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  • Keynote Clara Coleman of Four-Season Farm Consulting sets the stage by explaining the potential for year-round production in Maine.

    Notes from the Mainstreaming Local Roundtable

                                    On Tuesday, October 14, farmers, institutional representatives, distributors, processors, and nonprofits came together for a conference dedicated to moving more local food into institutions. The goal of the conference was to connect the various stakeholders in the institutional food

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    Discounted fresh local food offered to low-income seniors, SNAP/EBT users

    By Carolyn Zachary of The Republican Journal Oct 20, 2014 Low-income senior citizens and others of any age who receive SNAP and EBT benefits can apply for winter Community Farm Shares, which enable them to buy locally produced fresh food at half-price at special “markets” in Belfast and Unity. Participation in this Maine Farmland Trust

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    Morris Farm Trust receives Joseph Fiore art

    The Morris Farm Trust has been gifted with a work of art from “The Rock Paintings” collection (1975-1987) by the late Joseph Fiore. The artwork was stewarded to The Morris Farm Trust by Maine Farmland Trust (MFT), a statewide membership organization that works to protect farmland, support farmers, and advance the future of farming. It

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    Growing Local: From Cedar and Pearl

                        By John Piotti, from his column “Cedar and Pearl” in The Republican Journal.  Ten years ago, the best kept secret in Maine was that farming here—after decades of decline—was growing. Today, that secret is out. Today, the commonly held view is that farming is growing. In

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    Enriching Land and Life

                                    Cultivating land can enrich our lives beyond the basic provision of agricultural products. Last June, Maine Farmland Trust closed on a purchased easement with Sanna McKim to protect 16 acres in Belfast. Then in mid-August, Sanna transferred the property—and

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    MFT Annual Meeting!

      Join us to celebrate 15 years of farmland protection at our Annual Meeting! November 6, 2014 5-7:30pm Chewonki 485 Chewonki Neck Rd, Wiscasset We’ll have good food, local drinks, a little board business, and a special screening of our new film series, Growing Local. The film will start at 6:30 PM.      

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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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