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    Photo exhibit is ‘gritty and hopeful’ look at hunger in Maine

    By Kathleen Pierce for The Bangor Daily News How does healthy food get to the hungry? The backbone of food distribution, from farm to food bank to recipient, is vividly detailed in a series of powerful images by Bowdoinham photographer Brendan Bullock. The exhibit “Feeding Maine” chronicles this vital food chain, which some say is

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    “Dive!” Film Screening with Sierra Club

    We’re joining forces with Sierra Club for an evening with US Rep. Chellie Pingree and the riveting food waste film Dive!  February 26 6PM Desserts & Coffee 7PM Film & Discussion at the Kennebunk Unitarian Universalist Church, 114 Main St. in Kennebunk Rep. Pingree will talk about the Food Recovery Act, a new bill aimed at reducing food waste across

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    What makes us do what we do

    From John Piotti’s Cedar and Pearl column in The Republican Journal Earlier this month, while Susan and Anna were in Germany, I traveled to Atlanta to present at a conference. I had no choice but to leave John behind at home to fend for himself. I was booked on a flight leaving Portland at 5:50 a.m.,

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    New program helps farmers get on the land in Washington County

    Machias. Maine Farmland Trust is piloting a new program in Washington County to help farmers purchase farmland. The Land Access Loan Program uniquely combines business planning assistance with the opportunity to obtain financing for a land purchase. “The program aims to help grow the farming community in Washington County by attracting new farmers to the

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    Historic farm in Bethel will remain a farm for the future

    EAST BETHEL. One of Bethel’s oldest farms will remain a farm far into the future. On Friday, January 22, Robert W. “Sonny” and Betty Ann Hastings donated a conservation easement on 173 acres of their farm property. The Hastings worked with Mahoosuc Land Trust and Maine Farmland Trust to complete the process. The Hastings Farm

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    New Roots Cooperative Farm finds a home in Lewiston

    Lewiston. Four New American farmers have found a home at a 30-acre farm in Lewiston, thanks to help from Maine Farmland Trust. New Roots Cooperative Farm is a new enterprise founded by four graduates of Cultivating Community’s New American Sustainable Agriculture Program (NASAP). The four farmers are Somali-Bantu refugees, and have been farming in the

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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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