Here’s Who’s Up Next
8/2 – Pinwheel Brothers
8/9 – Mike Cressey/Russell Kahn Kids Pottery
8/16 – Morris Dancers
8/23 – Midnight Ramblers/Russell Kahn Kids Pottery
8/30 – Emily Jeffries & Old County Rd. or Emily and Baron
Let the Kids Get Muddy on August 9th & 23rd
This is a perennial favorite at Market. Bring the kids on August 9h for a hands on session at the potter’s wheel with local artist and teacher Russell Kahn. It’s always a fun opportunity for your kids to get their hands dirty in the name of art.
Waterfall Arts & Belfast Art Market
We’re grateful to the folks at Waterfall Arts for providing our summer home on their property at 256 High Street in Belfast, Maine. Waterfall Arts opens at 10 am and features working studios as well as regularly changing gallery exhibits, classes and special events. Their calendar of events and classes is here, and their exhibition schedule here.
During the summer months members of the Belfast Area Creative Coalition offer locally made arts and crafts for sale in the yard at Waterfall Arts. Art Market runs from 9 am to 1 pm concurrently with the Belfast Farmers’ Market.
So Much Good Food to Choose From
August & September are the height to the season. Wild Maine Blueberries are in along with the tomatoes and cukes and everyting else you can think of… you just have to stop in an check out the staggering variety of goods from cut flowers, meats, cheeses, dairy, baked goods, seafood and value foodstuffs, crepes made to order and all those gorgeous Maine grown vegetables and fruits and even mushrooms!
It’s easy to shop the Market with one swipe of your preferred payment card–Debit/Credit/EBT/SNAP
Stop by the Info Table ans ask about our SNAP/EBT, credit/debit payent process for all your shopping at market. One stop to register and our clipboard system does the trick. Swipe once to complete you payment when shopping is done. Some members also take credit/debit directly at their stalls. Just ask.
MAINE HARVEST BUCKS – Double your healthy food dollars!
Participants in this program earn a one-dollar Harvest Buck voucher for each dollar they spend at market on purchases if qualified healthy food using SNAP benfits. Vouchers may be redeemed toward purchase of vegetables and fruits at the market any time throughout the year.
We are part of the Maine Harvest Bucks nutrition incentive program, which rewards participants for choosing to shop locally and extends federal nutrition supplement funds by encouraging purchase and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. The program is managed by volunteers and receives funding from philanthropies. 2019 Maine Harvest Bucks run through March 2020. More information can be found at maineharvestbucks.org. Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets, mainefarmersmarkets.org, has information on using EBT/SNAP at farmers’ markets statewide.
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