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Belfast Farmers’ Market to move outdoors April 12

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Belfast Farmers' Market | Contributed
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BELFAST — Belfast Farmers’ Market will move to its outdoor location 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Friday, April 12,  in the yard at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street. The market will be held there every Friday rain or shine through October.

The Market participates in the Maine Harvest Bucks nutrition incentive program, offering those with limited incomes a means of extending their food budgets. EBT and SNAP are accepted market wide for qualified purchases.  Information about these programs may be found at the info table as you enter the Market.

With a membership of thirty area food producers, the market offers everything from fresh produce, meats, seafood, diary, baked goods, mushrooms, all manner of cheeses and value added foodstuffs such as fermented foods, honey, maple syrup, jams and preserves, select farm crafts, cut flowers, seedlings, perennials and locally raised nursery plants and crepes made to order.

Five new members have joined  this season: A small good from Rockport, with wild fermented salami; Meuller’s Fruit Farm from Thorndike with fruits and berries in season; Meadowsweet Farm under new ownership in Swanville with grass fed beef and lamb; ME Water Buffalo Co from Appleton is returning with cheese and meat after a year off; and Wild Blueberry Hill Farm from Harborside  will offer  Chinese dumplings and soup and frozen blueberries.

 The Market is open every Friday year-round, moving between Waterfall Arts from spring through fall and Aubuchon Hardware greenhouse during the winter months. Live music is offered during the summer season.  Belfast Farmers’ Market has been helping to keep the local economy vibrant by bringing fresh, locally produced products to the area since it was established by a group of farmers in 1980. Visit belfastfarmersmarket.org for more information.