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FARMING

Brooks Farmer’s Market Opening April 12

Brooks, Maine – The Brooks Park Boosters Farmer’s Market will be opening for its fourth season on Saturday, April 12th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The …
COMMUNITY | ENVIRONMENTAL | FARMING | GOVERNMENT

Maine NRCS accepting applications for Conservation Innovation Grants

Juan Hernandez, State Conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, has announced that up to $250,000 is available in grants for new technology or …
COMMUNITY | FARMING

Local food bank farm project joins forces with Maine Farmland Trust

UNITY, Maine — The Unity-based Veggies For All food bank farm project is part of Maine Farmland Trust’s Farm Viability Program. Veggies For All is …
FARMING

Local farm and local food financing issues bring experts, Senator King staff member and local farmers to Topsham

Financing is a battle for local food Local farm and local food financing issues bring experts, Senator King staff member and local farmers to Topsham …
ENVIRONMENTAL | FARMING

USDA Extends Deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the Fiscal Year 2014 application deadline for new enrollments in the Conservation Stewardship Program to Feb. 7. …
FARMING | NON-PROFITS

Maine Farmland Trust to launch second phase of fundraising campaign

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Farmland Trust will announce the launch of the second phase of a fundraising campaign to raise $50 million to secure a …
FARMING

Workshops for new farmers to be held at Agricultural Trade Show

Are you a new farmer? Do you need help navigating the various programs and services available to help you succeed in your new farming enterprise? …
FARMING

USDA to provide federal funds to protect Maine’s working farms

To help protect working agricultural lands in Maine, Juan Hernandez, State Conservationsit for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service  in Maine, has announced that $1 …
FARMING

Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due Jan. 17

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced that the application deadline for the 2014 Conservation Stewardship Program is Jan. 17, 2014. Applications for CSP …
FARMING

USDA accepting applications for irrigation assistance

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Maine has announced that the Fiscal Year 2014 application deadline for the Agricultural Management Assistance Program is Jan. …
 
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