Enjoy the rewarding experience of market shopping for food that is unique, fresh and often locally grown. You’ll find a number of speciality food shopping locations in Bainbridge, from the weekly farmer’s market to stores and stands with maple products, bulk food, produce and much more. These shopping locations are a community experience, a gathering place for friends and neighbors to relax and converse, while enjoying the special treats.
Pine Ridge Grocery
Spend some time perusing the wide variety of bulk food items at Pine Ridge Grocery, where people come for baking supplies, deli meat and hand-made woodcrafts, similar to an Amish market. Most of the food items are packed in bulk (need a 50 pound bag of flour?) and the store has a large assortment of candies, dried fruits, snacks, nuts and spices.
Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mon – Fri.; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sat.
Frog Pond Farms
At Frog Pond Farms, you can find a huge array of produce, live farm animals, and greenhouse stock. Children will enjoy the unique corn box, children’s area and seeing the animals. Experience the casual browsing of a farm stand (no cash registers), but the selection of a large grocery, which varies from spring flowers to fall pumpkins.
Open Easter to Halloween, daily, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Bainbridge Open Air Market
From May until October, the Bainbridge Open Air Market is located in the Village Green every Saturday morning. A sea of tents and bright colors punctuate the park, as vendors offer fresh produce for sale, along with bakery items, collectibles and crafts.
Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – noon.
Baker’s Maple Products
Baker’s Maple is a family-owned business producing award-winning maple products and providing pancake mixes, honey, and local art. Since 1982, the business has been making pure maple that is available all year and by mail order.
Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mon. – Fri.; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sat.; 1 – 4 p.m. Sun.
This classic farm stand is airy and comfortable, housed in a new building. The large, enclosed farm stand is set up for a quick in and out access, with high quality seasonal produce and plants and easy parking.
Open during the growing season.
Want to pick your own? Heller’s Farm along the flat, fertile river valley on the Back River Road welcomes people to pick their own strawberries in June/July. The strawberry fields are vast, and picking rotates to different parts of the fields during the season.