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Opening of the Lewiston Winter Farmers' Market! at St. Mary's Nutrition Center

November 15, 2012 from 5pm to 7:30pm
The Lewiston Farmers’ Market will open again for the winter season Thursday, November 15th from 5:00 – 7:30 pm at the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center at 208 Bates Street.  The market will be held every third Thursday of the month thereafter, November through April. Much like the summer market the Lewiston Winter Market offers a festive and family friendly atmosphere with an average of twenty five vendors offering seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy products, artisan cheese, fresh bread,…See More
Oct 31, 2012
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Alive in Lewiston at St. Mary's Nutrition Center at the old Wallace School Building

October 26, 2012 from 6:30pm to 9pm
A delicious home-style meal featuring local farm ingredients, live Americana music from some of Maine’s best musicians, and a space covered with wall to wall community inspired art? What’s NOT to love about this year’s sixth annual Alive in Lewiston!  A celebration of local food, music and art, Alive in Lewiston has been bringing friends, family and neighbors together each year to enjoy an artful evening out while helping to support the community gardening, food access and cooking and nutrition…See More
Sep 30, 2012
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Lewiston Winter Farmers Market at St. Mary's Nutrition Center

January 13, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
Have you stopped by the Lewiston Winter Farmers’ Market yet? If not, then what are you waiting for!? The first two markets have brought together hundreds of people from around Lewiston and Auburn to shop local, support community, and enjoy the festive and family friendly atmosphere each month. With nearly 25 vendors selling a variety of handmade arts & crafts, home-baked goods, and locally grown produce, the Lewiston Winter Farmers' Market has a little something for everyone. Customers can…See More
Jan 13, 2012
Lots to Gardens is now friends with Cooperative Maine, Merry Hall and Giants Belly Farm/JED Collective
Dec 4, 2011
Lots to Gardens posted an event
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Lewiston Winter Farmers'F Market- Seasonal Opening! at St. Mary's Nutrition Center

November 17, 2011 from 5pm to 7:30pm
We are finally only a week away from the grand opening of the Lewiston Winter Farmers Market.  We are happy to announce that due to the incredible growth of the farmers market this summer, our winter market is even bigger and better than last year. When:  Thursday, November 17th Time:    5:00pm - 7:30pm Where:  St. Mary's Nutrition Center, 208 Bates Street We have over 20 vendors participating and yes, we are going to fit them all into the St. Mary's Nutrition Center.  All of your favorite…See More
Nov 15, 2011
Lots to Gardens posted an event
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Lewiston Farmers Market at Bates Mill 5

August 14, 2011 from 10:30am to 2pm
Join us for the Lewiston Farmers Market at every Sunday from 10:30 - 2:00 pm at the corner of Lincoln and Main Street June - October. Over 20 vendors selling Maine grown, raised and made products including fresh fruits and veggies, artisan cheese and milk, fresh eggs, seafood and live lobsters, grass fed beef, fresh cut flowers, baked goods, art, crafts, handmade soap and body products and more!   If you can't make it to our Sunday market then make sure to check out our weekly "stop and shop"…See More
Aug 11, 2011
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"Spring into Summer" Farmers Market & Barbecue at St. Mary's Nutrition Center of Maine

May 12, 2011 from 5pm to 7:30pm
“Spring into Summer” with the Lewiston Farmers’ Market & Barbeque on Thursday, May 12th from 5-7:30 pm at the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center of Maine at 208 Bates Street in Lewiston.Help us transition from our winter to our summer markets with live music and an outdoor barbecue featuring local ingredients, You’ll find great products from some of your favorite vendors from our monthly winter market, as well as new vendors who will be joining us for the summer. Market goers will also have the…See More
Apr 22, 2011
Lots to Gardens joined Tom Roberts's group
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Maine Farmers' Markets

For discussing issues around farmers' markets in Maine, for veterans, newbies, those in between and those thinking about starting or attending a farmers' market.Start by signing up or signing in to ask a question by starting a discussion.See More
Apr 5, 2011

Profile Information

Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Lewiston
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
health and nutrition, food justice, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, farmers' markets
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods for sale to others
If you produce foods for sale, where or how can Mainers buy them?
The Lewiston Farmer's Market - Tuesdays July-October in Kennedy Park
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
Lots to Gardens is a youth and community driven program located in Lewiston, Maine that uses sustainable urban agriculture to challenge the cycles of hunger in our community by enabling people to produce, access and prepare fresh, nutritious food for themselves and their community. Started in 1999, we have built fifteen gardens and green spaces in four diverse neighborhoods of low-income, improving health, developing useful skills and self-reliance that leads to positive community-wide change.
Website (if any):
http://www.lotstogardens.org
Website 2 (if any):
http://www.myspace.com/lotstogardens

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Free screening of "American Meat" in Belfast at Belfast Free Library

April 29, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
On Tuesday, April 29 at 6pm in the Belfast Free Library, located at 106 High Street in downtown Belfast, there will be a free screening of "American Meat", a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog and cattle production in the U.S.  Beginning with a history of our current industrial system, the feedlots and confinement operations are unveiled, not through hidden cameras, but through the eyes of the farmers who live and…See More
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Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers' Market at Exeter High School

April 12, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
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Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers' Market at Wentworth Greenhouses

April 5, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
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Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers' Market at Wentworth Greenhouses

March 22, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
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WERU Community Radio On-Air Farm & Garden Auction at WERU-FM Community Radio

June 3, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
An on air auction benefit for WERU Community Radio offers more than 70 certificates donated by local farms, farmers markets, fisheries and garden suppliers. During the fast-moving, live auction each item is described on air and bidders call in their bids for farm produce, dairy and cheeses, meats, seafood, bales of hay, useful tools, organic compost, and garden amendments, all produced locally. Auction items will be listed in advance at www.weru.org, along…See More
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Food Council Network hosts Mark Winne on March 21st at St Mary's Nutrition Center

March 21, 2014 from 8:30am to 12pm
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2014 Maine Permaculture Design Certificate Course in Unity (Weekend Format) at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center

May 16, 2014 at 9am to September 7, 2014 at 5pm
For full course details and to RSVP and hold a spot, use the web site link above!A one-weekend-per-month format for the internationally-recognized full Permaculture Design Certificate Course, running May through September 2014 in Unity, Maine.  Co-sponsored by MOFGA and held at the Common Ground Education Center.This course is recommended for home-owners and renters, farmers and gardeners, landscape professionals, planners, architects, engineers,…See More
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