Blog : Kittery Community Market Opening Sunday, June 7th

By John | Jun 1, 2015 | in

June 1, 2015 (Kittery, Maine)

Kittery Community Market is an outdoor seasonal farmers market and opens this Sunday, June 7 for the 2015 season. The market is open rain or shine each Sunday from 10am to 2pm through October 4, and is located in front of Tributary Brewing Company, at Post Office Square, 10 Shapleigh Road, Kittery Center Village, Kittery, Maine 03904.

Opening Day will feature a plant sale from the Shapleigh Sharks "Green Team" to raise funds for their ecological educational program, as well as variety of agricultural, prepared food and artisan vendors. Attend the market each week through August 9th and you'll be entered to win a Kayak from Portsmouth Kayak Adventures.

"It's summertime in the Seacoast and Kittery Community Market is your spot to shop and eat local every Sunday. Get fresh food from Zach's Farm, Greenlaw Gardens, Bumbleroot Organic Farm, AJ's Pizza, Belle's on Wheels, the Soup Guy, Robert's Maine Grill, and Lil's, as well as fine artisan crafts including White Pine Pottery and so much more. In addition to fresh local food, enjoy live music, a kid's corner with fun activities and a different community nonprofit featured each week. This year will be great for locals and tourists alike, and we are so excited for this season to start!" says market manager, Kris Bowden.

Kittery Community Market is presented by Driscoll Realty, located at Dan's Crossing and Robert's Maine Grill, proudly serving locally sourced produce and seafood 7 days a week, as well as The Green Alliance, Kennebunk Savings, Aucella Heating & Cooling, The Black Birch, York Hospital, Kittery Ace Hardware, and Key Bank, with the support of WXGR, The Bubble FM, Tributary Brewing Company, Strategic Coaching and Consulting, and Portsmouth Kayak Adventures.

In addition to being a primary sponsor of this event, the Green Alliance will have booths in the market on the last Sunday of every month: June 28th, July 26th, August 30th, and September 27th. The GA is also giving away a membership valued at $35 every day; to get the membership, register at Kittery Community Market both between 10-2. July 26th is GA Business Day, when any business partner can vend at market for free.

Limited vendor spots are still available for farms, as well as prepared food and artisan vendors. Those interested should email kitterycommunitymarket@gmail.com, or visit http://www.kitterycommunitymarket.com/ for an application.

About Kittery Community Market:

The Kittery Community Market hosts a weekly outdoor farmers' market for local farmers, fishermen, artisans, food producers and citizens in collaboration with the Kittery Maine Improvement Foundation; a not-for-profit corporation incorporated in the State of Maine, with the goal to provide healthy, fresh foods, horticultural products, local prepared foods and local artisans' work to Kittery, Maine and surrounding areas, and to encourage commerce, entertainment, and trade in Kittery, Maine.

Dates & Time: Sundays, June 7 through October 4, 2015, 10am to 2pm
Location: 10 Shapleigh Road, Post Office Square, Kittery Center Village, Kittery, Maine 03904
Website: www.kitterycommunitymarket.com

Contact:
Kris Bowden, call or text 207-805-2025 or email kitterycommunitymarket@gmail.com
Kittery Community Market, PO Box 832, Kittery Center Village, Kittery, Maine, 03904

The Green Alliance is a union of over 90 green business focused across New Hampshire, southern Maine, and northern MA. The Green Alliance aims to promote and implement sustainable, environmentally friendly business practices with all of its members. Not a member? Join the GA for $25 and attend our Isles of Shoals crusie for free!