Thursday, December 11, 2014

Happenings @ the Freight Shed: Market Morning December 13, 2014

This Saturday's market morning, be sure to stop by the south end Community Room as the Music students from Morse High School will be our guests, here to sell raffle tickets to benefit the music programs at Morse. They will also provide musical entertainment during market time when our market musicians take breaks throughout the market!

The raffle prizes (three $100 cash prizes) will be drawn during the Morse High Winter Concert on Thursday, December 18th at 7 PM (no need to be present to win). This is a free concert of holiday and festive music and all are welcome!

For more information about the concert, please contact Wendy Connors at or at 207-443-8250.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Happenings @ the Freight Shed: Market Morning December 6, 2014

Peter Felsenthal will be selling his book, "NEW GROWTH: Portraits of Six Maine Organic Farm" at the Freight Shed in the Community Room this Saturday with a portion of book sales being donated to the Bath Freight Shed AND to ArtVan

In keeping with our mission of raising awareness and accessibility to our local food system, we encourage folks to come meet Peter, pick up your copy of New Growth and in turn, support the restoration efforts of the Bath Freight Shed as well as support mobile arts therapy programs that ArtVan offers our communities.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

November 23, 2014

The Freight Shed’s New (Old) Look!

The paint colors were chosen to match remnants found on the building. 
The red and yellow scheme was widely used for stations and freight sheds.

The North wall of the freight shed has been completely restored--inside and out--the result of a great collaboration of talented and generous volunteers. New insulation, repairs to the water table, and major work on clapboards, soffit and trims have been completed. Painting has been finished and the revived façade is  evocative of its original appearance.

Carolyn Lockwood offered advice and a generous donation of clapboards. Will Blake, Ed Rogers and Donald Kornrumpf played key roles in moving the project along. Al Heath managed the additional insulation and reduction of air filtration inside; Bruce Plourde painstakingly repaired parts of the façade, with an attention to historic detail, including salvaging original quarter-
sawn clapboards.  Students from the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center’s Electrical Technology, Engineering Graphics and Culinary Arts programs participated in projects supporting the building restoration.
The Alliance gives grateful thanks to the diverse and extensive group of dedicated volunteers and community professionals who contributed to achieving this goal.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Happenings @ the Freight Shed: Market Morning November 22, 2014

Artwork courtesy of a very talented student at Georgetown Central School
2013 GCS Thanksgiving Basket Drive

At this Saturday's market, we welcome back the Georgetown Central School Leadership Club as they collect food and donations for their annual Thanksgiving Baskets!

The kids will be set-up at both doors -- please help us fill all the boxes!
Artwork courtesy of another talented student from the Georgetown Central School
2013 GCS Thanksgiving Basket Drive

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Join us for Citizen Participation Day

October 11th is Citizen Participation Day in Bath and we are putting together a crew 
to help us get ready for the Bath Winter Farmers Market Season!
Join us any time from 10AM until 2PM for caulking, cleaning, building air locks, painting, moving the picnic tables, putting our prep space into winter mode and with some luck together we will put the finishing touches on the first of the exterior elevations to be restored!
We will be serving an (all local) roasted pumpkin and bean soup,  for fuel.
Together we can make this place another bright spot in our downtown, all year long!