Nibbles: Stonington Farmers Market, tortilla tutorial and oyster outing

Finest kind

Goat’s milk cheeses, hand-hewn bowls, locally harvested seaweed, freshly harvested produce, homemade bread and baked goods are all part of the mix at the Stonington Farmers Market, which opened for the season on Friday, May 25. The market runs Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Island Community Center (2 Memorial Lane). For more info, visit the market’s Facebook page and call 326-4741.



Tortillas from scratch

Bath cook Chris Toy, who teaches cooking at the Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School’s flagship store in York, will teach how to make a tortilla press as well as corn tortillas from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Aug. 6, at the Winter Harbor Masonic Hall.

Part of the Schoodic Arts Festival, Chris also will cover taco fillings including salsa rice and chipotle chicken, cheese and fresh lettuce. A cold avocado soup will be taught too. The cost is $57 per person. Participants are asked to bring a Phillips screwdriver.

To sign up, call 963-2569, email [email protected] and visit



Taste of the sea

In Deer Isle, under Island Heritage Trust’s auspices, Long Cove Sea Farm’s Abby Barrows will show how she cultivates oysters at her ocean farm from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, June 11. Participants must bring their own life preservers will meet at Mariners Memorial Park off the Sunshine Road. The outing requires signing a waiver.

For details, call 348-2455 and visit


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