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    Public Notice

    Maine Farmland Trust plans to rehabilitate a vacant building in the town of Unity for the purpose of creating a food hub that will serve local farmers and consumers. As part of the building renovation, MFT is seeking grant and loan funds to help remediate any environmental hazards at the site. As a requirement of

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    Reviving the Freedom Mill

    “When environmentalist Tony Grassi takes a crazy gamble to rehab an abandoned Mill, he inspires both skepticism and hope that its revived bond with the river will breathe new life into the rural town of Freedom, Maine. With the help of a colorful team of builders, masons, engineers and architects, he sets out to reconstruct

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    Food & Water: Notes on the Camden Conference

    Food & Water Sometimes I’m amazed by what happens here in Maine. An event this past weekend made that point clearly—in two distinct ways. The event was the 27th Annual Camden Conference. The topic this year was “the global politics of food and water.” For those of you who have never attended one of these

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    I FARM BECAUSE…

    I FARM BECAUSE A Collection of Photographs and Writing at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery   Farming is contagious – at least to Isabel Stearns, a young photographer from Simmons College in Boston. This past summer, she drove up to Maine to visit her friend Anna, an apprentice on Four Season Farm on Cape Rosier. Through

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    USDA Farming Census: Maine has more young farmers, more land in farms

    By Abigail Curtis, BDN Staff Posted Feb. 23, 2014, at 2:42 p.m. BELFAST, Maine — Maine may be the oldest state, but it certainly attracts an outsized crop of young farmers, according to preliminary statistics released last week from the United States Department of Agriculture’s 2012 census. The number of farmers aged 34 and younger

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    New USDA Data Shows Growth in Local Farming

          New USDA Data Shows Growth in Local Farming Farming in Maine continues to grow! In statistics released today by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the number of farms in Maine grew modestly in the five years from 2007 to 2012, from 8,136 farms to 8,176 farms, while the amount of

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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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