Orono Farmers’ Market
2018 Member Directory
Updated with current member info each year in April.
This year’s new members are marked in RED.
For Past Market Members, visit the Past Members Page.
|2018 Steering Committee|
|• Chair: Steve Meres
• Secretary: Ryan Clarke
• Treasurer: Clayton Carter
• Asst. Treasurer: Linda Bowden
• Saturday Market Manager: Mark Guzzi
|• Tuesday Market Manager: Linda Bowden
• Winter Market Manager: Ernest Rollins
• At Large #1: Tom Roberts
• At Large #2: Ernest Rollins
• Membership Coordinator: Jessie Dowling
Ben Perrin, 520 Blackswoods Road, Cherryfield 04622,
ph. 460-6215, email@example.com.
We grow organic wild blueberries on around 200 acres. We sell fresh berries in pints and 5 lb. boxes. Free snacks for the kids because every kid should be eating blueberries.
We will be at market on Saturdays from the very end of July through middle of September. We also attend the Ellsworth, Rockland, Belfast, Waterville, Camden, Bangor, Bar Harbor, Damariscotta, and Acadia (Town Hill) Farmers’ Markets.
Are you looking for Amazing Tomatoes? Smokey Bacon? Arm loads of Leafy Greens? And a grill full of wicked good Sausages? Well then you have found the right farm! We raise our hogs on pasture; they are allowed to run, root, wallow, and just plain lay in the sun enjoying the fresh air! Our hogs are happy, our veggies are certified organic and crazy fresh! We grow a lot of heirlooms which means our veggie varieties are selected to taste amazing. With all this great food you will look like a super hero cook when you serve it up to your friends and family!
We also attend the Bangor winter market
Enchanted Kitchen at Fire Fly Farm and the YumBus
Joined the market in 2009.
Baker, crêperie, caterer, certified organic farm. Artisan breads, sweet and savory pastries of all kinds made with Maine organic whole grains.
Come enjoy our made to order crêpes!! Our menu is inspired with Maine’s seasonal ingredients from our organic farm and the Farmers’ Markets we do. Farm to fork, Crêpes are whipped up and served at the green YumBus-
Richard May, 11 Chapel Road, Orono, ME 04473, 991-4467, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We grow a spring crop of flower and vegetable seedlings, hanging baskets and pots. We also grow about 500 different unusual perennial plants, many of which are alpine plants or woodland plants. We have three small greenhouses and use about an acre of leased land.
At market on Saturdays from April through September. We also attend the Bangor Farmers’ Market.
Beautiful, delicious, certified Organic produce. Adding color, taste, and good health to your family’s table since 2006.
Three varieties of eggrolls, summer rolls, vegan fried rice, pad thai, chicken, pork and tofu entreés, soups, salads, dumplings and seasonal surprises. All made with fresh veggies from our garden and/or the gardens of our fellow vendors.
At market on Saturdays only throughout the season, and at the winter markets from December through April. We also attend the Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Stonington Farmers’ Markets.
Farm House Coffee Roasters
Joined the market in 2016.
We are a local coffee roaster offering only the finest coffees available.
At market on Saturdays only year round. We also offer coffee through our website.
Our farm is on 10 acres, with 1½ acres tilled. We process our maple products on the property, all sap is hauled in by trucks from leased trees at various locations. On a normal year, we produce 400-600 gallons of maple syrup. Syrup is packaged in containers ranging from 100ml to 1 gal. We also have maple cream. Maple products available year round. We will have various produce, wild blackberries and fiddleheads during their appropriate seasons.
Fuzzy Udder Creamery
Joined the market in 2015.
We make a variety of fresh and aged cheeses and yogurt made from goat, sheep and cow’s milk. Our products include: fresh hand-stretched mozzarella, brie, ashed cheeses, tomme, swiss, gouda, washed rinds and sheep milk yogurt. We milk 25 sheep and goats raised on pasture with lots of love and we buy in organic cow’s milk and some additional sheep’s milk.
Joined the market in 2006.
We raise grass-fed USDA inspected certified organic beef and pasture-raised pork. Each cut is individually frozen, labeled & vacuum sealed. Order bulk pork halves and whole animals or oven roasters for the fall. Fresh, gold quality raw milk from our pasture raised Jersey cows available by jug.
We will be at market Saturdays and Tuesdays all season and will be at the winter markets from December through April.
High Lonesome Acres
Linda & Nelson Bowden, PO Box 147, 181 Brown Road, Harmony ME 04942, ph. 270-0275, email@example.com
We grow a wide variety of veggies on 8 acres, from lettuce to sweet corn, winter squash, potatoes and pumpkins. etc. We have about 80 laying hens for Farm Fresh Free Range Eggs. Honey from our bees. From our kitchen we do home made baked goods, jams, jellies, pickles, relishes, home made sauces, pickled eggs, and more. We also gather wild fiddleheads.
We plan to be at market on Tuesdays and Saturdays all season long, and at all the Winter Market from December through April. We also sell at the Pittsfield Farmers’ Market, roadside on Main Street in Jackman, and the farmstand at our farm.
Joined the market in 2013.
Highland Blueberry Farm and Highland Organics, “A Taste of Wild Maine…”® We offer a locally crafted and prepared organic wild Maine Blueberry tea and organic wild Maine Chaga tea along with lots of fun flavors of both these bases. Our Teas are caffeine-free except our Blue Green Matcha Tea Bags. Stop by for a sample of Blueberry and Chaga Tea and check out all 20 of our locally made teas! We are more than just tea though, we also make Dehydrated Organic Wild Maine Blueberry Products as Barque Chips, Sprinkles, Drink and Smoothie Powder. We have frozen organic wild Maine blueberries in 1lb., 3lb., 5lb. & 10lb. sizes.
Joined the market in 2017.
Ironwood Farm sits on 100 acres in the hills of Albion. With the help of our trusty draft horses, we grow 10 acres of MOFGA Certified Organic produce for sale at this market and in coops and grocery stores around the state!
At the market June-November.
Millie & Dave Kousky, 880 Ledge Hill Road, Corinth, ME 04427.
We grow 2½ acres of high quality vegetables. Thru the season we offer a full array of produce, from early tomatoes to beet greens, spinach, lettuce, peas, beans, cukes, potatoes, onions, eggplants, peppers, melons and many more including our ever popular sweet potatoes.
We will be at market on Tuesday & Saturday from May to November. We also attend the Penobscot Farmers’ Market in Brewer.
Perley & Caty Frazier, POBox 318, 20 Jericho Way, Stonington, 04681, ph. 367-5059, firstname.lastname@example.org
We trap Maine lobsters and crabs out of Stonington Harbor. We also purchase local clams, crabmeat and fresh fish during season. Lobsters are caught using our lobster boat, “Jericho’s Way” and locally made wire lobster traps. Call or email us with orders to be ready for pickup at market.
John Barnstein, PO Box 5, 1461 Atlantic Hwy., Warren ME 04864, ph. 273-2809, email@example.com
We are a family operated farm that raises broilers and turkeys on feed with no growth hormones, antibiotics or animal by-products. Besides all cuts of fresh chicken we also offer homemade chicken pies, chicken sausage, chicken salad, smoked chicken, rotisserie chicken, ground turkey, turkey cutlets, turkey jerkey. Fresh turkeys are usually available from mid October through the first of the year. We also offer fresh eggs and raw goat’s milk.
We will be at market all season long on Saturdays only, including all of the Winter Markets. We also attend the Belfast, Rockland, Damariscotta, Bath, Boothbay, Portland, South Portland, and Brunswick Farmers’ Markets.
Marr Pond Farm
Joined the market in 2016.
We grow MOFGA certified organic vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, and cut flowers. Try our seasonal, log-grown shiitake mushrooms, stop by for recipe ideas, beautiful fresh bouquets, or to learn about growing mushrooms. We cultivate a wide range of vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, carrots, spinach, arugula, kohlrabi, beets, onions, and winter squash.
We will be at market on Saturdays from June through November, and Tuesdays in the summer. We also attend the Waterville Farmers’ Market, and offer both boxed and debit style CSA shares.
Mueller’s Fruit Farm
Joined the market in 2017.
We acquired Schartner’s Orchard in Thorndike and have lived there since August of 2015. Our business model is similar to the previous owner’s: growing and local direct marketing of fresh fruits throughout the season. At the Orono market we offer mainly strawberries, raspberries, plums and a wide variety of apples together with jams, jellies and fresh cider.
Our focus is on offering large variety and excellent quality locally. We working on adding new varieties and new fruits to provide a longer season and additional choices of fresh fruits.
Our offering includes ‘Pick-Your-Own’ and a farm store at the farm in Thorndike and we are attending also the Brewer, Bar Harbor / Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor Farmers’ Markets.
We are attending Orono Farmers Market mainly on Tuesdays from July to October and on Saturdays in November.
Mark Guzzi & Marcia Ferry, 25 Peacemeal Lane, Dixmont 04932. ph. 257-4103, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quality organic vegetables. EBT and WIC accepted.
Plymouth Pond Farm & Bakery
Joined the market in 2014.
Steve Meres, 451 Loud Road, Plymouth 04969, 257-4169, email@example.com.
We are a small family bakery with a passion for quality and local organic ingredients…food we feel good about serving our own family. We specialize in New York style bagels, and soft flour tortilla wraps. Look also for our savory crackers, real butter croissants, and traditional soft pretzels periodically.
Richardson’s Strawberry Farm
Joined the market in 2014.
Judith Richardson, 219 Canaan Road, Clinton 04927, 453-2093.
We currently have two acres of strawberries and have been growing strawberries for 30 years. We also have a pick-your-own operation and farm stand at the farm. I will be bringing strawberries in quart boxes as long as we have strawberries.
We’ll be at market on Tuesdays and Saturdays starting in late June until in early July.
Joined the market in 2015.
Rollins Orchards is a family farm, in operation since 1821. We grow 25 acres of over 40 varieties apples and other tree fruit. We press cider fresh through the fall and winter and offer frozen cider in the spring and early summer. We also grow sweet corn and blackberries.
We’ll be at market on Saturdays and Tuesdays all summer and at all the winter markets. We also attend the Bangor Ohio Street, Herman, and Dover Cove Farmers’ Markets and sell at our farmstand in Garland.
Shaw Road Farm
Joined the market in 2018.
We are an all-natural grass-fed and grass-finished Angus Beef operation. We specialize in thick cut steaks and roasts. All cows are born and raised on our farm and processed/inspected at Maple Lane Farm. We pride ourselves in having an intensive/mobgrazing process with very low stress on our animals. No pesticides or chemical go on our fields and we produce all the hay our cows eat. We’ll also have eggs, preserves, and a few veggies.
We’ll be at market on Saturdays and Tuesdays all summer, at the Satruday market only in the fall, and at possibly at the winter markets. We also have a farm stand at the farm.
We have one USDA processing plant and three smokehouses. We make our own food as well as products for other people. Smiths smokehouse is featured on the food network. We have a fine selection of smoked cheeses, hams, salami, salmon, snack stick & jerky, chicken, bacon, sausages, lard and lardo. Our motto BEHIND THE TIMES speaks for itself. Open for tours by appointment.
We will be at market on Saturday all season long and at the Winter Markets. We also attend the Brunswick Winter Market on Saturdays; in the summer we do Thursday Boothbay, Friday Stonington, Saturday Camden and Blue Hill, and Sunday Bar harbor.
Snakeroot Organic Farm
Joined the market in 1994.
Our 5 acres of MOFGA certified organic gardens provide shoppers with the finest vegetables and culinary herbs, as well as offering blooming lupines & other perennials in recycled plant pots. We offer many unusual items including garden seeds, grapes, fiddleheads, gobo, celeriac, and dried herbs and heirloom tomatoes. Visit our gardens and greenhouse anytime, or come to our annual guided farm tour on the second Sunday in July, noon to 4pm.
We are a diversified farm located in the beautiful mid-coast town of Monroe. We produce and sell grass-fed beef, pasture raised pork, eggs, mixed vegetables and seedlings.
We will be at market all season from early May through late October, as well as attending the Winter Market. We also attend the Bangor Farmers’ Market.
Two Roads Farm
Joined the market in 2017.
Our farm made a permanent move to Dexter this winter when we purchased a renovated farmhouse and 58 acres including about 5 acres in fields. We will be turning over 3 acres this spring with plans to grow marketable veggies on an acre and a half, which will represent a three-fold increase from our last season! Although not currently certified organic, we do intend to become certified organic in the near future.
At the Wickett Farm we have 75 acres of land and two acres of edible harvest land where we grow a variety of mixed vegetables and fruit trees. We also raise healthy herford cows that eat off the land. We will be offering fresh picked vegetables and lean grass-fed beef at the market.
We’ll be at market on Tuesdays and Saturdays from March through November.