Springtime brings the first open-air farmers’ markets to town, and while later months offer a greater variety of vegetables and fruits, vendors make up the difference with local crafts and food to go. Below is a list of area farmers’ markets, and their opening date and hours.
Blue Hill Farmers’ Market
Sat., 9-11:30 a.m., May 25-Aug. 17, Blue Hill Fairgrounds; Aug. 24-Oct., First Congregational Church parking lot.
Wed., 3-5 p.m., June-Sep., First Congregational Church parking lot.
Brooklin Farmers’ Market
Thu., 3-5:30 p.m., starting around June 1st.
6 Bay Rd., Rte 175, beside Friend Memorial Library.
Brooksville Farmers’ Market
Tue., 9:30 a.m. to noon, May 28 through Sep. 24, Buck’s Harbor, Brooksville, next to community center.
Castine Farmers’ Market
Thu., 9-11:30 a.m., June 6 through Labor Day. Town Common, Castine.
Brooke Tenney 326-4372
Deer Isle Village Farmers’ Market
Wed., 9:30-11:30 a.m., May 15 to Sep. 25
Old elementary school parking lot, Rte 15.
Local Food Exchange
Open Fri., 9 a.m.-12 p.m., May 3-October, Mainescape, South Street, Blue Hill. email@example.com
Stonington Farmers’ Market
Fri., 10 a.m.-12 p.m., mid-May through mid-Oct. Island Community Center, School St., Stonington. stoningtonfarmersmarket.com.