The recently formed Fort Fairfield Farmers’ Market Association (FFFMA) opens its first market season on Wednesday, May 18th, from 2 - 6 pm in downtown Fort Fairfield.

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The newest Aroostook County farmer’s market has received great community interest and support from local businesses and citizens. The Fort Fair- field Chamber of Commerce and Pines Health Services are generously sponsoring the market that will be located on a town-owned lot between Katahdin Trust Bank and Acadia Medical Supply every Wednesday between mid May and October, rain or shine. Signs will be posted at the intersection of Presque Isle and Main Streets to direct you to the downtown lot.

The mid-week market will have local pork products, eggs, seasonal vegetables, herbs, flowers, bedding plants, fresh bread and baked goods, handmade jewelry, packaged and fresh brewed coffee from ten vendors. Join the market every Wednesday afternoon in downtown Fort Fairfield and support your local small farmers and vendors. Shopping local keeps your dollars local!

FFFMA is looking for additional interested farmers and arts and crafts vendors with locally grown, produced and handcrafted items to join their ranks. Full membership is $50 for the entire season.

Interested vendors can contact Deena Albert Parks, 615-4144 or Kate Schupbach 472-6009, Market Managers or send an email to fortsfarmersmarket@gmail.com for more information.