Winter Farmers' Markets in Maine
Maine’s farmers, bakers and artisans don’t take a break in winter—in fact, it’s a great time to head to a nearby farmers' market to buy local foods, fresh produce, baked goods, cheese and meats. Farmers’markets offer plenty of organic options and support your local economy and neighbors. There are winter farmers’ markets across the state.
In Augusta, visit the Augusta Winter Farmers Market at The Buker Center on 22 Armory Street. They offer grass-fed beef, honey, baked goods and fresh veggies.
Berwick Winter Farmers’ Market has locally grown fresh vegetables, handmade cheeses, goats’ milk soaps, honey, baked goods, as well as locally raised meats, locally caught fish, and even homemade meals for your freezer.
The Belfast Winter Farmers’ Market in the greenhouse at Aubuchon Hardware on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. has a wide selection from local farms and creameries.
Head to the Brunswick Winter Market from November–April from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Fort Andross Mill Complex. There are dozens of local vendors offering all you could want.
Don’t miss the Portland Winter Farmers’ Market on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 631 Stevens Avenue. With everything from maple products and mushrooms to meats and veggies, this market has it all.
The Bangor European Market offers a wonderful variety year-round, including tasty foods such as Greek and Mexican fare to fresh, local produce, eggs, meat, milk, cheese and baked goods. Open every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Skowhegan Farmers’ Market is indoors from December through March at Boynton’s Greenhouse in downtown Skowhegan from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month.
The new Tri-Town Farmers’ Market in Eliot on Sturgeon Creek Farm is open from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sundays, with over a dozen local vendors.
Some Maine farmers’ markets accept Maine Harvest Bucks, a program that doubles SNAP dollars by giving you a Harvest Buck for every SNAP dollar you spend. For more information on this program click here.
And of course, there are even more Maine Farmers’ Markets open in the summer!