The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association offers an online directory of Maine’s farmers’ markets at

The directory contains information about each of the state’s 100 markets, including location, day and time, season and contact information. Many have a website or Facebook page, which is noted in the directory.

As has been the trend for several years, the number of Maine farmers’ markets has grown again in 2011. According to the MOFGA release, new markets are starting in the communities of Freeport, Yarmouth, Biddeford, Lewiston, Sullivan, Union, Brooks and Princeton.

Following are Waldo County farmer’s markets as listed on the MOFGA site:

Belfast Farmers’ Market, Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May through October, Front Street, with monthly Main Street celebrations first Friday monthly.; Facebook Belfast Farmers’ Market. Contact Kevin Weiser, 568-3201.

Brooks Farmers’ Market, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from late May to October, Brooks Town Office. Contact Lauren and Bill Errickson, 722-4324;

Davistown Farmers’ Market, Thursday 3:30-6 p.m., mid-May through October, corner of Route 3 and Marshall Shores Road (near John’s Ice Cream), Liberty. Contact Pam or Don, Pagett Farm, 993-2500.

Searsmont Farmers’ Market, Tuesday 3-6 p.m. and Saturday, from 7 a.m. to noon, May through October, old Town Hall parking lot across from Post Office on Main Street. On Facebook: Patrons of Searsmont Farmer’s Market. Contact Joselyn Marston, 342-4082.

Searsport Farmers’ Market, Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from June to October, Hamilton Town Wharf on Steamboat Avenue. Contact Dick Desmarais, 548-2868,

Unity Market Day, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from May to Thanksgiving, Unity Community Center, 32 School Street/Route 139. EBT cards accepted.

Common Ground Country Fair Farmers’ Market, third weekend after Labor Day, Sept. 23-25, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. MOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair in Unity;

Winterport Farmers’/Green Market, first and third Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., June through September, Route 1A, Winterport’s downtown parking lot next to Winterport Commercial House, 114 Main St.; Contact Ann Ronco, 223-5854.

To learn more about local, seasonal foods available in May, download MOFGA’s Maine Seasonal Food Guides on Links to the brochures are available on the Maine Farmers’ Market Directory page.

For more information on sourcing locally grown food any time of year, contact MOFGA’s organic marketing coordinator Melissa White Pillsbury, at 207-568-4142 and