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    Mainstreaming: Local Food to Institutions

    Join us on Tuesday, October 14 at Colby College for a day of discussion and workshops exploring the opportunities for strong farm to institution partnerships in Maine. Keynote: Clara Coleman, Four-Season Farming for the Wholesale Market This event is an opportunity for institutions, dining services, distributors, farmers, nonprofits, and others to learn more about: Mainstreaming,

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    Growing Local

    GROWING LOCAL PREMIERES September 28, 2014 at the Camden International Film Festival 5PM at the STRAND THEATRE in Rockland with POST-SHOW PANEL DISCUSSION The locavore movement is old news. Growing Local takes the conversation to the next level. While “buying local” is on the rise, these three poignant vignettes make clear that small farms and access to

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    Meet: Sara Trunzo, director of Veggies for All

    Since 2007, the Unity-based project has raised 75,000 pounds of vegetables for people in need. By Meredith Goad Staff Writer mgoad@pressherald.com | @meredithgoad | 207-791-6332 Sara Trunzo is the director of Veggies for All, a Unity-based agricultural project that since its founding in 2007 has provided 75,000 pounds of sustainably raised vegetables to people in

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    Land protection project helps grow local ice cream business

    There are many reasons to protect farmland, and there is often an added economic benefit to farmland owners. By selling the development rights on a farmland property, land owners can then use those funds to re-invest in their farm business, as was the case with the recent Stone Fox Farm Creamery project. Bruce and Kathy

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    Veggies for All: Fresh produce for the local food pantry

    August 25, 2014  By Diane Atwood On the third Saturday of every month, from 6:00 to 8:00 am cars line up at the drive-through window of the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry in Unity, Maine. In that hour and a half, the pantry is able to provide food to about 275 families or nearly 700 people

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    Family Farm Protected for New Generations

    Photo: Back: Jason Wade, Erin Wade, Judy Bennett, Steve Bennett. Front: Julia Wade and Brendan Wade There are lots of reasons to protect farmland: to prevent encroaching development, to help make land more affordable for new farmers, or to ensure that Maine has enough farmland for future food production. But there are often other, more

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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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