WHCA, Washington Hancock Community Agency

Farm to Market

Programs and Information

Is there a farmers' market close to you?

Visit the Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets at www.mainefarmersmarkets.org to find out!

 Down East Business Alliance is engaging farmers and farmers' market managers in a professional development program offering training, technical assistance, educational and networking opportunities to enhance professional development and expand markets. Our goal is to develop, promote and expand the use of local markets and to work with farmers to create a food storage, processing and distribution system for the region.

Operation MarketQuest  is a toolkit to help you promote EBT at your farmers' market. If you are interested in learning more about this or would like the accompanying CD, please contact Sarah Nugent at snugent@whcacap.org or call her at 610-5944.


Food Distribution Project

Down East Business Alliance is engaged in a long-range project to create a food storage, processing and distribution system for Washington and Hancock counties.

Farmers' Market Assessment

Our staff can provide farmers' market assessment and train market managers to assess their own markets.

Maine Farmers' Market Convention

Farmers, farmers' market managers and vendors are invited to attend the Maine Farmers' Market Convention.

Farmers' Markets

Listing of farmers' markets in Maine's Hancock County and Washington County.

Bob Bowen, manager of the Stonington Farmers' Market, has been working with DBA to promote local farmers' markets.


What WHCA's
Clients Say...

I went to get energized for the summer. After many years doing farmers' markets, you need something like that to get you going. Like a tonic!!"

-- Bob Bowen, manager Stonington Farmers’ Market, talking about the Maine Farmers' Market Convention


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