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    September Harvest

    SEPTEMBER HARVEST: Farm and Food News From Maine and Beyond Check back each month for a selection of articles, stories, and trends you might have missed. Fall means apple season! And we can expect a good one this year, and even keep apples through the spring. Plus, more orchards are growing interesting heritage varieties. Maine’s

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    Crop of successful farms quietly growing in Bowdoinham

    Re-posted from Bangor Daily News By Kathleen Pierce BOWDOINHAM, Maine — On a swath of land at the edge of Merrymeeting Bay, rows of kale, carrots and tomatoes spring from the earth. In this region of bountiful soil, where six rivers converge, a network of farms thrives in fields of plenty. Clustered here are small,

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  • Tim harvests beets at a Veggies for All harvest in Unity, Maine

    Feeding Maine: Growing Access to Good Food opens in Belfast October 2

    A photography exhibit by Brendan Bullock at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery On October 2nd, from 5:30-8pm, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery will be hosting an opening for two new photo exhibits, which share the common theme of documenting hunger relief efforts in Maine. On the ground floor, the gallery will be showing Feeding Maine: Growing Access

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    Unity Food Hub Grand Opening!

    Unity Food Hub will hold a Grand Opening  Thursday, October 1, featuring tours, information about the hub, local food, and door prizes. The Grand Opening will be from 5-7PM at 69 School Street in Unity and is free and open to the public. The food hub is also open to the public weekly from 4-6PM

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    Farmland Access Conference

    Farmland Access Conference 2015 October 19, 2015 at Pineland Farms Join us for a day-long conference on the challenges that farmers face in gaining access to farmland, as well as the tools and resources (both existing and imagined) to help improve access. In-depth work sessions for: • Retiring farmers interested in transferring land to next

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    Four Season Farming Workshop

    Are you a commercial grower interested in season extension using plastic greenhouses? Then join us at our Four Season Farming workshop at the Point Lookout Farm in Northport on October 20th. Clara Coleman and the Point Lookout farmers will provide a tour of their farm focusing on their four season farming practices including their movable

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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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