Having been conventional vegetable farmers some 15 years ago, we understand firsthand the type of toxins that can be used in non certified vegetable production. Motivated by our concern for the health of ourselves, our children, our customers and the environment, we moved to organic growing practices. We spent many years in the nebulous state of being “transitional.”
Being certified organic lends clarity to the safety and growing practices of our food. After 12 years of being certified organic growers, we continue to believe the effort and expense of the certification process is worth it, philosophically, economically, and environmentally. As farmers, who grow food for people, we feel it our mission to grow the safest, most nutritional food we can. Anything less than being USDA certified brings into question those who claim to be growing "organically" (though not USDA certified), "naturally grown," "authentic," "low spray," or "local and sustainable." etc.
We're a second generation family farm with 26 years' experience growing food and selling at local markets. Our CSA features organic produce for shareholders who prefer food shopping flexibility. Get whatever and as much as you want. Members shop at any farmers' market we attend or come to our on-farm market. We also have available free range chickens, farm raised pigs sold whole or by the side, and turkeys for Thanksgiving... all meats are naturally grown.
What We Offer: Buy credit to spend at our on-farm market or at any farmers’ market we attend in $100, $200 or $400 increments. Products available for purchase include: vegetables, strawberries, PYO strawberries, high bush and wild organic blueberries, flowers, milk, cheese, eggs, meat, bread, maple syrup, and bedding plants. We also offer a winter share for $275, which includes a wide variety of crops distributed from November through April. Members receive a newsletter, and winter share members receive information about food storage, preparation and preservation.
How You Can Get It: Sign up before June 1 and get a credit of $105, $215, and $440 respectively. The farmstand is open 7 days from June through September. Farmers' Markets: Bath Sat 8:30-noon; Boothbay Thurs 9-noon; Damariscotta Fri 9-noon; Portland Monument Square Weds 7-1; Deering Oaks Park Sat 7 to 1. Winter shares are pre-packaged and picked-up at the farm.
Please visit us at the winter farmer's markets we attend every Saturday, 9-noon. The Bath market is at The Freight Shed. The Brunswick market is at Fort Andross. The Portland winter market is at 84 Cove Street. Find our food at local health food stores such as Rising Tide, Royal River and Bath Natural Market.