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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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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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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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