Farmer's Markets Biddeford ME

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Saco Farmers & Artisans Market
(207) 929-5318
Saco Valley Shopping Center; Just off Spring Street (Route Five) and U.S.Ro
Saco, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
York

Kennebunk Farmers' Market
(207) 646-5926
Municipal Parking Lot; behind the Kennebunk Inn and the Big Apple Convience
Kennebunk, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
York

Portland Farmers Market I
(207) 883-5750
Monument Square (Wednesday)
Portland, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-November Wednesday, 7:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
County
Cumberland

Springvale/Sanford Farmers Market
(207) 324-0331
Rite Aid Parking Lot, at the Lights; Routes 109 and 11A
Springvale, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
York

Saco Farmers & Artisans Market
(207) 929-5318
Saco Valley Shopping Center; Just off Spring Street (Route Five) and U.S.Ro
Saco, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
York

Wells Farmers Market
(207) 646-5926
Wells Town Hall Parking Lot; Sanford Road (Route 109)
Wells, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Wednesday, 2:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
County
York

Sanford Farmers Market
(207) 324-0331
Parking Lot next to Sanford Institution for Saving; Route 1, Center of Town
Sanford, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Friday, 8:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
York

Portland Farmers Market II
(207) 883-5750
Deering Oaks Park
Portland, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-November Saturday
County
Cumberland

Gorham Farmers's Market
(207) 222-1635
270 Main Street
Gorham, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-August Tuesday
County
Cumberland

Liberty-Montville Farmers' Market
(207) 589-4881
next to Peavey's Store; intersection of Rt 3 and 220
Liberty, ME
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-November Thurday, Saturday
County
Waldo

Farmers' Markets Are for Families

School is out and our children are now on summer vacation – or are they? As a parent of three young girls, my wife and I find ourselves signing up the kids for various summer activities such as swimming, drama camp, dance classes and music, to name a few. However, beyond organized classes and camps, summer is also a great time to involve your kids in engaging outdoor activities in new learning environments to stimulate their growth.

One of my favorite summer activities is attending the local farmers’ market with my kids. Your local market provides an ideal environment where children can learn about their food and also practically apply skills and knowledge they have developed during the school year.

Experienced farmers and produce growers are the teachers in this informal classroom. If the market isn’t too busy, my children and I take advantage of their knowledge by asking a variety of questions. Farmers take a lot of pride in their work and always seem eager to explain the process by which they have cultivated their crops. From growing tips to advice on how to adapt to unfavorable weather conditions, there is always a great tale to share.

It is often challenging for my children to begin a conversation with the farmers, so I frequently pose the first question. Once dialogue is initiated, their hesitation fades and their natural curiosity leads to engaging conversations. Together we learn how long it takes to grow each vegetable, the best tool for the job and if ...

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