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year-round market featuring their own milk, cheese, beef, vegetables and other products. Their primary goal in expanding the farm market was to diversify the business, and ensure the farm remains viable for the next generation. They appreciate being able to pass along both the tradition and their passion for agricul- ture to their children.
This country market features raw milk, cheese curds, and a variety of specialty cheddars from the dairy farm. Additionally, they offer a range of seasonal fruits and vegetables, beef, pork, chicken, homemade canned goods, baked goods, maple products, frozen custard, and a variety of other local foods. Customers can check their Facebook page for updated hours, product specials, and community events hosted at the farm. During the summer, the farm market is open 6 days per week, and is closed on Mondays.
Weston’s Farm & Market 60 River Street, Fryeburg
This farm, established in 1799, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and has been in the fam- ily for seven generations. The vegetable business was started in 1985. John, part of the current generation operating the farm, says it’s “very gratifying to continue
the history of the farm,” and to experience the chang- ing of the seasons, and what each season brings for farming in Maine. As with any farm that’s been in operation so long, Weston’s has seen many iterations over the years. Historical enterprises included: growing corn, beans, and squash to be canned at local factories; raising cattle, sheep, pigs, and horses; operating a dairy milking Holsteins; and on to the present-day focus on a diversified operation including lots of vegetables!
Currently, over 1,000 acres are under management in various vegetable crops, with six greenhouses, maple sugar production, Christmas trees, forage hay, timber, Nordic skiing, and two farm markets (an additional market is located off-farm at 635 West Side Road in Conway, New Hampshire). With over 60 acres in vegetable production, and 200 varieties grown, the sum- mer bounty is the heart of the market. Some crops are certified organic, and they support their community by donating farm-fresh food to local food pantries as well.
Located along the scenic Saco River, Weston’s Farm & Market carries plenty of fresh seasonal vegetables, including sweet corn, pumpkins, fresh peas, and winter squash. In addition, you’ll find Maine beers and wines, cheeses, local meats including lamb and beef, baked goods including breads and pies, and
Weston’s Farm & Market produces over 200 varieties of vegetables each summer on their scenic property listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 John Weston

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