Maine Agriculture: The Pandemic's Impact on Maine Farmers & How They Have Adapted

Jun 30, 2020


Maine’s Agriculture Commissioner Amanda Beal joins our panel to discuss how the pandemic has affected Maine’s agriculture industry, and what is being done to help farms across the state get through the crisis. We’ll also hear from a number of farmers on how they have adapted to the challenges, and what the future outlook is for agriculture in Maine.


Amanda Beal, commissioner, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Sarah Alexander, executive director, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

Hannah Carter (call-in), dean, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Colleen Hanlon-Smith (call-in), co-owner of Daybreak Grower’s Alliance in Waldo County

Jenni Tilton-Flood (call-in), dairy farmer, Flood Brothers Farm in Clinton