Small Farming in Maine

Jul 13, 2016

Maine is bucking a national trend – as farms and farmland shrink in other states, the number of new farms in Maine has been on the rise for more than a decade. What does it take to be a small farmer in Maine?  Where can new farmers turn to get help? We’ll learn what it takes to till the land and make a living as a farmer in Maine.

Guests:  Tori Lee Jackson, Extension Educator, Associate Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties Office

Piper Dumont, Director of Education at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport

Donovan Todd, State Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency for Maine

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