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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
Annuals
Perennials
Fresh Greens
Radishes

Asparagus

Kale

Garlic

Rhubarb

Eggs
Pork
Beef

Chicken
Artisan Breads
Wine Jams & Herbal Jellies
Wicked Good Pickles & Relishes
Herbal & Goat Milk Soaps
Lobster & Clams
Baked Goods

Ready-to-Serve Meals
Honey

Maine maple syrup

Gluten free baked goods
And more!
 
 

May 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.

 
 

New Season to

   Begin Soon!






  Opening Day

        May 25th!

           

     It may still feel like winter out there today, but your WFM farmers and vendors are hard at work getting ready for the 2016 season.
At 1:30 on Wednesday, May 25th, the bell will ring to signal the start of another season with the Wells Farmers Market!  Crowds of eager produce lovers & foodies may once again browse the market sampling the familiar and many new products.

    Shoppers will be able to taste samples of the WFM, including artisan breads, Maine maple syrup, fresh lobsters, Wicked Good Pickles, delicious baked goods, ever popular goat cheese, wine and herbal jams and jellies, gluten free savory and baked goods and relishes to name a few of the many offerings we'll be bringing to you this season


Newsletter

     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, www.wellsfarmersmarket.org 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
     
 
This is a very simple, but flavorful Spring salad.. enjoy




Spring Salad



This salad can be any combination of early summer greens and vegetables. I always enjoy this style of salad after a long winter of heavy foods.

1 bag of assorted Spring greens
1 bunch of pea tendrils
1/2 cup of diced beets, boiled or roasted(can be done up to a day ahead of time)
1/4 cup of Flying Goat Farm fresh goat cheese
 
Optional:
add arugula (for some spice), fresh snap peas, toasted almonds (or any nut of your choice)

Dressing:
1/2 lemon, juiced
4 TBS Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to taste

Combine ingredients, garnish with and dress 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: kmhfourleaffarm@yahoo.com

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!
www.wellsfarmersmarket.org
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