Several of our member’s farms will be open to the public for Maine’s Open Farm Day. It’s an opportunity to get acquainted with the farming side of your farmers’ market experience. Here’s a link to Get Real, Get Maine’s pdf of all participating farms. Our roster of participating members:
Appleton Creamery, Appleton
Brae Maple Farm, Union
ME Water Buffalo Co., Appleton
Toddy Pond Farm, Monroe
Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery, Union
Read more about these open farms in our current NEWSLETTER. You can sign up to receive the newsletter by email weekly using the link in the right sidebar.
Brae Maple Farm in Union does Open Farm Day up big. Here’s what they are offering this year:
• Enjoy Andrea & Allan Smith’s MOFGA certified market gardens and their donkeys – Chester, Lilac & Cristabelle.
• See demos by wood turners, spinners, bee keepers, a potter and a plein air painter, and listen to music by Playin’ Possum.
• Learn with Master Gardener Volunteers about grow- ing vegetables, composting & companion planting, and visit their Heritage, Medicine Wheel, and Dying & Drying Gardens.
• Children can make fairy houses, and refreshments will include home made herbal teas and cookies with recipes.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC JULY 24, 10am to 3pm at 233 North Union Road, Union, Maine
Jennifer Armstrong is performing at market Friday July 22
In Case the Heat Gets You Down While At Market
Here’s some cooling blueberry lemonade from Highland Organics®. Nothin’ better to chill those heat demons.