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Choose between a local B&B or inn, waterside cottage, rustic camp, hotel, motel, home-stay, farm-stay, vacation rental, campground or RV park. Whatever your choice, you'll find it here, and the friendly staff to guide you on your way!

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From scenic hikes to flavorful cuisine and downtown shopping, the area of Belfast has something for everyone to enjoy.

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Business After Hours

The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce is the host for the 2014 Belfast Business After Hours events. Each event is on the 4th Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise indicated.

Here's what's coming up:

October 22, 2014
1K Belmont Ave., Belfast, Maine, USA, 04915

Recent News

  • Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber Cup Golf Tournament

    Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at Northport Golf Course

    We are thrilled to announce that, with the help of three generous sponsors, we’re re-instituting the annual Belfast Area Chamber Cup Golf Tournament! And we hope that you will join us at the Northport Golf Course on Friday, Oct. 3, for a great day of golf, fun and camaraderie with your Waldo County business associates and friends.

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  • Bangor Savings Bank 50th Anniversary Giveaway

    Enter to win a Weber Spirit Grill

    August 25th — August 29th
    Bangor Savings Bank is giving away:
    Weber Spirit Grill
    Simply fill out the raffle form or leave your business card. We will draw and call the winner at the close of business, Friday, August 29, 2014

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buylocal_maineThere are many ways to support your community through buying local. Every dollar you spend in our community supports a business owner who spends their money right here. Keep it local and search through our business directory to find local service providers, shops, restaurants, and farms.

Looking for local food? The Belfast Farmer’s Market sets up every Friday starting in May. We love it so much we close the streets for the event.

Here’s a list of more Farmers’ Markets in Waldo County.

Belfast Farmers' Market

Waldo County
Belfast: On Front Street, on the waterfront.
Diverse market with products including produce, cow and goat cheese, fruits, berries, meats, poultry, baked goods, chutney preserves, condiments, eggs, plants, soap, maple syrup, honey, hand made items and more. Indoor winter market starting after the summer season. Kevin Weiser, 207-568-3201.
Season: May 2 to Friday before Thanksgiving
Hours: Friday 9 am - 1 pm
WIC: Yes.

Reny's Farmers' Market

Waldo County
Belfast: Reny's Plaza parking lot at the junction of Routes 1 and 3.
A diverse farmers' market offering local agricultural products: field grown veggies in season, goat cheese from pasteurized milk, fruits, berries, meats, poultry, salsa, herbs, seedlings, fresh cut flowers, condiments, eggs, plants, maple syrup and more. Fred Moylan, 207-338-2895.
Season: May 12 to end of October
Hours: Tuesday 9 am - 1 pm Friday 9 am - 1 pm
WIC: Yes.

Liberty-Montville Farmers' Market

Waldo County
Liberty: Found next to Peavey's Store, at the intersection of Rt 3 and 220.
A farmer's market for local food producers and producers of rural crafts (rustic furniture, home rafted items, etc) Near Lake St. George State Park, between Augusta and Belfast. Ed Wynn, 207-589-4881.
Season: May 26 to November 03
Hours: Thursday 8-3 Saturday 8-3 TBA
WIC: No.
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Monroe Farmers' Market

Waldo County
Monroe: At the intersection of Routes 141 and 139. You will see the large shaded lawn with very visable market signs. There are convenient, clean restrooms.
There is a broad selection of greens, root crops, Asian vegetables, cucumbers, tomatoes, summer squashes, onions, corn, strawberries,raspberries, plums, etc. We have three produce vendors (two certified organic), a blueberry vendor, and a baked goods (breads, muffins, scones, soups, coffee, tea, lemonade) vendor. Craft vendors and specialty products may vary from week to week. We now accept EBT (food stamp program recipients). Martha Goodale, 207-525-3532.
Season: May 25 to September 26
Hours: Saturday 9 am-12noon
WIC: No.
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Unity Market Day Farmers' Market

Waldo County
Unity: Unity Community Center, Rte 139, 32 School Street.
A combination farmers' market and community bazaar, with seasonal farm produce, baked goods, prepared foods, seedlings, plants, perennials, and meat. Also taking place are food prep demonstrations, cooking classes, and community events. All events are listed on our website. Clayton Carter, 568-3043, or 948-9005.
Season: May 5 to November 17
Hours: Saturday 9 am - 1 pm
WIC: Yes.
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Support our local farmers through Community Supported Agriculture.

Over the last 20 years, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. Here are the basics: a farmer offers a certain number of "shares" to the public. Typically the share consists of a box of vegetables, but other farm products may be included. Interested consumers purchase a share (aka a "membership" or a "subscription") and in return receive a box (bag, basket) of seasonal produce each week throughout the farming season. Sometimes the share takes the form of a pre-paid credit to spend at the farm stand or orders from a weekly selection of available products.

This arrangement creates several rewards for both the farmer and the consumer. In brief...

Advantages for farmers:

  • Get to spend time marketing the food early in the year, before their 16 hour days in the field begin
  • Receive payment early in the season, which helps with the farm's cash flow
  • Have an opportunity to get to know the people who eat the food they grow

Advantages for consumers:

  • Eat ultra-fresh food, with all the flavor and vitamin benefits
  • Get exposed to new vegetables and new ways of cooking
  • Usually get to visit the farm at least once a season
  • Find that kids typically favor food from "their" farm – even veggies they've never been known to eat
  • Develop a relationship with the farmer who grows their food and learn more about how food is grown

Here’s a list of towns in Waldo County where CSAs are available and the farms that provide the shares:

Fail Better Farm
Four Season Farm At The Old Edwards Fields
Freedom Farm
Meadowsweet Farm
Skyview Family Farm
South Paw Farm
Village Farm
Vine & Branch Farm

Freedom Farm
Village Farm

Four Season Farm At The Old
Edwards Fields

Rolling Acres Farm

Fail Better Farm
Skyview Family Farm

St. Martin de Tours Organic Farm

Meadowsweet Farm

South Paw Farm
Snakeroot Organic Farm

Fisher Farm
Living Land Farm
Parker Produce

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