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Agricultural Tours

Find some of the freshest foods and local flavors in the region by taking part in some agricultural tours. Buying local and directly from the source only makes sense!! From bison and maple syrup to apples and Christmas trees, you will find what you need in The Maine Highlands region.

Tours and Activities in Piscataquis County

Blanchard Township Breakneck Ridge Farm
                  Stephen and Diana Hobart, 207-997-3922

Dover-Foxcroft Bob's Sugarhouse
                  Bob and Barb Moore, 207-564-2145

Dover-Foxcroft Finestkind Tree Farms
                  James and Duane LaCasce, 207-564-7500

Dover-Foxcroft Leaves and Blooms Greenhouse
                  Gale Robinson, 207-564-7433

Milo Penquis Valley Shepherds
                  Wallace G. Sinclair, 207-965-8423

Parkman Snow Brook Gardens
                  Mary Betts, 207-876-3220

Sangerville  Hall's Christmas Tree Farms, Inc.
                  Toby and Cynthia Hall, 207-564-3603

Sangerville Stutzman's Farm
                  Sid and Rainie Stutzman, 207-564=8598

Tours and Activities in Penobscot County

Bangor Everlasting Farm
                  Michael and Gail Zuck, 207-947-8836

Bangor Sprague's Nursery & Garden Center
                  Kathy Lawrence, 207-942-1394

Bradford Cedar Run Farm
                  Leanne Waters, 207-327-1590.

Carmel Ash Hill View Deer Farm
                  Kenneth Swett, 207-848-3866.

Dixmont Maine-ly Apples
                  John and Elaine Olsen, 207234-2043

Garland Mapleshade Farm
                  Linda Clewley, 207-924-5506

Holden Lucerne Maple Products
                  Tim, Gayle and Family Littlefield, 207-843-5738

Levant Treworgy Family Orchards
                  Robin Pellerin, 207-884-8354

Lincoln Ireland Farms
                  Earl Ireland, 207-794-8084

Millinocket Portwine of Maine
                  Carla Portwine, 207-723-5343

Newburgh Nutkin Knoll Farm
                  Len and Nancy Price, 207-234-7268

Newburgh Piper Mountain Christmas Trees
                  Jim and Norma Corliss, 207-234-4300

Newport Hindsite Red Deer Farm
                  Mark and Joanne Luce, 207-356-3582

Stetson Foss Farm
                  Warren Foss, 207-296-3677

Winn Winn Farm features Sweet Annie's Bakery
                  Valerie Ferraro, 207-736-3015

Farmer’s Markets

Bangor Farmer's Market
Penobscot County

Bangor: Pickering Square, downtown Bangor in front of the parking garage.

This is the long awaited, long anticipated, traditional farmer's market, located on the very spot farmers brought their wares into the city of Bangor more than a century ago. We're not very big but our quality and variety are great. Fresh produce, bread, meat, goat cheese, berries and apples are just the start.

European Farmers' Market
Penobscot County

Bangor: Buck Street, across from Bangor Auditorium parking lot at Sunnyside Greenhouse.

Year-round market! Featuring lots of prepared foods, goats milk and cheese, fresh meats and poultry, veggies, eggs, breads, European pastries, baked goods and seafood, new for 2007. Ethnic food vendors. Active greenhouse, seedlings, plants, etc. Come early!

Brewer Farmers Market
Penobscot County

Brewer: In front of the Brewer Auditorium on Wilson Street.

Full line of fresh fruits, berries, herbs and vegetables in season. Sweet corn, seedlings, perennials, hanging baskets, cut flowers, dried flowers and herbs, floral and herb wreaths, pumpkins, gourds, cornstalks, hay, and winter storage crops, baked goods, goat cheese, jams, jellies, salsa, and other processed goods.

Dexter Farmers' Market
Penobscot County

Dexter: Parking lot on left side of P & L Country Grocery on Rte 7 between Dexter and Corinna.

Maine apples, berries, rhubarb, asparagus, lettuce, carrots, potatoes, beets, spinach, squash, peas, green beans, pumpkins, corn. Also eggs, honey, goat cheese, flowers, bird houses, seedlings, house plants, herbs, herbal teas, soaps, salves, tinctures.

Newport Farmers & Artisans Market
Penobscot County

Newport: Market is located in the Paris Farmer's Union store parking lot on Route 2.

The Newport Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market offers an enticing array of localy grown or produced wares ranging from artisanal breads, beautiful flowers and vegetables—both organic and conventionally grown plants and seedlings, eggs, silversmith's jewelry and artwork, hand dyed and felted woolen apparel and hooked rugs, USDA lamb sausage and specialty cuts,fruits, fresh strawberries, raspberries and blueberries,specialty jams and preserves...just to name a few of the offerings.

http://www.NewportFarmersAndArtisansMarket.org

Orono Farmers' Market
Penobscot County

Orono: Located at the University Steam Plant Parking Lot on College Avenue in Orono. The market is between College Avenue and the Stillwater River, less than a mile north of downtown Orono.

Now in it's thirteenth year, the 2007 Orono Farmers' Market is one of Maine's larger markets with over twenty-five members offering a wide range of locally produced foods. As in most other farmers' markets in Maine, all of the goods for sale must be the result of the vendor's own effort. And remember, you make a difference each time you support a local farmer.

http://www.OronoFarmersMarket.org

Orono Winter Farmers' Market
Penobscot County

Orono: Held at the downtown location parking lot behind the Bear Brew Pub.

Open every second Saturday, with some vendors staying from 9 am - noon, and others from 10 to 11 am. Offering a wide variety of meats and meat products, cheeses, baked goods, maple products and eggs.

http://www.oronofarmersmarket.org

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