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Family Resources Handbook – Farms

Note: The information in this category is organized by farm-related activities:Community Gardens, Community Supported Agriculture, Farmers Markets. The “See Also:….” reference at the end of a listing indicates the organization can also be found in other categories.

Community Gardens

Bath Community Organic Garden
Lambert Park Neighborhood near Community Center, Office Drive
See Recreation
Call 443-8360 to Apply for 10′ x 200′ plot before May 1

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Tom Settlemire Community Garden at Crystal Spring Farm Maurice Drive, Brunswick; 729-7694

  • See Crystal Spring Farm, below
  • 80 Plots, access to compost, water, master gardeners; waiting list
  • Demonstration gardens open to the public
  • Common Good Garden raises storage crops for Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP) and is tended by volunteers from MCHPP
  • See Also: Great Outdoors, Trails, Day-Use, Park Lands

Harpswell Community Garden
Mitchell Field, Harpswell
Contact: Jane Covey (725-560;coveybrown@gmail.com) or Cyndy Bush (725-2660; bushcyndy@aol.com) for application

  • Harpswell residents grow organic vegetables/flowers in community with neighbors; plots rented by application
  • See Also: Volunteer Opportunities

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA’s)

Goranson Farm Free Choice CSA
250 River Rd, Dresden – CSA product pickup at Bath Farmers Market (year round) and Brunswick Winter Farmers Market
Contact: Rob or Jan – 737-8834; www.goransonfarm.me

  • Purchase credits ($100,$200, $400) to be used at Bath Farmers’ Mkt, Farmstand; organic vegetables, strawberries, blueberries, dairy, meat, bread, flowers, plants

Squire Tarbox Farm CSA
177 Post Office Rd, Westport Island –CSA product pickup at Bath Farmers Market and Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick
Contact: Kyle Depietro – 552-0840; www.tarboxfarm.com

  • Organic vegetables, fruit, flowers, herbs

Crystal Spring Farm CSA
277 Pleasant Hill Road, Brunswick
Contact: Seth Kroeck, Maura Bannon – 729-1112; www.crystalspringcsa.com

  • Organic vegetables sustainably grown
  • focus on food production viability, recreation, education
  • Full shares (available in March) for vegetables, fruit, flowers
  • some u-pick crops
  • natural lamb available
  • See Also: Camps

Juniper Edge Farm
532 Harpswell Rd, Brunswick
Contact: Jeanne Johnson –725-6414

  • Mixed vegetables/herbs, May-Sept; shares available beginning mid-March
  • Nature Trail, coffee shop, produce stand

Milkweed Farm
63 Gott Lane, Brunswick
Contact: Michael and Lucretia Woodruff – 725-4554; www.milkweedfarm.net

  • Late May – mid Sept.
  • Sustainably grown/produced vegetables, medicinal herbs, meat and egg shares
  • Work shares and apprenticeships available

Two Coves Farm
90 Neils Point Rd, Harpswell
Contact: Joseph & Laura Grady – 373-0399; www.twocovesfarm.com

  • Natural Meat CSA
  • eggs, grass-fed beef and lamb
  • Thanksgiving turkeys and pasture-raised chickens
  • website orders taken

Fair Winds Farm CSA
332 Augusta Rd, Topsham
Contact: Pete & Cathy Karonis –729-1872; www.fairwindsfarmmaine.com

  • CSA shares for produce of your choice, strawberries, ornamental plants
  • Farmstand and u-pick strawberries

Whatley Farm CSA
330 Cathance Rd, Topsham
Contact: Ben & Laura Whatley — 844-0381; whatleyfarm@gmail.com

  • Shares available May; certified organic vegetables available June to October
  • pickup locations rotate

Farmers’ Markets

Bath Farmers’ Market
Waterfront Park on the Kennebec River, Commercial St., Bath
www.bathfarmersmarket.com

  • Saturday (8:30-12), May to Oct
  • seasonal produce and local products

Bath Winter Farmers’ Market
The Freight Shed, 27 Commercial St., Bath
www.bathfarmersmarket.com

  • Saturday (9-12), Nov to April
  • seasonal produce and local products

Brunswick Farmers Market
The Mall, Brunswick
Contact: Tom Fair; applewaldfair@gmail.com; www.brunswickfarmersmarket.com

  • Tuesdays and Fridays (8-2) spring to early fall
  • seasonal produce and local products

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust (BTLT) Farmers’ Market at CSF (aka Crystal Springs Farmers’ Market)
277 Pleasant Hill Rd., Brunswick
csfmarket@btlt.org; 729-7694

  • Saturdays May thru Oct, 8:30-12:30; seasonal produce and local products
  • miles of hiking trails open to public (no dogs)

Brunswick Winter Farmers Market
Fort Andross Mill Complex
14 Maine Street, Brunswick
www.brunswickwintermarket.net

  • Saturdays, 9-12:30, Nov-April
  • seasonal produce, local products, live music

Midcoast Winter Farmers Market
Exhibition Hall, Topsham Fairgrounds
54 Elm Street, Topsham
Contact: Cathy Karonis, 729-1872

  • Fridays, Nov thru April, 1-6, seasonal produce and local products

Other information:
www.christmastreemap.com — Christmas Tree Farm Map

www.getrealmaine.com — Agricultural Fairs/Events

www.greenacretreefarm.com — Christmas Trees, Edgecomb

www.mainealpacafarms.com — Map of Alpaca Farms

www.maineapples.org — Listing/Maps for Apple Orchards

www.mainefarmersmarkets.org/markets — Farmers Markets:

www.mofga.net/Directories/CommunitySupportedAgricultureinMaine

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA’s)

Morris Farm Trust
www.morrisfarm.org

  • promotes values of sustainable agriculture and stewardship through backyard farmer series/events

PickYourOwn.org – Maine
www.pickyourown.org/ME

  • Pick your own
  • Then learn how to can and freeze

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