Maine Farmland Trust and Land For Goodinvite you to attend “Leasing Your Land to a Farmer: An Informational Workshop for Landowners and Farmers“. This workshop is for private landowners interested in making their land available to farmers for agricultural production and farmers interested in leasing issues. Assessing your land, crafting leases, legal, financial, tax, insurance, liability and finding a farmer are some of the topics that will be covered. Presenters include Erica Buswell, Maine Farmland Trust, Pete Westover, Conservation Works, LLC, Jo Barrett, Land For Good. Light refreshments made with local ingredients will be served.
- Date: Oct. 27th
- Time: 12:30-4pm
- Location: Meet at the Mitchell Farm in Penobscot, 621 Front Ridge Rd. (Rt. 15) in Penobscot. After the tour, we will progress to the Blue Hill Library (5 Parker Point Rd. in Blue Hill), and reconvene at 2pm for and presentation and discussion.
- Registration Link: Leasing Your Land to a Farmer Workshop, Blue Hill
- Date: Nov. 3rd
- Time: 1pm-4 pm
- Location: Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm, 342 Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. (We’re grateful to the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve for providing the space at no cost.)
- Registration Link: Leasing Your Land to a Farmer Workshop, Wells
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged (no cost). People can contact Erica Buswell at (207) 338-6575 for more info.