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    FarmLink Mixer in Dover-Foxcroft!

                                    Are you thinking about whether there are farmers out there that could use some of your available farmland? Or are you curious about what it might be like to farm in Piscataquis County (where the farmland is spectacular and

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    Fertile Soil

    People have been growing food in the upper Kennebec Valley for thousands of years. Native Americans and European settlers alike recognized that the intervale land, at the confluence of the Sandy and Kennebec Rivers, is some of the most productive land in New England. Jay Robinson, of Sweet Land Farm in Starks, says that his

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    Case Study: Veggies For All

    Farm to Institution New England (FINE) recently wrote a detailed piece on our project Veggies For All, highlighting VFA’s important partnership with Unity College. This collaboration provides thousands of pounds of food to hundreds of clients of the local food bank, the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry, and offers educational opportunities for students. Read the full

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    Blue Hill Community Food Grant Program Accepting Applications

    Blue Hill Peninsula residents are encouraged to apply for a community food grant program. Maine Farmland Trust is now accepting proposals for projects or programs intended to increase food sustainability and improve the health and well-being of Blue Hill Peninsula residents. In addition to meeting these goals, successful applications will be those that place an

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    Managing Legal Risk While Scaling Up Your Farm or Food Production Business

    Friday, March 13: a free day-long conference at the University of Maine Orono, Wells Conference Center on how to manage the legal implications to starting or growing your farm or food business. Panelists will include a mix of regulatory and legal experts with real world experience. Event details here. AGENDA: 8:00 Continental Breakfast 8:30 Introductory

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    Maine Artist Explores Ties Between Soil, Farmers and Community

    The Maine Farmland Trust Gallery presents: Heather Lyon: “The Farm Project” February 13-March 27 exhibit Artist Reception: March 20, 5-7:30pm   Belfast. The Maine Farmland Trust Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition by Blue Hill artist Heather Lyon. The exhibition consists of photographs of local farmers’ hands, an embroidered tablecloth recording the spills from

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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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