BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Peninsula residents are encouraged to apply for a community food grant program. Maine Farmland Trust is now accepting proposals for projects or programs intended to increase food sustainability and improve the health and well-being of Blue Hill Peninsula residents. In addition… Read More
    BELFAST–US Congresswoman Chellie Pingree will give the keynote address at Maine Fare 2015 on the Belfast waterfront on Saturday, June 27th from 12:00-12:30. She will speak on “Maine’s Farming and Fishing Resurgence: Reflections on 40 Years of Island Life.” Chellie first started an organic farm on the island… Read More
    NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — Maine Farmland Trust is a 2015 recipient of the SOURCE Maine Sustainability Awards, in the Storyteller Award category. Seven other Maine organizations, leaders, and businesses received awards in other categories at the first annual SOURCE Sustainability Awards ceremony at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. Read More
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2015 Contact: Alex Fouliard, Maine Fare Market: 207-338-6575 or alex@mainefarmlandtrust.org Images attached: Linnea from Kennebec Cheesery in the Market, Maine Fare 2014 Maine Fare 2015 Open Call for Maine Fare Market Vendors… Read More
    Film Trailer: growinglocalfilms.org 1 image attached: seedingadream_stills_02.jpeg Pittsfield and Waterville— The new film Growing Local will show at two local venues in mid-February. On Wednesday, February 18, the film will play at Colby College at 7pm. The free show will be followed by… Read More
    Images attached: “ANDY” Horsepower Farm, Penobscot “Izabelle” David’s Folly Farm, Brooksville “Amanda” King Hill Farm, Penobscot Lucky, embroidery detail Belfast. The Maine Farmland Trust Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition by Blue Hill artist Heather Lyon. The exhibition consists of photographs… Read More
    The Bangor Area Food Council and Maine Farmland Trust will present the new film Growing Local on Thursday, January 29th, at 12:00 p.m. and 6:30 pm at COESPACE in Bangor. The screenings will each be followed by a group discussion including area stakeholders and farmers. Growing Local… Read More
    Maine Farmland Trust is hosting the Maine premiere of Hanna Ranch: One Cowboy’s Fight for Family and Land. The film will screen at The Colonial Theatre in Belfast on Thursday, August 14th at 6pm. The free screening will be followed by a Q&A with Karl Kister, one of… Read More
    BELFAST, Maine — New York Times bestselling author Paul Greenberg will join award-winning chef and sustainable food system activist Barton Seaver in Belfast at noon on June 20, to speak about how local seafood is a vital component of a sustainable food system, and how small communities can contribute… Read More
    Olas is an original, all acoustic ensemble. Heavily inspired by traditional and contemporary Flamenco music and dance, the music of Olas is a unique blend of Arabic, Afro-Cuban, rock and American folk accompanied by original dance choreographies that marry elements of modern dance to a flamenco foundation. Highlights… Read More
    BELFAST, Maine — “Reviving the Freedom Mill” and “Joseph Fiore: The Nature of the Artist,” two short films that premiered at the 2013 Camden International Film Festival, will screen at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at The Colonial Theater in Belfast. The screening is free, and open to the… Read More