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Happy Memorial Day, 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.

Farmington's Friday Market Opens for the Season This Week

This Friday the 24th will be opening day for the farmers' market across from the Better Living Center on Front St. in Farmington. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Farmington Friday pick-up of WMM orders will now be available at the market 11:00 a.m. to closing, or self-service at the Better Living Center from then until 3:00 p.m.

Rasmussen Farm expects not to be at this Saturday's market in Farmington but will be at the Friday market, and their products will be available for Saturday pick-up of orders through WMM.
New and Returning Products

KIng & I Angus Gift Certificate
Menu Group: Extra
Section: Gift Certificates
Category: Gift Certificate

Vendor: King & I Angus

Can be used for King & I Angus 100% Angus Beef or King and I Comfort Foods.
Cookies
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Cookies

Vendor: King & I Angus

Espresso: A delightful, crisp, rich chocolate wafer cookie. Made with butter, cocoa and ground espresso to give you a wonderful cookie for the chocolate lover.

Key Lime: A delightful lime cookie that is perfect for light summer treat. Slightly crisp and delicate!

Lavender Shortbread: With just a hint of lavender from beautiful French lavender petals this buttery slightly crisp cookie is a market favorite.

Ruby's Date Filled: A market favorite, just like grandma used to make these soft comforting cookie are filled with memories

Ruby's Raspberry Filled: A favorite for Dennis, just like grandma used to make these soft comforting cookie are filled with memories and lots of raspberry preserves.
English Muffins
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: English Muffins

Vendor: King & I Angus

English muffins grilled to perfection with nooks and crannies, A great way to start your day! Simply delicious!

Blueberry
Cinnamon
Cranberry
Everything: with a blend of poppy and sesame seeds, garlic, onion, making a savory treat.
Plain
Whole Wheat: A delicious 100% whole wheat muffin ready for breakfast, sandwiches, or even yummy as a burger roll
Scones
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Scones

From Beehive Bakery

Irish Scones: A mix of three scones: Raspberry, Blueberry, Apricot-Ginger in one bag. These are made with memories of my Irish grandmother baking them and like her I put fresh local milk and butter into them. Vermont King Arthur flour, sugar, eggs and baking powder. They are very popular at our Belfast Market.

Irish Scones - Savory Cheese: Irish Scones made savory with herbs of the season (my herb garden and usually chives and what else is growing). Cheddar cheese with finely chopped mushrooms. Local milk and eggs, butter. Vermont King Arthur flour and sugar, baking powder, salt. Popular at the Belfast Saturday Market



From King & I Angus

Apricot Ginger: If you love apricot with the kick of ginger these are the scones for you. Not a cake scone a scone with tender moist crumble and a fantastic burst of flavor.

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. Not a cake scone a scone with tender moist crumble and a fantastic burst of flavor.
Double Chocolate Banana Bread
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Bread

Vendor: King & I Angus

A moist chocolate,banana,and chocolate chip scrumptious chocolate fix.
Lovage
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Lovage

Vendor: Beehive Bakery

good for spring soups, broths, put in omelets and some salads. Use just a few leaves as they are wonderfully strong so a bunch if you place it in water in a glass will last for up to a week. Keep water fresh.
Beef Chili with Bacon and Black Beans
Menu Group: Food
Section: Prepared Foods

Vendor: King & I Angus

This is a simple chili enjoyed by all. Made with King & I Angus 100% Black Angus ground beef, tomatoes, bacon, black beans, and spiced but not spicy. One lb of this thick but smooth chili is one hearty serving or two small. Fresh Frozen this week.
Fresh sorrel
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Sorrel

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Wake up your taste buds with this tangy treat that tastes like sour apple. A great addition to salads, soups or sauces. They can also be cooked lightly like chard or spinach. This is broad-leaf sorrel. High in Vitamins A & C. Learn more at http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-sorrel.htm or try this soup recipe: http://ashy-macbean.com/soups/sorrelsoup.htm or this one, served at the White House: http://www.rd.com/advice-and-know-how/white-house-recipe-potato-leek-and-sorrel-soup/article26509.html
Kale
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Kale

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

A mix of White Russian, Red Russian, and Curly Leaf Kale
Green Lettuce
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Lettuce

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Half pound bag of loose leaf lettuce with perhaps a small head or two.
Spring Rhubarb
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Rhubarb

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

So many uses in the spring!
Grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.
Fresh leaf Spinach
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Spinach

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Nice to have fresh greens this time of year!
Grown in our green house without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.
Vinegar
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vinegars and Oils
Category: Vinegar

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Chive infused White Wine Vinegar: Perfect for salad dressings and marinades! Chives Certified Organic by MOFGA.


HOT! White Wine Vinegar infused with Hot Peppers: Delicious Colavita White Wine Vinegar steeped with hot peppers. Perfect for dressings and marinades.
Plants & Seedlings
Menu Group: Plants and Seeds
Section: Flowers Perennial
Category: Daylily

Orange Daylilies are the only new plants currently added to the website inventory this week.

Rasmussen Farm has a wide variety of vegetable, flower, and herb seedlings and plants available, but time constraints have prevented listing them on our website this week. To order or get more info on what is now available, please contact Deborah at [email protected] or 857-225-1199.