Maine Farmland Trust
mail: 97 Main Street, Belfast, Maine 04915
call: (207) 338 – 6575
fax: (207) 338 – 6024
Belfast & Gallery: 97 Main St, Belfast, ME 04915
Unity: 38 School Street, Unity, ME 04988
Portland: 48 Union Wharf, Portland, ME 04101
Gallery and offices are open Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
LEADERSHIP & ADMINISTRATION
OUTREACH & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
William Bell, Saco
Executive Director, Maine Association of Conservation Districts and Maine Veterinarians Association. Former farmer and early president of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA).
Franklin Miles, Secretary, Cape Elizabeth
Retired school principal, with deep interest in food and farming issues. Former MFT president. Founding board member of Eat Local Foods Coalition and former board member of GrowSmart Maine.
Paul Birdsall, Penobscot
Pioneering organic farmer (vegetables and grain). A force behind the “back to the land movement” of 1960s and behind Maine’s current farm renaissance.
Susan Morris, Vice Chair, Waldoboro
Organic farmer (blueberries). Long time leader within Maine conservation community.
Neil Crane, Exeter
Partner in Crane Brothers Farms, a large conventional farm operation (potatoes and corn).
Taylor Mudge, Chair, Camden
Former farmer and founder of State of Maine Cheese Company. (His son is now farming family land.)
Julia Dodge, Rockport
Jon Olson, Mount Vernon
Walter Fletcher, Pittsfield
Dairy Farmer. Former Agri-Mark board member.
Stephen Page, Searsmont
President of Ocean Farm Technologies, Inc., an innovative aquaculture equipment firm. Former environmental official. Part-time farmer (beef and apples).
Eleanor Kinney, Bremen
Environmental and food activist. Founder of No Small Potatoes loan fund.
Henry Whittemore, Treasurer, Readfield
Licensed Maine Forester. Director of FourWinds Capital Management, an innovative firm specializing in natural resource based land and forestry investments.
James Lawrence, Rockport
Financial consultant with family ties to farming.