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    Farmland Access Conference

    Farmland Access Conference 2015 October 19, 2015 at Pineland Farms Join us for a day-long conference on the challenges that farmers face in gaining access to farmland, as well as the tools and resources (both existing and imagined) to help improve access. In-depth work sessions for: • Retiring farmers interested in transferring land to next

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    Legacies in the Land

    At Springdale Farm in Waldo, 92-year-old Lois Whitcomb is trying to create a future for the farm she purchased with her late husband, Colby, in 1951. At 488 acres, this large, protected farm property is the result of multiple land purchases over time. Springdale Farm is primarily an active, multi-generational dairy that enjoys the contributions of

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    Maine Association of Nonprofits at Veggies for All

    The Maine Association of Nonprofits came out to Veggies for All in Unity last week for a day of work (and play!) in the fields. Read their account of the day below. This was originally posted on their website.  “You’ve never seen a group of people more excited to get out of the office than our staff! A full

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    Fiore painting on Bay Chamber wall

    From the Courier – Gazette, Jul 19, 2015 ROCKPORT — Bay Chamber Concerts & Music School is the recipient of a gift of artwork from Maine Farmland Trust via the Falcon Foundation, a vehicle created by the estate of artist Joseph Fiore. During his lifetime, Fiore was a generous supporter of MFT. The work, “Handel,” is part

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    Dooryard Farms Continues to Grow

    From the Courier-Gazette | July 16, 2015 CAMDEN — When Cooper Funk pictured farming in Maine, the property at Dooryard Farms always came to mind when he would visit from California. His wife, Marina, could see the property on Mechanic Street from her bedroom window in the home she grew up in. “For 10 or so

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    Maine Farmland Trust and Lee Auto Malls Partner to Promote Farming

    Maine Farmland Trust is partnering with Lee Auto Malls to raise awareness about farming in Maine and bring attention to some of the challenges currently facing farmers. “A strong farming infrastructure provides Maine with a secure food source and a vital economic engine. But as farmland has been turned over to development, the high cost

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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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