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  • Growing Local Ben Marcus

    Maine-Made Documentary ‘Growing Local’ Makes Fresh Case For Local Food

    Written by Dennis Perkins – contributor to Maine Today: denmn@hotmail.com The most insidious aspect of bad eating is how easy it is, and how our society makes it seem like virtue. Food is cheap – depending on how you define “food.” Mass-produced, artificially preserved, transported great distances from processing plants – the brightly packaged foods packing supermarket

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    Historic Building Being Revived in Unity

    By Tania Morales From WABI TV5: Watch the video here. What once was a grammar school in Unity until the 1950’s is now being given a new purpose. “A lot of these historic buildings are torn down or demolished. We are really getting a chance to bring this school back to life,” says General Manager

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  • Matt Tremblay, manager for the new Unity Food Hub, unloads boxes and bags of food as Colleen Hanlon-Smith brings the Community Supported Agriculture food shares inside for employees at Johnny’s Selected Seeds business office in Fairfield. Staff photo by David Leaming

    Unity Food Hub on track to open in spring

    A pilot program that delivers farm produce to employees at their workplaces and plans to help farmers sell more wholesale products, are part of the work already being done at the new food hub. By Rachel Ohm, Central Maine On a freezing cold day at the call center for Johnny’s Seeds in Fairfield, Matt Tremblay

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    Three Land Trusts Work Together to Expand Rockport Preserve

    (Rockport)–As 2014 wound to a close, three Maine land trusts conducted two land transfers to create one bigger and better preserve. First, the Nature Conservancy in Maine (TNC) transferred its Simonton Corner Quarry Preserve to Coastal Mountains Land Trust. Subsequently, Maine Farmland Trust transferred an adjoining property to the Land Trust. Known locally as the

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  • Harvesting Maine’s New Wholesale Opportunities – Free Workshops for Farmers

    Harvesting Maine’s New Wholesale Opportunities – Free Workshops for Farmers

    Farmers! How can wholesale fit with your farm? Are you curious about wholesaling your harvest for the first time?  Are you an experienced wholesaler wanting to increase your sales or streamline your operation? From buying clubs to supermarkets accounts, the surge in demand for locally grown products invites new wholesaling opportunities for Maine farmers during

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    Photographic Exhibit at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery

      Belfast. Jackson Mcleod (30) and Tyler Gaudet (29)from Fluid Farms in North Yarmouth grow fish  and lettuce in their greenhouse. Geoff Keating  (29) and Ryan Houghton (35) in Fort Fairfield grow hops. Maria (58) and Richard King (64) from Goat Spirit Farm in Liberty raise  – you guessed it – goats. What do all these people

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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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