Spring greens! Asparagus! Rhubarb!  Baked Goods! Lobsters! Fresh Pasta!  Open every Wednesday 1:30-5pm, rain or shine!
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Wells Farmers Market
Wells, Maine
What's in Season
Organic Veggies
Fresh Greens

Fresh & Dried Herbs



Swiss Chard

Bok Choy

Garlic Scapes



Artisan Breads

Fresh Pasta
Wine Jams & Herbal Jellies
Wicked Good Pickles & Relishes
Herbal & Goat Milk Soaps
Lobster, Haddock, Scallops & Clams
Baked Goods

Ready-to-Serve Meals

Maine maple syrup

Gluten free baked goods
And more!

June Vendors
Alewives Brook Farm
Buddha's Burning Buns
Chef's Cove Cafe
Cricket Corner Herbs
Vintage Garden Jellies
Doug's Garden
Four Leaf Farm
Wyndswept Farm
Four Star Fresh Pasta
Maine Saltwater Creations
Gray Farm
When Pigs Fly
Bread & Roses Bakery
Flying Goat Farm
Maple Moon Farm
Galley Goodies

Calling All Farmers!!

Interested in selling
your products at the
WFM? Visit our members 
page for market rules and
an application form, and 
feel free to contact us for 
more information.


Springtime at WFM





   One of the best times to visit the farmers market is in the springtime. From spring onions, fresh peas, rhubarb and baby asparagus to the first vine-ripened tomatoes,  the farmers market awakens from its winter slumber to a burst of exhilarating colors and flavors. 
   Each week there is a new addition new to the vendor tables, and when the first strawberries appear the excitement builds to a frenzy. It is hard to resist them—so sweet, so delicate, so good. It is quite a scene to watch as many people can’t resist the urge to eat them as soon as they get them in their tote bags. 
   As I walk through the market I hear the conversations between shoppers and vendors. Often there is an exchange of ideas: vendors suggesting cooking techniques and shoppers excitedly sharing their ideas for that night’s meal. It is an exchange that only takes place in a farmers market, the farmer and shopper brought together perhaps by a bunch of garlic scapes, a bouquet of fresh herbs or a handful of mushrooms. The farmers market is also an outdoor learning laboratory for children, who enthusiastically pop a cherry tomato, juicy strawberry or baby cucumber slice into their mouths. They follow their parents from booth to booth, listening, touching, smelling and all the while experiencing new foods in an entirely different way. Even the pickiest of eaters can find something he or she likes at market each week. 

Jady of Cricket Corner Herbs will have plenty of rhubarb, fresh greens, arugula (great for strawberry salads) and new this week, Swiss chard, kale and gorgeous herbs including basil, oregano, thyme, chives, sage, parsley and dill. .  Four Acre Farm's Kristen will have on hand her gorgeous certified organic veggies, fresh greens, leeks, & fresh herbs as well.  From Alewives Brook Farm, John will have in addition to his lobsters, clams , scallops & haddock.. spinach, fiddleheads, fresh asparagus and plenty more!  Look  for more of that tender broccoli, along with snow peas, carrots, cabbage, scallions, and more... hmm, sounds like the makings for a great stir fry! 

We're very pleased to have Doug, of Doug's Garden returning to market again this year with his scrumptious garlic and garlic scapes. Welcome back, Doug!

And new  to the market this season is Frank & Co. of Maple Moon Farm, growers and makers of blueberries, Maine maple syrup, honey, fruit syrups, maple candies & maple butters. 

Also, new to the WFM this season is Cara of Galley Goodies.  Cara offers her delicious, all gluten free bagels, breads, tartlettes, breakfast muffins, pies and other sweet treats.

Welcome aboard guys! Be sure to stop by and say hello and try these two vendors delicious offerings! you won't be disappointed. 


     Typically, in this newsletter we try to cover what's in season, because we are, after all, a farmers market..and  that means the focus is generally on all the veggies that are grown by our fantastic group of farmers, but in addition to what's grown and offered at market each week, we'll be highlighting each of our vendors to give you a better idea of the produce, and products the WFM has to offer. You may find out more on what they offer from our website, on the 'vendors' page.

Thanks also to all our new FB followers!! To stay in touch & keep up with our events, Follow us on FB.






Celebrate the Top 10 Reasons to Shop WFM

  • Celebrate the Seasons....The food you buy at the Wells Farmers' Market is seasonal. Everything is locally grown and it is exciting to see what each season produces. Reconnect with the cycles of nature; enjoy spring snap peas, fresh garden greens, rhubarb, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, summer sweet corn, fresh herbs, luscious heirloom tomatoes, the juiciest of peaches, and crisp fall apples, squash and pumpkins. Eat with the season and enjoy the variety!
  • Support Family Farmers .... Family farmers are becoming increasingly rare. Large agribusiness farms and ranches are steadily taking over food production in the U.S. and small family farms have a hard time competing. Buying directly from farmers gives them a better return for their products and gives them a fighting chance in today's economy.
  • Variety..... Find a bountiful assortment of plants, flowers, vegetables, fruits and other goodies that you might not find at the grocery store. You can also find all sorts of yummy things aside from produce, such as local meats, dairy, jams, Wicked Good pickles, goat cheese, Maine maple syrup, goat milk & herbal soaps, lobsters and baked goods (sooo hard to resist). It's a great opportunity to try something new!
  • Taste Real Flavors.... The fruits, vegetables and other goodies you buy at WFM are at the freshest and tastiest available. Our produce is allowed to ripen in the field not in a truck that is transporting it thousands of miles.
  • Know Where Your Food Comes From....Food in the U.S. travels an average of 1,500 miles to get to your table. Egads! Meeting and talking to farmers is a great opportunity to learn more about how food is grown, where it is grown, when it is grown and why. You can also ask our vendors any questions you might have about their goods and how they are processed – they will be happy to answer!
  • Learn Cooking Tips, Recipes & Meal Ideas... Our vendors at the WFM are often passionate cooks with plenty of free advice about how to cook the foods they are selling. Also, if you have a recipe you would like to share be sure to stop by and let us know; we would love to share it with others! You may also sign up for our newsletter, which also offers seasonal recipes, and gardening tips with each issue. Watch for the dates of our guest Chef's cooking demonstrations this season,too! Stop by to sample our wares. And don't forget to mark your calendars for our annual Strawberry Shortcake Social. Just plain yummy!
  • Teach Your Children Something New....Promote healthy eating habits by shopping at the market with your kids. Helping them to understand where their food comes from will help them to understand the importance of being informed about their food choices. It might also help you to get them to eat more fruits and veggies!
  • Connect with Your Community! ..You never know who you're going to run in to at the market. Shopping at WFM makes shopping a pleasure rather than a chore. The farmers' market is a community gathering place – a place to meet new friends, bring your children, or just enjoy a few minutes of fresh air!
  • We're OPEN Rain or Shine! Our vendors aren't afraid of a little sprinkle! They will be there each and every week to serve you the best variety of goods they can. Let your kids puddle jump while you purchase your goods, and everyone goes home happy! Who wants to be cooped up inside anyway?
  • And lastly.... We're a fun group of vendors located in "the friendliest town in Maine" :)
Market Recipes
Best Spinach Dip Ever

8 oz spinach, steamed & drained
4 oz water chestnuts, chopped
1 3/4 oz dry leek soup mix (1 pckg)
1/2 cup baby leeks, chopped fine
3/4 cup mayonaise
16 oz sour cream

1 pound round loaf sourdough bread for serving

Mix everything together well.  Chill in the refrigerator overnight, or at least five hours..  Remove the top and interior of sour dough round.  FIll with spinach dip mixture.  Tear removed bread chunks into pieces for dipping right before serving. Enjoy!
** Have a favorite recipe using purchases from the WFM??
  We'd love to hear about them!

The Market Community

The Wells Farmers' Market is proud to welcome community organizations to the market to share information about their causes with market customers.  These community partnerships strengthen our market in so many ways! 
For more information email Kristen Hagan at:

WFM strives to be a place where the public can learn about the relationship of local food and farms to our health, our economy and our culture.  This partnership is in recognition of the market's overall desire for a sustainable community--
We're more than just a place to exchange goods & services!.
We are open every Wednesday, from 1:30-5:00pm 

We're located in the Wells Town Hall parking lot on Sanford Road (Rte 109) rain or shine!

Check us out on the web at our brand new website!
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