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    Love Maine Farms: MFT’s Gift Giving Guide

                                    Keep Maine farmers and producers in mind while you wrap up your holiday shopping this year! Here are a few of our favorite gifts that give back to Maine farms: A local CSA share. This is the gift that

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    FSMA Round 2 Recap

    December 15, 2014 marked the closing of the second comment period on the Food Safety Modernization Act, otherwise known as FSMA. MFT submitted comments on drafts both this time and last year, and hope that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will again take note. In the last round of comments (November 2013), the FDA

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    Maine local food movement inspires credit union focused on small farms

    By Darren Fishell, BDN Staff WHITEFIELD, Maine — The 100-acre organic farm that Rufus Percy and his wife started working a decade ago is mix of leased land, family land and mortgaged land. Finding used farm equipment took them as far as Ohio. The barn where they raise about 100 hogs a year was built

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    Maine Farmland Trust creates model food hub for Maine

    Published in the Republican Journal on December 4, 2014 Pilot Program Shows Promise By Carolyn Zachary; photos by Carolyn Zachary Even before it officially has a roof overhead, Unity Food Hub LLC has embarked upon a number of initiatives designed to move more local farm products to customers. Established in June by Maine Farmland Trust,

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    Future Memories

    In October, Maine Farmland Trust closed on a purchased easement with Valle-Vu Farm in Ripley. The property has a rich history as farmland, and owner Frank Spizuoco is passionate about continuing the tradition and making sure that the land stays in agricultural production. Farmed continuously since 1865, the land has supported a diversified vegetable farm,

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    Is That Wood Local? Notes from Local Wood Works

                                    Local products of all kinds can enhance the economic well-being of our communities, fostering connection to land and cultivating a sense of place. Here at Maine Farmland Trust, we focus primarily on agricultural products, often edible, cultivated by farmers.

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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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