Category Archives: farmers’ markets

Peek at the Week: June 1 through June 7

Hurrah for June! Upcoming events and open farmers’ markets this week: June 4: Slow Sips: Wild Night at Joinery Restaurant, Newmarket, NH, 5:30 to 7:30pm Slow Food Seacoast Join Slow Food Seacoast for the first of quarterly Slow Sips. The evening is a chance to gather and chat in a relaxed atmosphere. Tickets. June 5: Buried Treasure: Home […]

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Peek at the Week: events on the calendar April 27 through May 3

We keep a really comprehensive calendar of everything related to local food that’s happening (that we know about). Here’s some highlights from the upcoming week! April 30: York County Local Foods Networking Potluck Dinner  The Resilience Hub & Portland Maine Permaculture The New School, 38 York St, Kennebunk, ME Wednesday, April 30, 2014 6:30 – 8pm […]

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Spring Greens at snack time

Spring has finally arrived and with it lots of fresh new greens and other delicious foods are coming into season. We’ve got one more Winter Farmers’ Market in Exeter and we are featuring Spring Greens this Saturday! It can sometimes be difficult to turn friends onto new foods, especially dark leafy greens. We’ll have lots […]

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Market Meals: The ever versatile Stirfry

One of my favorite and most versatile market meals is stir fry! With so many fresh options to choose from at the winter market, I can always make something a little different. One style I was turned onto while living in Hawaii was kim chee fried rice. The delicious tang of kim chee pairs well […]

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Help Wanted: Maine Federation of Farmers Markets Executive Director

Hiring Announcement: Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets seeks Executive Director The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM) seeks a visionary and committed leader to take the reins of this statewide member-led organization. Since 1991, MFFM has provided resources to Maine farmers’ markets, members and the general public. Initially a volunteer run organization, the Federation received […]

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Market Meals: Quick & Easy Quiche

I love crafting meals for a potluck or dinner with friends using foods from the winter market. It’s even more fun when I can make a dish with only local ingredients. I challenge myself several times a week to eat a meal with only ingredients from the market. Luckily the amazing vendors continue to bring […]

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NHDAMF Division of Weight and Measures Scale Clinics

The Division of Weights & Measures will be holding their annual scale clinics for anyone who grows & sells their own agricultural products and who uses a scale commercially at farmers’ markets or at a farm stand in New Hampshire. The inspection & certification is free to growers who have three or fewer scales under […]

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Meet the new winter market vendors: 5 Questions for Flying Goat Farm

This Saturday, Jan 25th, we’re welcoming Flying Goat Farm to our Winter Market in Rollinsford. We are ridiculously pleased because a) we love cheese b) this is delicious cheese and c) Flying Goat Farm recently was able to upgrade their equipment due to a successful Kickstarter campaign resulting in their ability to sell cheese across state […]

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New winter farmers’ market is starting in Berwick, Sundays!

A new Berwick Winter Farmers Market will be the 3rd Sunday of the month January-March 2014 (Jan 19, Feb 16, Mar 16), 10am-2pm at the Berwick Town Hall, 11 Sullivan St, Berwick, Maine. The market will host over 20 vendors and feature live music and special presentations.  Products will include winter vegetables, greens, dried beans, fish, a wide variety of meat, eggs, cheese, […]

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It’s your (pot)lucky day – 5 amazing and easy ideas for holiday open house dishes from the market

We love seeing our friends. We love getting together with our coworkers outside the workday. We even love a family gathering or two. But during this time of year, cooking every dish you bring to potlucks and open houses and dinners can be too much. Go ahead and make that dessert your coworkers can’t stop […]

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