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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.
Summer Fest
Summer Fest starts at 3 p.m. this Friday, continues until 9 pm, then goes from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Learn more about Summer Fest at www.downtownfarmington.com/events/farmington-summer-fest

The Friday and Saturday farmers' markets will be held at their usual times and locations: Friday on Front St., across from the Better Living Center, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Saturday, on Main St. in the District Courthouse parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
New and Returning Products

Wild Maine blueberries, never sprayed
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Blueberries
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
At Rasmussen Farm we grow all our berries naturally--never spray them.
Wild blueberries are much smaller and more intensely flavored than cultivated blueberries.
Raspberries, never sprayed
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Raspberries
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Ripe raspberries: incredibly tender, juicy, and delicious. Enjoy them while you can! The season is short and they should be eaten within a day or two of picking. At Rasmussen Farm we grow all our berries naturally--never spray them.

Available black, red, or mixed colors.

Black raspberries are NOT blackberries. They are much better. The Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Commission calls black raspberries: "The king of berries in terms of health benefits." Read why at http://www.oregon-berries.com/pick-a-berry/black-raspberry/ We think they are also the best tasting.
Green garlic
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Garlic
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Green garlic is mild, immature garlic--the whole plant, freshly dug. Use the tiny bulb and tender greens raw or cooked, in salads, pesto, pizza, soup, or sauteed with greens or various veggies.
Kale, mixed varieties
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Kale
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Spring onions
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Onions
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Small bulbs with partial green tops. Available red, yellow, or mixed colors. Please state any preference in order note at checkout.
Frozen Hubbard squash
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Squash - Winter
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Squash grown by Island Farm; peeled, seeded, chopped into small chunks, vacuum sealed, and frozen by Rasmussen Farm in our commercial kitchen. A great way to enjoy the delicious flavor of Hubbard squash in a more manageable size!