News for General News Article

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Mainers are happily bundling up to head to the state's many winter markets for fresh, local produce and products.  For the entire article click here. To join in on the fun, check our website's winter market listings!
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Maine Market News, Community, General News Article, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Press Release
Sunday, September 09, 2018
The Saturday Brunswick Farmers' Market has decided that dogs will not be welcome.   Read the article for reasonings and reactions.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Market News
Monday, September 03, 2018
According to an article in the Portland Press Herald, our Maine farmers continue to struggle with a labor shortage.  Read the full article here.
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Maine Market News
Friday, July 13, 2018
A bill has passed that will not only support local farm and fishery producers but will also increase access to local foods at Maine's institutions.  For further info read this article.
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Maine Market News, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The new Winthrop Farmers Market will open May 31st from 3 to 6 p.m. in the old Paris Farmer’s parking lot on Summer Street. Farmers and vendors from Winthrop, Wayne, Monmouth, Sabattus and Leeds will take part in the market, which will continue every Thursday through the summer and early fall.  For more information read this article or email cranberryrockfarm@gmail.com  
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Maine Market News, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
The Yarmouth Farmers' Market, which is held every Thursday from 3 to 6 pm has rebounded from just seven vendors in 2015 to over 15 vendors each week. From including music and other events with the market to instituting a voucher program you can learn more about how their progress continues in this article.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Low-Income Access, Maine Market News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
During a funding gap, local communities and residents come forward to assist the Maine Harvest Bucks program that helps provide those in need with access to farm fresh local produce through Maine's Farmers' Markets.  For more information read this article.
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Low-Income Access, Maine Market News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
At the beginning of June there will be a new Farmers' Market opening in Wilton at the Old Tannery.  For more information read this article.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Maine Market News, Press Release
Friday, December 22, 2017
Maine food producers and farm families are highlighted in the 6th installment of "Growing Maine" by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension.  To read more click here.
Categories: Economic, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Community, General News Article, Maine Market News
Monday, September 25, 2017
Maine farms such as Fine Line Farm in Searsmont offer some fun and unusual veggies.  For more info read here.
Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Select farmers' markets are able to accept WIC benefits.  Click here for more info.
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Low-Income Access, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Windham local with special recipe for bug repellent, seeing major growth in demand. Read more here
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
President Trump's pick for Secretary of Agriculture has been confirmed. Read more about the confirmation ceremony and what the Secretary's plans are for his new post.
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Read more about Northern Girl's (a Maine veggie processor) successes and struggles here.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Read more about their new solar array here
Categories: Community, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, General News Article
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Read more about how Maine farmers are using Instagram to offer cheerful snapshots of their farm lives.
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest