veggies1IMG_20131014_155003Big Banana is a family-owned ‘Open All Year’ in-town Country Market located at 229 Messer Street in Laconia NH.  Our mission is to provide quality Native New Hampshire and New England  produce all summer long and a complete line of local and East Coast produce all winter long.

nh-lakes-region-map2Miles Smith Beef from Loudon, Fox Country Smokehouse  bacon and cheese from Canterbury, Swain Farm  maple syrup from Sanbornton, maple candy, maple cream, Ben’s Sugar Shack honey from Temple, homemade soaps from Gilford, Lamb from Maplecreek Farm in Belmont, pork products from Gitch’s Funny Farm in Alexandria, farm-fresh eggs from Gilford and Belmont, and a large variety of our own fresh baked goods, including gluten-free products, optimizes your shopping experience with competitive prices and a well-rounded selection.  We support local, sustainable practices and visit each location to assess for ourselves the care of the animals and cleanliness of each operation.

Our winter hours are Tue-Fri 10am-5:30pm and Sat 10am-4pm.

Big Banana thanks all those loyal customers who have made our first  winter such a success.  See you at the market.

IMG_20131014_155200Come visit us soon and often:

  • Our Country Market is Handicap Accessible.
  • We have a large parking area.
  • We sell Gluten-Free products!
  • We are proud to be the first in Laconia to offer farm fresh produce all year long!
  • Our produce is supplied by many area farmers, some of whom specialize in growing organically.
  • Some of our local farmers grow year-round using greenhouses.
  • Call us at 603-273-2978

2014-03-20 15.46.26As the push toward local healthy foods becomes increasingly more popular, people really want to know where their food is coming from.  Winter farming is becoming more and more popular throughout our state as many farmers are beginning to include the use of greenhouses in their operations.  Big Banana will benefit the farmers as it will provide a place for them to bring their crops to market.

See the article in the Laconia Daily Sun of August 13, 2013, on pages 10 and 11.

Our phone number is 603-273-2978.