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Brooksville Farmers’ Market:    Tuesdays, 9:30 – 12, Brooksville Community Center (just up the hill from Buck’s Harbor Market in South Brooksville – near Buck’s Harbor) – 326-9099

Tuesday mornings!

Tuesday mornings!

Walker Pond Pottery:  186 Coastal Road, Brooksville, Maine 04617, 207-326-8091 – Hand thrown pottery by our good friend, David McBeth who teaches the art at U of Tennessee at Martin.  He’s just across the lake in Brooksville where he has his kiln and gallery or you can also find him at the Brooksville Farmer’s Market on Tuesday mornings.

Walker Pond Pottery


David’s Folly Farm: 1390 Coastal Road, Brooksville, Maine 04617, 207-266-6512,  Farm products reflect the season: fresh flowers and vegetables, meats, cheeses, etc.  Farm Dinners!

David's Folly

Little Island Oyster Company: 167 Ferry Road, Brooksville, Maine 04617, 207-326-4087, little island@myfairpoint,net   Local family- owned oyster farm on the Bagaduce River.  Oysters available for pickup or shipping.  Frank and Tonyia Peasley. Please give a couple days notice if ordering for pickup.  They will meet you at the Bagaduce Bridge near the Bagaduce Lunch for delivery. $12 per dozen.

Little Island Oyster


Bucks Harbor Market:  6 Cornfield Road, Brooksville, Maine 04617, 207-326-8683, 7 AM – 6 PM (Market and restaurant)

“A quaint community market”, Buck’s Harbor Market is nestled in Buck’s Harbor, South Brooksville, Maine.

We offer a wide variety of foods, from pre-made dinners, delicious sandwiches, to organic local produce and eggs, quality meats, Dietz & Watson delicatessen items, gourmet cheeses, homemade bread, hot soups and coffee daily, and an extensive wine selection.

In the summer our tiny Market is very busy with summer folks docked in the harbor and those visiting their vacation homes along the coast. In winter we offer warm lunches to the local workmen and the brave few who hunker down for winters on the Blue Hill Peninsula.

Bucks Market


Bucks Restaurant: Jonathan Chase, 9 Cornfield Hill Road, Route 176, Brooksville, Maine 04617, 207-326-8688 for reservations, (Market and restaurant)

You are in for a real treat when you come to Buck’s Harbor. A short walk up the hill from our dock you will find one of the best kept secrets of the Maine Coast — a little restaurant called Buck’s Comfort Food Downeast.

The dining room is intimate and restful. The menu, created by noted local chef Jonathan Chase, is American cuisine at its best. Starters range from Prince Edward Island Mussels steamed in garlic and herbs to Mexican Summer Corn Chowder.

Entrees vary from Grilled marinated Swordfish in spicy mango and plum salsa to Tuscan Braised Rabbit with red onions, garlic and herbs. There are also the best grilled cuts of Black Angus Steak as well as Cider-brined Pork Rib chops with an expresso Ginger rub. Home baked bread, a complete Wine List and amazing desserts fill out the card (and you).

 Buck's Restaurant

Bagaduce Lunch:  19 Bridge Road, Route 176, Brooksville, Maine 04617, 207-326-4729, 11 AM – 7 PM Daily, May – mid-September.  Take out or eat in by the Bagaduce Falls. Very casual.  Great for the kids.  Check out the crab roll, lobster roll and onion rings. YUM!


A generous Maine lobster roll with the Bagaduce River in the distance.

Tinder Hearth Bakery:  1452 Coastal Road, Brooksville, Maine 04671, 207-326-8381.  Pizza, breads, croissants.  Go on a Wednesday or Friday, take a bottle of wine and enjoy one of their wood-fired pizzas at their long table or in the field.  Check out their Facebook page to see what they’re baking that day.  Tuesday and Friday – 6:30AM to 8PM, Wednesday and Saturday – 9AM to 1PM.

“We are so fortunate to have Tinder Hearth here in our Downeast Maine community. If you’re in the area, this is a must see, must taste place. All the products are carefully handcrafted from high quality ingredients and baked in a wood-fired oven. Wonderful whole grain breads; delicious pizza crust with ever-changing assortments of meat, veggie, and vegan toppings; the best croissants–both plain and chocolate–this side of Paris. Check them out on Facebook for which days they’re selling baked goods and serving pizza.”

 Illustrations of South Brooksville from One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey

Illustrations of South Brooksville from Robert McCloskey’s beloved One Morning in Maine.