With its farmers market roots, Stonewall Kitchen is a model in the craft brew industry
Posted On: March 30, 2018
(Natalie King) recalled that Stonewall started at a farmers market, and her brother, who co-founded the company, needed to provide a company name for the provisions he was selling. He looked at a nearby stone wall, and the name stuck.
King said part of Stonewall’s success in growing outside the state was to keep the product quality high, using the best ingredients possible. It is the largest purchaser of wild Maine blueberries from Wyman’s of Maine in Millbridge.
And while Stonewall still ships out more than 4 million catalogs a year and sends out 1 million emails a week, its York store gets 500,000 visitors a year, acting much like a beer tasting room, she said.
Maine craft beer industry still buzzing with no sign of drying up