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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.

Thanksgiving Schedule
This week we are operating on our usual schedule. Next week both Western Maine Market and Farmington's winter market at the Grange will have a special Thanksgiving schedule. The Grange market will be held Wednesday the 23rd prior to Thanksgiving rather than Saturday the 26th. Market hours 10a.m. to 1 p.m. as usual.

Western Maine Market's newsletter will go out and we will be accepting orders next Monday the 21st. The ordering deadline will be 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. Deliveries will be made on Wednesday the 23rd. with a choice of Farmington order pick-up at the Grange market 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or at the Better Living Center 2-3 p.m. Rangeley deliveries will be made around 3 p.m.
New and Returning Products

Jam Print Cookies
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Cookies

Vendor: Beehive Bakery

I make these with our jams'thumb printed in - so you'll find a surprise jam or several in the bag. Usually it's peach, or raspberry, or grape or -- the list goes on, whatever we are making at the time. The cookie dough is a basic shortbread recipe but uses half the butter required in our Scotch shortbread cookies
Dried Apples
Menu Group: Food
Section: Dried Food
Category: Apples

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Cortland or Empire apples, dried to perfection for snacking. Certified Organic
Pullet eggs!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Eggs
Category: Chicken

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Perfect little "practice" eggs from our new Silver Laced Wyandotte layers. Pullet eggs are minis ...three equal 2 large eggs for recipe planning. Golden yolks just like eggs from our older birds ...and the new girls will be laying larger eggs soon!
Baldwin Apples
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Apples

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

1/2 peck averages 5 lbs weight.
An old time winter keeper. Was grown here in New England and shipped to England.
Excellent for pies and cooking. We eat unsweetened, unspiced Baldwin apple sauce all winter!
Good eating, but best sliced and peeled.
Tidy bunch of absolutely fresh Cilantro
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Cilantro

Vendor: Whitehill Farm
homemade vanilla extract
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Condiments

Vendor: Beehive Bakery

Madagascar Vanilla Bean, Swedish Vodka, and brewed in tall cupboards for months to bring you the best deepest flavor.
Cabbage
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Cabbage

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Green Bartolo Cabbage: These dense green cabbage are excellent keepers, and are excellent for slaw, kraut, in stir fries or soups, or boiled for an old fashioned New England dinner. Medium avg 4 lbs, Large avg 5.5 lbs

Red cabbage: These deep purple-red heads are a work of art when sliced open, and equally appealing in slaw, soups, stir-fries, salads. Small avg 4.5 lbs, medium avg 6.5 lbs, large avg 7.5 lbs.
Brussels Sprouts
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Brussels Sprouts

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Always better after a frost, and we've been frosted! Enjoy these tender morsels steamed, boiled, roasted, or as you please! They are of the cabbage family and will keep well in your refrigerator. They may also be blanched and frozen.
Beets
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Beets

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Large Beets - mix: A mix of dark red and pink Chioggia. No spray, naturally grown.
Medium Beets: A mix of dark red and pink Chioggia. No spray, naturally grown.
Small to Medium mix of beets: Mix of dark red, and pink beets. The pink have beautiful concentric circles of white and pink when cut. Lovely grated on a salad, boiled or roasted.
Carrots
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Carrots

From Island Farm
Carrots in Bulk: Bolero carrots sold with the dirt on them to keep them crisp. Store them in your fridge, root cellar or in a cooler. Use them all winter for cooking, snacking or juicing. They are super sweet - having been harvested after many frosts.

From Porter Hill Farm
Baby Carrots - mix of colors: Enjoy for snacking, dips, or in kids lunches.
Colorful mix of carrots: Mix of orange Nantes, Yellow, Purple Haze, and Rainbow. Full sized carrots. Grown naturally as is all our produce.
Funny Carrots (pictured): You will laugh to see how some carrots grow.
Mix of colors. Taste as good as more conventionally shaped carrots
Garlic
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Garlic

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Individual Cloves: About 8 cloves per 1/4 lb (4 oz) We've planted ours and these are extra. Our patch has been disease free.

Medium Sized Bulbs
MIx of Curly Leaf, and White and Red Russian Kale
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Kale

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
Large Leeks
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Leek

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
Loose leaf lettuce mix
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Lettuce

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

May have a small head plus loose leaf.
Onions
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Onions

From Island Farm
Yellow cooking onions, 10 lbs: great storage onions!

From Porter Hill Farm
LARGE Yellow Onion, 1.5+ lbs each. Naturally grown. Several varieties - all good winter keepers
Med-Large Yellow Onions
Potatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Potatoes

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

German Butterball: Naturally grown .Brown skinned with yellow flesh. The German Butterball has a"netted skin". Our favorite for winter baking, soups and stews. Grown from our own seed; Stores well.

Kennebec: Nice large potatoes. Great baked, boiled, in potato salad or in soups. Potato Leek soup anyone?

Nicola: Brown skinned with yellow flesh. The Nicola has a smooth skin and is touted as having a low glycemic index for a potato. Grown from our own seed; Stores well.

Papa Cacho Fingerlings-Peruvian (pictured): A lovely red skinned fingerling with white flesh tinged with pink. Great for roasting, boiling, or baking. Originally from Peru.
Baby Pam - Pie Pumpkins
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Pumpkin

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

For cooking, but could also be used as a nice small decorative pumpkin. Avg 3 lbs each
Squash
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Squash - Winter

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Buttercup:Uncle David's - my favorite variety of Buttercup! Avg 3 lbs

Butternut

Thunder - a green kabocha

Winter Sweet - grey kabocha: Dry sweet dense flesh; Forest green with jade splotches. Looks like a buttercup but does not have the button at the bottom. Avg 3 lbs
Sweet Potatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Sweet Potatoes

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Beauregard: These red skinned sweet potatoes have a moist orange flesh.

Mahon "Yam": " A unique sweet potato with pink skin and extra sweet, deep orange, stringless flesh. A clear favorite in Johnny's taste tests." - per Johnny's Catalogue