News for Maine Market News

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  
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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.
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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.
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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, April 17, 2017
The City of Waterville is opening for dicussion Waterville Market's move to Castonguay Square. Locals and city officials will weigh in and a vote will be taken to approve the use of space, as well as the closing of Common St. on market days.
Categories: Community, Economic, Maine Market News
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Colby College is planning a build where the Downtown Waterville Farmers' Market has been having their summer markets. A Mayor-approved plan would have them move to Castonguay Square. Read more about how the city and the market came up with this solution. 
Categories: Community, Economic, Maine Market News