Made in Maine

June 22, 2012

Made in Maine

Here in Freeport, Maine, we take such pride in seeing Maine-made and Maine-grown products side-by-side with the world’s most renowned and desirable brands. When you search out products made in Maine, you’ll discover fabulous flavors, unique items and great gifts. You’ll also support the Maine artists, artisans, restaurants, farms, shops and studios creating these fantastic finds.

Maine has a strong tradition of buying locally, and Freeport, Maine has always been one of Maine’s best places to buy. Renowned retailers like L.L.Bean bring authentic Maine products – and the authentic Maine lifestyle – to the world. Today, Maine made L.L.Bean boots can be found in the most fashionable places, and Maine lobsters are served in restaurants around the world.

When you visit Freeport, Maine, you’ll find all the local products you’ve heard about – and a few you can’t find anywhere else. Freeport’s Fall Festival is a great place to start. For over ten years, Freeport, Maine has added to the fall arts season by filling the L.L.Bean Discovery Park with local fine art, photography, handcrafted pottery and more, while great local musicians play live onstage.

The textile industry is prominent here in Freeport, with Brahms Mount, producing vibrant and classic premium cotton, linen and wool blankets, throws and towels woven with antique shuttle looms by local artisans in their mill in Monmouth. Maine Woolens offers a wide variety of styles, weaves, fibers, and colors for bedding, at an affordable price. Their fine cotton and wool blankets and throws are woven and finished the next town over, at their textile mill in Brunswick, Maine.

Internationally known, Sea Bags’ ​nautically inspired totes and accessories are upcycled from recycled sails.​ They are​​ handmade by Maine craftspeople​ on the working waterfront in Portland, and retain the essence of what they once were: where they’ve been and what they’ve done.

Popular and well known Maine staples can also be found here in Freeport. Chilton Furniture has their gallery and outlet on Lower Main Street. Much of their furniture, including all custom-made pieces, are handcrafted in a small Maine factory with Shaker-like dedication to workmanship, function and simplicity of line and form. Georgetown Pottery produces must- have staples for households in Maine. Capturing the Maine Spirit this company’s home base is along the mid-coast region of Maine.

Freeport is home to, an array of artisan jewelers. Brown Goldsmith hand crafts their jewelry on-site – stop by and request a tour and see how it’s done. Home of the famous Watermelon Tourmaline R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers is your one stop shop for crafted, extraordinary jewelry pieces of the ‘ Maine state gem.’

Want to sample Maine fare, treats, and spirits? Look no further! At When Pigs Fly, they bake old-world, artisan breads fresh, every day, using the finest organic, natural ingredients, offering samples everyday. Coastal Maine Popcorn gets 10 points for creativity for a diverse and extensive world of popcorn! Bow Street Market is a community hub where you can find over 200 Maine Made products. Their mission is to provide fresh, delicious food, for the community especially from local producers. Someone have a sweet tooth? Frosty’s Donuts, a Maine establishment has delicious hand-cut donuts, made fresh daily in their Freeport location! The iconic Maine treat can be found at Wicked Whoopies where their mission is to make the world’s most Wicked Whoopie Pies; bring back childhood memories and create new ones.whoopie_classic_slide

Freeport, Maine is where you find Maine made products at their source. Taste the daily catch from the Gulf of Maine in our fine restaurants. See local artisans and artists create traditional fine furniture, clothing, gifts, art and photography in local shops and studios. Let local guides show you how Maine products can help you better enjoy the Maine outdoors.

Where will you find the perfect, Maine made memento of your Maine vacation? To find out more, request a free map and guide or contact us at (207) 865-1212 or

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