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Friday, August 25 the Teen Ag Crew will give tours of their 4-acre garden that produces 20,000+ lbs of produce annually.

Erickson Fields Preserve 2017 Harvest Celebration

By Aldermere Farm on Aug. 14, 2017, at 5:16 p.m.
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Original oil paintings by George Van Hook will be available to purchase at the Aldermere Farm Art Show and Sale. All of the proceeds will benefit MCHT's agricultural programs in Rockport. Pictured is 'Ocean Point Fog.'

Aldermere Farm Art Show & Sale

By Aldermere Farm on Aug. 03, 2017, at 4:48 p.m.
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Original oil paintings by George Van Hook will be available to purchase at the Aldermere Farm Art Show and Sale. All of the proceeds will benefit MCHT's agricultural programs in Rockport. Pictured is 'Ocean Point Fog.'

Aldermere Farm Art Show & Sale Captures Coastal Maine’s Natural Beauty

By Aldermere Farm on July 28, 2017, at 2:01 p.m.
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Penobscot Language Master Carol Dana painted a series of watercolors of indigenous birds each labelled with the bird’s name in the Penobscot Language. Sixteen of Dana’s watercolors will be displayed along the 1.4 mi walking trail at Erickson Fields Preserve.

Bird Walk Art Walk at Erickson Fields Preserve

By Aldermere Farm on May 19, 2017, at 11:56 a.m.
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Aldermere Farm unveils new calves May 6

By Aldermere Farm on April 27, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
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Calf Unveiling Day at Aldermere Farm

By Aldermere Farm on April 21, 2017, at 3:28 p.m.
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Local farmers and producers sell their goods at Calf Unveiling Day at Aldermere Farm.

Farmers and Volunteers sought for Calf Unveiling Day at Aldermere Farm

By Aldermere Farm on April 12, 2017, at 9 a.m.
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MCHT Farm Manager Aaron Englander (left) demonstrates how to plant garlic in the raised garden beds at Erickson Fields Preserve. Volunteer mentors will show families participating in Kids Can Grow how to recreate these raised beds at home.

Volunteer Sought for Kids Can Grow Program at Erickson Fields Preserve

By Aldermere Farm on March 24, 2017, at 2:35 p.m.
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Photo caption: (Left to right) Rockport Garden Club member Melody Schubert, Rockport board member Bill Chapman, Rockport Public Works Director Mike Young, District Coordinator of Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District Hildy Ellis, and MCHT’s Erickson Fields Farm & Program Manager Aaron Englander plant the first saplings for Rockport’s Roadside Tree program at Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport. Growing the saplings at MCHT’s preserve provides a significant cost savings by eliminating the need to purchase saplings from tree nurseries.

Rockport launches new Roadside Tree Planting Program

By Aldermere Farm on March 07, 2017, at 3:25 p.m.
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2016 Teen Ag Crew at Erickson Fields in Rockport.

Hiring the 2017 Teen Ag Crew at Erickson Fields

By Aldermere Farm on March 06, 2017, at 1:56 p.m.
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Free Moonlight Snowshoe Tour at Aldermere Farm

By Aldermere Farm on Jan. 30, 2017, at 8:50 a.m.
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2016 apprentice, Jocelyn Tidwell, instructs a young gardener during a family gardening program at Erickson Fields.

Apprenticeships at MCHT farm preserves offer unique opportunities for new farmers

By Aldermere Farm on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:58 p.m.
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This season the teens raised 24,000 pounds of produce on two cultivated acres. The public is invited to a celebration on Dec. 13 to learn more about the program. There will be a slide show, snacks and brief presentations by the Teen Ag Crew, Maine Coast Heritage Trust staff and program partners.

Holiday Photo Ops with Beltie Calves at Aldermere Dec. 3

By Aldermere Farm on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:18 p.m.
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Holiday Photo Ops with Beltie Calves at Aldermere Dec. 3

By Aldermere Farm on Nov. 28, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
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There will be an auction Monday, Aug. 22 at the Union Fair.

Union Fair Youth Market Auction promotes kids raising livestock

By Aldermere Farm on Aug. 17, 2016, at 11:19 a.m.
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Original oil painting by George Van Hook will be featured at Aldermere Farm's Art Show & Sale.

Aldermere Farm Art Show & Sale features Van Hook

By Aldermere Farm on Aug. 07, 2016, at 11:27 a.m.
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Featured guest presenter, Kirk Stierwalt, will lead a 2-day fitting clinic at Aldermere Farm. Stierwalt has decades of experience working with show cattle and leading clinics and demonstrations throughout the United States and Canada.

Aldermere Farm’s Beef Basics Workshop features Stierwalt Fitting Clinic

By Aldermere Farm on July 08, 2016, at 10:48 a.m.
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Students at Mid-Coast School of Technology Academics hold up one of 16 display cases they built under the guidance of Residential Construction Instructor, Dan Dishner (left). MCHT installed the cases along the wellness trail at Erickson Fields Preserve for a StoryWalkTM. Each month, the trail will feature a different children’s book courtesy of the Rockport Public Library.

Open Farm Day at Erickson Fields features StoryWalk built by MCST students

By Aldermere Farm on July 01, 2016, at 11:41 a.m.
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Aldermere Farm's Belted Galloways will be inspiration for plein air artists on July 20.

Plein Air at Aldermere Farm

By Aldermere Farm on July 01, 2016, at 8:41 a.m.
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This year’s event poster will feature “Belted Galloway Friends,” an original oil painting by Lois Elaine Wooster Gopin who has participated in the Art Show and Sale since 2006.

MCHT seeks artists for Aldermere Farms Art Show & Sale

By Aldermere Farm on July 01, 2016, at 8:28 a.m.