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Maine Farmland Trust Receives $249,000 through USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program

  BELFAST, ME. Today, Maine Farmland Trust celebrates USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement of $31.5 million granted through the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program (FINI). …

Free Wholesale Workshops for Farmers

From buying clubs to supermarkets accounts, the surge in demand for locally grown products invites new wholesaling opportunities for Maine farmers during a time when …

Local Organization Receives USDA Funding for Soil Health Project

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Acting State Conservationist, Cathee Pullman, has announced that the Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will …

Deadline Approaching to Apply for USDA Conservation Programs

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) would like to remind agricultural and forest producers that the sign-up deadline for assistance through the Environmental Quality …

Conservation Stewardship Program participants can renew for five more years

STATEWIDE, Maine — Producers with expiring U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Stewardship (CSP) contracts have from July 11 until September 12, 2014 to submit an …

Belfast: Maine Fare

Contact: Ellen Sabina at 207-338-6575 or Belfast. New England could be providing 50% of its own food by 2060, and Maine could be leading …

Food festival digs deep to celebrate Maine’s bounty

BELFAST, Maine — Maine Fare celebrates all things food in Maine. Friday, June 20, and Saturday, June 21, on the waterfront in Belfast, Maine Fare …

Maine Winery Guild sponsors Open Winery Day

PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Winery Guild will sponsor Open Winery Day to celebrate Maine wineries 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Participating Maine wineries will …

NRCS announces application deadline for Conservation Programs

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced the application deadline dates for two of its conservation programs—the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and the …

Rockland Farmers’ Market opening for season

ROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland Farmers’ Market will open Thursday, May 15, for the season. Join us at Rockland’s Harbor Park for a wonderful variety …