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Greetings, Local Food Lovers!

Place your order from Western Maine Market today or by 6:00 A.M. tomorrow morning for pick-up or delivery this Friday or Saturday.

Get your seedlings while you can! Whitehill Farm will be offering seedlings this week and next week only.

Upcoming Events

LILAC FESTIVAL at Sandy River Gardens this weekend (photo at right). Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm, on the Number 6 Rd in Phillips

RANGELEY FARMERS' MARKET Opening day next Tuesday the 7th of June. The market is held Tuesdays 11am-2pm, Intersection of Route 4 and South Shore Drive, Sandy River Plantation
NEW AND RETURNING PRODUCTS

Bread
Menu Group: Food - Section: Baked Goods - Category: Bread

From Beehive Bakery

Crusty Herb and Garlic: Very hearty bread to have with spring stews. Lots of herbs, garlic and light whole wheat flour. Its crusty. Flavorful. Healthy. A small medium loaf.


From King & I Angus

Sara's Cinnfully Sumptuous Cinnamon: This cinnamon bread is absolutely cinnfull, filled with a mix of cinnamon sugar, brown sugar and warm melted butter for a sumptuous experience. Warm it with a dollop of ice cream on top or a very special French toast.
Coffee Cake
Menu Group: Food - Section: Baked Goods - Category: Cake

Vendor: Beehive Bakery

Made so simply with our own eggs, honey, sugar, flour, butter, cinnamon, brown sugar topping. Although it's a coffee cake, I use it with my Irish tea.
Ruby's Date Filled Cookies
Menu Group: Food - Section: Baked Goods - Category: Cookies

Vendor: King & I Angus

A market favorite, just like grandma used to make these soft comforting cookie are filled with memor
English Muffins Whole Wheat
Menu Group: Food - Section: Baked Goods - Category: English Muffins

Vendor: King & I Angus

A delicious 100% whole wheat muffin ready for breakfast, sandwiches, or even yummy as a burger roll
Cranberry Nut Granola
Menu Group: Food - Section: Baked Goods - Category: Granola

Vendor: King & I Angus

Loaded with oats, cranberries, walnuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, coconut and wheat germ, mixed with a honey syrup and baked to a perfect crunch. Great anytime!
Scones
Menu Group: Food - Section: Baked Goods - Category: Scones

Vendor: King & I Angus

Not a cake scone, a scone with tender moist crumble and a fantastic burst of flavor.

Apricot Ginger: If you love apricot with the kick of ginger these are the scones for you.

Cranberry-Walnut: Loaded with cranberries and walnuts these scones are light and crumbly.  A summer market favorite.

Maple Walnut: If you like the flavor of maple walnut you will love theses scones.
Aged Cows Milk Cheese
Menu Group: Food - Section: Dairy - Category: Cheese

Vendor: Crooked Face Creamery & Grass Fed Beef

Amy's aged cows milk cheeses include a variety of flavored Gouda-style cheeses as well as a Double Gloucester - they come smoked, or with herbs - rosemary or red pepper. Each week a new variety is featured.
Whole Chicken
Menu Group: Food - Section: Poultry - Category: Chicken

Vendor: Pine Tree Poultry

whole local free range chicken, raised without antibiotics or steroids. Great roasted or grilled
Meatballs with Tomato Sauce
Menu Group: Food - Section: Prepared Foods - Category: Sauces

Vendor: King & I Angus

Four meatballs in basic tomato sauce. This recipe is a Boston North End original, passed on to Sara many years ago. A blend of our own 100% Black Angus Beef, ground pork, Romano cheese and a touch of sweet basil. The sauce is a basic tomato sauce lightly seasoned, enough for approximately half pound of pasta.
Bok Choy
Menu Group: Food - Section: Vegetables - Category: Bok Choy

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Clean light green loose heads. Great in stir fries. Average 1 lb.
Small leeks
Menu Group: Food - Section: Vegetables - Category: Leek

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Wonderful in soup or sauteed, milder than onions.
Pansy Seedlings
Menu Group: Plants and Seeds - Section: Flowers Annual - Category: Pansies

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Blueberry Glow or Brush Strokes
Nasturtium seedlings
Menu Group: Plants and Seeds - Section: Flowers Edible - Category: Nasturtiums

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Lovely orange to red flowers and round leaves with a peppery taste. Flowers, leaves, and green seed pods are all edible. Empress of India or Jewel Mix
Herb Seedlings
Menu Group: Plants and Seeds - Section: Herb Seedlings - Category: Basil

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Lemon Basil: Sharp lemony flavor, great with fish and chicken, and in salads. .

Sweet Basil: The classic Genovese basil, great to use fresh, dry, frozen, or infused in vinegar. Makes divine pesto!

Parsley - Forest Curled: The ubiquitous garnish... and frequently the garnish has more nutrition than the dinner (in restaurants...)!
Tango or Ventura Celery Seedlings
Menu Group: Plants and Seeds - Section: Vegetable Starts - Category: Celery

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

A 6-pack of beautiful green celery! Will grow to a big 4-5" thick head with crisp inner stalks and plenty of leaves to dry for winter soups!
Swiss chard mix seedlings
Menu Group: Plants and Seeds - Section: Vegetable Starts - Category: Chard

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

The Swiss Chard selection will sport many colors and at least one Fordhook