Like the best farmers, MFT is always experimenting. We tell the evolving story of farming in Maine using varied media forms to connect to a broad audience—from films and photography to unique publications.
This is MFT’s annual journal for our members. Become a member to receive your copy in the mail. Learn More.
Maine Farms Podcast
MFT is pleased to share our first podcast series focusing on Farm Succession, and the intersection between Farming and Climate Change. Listen to the episodes here.
Three photo exhibits: Groundbreakers, Feeding Maine, and The Lexicon of Sustainability, as described below. Each provides a platform for food system discussion. They are available to travel for an exhibition in your community. Learn More.
- Annual Journal
- Joseph A. Fiore Art Center
VINES: The Sweet Story of Bitter
Aroostook hops owners Krista Delahunty and Jason Johnston work to bring a fragrant new crop to Northern Maine. BY Laura Poppick PHOTOGRAPHY BY Molly Haley It’s a clear September day…
Introducing the MFT Book Club!
Connect with fellow members and MFT staff as we dig into timely topics related to our food and farm systems. This winter and spring we'll read two books: Dirt to…
This June: Maine Farms Listening Tour!
This June, we’re hitting the road to visit Maine farms! There’s no better way to celebrate our 20th Anniversary than with an epic road trip and listening tour that will…
A Glimpse of August’s Open Studio Day at the Fiore Art Center
The second Open Studio Day, showcasing the work of the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center August artists-in-residences, took place on August 26th. It was another beautiful summer day with many…
July Open Studio Day at the Fiore Art Center
Every summer the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center hosts artists-in-residence for the months of July, August and September. At the end of each month, the artists open up their studios…
Rain Begins the Day by Jodi Paloni
Jodi Paloni was the literary resident at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center throughout the month of July, into August. She worked on completing a novel and also wrote weekly…
MFT Announces 2018 Joseph A. Fiore Art Center Residency Awards
Early this April, a jury panel consisting of Stuart Kestenbaum, Susan Larsen and Ariel Hall awarded eight recipients with a 4-6 week residency at MFT’s Fiore Art Center at Rolling…
An Interview with Elizabeth Hoy
Interviews & writing by Eliza Graumlich; Photos by Susan Metzger Applications for the 2018 artist residencies at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center are open! There will be six visual…
An Interview with Josselyn Richards Daniels
Interview and writing by Eliza Graumlich, photos by Susan Metzger Applications for the 2018 artist residencies at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center open early December. There will be six…
An interview with artist Tanja Kunz
interview & writing by Eliza Graumlich, photos by Susan Metzger Applications for the 2018 artist residencies at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center open early December. There will be six…
Maine Farmland Trust will soon be looking for a farmer to purchase 143 acres of land in Windham.
MFT recently bought a portion of the former Clark Farm, which includes 37 acres of open fields and excellent frontage on Swett Road. The farm will be protected with a…
Representative Chellie Pingree Introduces the Local FARMS Act
On October 4, 2017, Maine’s own Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME), along with Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Representative Sean Maloney (D-NY), introduced HR 3941, the Local Food And Regional Market…