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Greetings, Local Food Lovers!
Happy Rosh Hashanah, and a belated happy Fall Equinox! Wishing a sweet new year to all who celebrate.

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.
New and Returning Products

Tea
Menu Group: Food
Section: Coffee and Tea
Category: Tea
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Calming Chamomile! Certified Organic and hand harvested, blossoms only.: Chamomile blossoms, all hand harvested at Whitehill Farm. Makes a soothing and calming tea!

Marvelous Mate and Mint: Natural caffeine power from Herbal Mate, blended with our own mint for a refreshing cup'a!

Organic Green Tea, Mint, Raspberry, and Raspberry Leaf Blend, 1 oz: A robust blend of green tea, raspberry leaf and mint.

Organic Green Tea, Lemon Verbena and Mint blend: A refreshing blend of fresh, intense herbs and healthful green tea.
HOT!!! Dried hot peppers
Menu Group: Food
Section: Dried Food
Category: Peppers
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Matchbox, Maya Habanero, Grandpa's Russian, Czech. Black, Rat Turd (that really IS the name!), and more! These will keep in a dry place, out of sunlight, almost indefinitely. perfect for chili and sauces.
Dried Tomatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Dried Food
Category: Tomatoes
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Classic Italian style Dried Tomatoes. Certified organic: A classic Italian specialty. Can be refreshed to store in oil. Use on pizza, in dressings, with pasta and focaccia. MOFGA Certified Organic. Grown and dried at Whitehill Farm.

Pizza Special! Dried Tomato Slices, Organic: Traditional dried tomatoes but in slices perfect for pizza! While preparing toppings for your pizza, soak some Tomato Slices in the sauce to refresh them! Delicious!
Dried Apples
Menu Group: Food
Section: Dried Food
Category: Apples
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Cortland and Empire apples, dried to perfection for snacking. Certified Organic What a wonderful apple harvest! Slices dried for snacking, salads, soups ...tasty treats!
Eggs
Menu Group: Food
Section: Eggs
Category: Chicken
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Fall is here! The girls are "sorta" laying! All different sizes, all delicious! Our hens are enjoying goodies: veggie scraps - coming from the House AND the EXTRA greens and trimmings from canning and freezing! Fresh eggs are are a perfect portion of protein!
Chontay purple table grapes with seeds
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Grapes
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Chontay, a tasty grape for fresh eating. Similar to Concord grapes. Can also be used for juice or wine-making.
Plums - last harvest for the year!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Plums
Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
Juicy and sweet. Some ripe and ready to eat and some need a day or two on your window sill, but keep a careful eye on them! Grown without pesticide sprays.
Expect 8 per pound.
Freshly ground Certified Organic corn meal!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Grain Products
Category: Grains and Flours
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Freshly ground cornmeal ...Italian Florianni corn - which is a beautiful orange with a creamy yellow interior or Oaxacan Green - yellow/white with flecks of green. REALLY tasty! Corn bread recipes included!
Garlic Powder
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Garlic Powder
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Garlic Powder: MOFGA Certified Organic garlic, grown, dried, and ground at Whitehill Farm. Perfect for salad dressings, soups, stews, dips, wherever you desire a hint of garlic.

GREEN Garlic Scape Powder! Mild and sweet! GREEN Garlic Powder is made from the garlic scapes ...milder and sweet. Use for subtle flavor in recipes AND with nutritional yeast for an excellent popcorn topping!
Herb Blends
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Herb Blends
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Best Herb Blend: A simple and versatile blend of herbs for dressings, marinades, chicken, fish, cheese, etc. Contains marjoram, thyme, and chives. Salt free.

Cajun! Whew! NOT So Hot! Not so much cayenne pepper. The same versatile Cajun seasoning with less heat. Contains paprika, garlic, onion, cayenne pepper, oregano, basil and ground black pepper. Salt free. Created and blended at Whitehill Farm.

Classic Italian Seasoning: Classic blend of oregano, marjoram, thyme, rosemary. basil, and sage. Salt free! Pungent and complex flavor enhancer.

Delicious Sausage Herb Mix: Fabulous herb and garlic mix - enough to create one pound of delicious breakfast sausage patties. Add chopped green chilies, if desired, for added flavor!

Earthshine Herbal Blend: A more complex and very versatile blend. Add to cream cheese for a delicious spread, to sour cream for a dip, or blend with butter to season baked potatoes or steamed vegetables. Salt free.

Herbes de Provence: In recipes from the south of France this traditional herb blend is used as a complex flavor enhancer for fish, game, red meat, poultry and vegetables. Contains oregano, summer savory, thyme, lavender flowers, basil, rosemary, and sage. Salt free!

Italian Bruschetta Herb & Spice Mix: A robust blend of garlic, basil, parsley and paprika that can be mixed with olive oil for dipping or bruschetta.

Italian Salad Dressing Mix: Classic and delicious basic vinaigrette mix for salads and marinating. Try it with our cider vinegar or red wine vinegar. Created and hand blended at Whitehill Farm.

ORGANIC Italian Salad Dressing Blend: Made with Redmond Real Salt, a mined salt that contains minerals and micro-nutrients. Redmond Salt is approved by MOFGA for organic certification. Classic and delicious basic Italian vinaigrette mix for salads and marinating. Try it with cider, white, or red wine vinegar. Created and hand blended at Whitehill Farm.

ORGANIC Taco Seasoning! Basic, robust, and delicious. Sprinkle on ground beef or chicken while preparing tacos. 3 Tablespoons = one commercial package. ORGANIC blend includes Redmond Real Salt ...no additives and a goldmine of minerals!

Rajin' Cajun Seasoning: Classic Cajun Seasoning (but not TOO much cayenne. Add more to taste!) Use for jambalaya, fish, crab and shrimp, Red Beans and Rice, gumbo, chicken dishes, or pulled pork.

Ranch Dressing Mix: Use in place of store bought ranch dressing packets in dressing, dips, meat dishes, and on roasted vegetables. To make Ranch Dressing, mix a generous tablespoon of this mix with ⅓ cup mayonnaise or Greek yogurt and ¼ cup coconut milk.

Salad Sprinkles: Salt free. Sesame seeds, leeks, and herbs. Tasty salad seasoning that's also great for garnishing soups or flavoring dips.

Sweet 'n Sassy Meat and Rib Barbecue Rub: Fresh, sweet, and delicious. Rub on chicken, beef, or pork, bring meat to room temperature and grill! Just a hint of heat.

Taco Seasoning Blend: Basic, robust, and delicious. Sprinkle on ground beef or chicken while preparing tacos. 3 Tablespoons = one commercial package.

Turkey Basting Herb Mix: A hearty blend of thyme, sage, parsley, fennel, ground pepper, allspice, mustard, chervil and savory. Makes a delicious basting mix for roasting poultry. Pan gravy made from the drippings is delicious!

Zesty Ranch Rub! Unique rub for baking or grilling beef, chicken, or pork! Blend of Ranch Dressing Mix, Garlic Salt, Paprika, Cane Sugar, Pepper, and Spices! A blend that will get your attention! Versatile and tasty!
Paprika
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Paprika
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Freshly Ground: MOFGA Certified Organic paprika, grown, dried, and ground at Whitehill Farm. Mildly spicy.

Smoked Paprika …add a smoky spicy note where Paprika is called for in a recipe!
Pesto special! Whole Genovese Basil Plants!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Basil
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Tall and lush, a large clear trash bag full! Whole plants, cut at the ground and bagged! Genovese basil at its best! Pesto, anyone?
Fresh and pungent Certified Organic Onion Powder!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Other
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Certified Organic Onions dried and ground into tasty Powder. Putting our onion thinnings to good use! Use this tasty rich onion powder for dressings, marinades, rubs and more!
Pesto
Menu Group: Food
Section: Prepared Foods
Category: Pesto
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Basil Pesto, dairy free, made with our own Certified Organic basil and garlic, olive oil, walnuts.
Beautiful, fresh, and tasty! Ready to use as is or with added Parmesan cheese. Needs to be refrigerated.

Garlic Scape Puree, made with our own Certified Organic garlic scapes and olive oil. Use to start many recipes. It's also great mixed with butter for garlic bread! Can be divided into smaller containers and refrozen. Must be refrigerated.
Sauces
Menu Group: Food
Section: Prepared Foods
Category: Sauces
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce: Our own Certified Organic tomatoes* - mostly Italian Corbarinos - roasted with olive oil and seasoned with our own Tuscan Blend*. Processed in the Cuisnart to be a smooth sauce. (Tuscan Blend contains basil*, marjoram*, garlic*, oregano*, thyme*, rosemary*, and red pepper flakes*.)

Roasted Tomatoes! Our own Certified Organic tomatoes* - mostly Italian Corbarinos - roasted with olive oil and seasoned with our own Certified Organic Tuscan Blend*. Tomatoes are halved or quartered and are perfect for sauces, pizza, salads, and more! (Tuscan Blend contains basil*, marjoram*, garlic*, oregano*, thyme*, rosemary*, and red pepper flakes*.)

Smoking' Steak Sauce! Tomatoes, honey, tabasco, mustard, and smoke ...a winning and zesty combination! Fabulous as a steak sauce, barbecue finishing sauce, or just about any place that you like to light up with flavor!
Chutney
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Condiments
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Peruvian Sauce Chutney BACK! A complex balance of sweet, tart, hot, and salt in a classic tomato based chutney.

Sweet'n HOT! Rhubarb Chutney! A true chutney that hits all the buds: sweet, hot, tart, and salt. Made with rhubarb, onions, raisins, sugar and spices, with just enough cayenne for a kick!
Jam & Jelly
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
From Whitehill Farm

Beautiful Golden PEACH Jam! Golden peaches transformed into a delicious jam. Locally grown peaches lovingly canned here at Whitehill Farm!

Blackberry Jelly ...rich and delicious! Bumper crop of blackberries this year ...jelly is dark, rich, sweet, and satisfying!

BlueBarb Jam! Delicious combination of two locally grown fruits! Full of sweet/tart flavor.

Golden Plum Jam, Limited Edition! We've got a bumper crop of La Crescent Golden Plums ...and beautiful jam as a result!

BACK! Raspberry Jam: Summer in a jar! Brilliant red berries from our farm and Counterpoint Farm in Jay. Perfect for morning toast or PB & J!

Seedless Blackberry Jam ...rich and delicious! Rich local blackberries, seedless and hearty flavored jam!

BACK !!! Seedless Black Raspberry Jam: Wild black raspberries that grow in our hay field are the first fruit of the season. Truly wild and tiny berries. Seedless jam with a wonderful rich flavor that is unique.

Triple-Berry Jam: Delicious blend of three wonderful berries: Black Raspberries, Red Raspberries, and Blueberries! All grown at Whitehill Farm and Certified Organic.

Wild Black Raspberry Jelly: Our first fruit crop of the year ...truly amazing wild black raspberries make a delicious and rich jelly!
Pickles
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Pickles
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
3 Bean Salad: Sweet and tart traditional pickle: onions, celery, sweet peppers, green, yellow and kidney beans. Great for Thanksgiving.

Dill Spears: Dilled cucumber spears, with garlic and a hint of hot pepper.A basic for a pickle platter.

2018 Pickled Garlic Scapes: We had a great 2018 crop and the pickled scapes are fabulous ...and addictive! Unique pickles made of garlic flower stems - while they are tender - using a traditional dill pickle recipe.

Sour Mustard Pickles! Old-fashioned Farmers Almanac recipe.: In the search for a good mustard pickle I found this intriguing recipe. It is actually fermented and then canned! Crisp and wicked tasty!
Relish
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Relish
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Corn Relish! A fabulous recipe from the 1940's ...sweet, tart, complex ...wonderful! GREAT story! Billy Mills, the originator of this recipe, was the band director for the Fibber McGee and Molly Show, the most popular show in the early '40's! Time honored First Prize winner! This is MY favorite to dress up a great baked potato.

Zucchini Relish: award winning recipe. Sweet, tart, spicy, and delicious.
`Family recipe, published in the Old Farmers Almanac Blue Ribbon Recipe Cookbook!
Catsup!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Sauces
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Really Red Tomato Lovers Paradise Catsup! A new twist on an iconic American sauce. Sweet, tart, and just a hint of cinnamon.
Canned Fruits
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Just Applesauce! 2016 crop! Unsweetened, made from our own Certified Organic apples. Cortland and Empire apples slowly cooked into thick applesauce.

Pear Butter! Thick and spreadable and lightly seasoned with allspice
Herbal UNSalt
Menu Group: Food
Section: Salt and Spices
Category: Organic Spices
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Simple and tasty, and a great salt substitute. Sweet basil, summer savory, celery seed, sage, thyme, marjoram, and a touch of kelp, all ground into a tasty powder.
Salt
Menu Group: Food
Section: Salt and Spices
Category: Sea Salt
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Just Right Seasoned Salt: Sea salt and a delightful blend of herbs and spices. Marjoram, mustard, paprika and smoked paprika, thyme, garlic, and onion.

Sweet Herbal Salt - Just The Right Touch: Sea salt, tarragon and parsley, with cane sugar as a special touch. Perfect for oven baked potato fries (need a recipe?), baked potatoes, and steamed vegetables.
Garlic
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Garlic
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
2018 crop! Phillips Heirloom rocambole garlic, 7-10 cloves per bulb. Nice medium sized cloves, nice sharp flavor. Stores very well and can be used for fresh eating or for planting this fall.
Shallots
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Shallots
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
New crop! 2018 gourmet shallots, mild and delicious. . Certified Organic.
Carrots
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Carrots
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Crisp and crunchy golden orange carrots! Just right for snacking, steaming, or soups and stews. Certified Organic. Beautiful crisp carrots. Package will have at least 2 pounds.
Ambrosia - bicolor sweet corn
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Corn
Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
A mid-season corn, but late this year because of weather. Tips of ears didn't fill out well with this corn because of this. Still a great corn.
Our favorite sugar and gold bi-color sweet corn. Retains sweetness and is slow to turn starchy - ie. it keeps in the frig and is not too picky about when it is harvested.
Organically grown, so don't be surprised if an occasional corn worm. No spray or pesticides used.
Non-GMO !
Hot Peppers
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Peppers
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
HOT! Arledge, Louisiana Tabasco. 3" brilliant red, conical, tasty! One of the varieties we've been saving for years. Makes a great hot sauce, addition to salsa or kimchi, or, for the brave, pizza topping!

Czech Black peppers! Shiny black but green on the inside...just like a jalapeño. These are just right for slicing into stir-fries of stuffing.

Matchbox Hot Peppers - hot, the name says it all! Pinky-finger sized, perfect for salsa! Matchbox is a striking red, and nice and hot ...better than a Jalapeño! This is the open pollinated version of Super Chili, a variety owned by Monsanto :-(. A favorite of ours for salsa and slipping into jars of dilly beans!
New potatoes, mixed varieties
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Potatoes
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Newly dug potatoes. A mix of colors and varieties.
French breakfast radishes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Radishes
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Delicious, crisp, lovely, red and white cylindrical radishes
Small Beauregard 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. Wonderful baked, or sliced and roasted. These small sweets bake up quickly and are best cooked this way - so I think!
No spray or pesticides used
Cherry Tomatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Tomatoes
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
A rainbow of flavors and colors! At least 5 varieties per pint! Cuban, Chinese, German, and American varieties …a veritable rainbow of colors, shapes and flavors! Every box is an adventure!
Infused White Wine Vinegars
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vinegars and Oils
Category: Vinegar
Vendor: Whitehill Farm
Chive Infused White Wine Vinegar: Lovely mild chive aroma and flavor, perfect for salad dressings. Beautiful lavender color. Colavita White Wine vinegar, chives Certified Organic by MOFGA. Elegant flip top closure. (pictured)

HOT! White Wine Vinegar infused with Hot Peppers: Delicious Colavita White Wine Vinegar steeped with hot peppers. Perfect for dressings and marinades.
Goat Milk Soap with shea butter
Menu Group: Personal Care
Section: Soap
Category: Bar Soap
Vendor: Cedar Post Farm
Oatmeal and Honey Goat Milk Soap with shea butter: This goat milk soap is great for sensitive or dry skin. In addition to Olive, Coconut, and Palm oils, we add Shea Butter and oatmeal to soothe and nourish your skin.

Unscented Goat Milk Soap with Shea Butter: This goat milk soap has Shea Butter added for extra moisture.