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Happy Solstice, 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.
New and Returning Products

Half a hog's head
Menu Group: Food
Section: Meat
Category: Pork
Vendor: Martin Woods Farm
Spicy, fresh, arugula!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Arugula
Vendor: Rustic Roots Farm
This arugula is great for salad but also a bit on the bigger size and perfect for arugula pesto and arugula pizza!
Dry Beans
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Beans - Dry
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Black Beans, Monos Negros: smallish black beans

Pea Beans, Saturday Night Special: small white pea beans, great for baking.
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Greens Specialty
Vendor: Rustic Roots Farm
A crunchy, spinach-like Asian green, great for stir fries. Large leaf tatsoi this week. Crunchy, amazing flavor. Use in any dish that calls for spinach. Some call this Asian spinach. Use in a stir fry, serve fish on a bed of garlicky tatsoi, or eat raw for this unique flavor!
Red Head Lettuce
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Lettuce
Vendor: Rustic Roots Farm
Glechoma hederacea Alcohol & Honey Elixir
Menu Group: Personal Care
Section: Medicinal and Herbal
Category: Tincture
Vendor: LoveGrown
A potent, vitamin-C-rich herb, Glechoma hederacea (a.k.a. "Alehoof" or "Ground Ivy") is one of the richest sources of vitamin C known to man! This herb has historically been used in place of hops in brewing beer, and within the traditional medicine of Europe going back thousands of years: Galen recommends the plant to treat inflammation of the eyes. John Gerard, an English herbalist, recommended it to treat tinnitus, as well as a "diuretic, astringent, tonic and gentle stimulant."
**These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA**
Dosing instructions: up to 2 droppers full per diem, by mouth. This elixir can be taken directly or mixed into a hot or cold beverage. A potently-made bitter/astringent.
Lemongrass Goat Milk Soap
Menu Group: Personal Care
Section: Soap
Category: Bar Soap
Vendor: Cedar Post Farm
Cherry tomato seedlings
Menu Group: Plants and Seeds
Section: Vegetable Starts
Category: Tomatoes - Cherry
Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Dr. Carolyn: 1" yellow cherry tomatoes, very productive. 75 days to maturity.

Green Doctors Frosted: Largish, oval green cherry tomatoes that mature to a golden blush. Very productive. 81 days to maturity.

Super Sweet 100: Delicious red cherry tomatoes