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Film: “Growing Local”, June 18

Film: “Growing Local” Great Works Regional Land Trust and Maine Farmland Trust Location: Hilton Winn Farm, 189 Ogunquit Road, Cape Neddick, ME Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015 Time: 6:30-8:00 pm Fee: Free, reservations requested As a kick-off for their new partnership, Great Works Regional Land Trust (GWRLT) and Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) will co-host a screening of “Growing […]

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Open Farm Day At Backfields Farm, September 28

Open Farm Day At Backfields Farm 39 Odiorne Road, Eliot, ME Saturday, September 28, 2013 1 – 3 pm Connie Weeks and friends invite you and your family to share an old-time afternoon with tours of her gardens and demonstrations including corn milling, haying with antique equipment, the used of farm tools. There is also […]

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Open Farm Day at Rustlewood Farm, June 1

To increase understanding and appreciation of the importance of local farmland, Kittery Land Trust is offering a series of public events, Year of the Farm. Upcoming is Open Farm Day at Rustlewood Farm on Saturday, June 1st: Open Farm Day at Rustlewood Farm Kittery Land Trust Rustlewood Farm, 110 Wilson Rd (Rte 101), Kittery, ME […]

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GWRLT Farm-to-Chef Celebration, August 4

Tickets are now on sale for this delicious way to benefit land conservation while supporting local farms, foods and businesses — Great Works Regional Land Trust’s Farm-to-Chef Celebration with Chef Evan Hennessey! A Farm-to-Chef Celebration to Benefit Great Works Regional Land Trust Beach Plum Farm, Ogunquit, ME Sunday, August 4, 2013 4 – 7 pm Fancy an […]

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Saving the Farm: Conservation Easements

Local farmer, Renee Ciulla, wrote recently about how several New Hampshire farms used easements to ensure the possibility of continued agricultural production for future generations. Featured farms include Coppal House Farm, Good Earth Farm, Velvet Pastures Elk Ranch, Warren Farm, and Amber Acres. From Rodale Institute: Green rolls of open hills dotted with lines of […]

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Farming 101: A History of Farming in Kittery and Eliot, May 11

Farming 101: A History of Farming in Kittery and Eliot Kittery Land Trust Star Theater, Kittery Community Center, Kittery, ME Saturday, May 11, 2013 4 pm Join us for the screening of Farming 101, a unique opportunity to learn more about the rich farming history of Route 101 in Kittery and Eliot.The film features Rustlewood […]

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Farmland Transfer and Succession — New Resources

If you are thinking about a generational farm transfer, or have other concerns about keeping your farm as productive farmland when you are no longer farming, consider these new resources (pdf documents, downloadable free of charge) from the Land for Good program in Keene, NH: Check out these three new publications focused on farmland access and […]

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Amber Acres Farm in Durham For Sale

The Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire seeks a farmer to acquire the 39-acre Amber Acres Farm on scenic Mast Road (Route 155A) in Durham.   The ideal buyer will be a farmer or someone who will continue the agricultural use of the farm, subject to a conservation easement. Visit the Southeast Land Trust website to […]

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Kittery Land Trust’s “Year of the Farm”

Kittery Land Trust announces 2013 as “Year of the Farm” with an upcoming series of community events. Due to the storm, the Rustlewood Farm hike for February 9th has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 10th; see note below: 2013 is shaping up to be the “Year of the Farm” for the Kittery Land Trust. The […]

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Farmer Needed in Rye, NH

From Rye Turning Green: The Rye Conservation Commission is looking for a farmer to farm approximately 1.5 +/- acres using sustainable practices at the newly protected Goss Community Farm in Rye, NH. Interest in working with local farmers’ market, as well as community and school gardens is a must. Water is available on site and an […]

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