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    Taste of the Sea at Vinland

                                    Eat more (Maine) seaweed!That’s been the buzzword in the superfood circles. Full of vitamins A and B, packed with calcium and iodine, and filled with soluble fibers- this sea vegetable is too good to be true. What’s even better?

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    Storyteller Award: Maine Farmland Trust

    By Mary Pols, Portland Press Herald Maine Farmland Trust’s John Piotti gives a lot of credit to the Michael Pollans and Barbara Kingsolvers of the world, the gifted storytellers who propelled so many 21st century Americans to start thinking – and caring – about where their food came from. They helped create what he describes

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    MFT Receives SOURCE Storyteller Award

    Maine Farmland Trust is a 2015 recipient of the SOURCE Maine Sustainability Awards, in the Storyteller Award category. Seven other Maine organizations, leaders, and businesses received awards in other categories at the first annual SOURCE Sustainability Awards ceremony at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. Maine Farmland Trust is a statewide organization that works to protect

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    Young Dairy

    Maine Farmland Trust recently closed a purchased easement protecting 280 acres on a farm on the South Monmouth Road. The funds from the easement allowed the property to transition to young farmers Andy Smith and Caitlin Frame, who run The Milkhouse creamery. Andy and Caitlin have been able to take advantage of the plethora of

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    Belfast-based nonprofit to work with four Midcoast retailers

    By Ethan Andrews, from the Republican Journal Residents with SNAP or EBT benefits soon will be able to get locally grown produce cheaper at certain stores, thanks to a nearly $250,000 grant awarded to Maine Farmland Trust last week. “Often times local food has this reputation of being more expensive,” said Ellen Sabina, outreach director

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  • Jacinda Martinez, “Broccoli Rabe & Agretti 2,” 2015, photograph, 17 x 11 in.

    art current: Bearing Fruit at the Maine Farmland Trust Gallery

    By Britta Konau, Free Press Online Art and farming? That this can be a successful combination is proven by the current gallery show at the Maine Farmland Trust (MFT). It is a must-see – for the artists’ complex relationship to agriculture, for the level of craftsmanship on display, and for the sheer beauty and thought-provoking

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Check out the FARMLINK WEBSITE!

Maine FarmLink is a farm transfer program that connects prospective farmers seeking farmland with retiring farmers and other farmland owners who wish to see their agricultural lands remain active. FarmLink is a program of MFT.

Visit the new site: www.mainefarmlink.org

About Maine Farmland Trust

Maine Farmland Trust works to protect farmland, and to keep farming in Maine viable and vital.

For more information, call Maine Farmland Trust at:
(207) 338-6575

Maine Farmland Trust
97 Main Street
Belfast, Maine 04915
Phone: 207-338-6575
Fax: 207-338-6024
Email: info@mainefarmlandtrust.org

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