Farm Store

Per the Executive Order by Gov. Mills, face coverings are now mandatory in all indoor public places.  We can not provide face coverings.  We’re very sorry for the inconvenience.  See below and follow all Farm Store Rules.

Go to our COVID 19 Page for more information.

  • 79 Wardtown Road (Rt 125), Freeport, Maine  04032;
  • Per CDC and UMAINE; Prebagged, Grab-and-go;
  • Cash or check only.

FARM STAND HOURS THIS WEEK

  • Monday – Closed 
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – Open
    • 8 am to 10 am, Ages 60 and older
    • 10 am to 6 pm, Everyone
  • Saturday – Open, New Extended Hours
    • 8 am to 4 pm, Everyone
  • Sunday – Always Closed on Sunday
  • Freeport Food Pantry – We are working with Freeport Community Services to make up a limited number of bags for the Food Pantry.  These will be available at the Food Pantry during regular Food Pantry hours.

Our Farm Store Suppliers – In addition to our own Laughing Stock Farm grown and made products, we carry products from many local producers.  (Alphabetical Order)

  • Caldwell Farm
    • Beef, Various Cuts
  • Curtis Custom Meat
    • Beef, Various Cuts
  • Fairwind Farm
    • Dry Beans, Various Types
    • Popcorn
  •  Fiore
    • Olive Oils, Various Types
    • Balsamic Vinegar, Various Types
  • Grandy Oats
    • Granola, Various Types
  • Grumpy Gramps
    • Maple Syrup
  • Luce’s Meats
    • Pork, Various Cuts
    • Sausage, Various Types
  • Maine Family Farms Meats
    • Pork, Various Cuts
    • Sausage, Various Types
  • Maine-ly Poultry
    • Frozen Chicken, Whole, Leg and Thigh Quarters, Boneless and Skinless Breast
    • Garlic and Herb Chicken Sausage (It’s amazing!)
    • Chicken Pie (Coming 7/21)
    • Eggs (to supplement our own)
  • Mill Cove
    • Crackers, Various Types
  • Moses Dyer
    • Coffee, Various Types
  • Pineland Farms
    • Block Cheese, Various Types
  • Ricker Hill Orchard
    • Apples, Various Types
    • Sweet Cider
    • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Silvery Moon
    • Artisan Cheeses, Various Types
  • Smiling Hill Dairy
    • Milk, Chocolate Milk,
    • Half and Half, Heavy Cream,
    • Butter, Cream Cheese,
    • Yogurt – Plain, Blueberry, and Maple/Vanilla,
    • Cheese – Brie, Provolone, Smoked Provolone, Manchego, Tuscan Herb Cheese Curd, and More.
    • Ice Cream, Various Flavors
  • Standard Baking Breads
    • Sourdough Boule
    • ME Grains Sourdough Sandwich Loaf
    • Normandy White Sandwich Loaf
  • Sunset Acres
    • Goat Cheese, Various Types
  • Valley View Orchard
    • Fruit Pies, Various Types
    • Whoopie Pies, Various Types
  • Make a suggestion!  We can’t guarantee that we can carry whatever you want, but many of the products from other local producers that we now carry in our farm store are here because of suggestions from our customers.  Help us make this farm store what YOU want it to be!!

Our Own Laughing Stock Farm Products – The following table lists the availability of the products we grow and make in VERY general terms.  Due to fluctuating demand, varying weather conditions, occasional crop failures, and other farming variables not all product will be available at all times shown.

Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mesclun X X X X X X X X X X X X
Arugula  X X X X X X X X X X X X
Baby Lettuce Mix X X X X X X X X X X X X
Baby Chard X X X X X X         X X
Baby Kale X X X X X X X X X X X X
Baby Spinach  X X X X X X       X X X
Claytonia X X X               X X
Pea Shoots X X X       X X X X X X
Escarole           X X X X      
Basil              X X        
Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cilantro X X X X     X X X X X X
Dill               X X      
Chives       X X X X X X X    
Garlic Chives       X X X X X X X    
Spearmint       X X X X X X X X  
Peppermint       X X X X X X X X  
Oregano       X X X X X X X X  
Sage       X X X X X X X X  
Thyme       X X X X X X X X  
Parsley           X X X X X    
Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Baby Bok Choi  X X X X X X X X X X X X
Chard       X X X X X X X X  
Kale           X X X X X X X  
Radishes X X X X X X X X X X X X
Hakurei Turnips X X X X X X X X X X X X
Celery                 X X X X
Fennel               X X X X X
Garlic X X           X X X X X
Garlic Scapes              X          
Scallions          X X X X X X    
Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Leeks  X X             X X X X
Onions X X           X X X X X
Shallots X X             X X X X
Kohlrabi X X X X   X X X X X X X
Brussel Sprouts                   X X  
Broccoli             X X X X    
Cauliflower              X X X X    
Broccolini X X X X X X X X X X X X
Asparagus           X            
Rhubarb           X            
Green Cabbage X X X         X X X X X
Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red Cabbage X X X         X X X X X
Zucchini & Squash Mix           X X X X X    
Patty Pan           X X X X X    
Mini Bell Peppers             X X X X    
Sweet Bell Peppers                X X X    
Poblano Peppers               X X X    
New Mexico (Anaheim)               X X X    
Jalapenos               X X X    
Shishito Peppers               X X X    
Italian Frying Peppers                X X X    
Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Slicing Cukes           X X X X      
Pickling Cukes           X X X X      
Eggplant           X X X X X    
Green Beans             X X X      
Concord Grapes                 X      
Melon               X X      
Celeriac X X X           X X X X
Daikon Radish X X X X           X X X
Rutabaga X X X X           X X X
Turnips X X X X           X X X
Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Beets X X X     X X X X X X X
Carrots X X X       X X X X X X
Parsnips  X X         X X X X X X
New Potatoes             X X X X    
Fingerling Potatoes X X X X X X X X X X X X
Potatoes X X X X X X X X X X X X
Cherry Tomatoes             X X X      
Green Tomatoes                 X X    
Heirloom Tomatoes              X X X X    
Red Tomatoes              X X X X    
Product/Available Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Winter Squash mix X               X X X X
Pumpkins X               X X X X
Mixed Flower Bouquet             X X X      
Strawberries            X X          
Rhubarb         X X            
Peonies           X X          
Eggs – by the dozen X X X X X X X X X X X X
Sauerkraut X X X X X X X X X X X X
Kimchi X X X X X X X X X X X X
Pesto X X X X X X X X X X X X
  • MORE AND MORE Vegetable and Flower Seedlings – Our own Laughing Stock Farm Seedlings;  Each spring we offer many different varieties of the same seedlings that we plant on our farm.
  • Garden Supplies
    • Organic Fertilizer – Kreyers 5-4-3, 50 Lb Bags; This is a very stable and consistent analysis granular fertilizer manufactured from chicken manure by Kreyers of upstate New York.  We use about 15 tons of this fertilizer every year on our farm.
    • Organic Compost, 1 Cubic Foot Bags – Little River, Lisbon Maine;  This is a beautiful, weed-free compost that we have used by the truck load on our farm for many years.
    • Bagged Potting Mix – Living Acres, New Sharon, Maine; This is a great, nutrient dense potting mix we have used here for all our seedlings many years.

THANK YOU FOR FOLLOWING THESE RULES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

We and many of our CSA members are in (or rapidly approaching) the high risk age group.  Further, we have CSA members in treatment for cancer and other conditions.  Although these folks may not be visiting the farm during this time, we will be making bags for them so we want to keep the area as safe as possible.

  • Wear cloth face covering if you are able to.
  • Social distance.
  • Use plastic gloves provided.
  • Use plastic bags provided.
    • NO REUSABLE BAGS
  • Do NOT come to the farm if you:
    • have any cold or flu symptoms,
    • have been exposed,
    • are required to self-quarantine.
  • For CSA members ONLY, if you can’t pass these rules, we will make a bag and bring it to your car if you contact us in advance.
    • email: lisa@laughingstockfarm.com

CASH AND CHECKS – Many people have expressed a serious concern about handling cash.  Based on the most recent guidance from the New England Journal of Medicine that it is unlikely that the virus can survive on cardboard surfaces for more than 24 hours, we are sealing and segregating our received cash and checks for 7 days.

    • Please deposit all payments into the “Payment” container and take all change from the “Change” drawer.
      • We will seal all payments in plastic bags for 7 days before we deposit cash and checks.
      • All cash available from the “Change” drawer will come from a bag that has been segregated for 7 days to minimize the chance of any live virus.
    • Use our provided plastic gloves to handle cash, checks, and make change.

Non-Contact Payment – We have evaluated several different “non-contact” payment methods and decided against all of them.  Unfortunately, all these services would require that we raise our prices by 5% to 10% to cover the service charges and may take up to 2 weeks to implement.  We are trying to keep our prices as low as possible, especially during this crisis, and to react as quickly as possible.  For the foreseeable future we will continue to accept only CASH AND CHECKS, see above.  If this changes, we’ll post the change here.

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