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Greetings, local food lovers!
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Place your order from Western Maine Market today for pick-up or delivery this Friday or Saturday.
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New and Returning Products
Rhubarb Oat Squares
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Bars
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Vendor: Martin Woods Farm
Fresh Apple Cider
Menu Group: Food
Section: Beverages
Category: Cider
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Vendor: Martin Woods Farm
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Old fashioned press (Pasteurized)
Farm Fresh eggs, mixed colors
Menu Group: Food
Section: Eggs
Category: Chicken
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Vendor: Cedar Post Farm
Tree-ripened peaches
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Peaches
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Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
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Red Haven: Large, a favorite of ours. Some are fully ripe, others need a few days on the window sill to ripen. Prolong the shelf life of ripe fruit by refrigerating. Grown without pesticide sprays.
A pound is about 3-4 peaches.

Reliance : Ripe or will ripen on your windowsill in a day or two.
Maple walnut granola with dried cranberries
Menu Group: Food
Section: Grain Products
Category: Cereals
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Vendor: Martin Woods Farm
Now included, in addition to oats, maple syrup from the farm, vegetable oil, walnuts: raisins, juice infused dried cranberries, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, hemp, flax and chia seeds, and a tsp of cinnamon.
Beef
Menu Group: Food
Section: Meat
Category: Beef
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Vendor: Cedar Post Farm
Cube Steak
London Broil Steak
Porterhouse Steak
Pork
Menu Group: Food
Section: Meat
Category: Pork
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Vendor: Cedar Post Farm
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Ground Pork

Pork Chops (2 per pack)
Jam
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
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Vendor: Martin Woods Farm

Peachy peach jam (low sugar)


Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Classic Strawberry Jam! Local strawberries made into delicious jam. Fresh, sweet, and tasty!
Pickles
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Pickles
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Vendor: Whitehill Farm
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Cleopatra's Cucumber Chips! A true tangy taste treat! Apparently Queen Cleopatra of Egypt credited including pickles in her diet with contributing to her health and legendary beauty! These beautiful slices are tangy and sweet, a real treat!

Hamburger Chips! The perfect dill slices for a burger.
This is a dill pickle with enough flavor to stand up to catsup or steak sauce! Our our Certified Organic cucumbers and garlic, with vinegar, sea salt, dill seed, and spices.
Peppers
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Peppers
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Vendor: Fairbanks Farmstand & Nursery
Bell peppers from the greenhouse!

Jalapeno Peppers


Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Large Red or Orange Sweet Peppers: Avg .5 lb each Naturally grown
Potatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Potatoes
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Vendor: Fairbanks Farmstand & Nursery
Yukon Gem: All purpose potatoes with bright gold skin, pink-hued eyes, yellow flesh and the same delicious flavor as its parent, Yukon Gold.


Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
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As new potatoes, the skin is fragile and the potato browns quickly where the skin is broken which does not affect flavor.
Not for storage. All grown naturally.

A mix of red, and buff: The mix makes a striking potato salad! Dark Red Norland with its lovely red skin and white flesh, and Green Mountain with buff skin and white flesh.

Dark Red Norland: Pretty red skin, pure white interior. A real delight. Boil and serve either hot with butter or cold in a salad

Satina and/or Nicola: Both with Yellow with yellow flesh.
Squash
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Squash - Summer
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Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
A pair of Summer Squash-one green Zucchini, one yellow Zephyr

Zephyr yellow: Distinctive with a green tip during hot weather - no green tip yet, but tender and, we think, the best of any yellow summer squash. Naturally grown. 1/2- 3/4 lb each

Zucchini - dark green: The dark skin is high in antioxidants! Great for salads, stir fries, grilling. Naturally grown. Avg 3/4 lbs
Rainbow chard
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Swiss Chard
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Vendor: Uprooted LLC
Stems of gold, pink, orange, purple, red, and white with bright, pastel, and multicolored variations
Tomatillos
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Tomatillos
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Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Also called husk tomatoes, these slightly tart green wonders are great in salsas and soups. Remove the papery husk & rinse before using.
You can find a great recipe for a spicy chilled soup at http://www.sippitysup.com/tomatillo-yogurt-soup-cool-and-spicy
Tomatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Tomatoes
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Vendor: Martin Woods Farm

red and yellow mixed cherry


Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
Grown Naturally in our greenhouse. No Spray.

A mix of cherry tomatoes: Red, yellow, orange, pink sun peach

Heirloom: Mostly pink, usually funky-cat faced-large but extremely tasty.

Medium, prime, slicing Tomatoes: Grown naturally in our green house. Perfect globes! Usually 3 per pound.
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Pink Heirloom Slicing Tomatoes: From our greenhouse

Red Salad Tomatoes - Mt. Magic: Larger than a cherry, smaller than a slicing tomato.

Sun Peach cherry: Better than Sun Gold? How could that be! Yes, as sweet with a slightly different tomato sweetness, and much less prone to splitting. Related to Sun Gold


Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Paste tomatoes-mixed varieties: Paste tomatoes are meatier and often smaller than beefsteaks, great for salsa, sauces & salads. This mix may include larger tomatoes with more varied shapes than a standard plum tomato. Feel free to state any size preferences in the order note at checkout.
Carrots
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Carrots
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Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

A Colorful mix of carrots: You may get Orange, Red, Yellow, White, Purple, and Rainbow which has different shades of yellow and orange. . Medium to full sized carrots. Grown naturally as is all our produce.

Carrots-Orange: Small to Medium sized. Sweet. Naturally grown as is all our produce.


Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

(Pictured) "Over the Rainbow "carrot mix - greens attached: Carrots mostly in shades of white, yellow, & orange along with red. According to Fedco's catalog, it should include purple carrots, but what we've harvested so far looks more like the photo.
Beets
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Beets
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Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
No spray, naturally grown.

A mix of Medium Beets: You will get dark red and golden yellow beets. You may get one or two pink beets.
The pink are pink Chiogga with concentric pink and white stripes on the interior- very pretty and nice when shredded uncooked for a salad.

Beet greens with baby beets: New crop. 1/2#

Medium Dark Red Beets
Green Summer cabbage
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Cabbage
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Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
Perfect for summer salads, slaws, or cooked dishes."
Conventually grown
2.5-3 lbs
Cucumbers
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Cucumber
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Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
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A sampler of three different cukes: ITACHI white cuke -LONG and milder than green cukes, and one each of two different varieties of green slicing cukes.

Itachi - Japanese long white cucumber A white cucumber! Grows very large and long, but best when harvested while thinner which is the way we grow and harvest them. Very nice, mild flavor with good crisp texture.

Large Green Slicing Cucumbers

Medium sized Green Slicing Cucumbers
Eggplant
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Eggplant
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Vendor: Fairbanks Farmstand & Nursery
(Pictured) Annina Eggplants - Medium

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Eggplant classic dark purple.
Yellow Sweet Spanish Onion
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Onions
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Vendor: Uprooted LLC
Yellow Onions

Use them to add a tangy sweetness to soups, sauces, pastas and just about anything. Interesting fact: Spanish onions are actually a type of yellow onion, with a slightly more delicate flavor.
Lotion & Hand Balm
Menu Group: Personal Care
Section: Hand and Body
Category: Creams and Lotions
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Vendor: Cedar Post Farm
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Hand balm: Made for those chapped hands and cracked fingers we're all too familiar with during winter. We infuse Avocado oil with Calendula and Chamomile, then add oils, butters, and essential oil. Ingredients: Shea Butter, Avocado Oil, Beeswax, Cocoa Butter, Argan oil, Mallow Extract, Olive Oil, Rosehip Seed Oil, Calendula and Chamomile.
Lavender, Frankincense, Rosemary, Peppermint, Tea Tree, and Eucalyptus essential oils.

Rosemary Lavender Lotion: A gentle, moisturizing, and quick absorbing lotion. This lotion contains Rosemary, Lavender, and Litsea Cubeba essential oils for an earthy scent with a touch of citrus.
Ingredients: Water, Avocado, Rice Bran, and Apricot Oils, Emulsifying Wax, Stearic Acid, Oat and Aloe extracts, and essential oils