Monthly Archives: August 2013

Marada’s Dispatches: Back to school, back to healthy snacks!

White peaches, red ribbed dandelion, bulk basil, cherry tomatoes, paste tomatoes, shallots,  ailsa craig onions, watermelons, cantaloupes, carrots, beets, turnips, seasonal salad mix from Fishbowl Farm, hot peppers, fennel, the list goes on! Hi Folks, A lot of our customers … Continue reading

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Belated Dispatch: Maine made food – if we don’t sell the item, we CAN help you find it!

(Editor’s Note:  Okay, so our mom got married this weekend, and it was a wonderful kaleidoscope of friends, and family, and ribbon streamers on salvaged sticks, and costumes, and throwing watermelon in the air, and lots and lots of joy. … Continue reading

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What summer looks like at Crown O’ Maine.

I’m still having a hard time believing we’re getting towards the end of August; the summer has raced by in a succession of daily produce tides, rising with the incoming swells of the returning trucks, and ebbing by the mornings … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard, no filter.

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Taste test teaser: Heirloom potatoes from Little Bird Farm

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Marada’s Dispatches: Another busy August week for you? Pick something special for it from us….‏

Cippolini Onions, Dill Blossoms, Leeks, Watermelons, Cantaloupes, Katahdin Mint, Many interesting potatoes: Early Ohio, Kerr’s Pink, Magic Molly, Augusta, Purple Majesty…. Good Morning Folks, This week summer is actually trying to kick in, play catch-up, send us some tomatoes (ask … Continue reading

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Katahdin Mint

Horticulture and botany are strange worlds. The latest offshoot to make it on our list is the Katahdin mint, which one of our farmers has been growing from a cutting taken near Trout Brook, up in Katahdin. We’d like to … Continue reading

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