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Midcoast creamery, meat farm looks to double water buffalo herd

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In the seven years since the farm began, the Farrars have carved out a stronghold for their niche product, expanded their herd to 23 water buffaloes, opened a farm store, established a creamery, and now, they’re looking to double the size of their herd to meet growing demand.
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Firefighters use 180,000 gallons of water to douse persistent landfill fire

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Jessica and Brian Farrar, owners of Maine Water Buffalo Co. in Appleton, began the dairy side of their business in 2013. Milking once a day, they make mozzarella cheese, buffalo milk feta cheese that they call "buffeta," soft spreadable cheeses, yogurt and gelato. They sell their products at farmers markets in Union, Belfast, Camden and Rockland.
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Midcoast creamery, meat farm looks to double water buffalo herd

In the seven years since the farm began, the Farrars have carved out a stronghold for their niche product, expanded their herd to 23 water buffaloes, opened a farm store, established a creamery, and now, they’re looking to double the size of their herd to meet growing demand.

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An Emera Maine crew works in the distance to remove a tree from power lines along a lonely stretch of U.S. 1 in Whiting in a 2014 file photo.

Emera faces slashing of proposed power rate increase

“It appears Emera Maine put aside the interests of the vast majority of its customers in efforts to satisfy the concerns of a small group of its customers in Bar Harbor.”

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