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    The Faces of Farms

    Throughout 2015, photographer Catherine Frost will be traveling to Maine farms all across the state, visiting those with their own special livestock. From alpaca to water buffalo to turkeys and rare breeds of horses, each month will feature new faces. The best will be featured in a show at the Maine Farmland Trust Gallery in

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    Broadband Hearings on Thursday

    PUBLIC HEARING on LD 826 SCHEDULED LD 826: An Act to Promote Maine’s Economic Development and Critical Communications for Rural Family Farms, Businesses and Residences by Strategic Public Investments in High-speed Internet. Public hearing before the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee is scheduled for Thursday, April 2, Cross Building, Room 211, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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    Bearing Fruit: Art at the intersection of human and vegetable

    Belfast. Maine Farmland Trust Gallery heralds the arrival of spring with a group exhibition, Bearing Fruit, showcasing four artists in whose work the “organic” image plays a central role. The show runs from April 3 – May 8, with an opening reception on Friday, April 3, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Sculptor Anne Alexander’s ceramic forms are

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    Spring Light, Spring Harvest

    By John Piotti, originally published in the Republican Journal.  I telephoned a farmer friend of mine last week, interrupting him as he was planting. That’s right, planting. He was only starting seedlings in his greenhouse; but still, he was placing seeds in soil. He described the scene to me: the sun beating through the glass;

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    Soil, food-stained tablecloth featured in Belfast art exhibit

                                    By Abigail Curtis, Bangor Daily News. Read the full article here.  BELFAST, Maine — Strong, work-hardened farmers’ hands cradle rich soil and pure white milk in the photos on display at the Maine Farmland Trust Gallery in Belfast. The

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    Lapierre family protects 69-acre farm

    Originally posted in SeaCoastOnline. OGUNQUIT, Maine – Paul Lapierre and his family recently completed an agricultural easement on Lapierre Farm in Berwick. The easement was arranged and funded in cooperation with Maine Farmland Trust and Great Works Regional Land Trust. A reduced sale price from the family also made the protection possible. Lapierre has worked

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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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