The program is in its third year and aims to help small farmers reach wholesale markets.
“It felt like we didn’t have the time just to be,” Nancy Durand Lanson said. “I realized that was what I was missing.”
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In the seven years since the Maine farm began, the Farrars have carved out a stronghold for their niche product, expanded their water buffalo herd, opened a farm store, established a creamery, and now, they’re looking to double the size of their herd to meet growing demand.
500 of the thousand-plus pound Holsteins were wandering around the farm and Hill Road.
“We have a lot of people who want to farm, and so the question for us is how do we make it possible.”
“We’re sitting in one of the world’s great brands, it’s called Maine.”
All this rainfall still doesn’t mean that the drought is over.
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A few months after domoic acid was detected at harmful levels along Maine’s coast, the state has received a $32,000 grant to improve its ability to test for the presence of the toxin.