket […]

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