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January 2018

A Summer on the Land: MFT Gallery Exhibits Work by Last Year’s Fiore Art Center Residents

January 22 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St.
Belfast, ME 04915 United States

Maine Farmland Trust Gallery opens 2018 with a multi-media show that recalls the summer season. Six visual artists with strong ties to Maine, a historical writing resident, and the resident gardener, share the work they created during their 2017 residency at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at MFT’s Rolling Acres Farm in Jefferson.   A professional jury consisting of Bevin Engman, Professor of Art at Colby College and Sam Cady, distinguished artist and teacher, selected the six visual artists for…

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April 2018

‘Growing Local’ screening on Earth Day in Bethel

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Gem Theater, 28 Cross St
Bethel, ME 04217 United States

Come celebrate Earth Day at the Gem Theater! There will be a Potluck at 3:30pm, followed by showings at 4:30pm of farm-friendly films including: 'Growing Local': While "buying local" is on the rise, the stories in Growing Local make clear that small farms and access to locally produced food is not a sure thing. These three poignant stories help us understand the interconnected fates of Maine's small farms, consumers and the local food movement. Growing Local was directed and produced by Bridget Besaw…

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May 2018

Permaculture Food Forest Design Intensive (May 4 – May 6, 2018)

May 4 - May 6
Joseph A Fiore Art Center, 152 Punk Pt Rd
Jefferson, ME
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A permaculture design workshop taught by Jesse Watson of Midcoast Permaculture and hosted by MFT at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Jefferson. While many of us think of fields and forests as separate places, food forests are systems that combine the production goals of agriculture with the layered and dynamic patterns we see in the forest. Explore this concept and practice its applications with Maine Farmland Trust and Jesse Watson of Midcoast Permaculture Design during a weekend Food Forest…

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Run with MFT!

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Two Coves Farm, 90 Neil's Point Rd
Harpswell, ME 04079 United States
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Get outside and explore a Forever Farm with MFT – come run (or walk) with us at Two Coves Farm in Harpswell! RSVP caroline@mainefarmlandtrust.org. FREE for Members, $5 for Non-Members.   Can’t make it? Join us for a bike ride to various protected farms on July 21! Stay tuned for more details.    

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Ski / Run / Bike with MFT!

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Two Coves Farm, 90 Neil's Point Rd
Harpswell, ME 04079 United States

Get outside and explore a Forever Farm with MFT - come ski, run and bike with us!   Event series as follows: Ski with MFT! (PAST) March 11th 10am-12pm @ Five Fields Farm in Bridgton. Rental equipment is available for purchase on-site. We’ll meet in the warming hut right across from the parking area—you can’t miss it! Run with MFT! May 20th 10am-12pm @Two Coves Farm in Harpswell Bike with MFT! July 21st 10am-2pm in Bowdoinham Bike to several protected farms…

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June 2018

June Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk

June 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

For those who can't make it to the gallery during weekday hours, come by and see our Summer Stable show 5:30-8pm while we are open late for the Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk.

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Joseph A. Fiore: Maine Landscapes Art Show

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm, 152 Punk Point Rd.
Jefferson, ME 04348 United States

A selection of work by Joseph A. Fiore (1925-2008) from the most recent gift to Maine Farmland Trust, including pastel drawings, watercolors and oil paintings. Exhibit runs Monday June 2- September 29 The Fiore Art Center is open for visitors Saturday 12-4pm, June through September. Art Talk & Reception: Saturday June 30, 3-5pm

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July 2018

Bike with MFT!

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

BIKE with us in Bowdoinham and visit several protected farms during Open Farm Day (we'll have a picnic, too). RSVP caroline@mainefarmlandtrust.org. FREE for Members, $5 for Non-Members. More details to come.

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Summer Stable Show Art Talk and Art Walk

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St.
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Summer Stable Show 2018 On view from Monday, June 4 - Friday, August 31 Artist Talk & Reception, part of Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk

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July Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm Open Studio Day

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm, 152 Punk Point Rd.
Jefferson, ME 04348 United States
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Artists, writer and gardener in summer residence at Fiore Art Center share their work with the public. Studios open for viewing and visiting with the artists. Fiore Art Center and exhibit open for viewing, grounds open for walking. Live music and free ice cream.

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August 2018

August Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk

August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St.
Belfast, ME 04915 United States

For those who can’t make it to the gallery during 8am-4pm weekday hours, come by and see our Summer Stable show 5:30-8pm while we are open late for the Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk.

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August Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Open Studio Day

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm, 152 Punk Point Rd.
Jefferson, ME 04348 United States
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Artists, writer and gardener in summer residence at Fiore Art Center share their work with the public. Studios open for viewing and visiting with the artists. Fiore Art Center and exhibit open for viewing, grounds open for walking. Live music and free ice cream.

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