What better way to immerse yourself in local flavor than to visit a local farmers market? During the growing season, the Stonington Farmers Market is bustling with activity. Here, you can absorb the sights and sounds of local foods, crafts, and culture. Talk with farmers and small-business owners from the area about what makes Stonington diversely unique. Purchase fresh produce and unique goods you won’t be able to find anywhere else!
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About the Local Market
The Stonington Farmers Market is part of the Island Community Center in Stonington, Maine, and runs every Friday from June through Mid-September. You can visit this event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. rain or shine. You can even bring Fido along (on a leash, of course). Designated parking for the market is in the ball field across the street from the Island Community Center.
Find Flavor-Filled Produce and Unique Items
When you visit the weekly market, you can look forward to some of the freshest produce around. Not only will you find delicious, locally grown fruits and veggies, there are also baked goods, fresh meat and fish, and handmade crafts. The Stonington Farmers Market is known for its impeccable quality of goods as well as its wonderful family atmosphere. People of all ages enjoy coming here.
Mingle with the Local Vendors
With more than 50 vendors at the Stonington Farmers Market, you are sure to find something that catches your eye! Whether you are looking for gifts for loved ones back home, a souvenir to remember your stay, or fresh ingredients for a home-cooked meal, you’ll find it all here. Keep in mind that most of these vendors are cash-only, though some will accept checks and credit cards. Some favorite goods that vendors sell are paintings, coffee grounds, homemade soap, jewelry, and more.
Stay at Pilgrim’s Inn
A stay at Pilgrim’s Inn is the perfect way to get away from the stresses of life. Our cozy breakfast is surrounded by nature and is set back from the hustle and bustle that the day brings. However, you’ll still have access to an endless list of things to do such as hiking, kayaking, visiting the market, and more.
When planning your stay at Pilgrim’s Inn, you can choose from comfortable rooms and private cottages. Both come equipped with our luxurious amenities including a delicious, gourmet breakfast. Start your day off right when you wake up to freshly brewed coffee, homemade baked goods, and entrees created from local ingredients.
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