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    A farmer in Rockport turns vegetables into high fashion

    From Portland Press Herald ROCKPORT — They say food can be art, but sometimes art can be food. Art can be onions or carrots, or even 5-year-old broccoli. Yes, 5-year-old broccoli stalks, which, oddly enough, look like pieces of wood. Farmer/artist Jacinda Martinez pulled out a giant plastic tub filled with them in her basement

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    Maine Fare draws thousands to Belfast’s waterfront

    BELFAST — The waterfront was filled with a wide array of both visitors and vendors taking part in Belfast’s annual Maine Fare. This year’s event, hosted by Maine Farmland Trust and Penobscot East Resource Center, saw a sharp increase in attendees. “We estimate that almost 3,000 people came to Maine Fare this year, which us about 1,000 more

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    Maine Fare Presents “A Taste of Place”

    For the first time ever, Maine Fare 2015 is pleased to present “A Taste of Place” in conjunction with Belfast Art’s Fourth Friday Art Walk on June 26th in Belfast, Maine. Maine Fare celebrates the farms and fisheries vital to the future of food in our state. We also recognize that art and food, both

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    LD 1378 Enacted; More Action Needed

    We won victory in the legislature! But it’s not over yet. LD 1378, “An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Issuance of Bonds and To Effectuate the Issuance of Bonds To Support Maine’s Natural Resource-based Economy,” was enacted by the Maine Senate last night, which means that the Governor has 10 days to veto

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  • Anna Mason a summer intern with Veggies for All in Unity spreads mulch around garlic plants Wednesday. Mason is a sustainable agriculture major at Unity College. Gabor Degre | BDN

    Hunger relief groups turn to farms for fresh, local donations

    Re-posted from Bangor Daily News. By Natalie Feulner John F. Kennedy once said “the war against hunger is truly mankind’s war of liberation.” Here in Maine, that fight is being waged by groups and volunteers all set on increasing everyone’s access to local, fresh food. In one community, it is a group of volunteers pulling

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    It’s here: Maine Farms 2015

                                          Check your mailbox. The 2015 issue of our journal, Maine Farms, is hot off the press and headed your way. This year’s issue offers important stories important new stories about Maine’s farmers and food community. From

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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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