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Category: local investing

Are YOU a Local Foods Investor?

Chances are good that you are! Whether you know it or not, choosing to do any one of the following more than once a week means you are a local foods investor! Buy Direct This means you buy products directly from the person(s) that produce them. If you buy our organic eggs each week then…
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Summer Reading: Top 5 Books by Farmers

When I was a teenage my favorite summer activity was reading. Whether on a rainy day like today or out on the beach, I usually had a book in hand. Now that we farm,  I rarely have time to read during the growing season, but come winter I try to pack it in and read…
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Thank You!

We are so grateful for the support in funding our Eggs*Pansion Campaign. In particular we thank:     

April Newsletter

We’re just about done with lambing with a single ewe left. The goat kids have begun to arrive and we have 10 kids out of 5 does so far! The lambs are bashful and shy when they are born, while the goat kids come into the world willful and independent. We give all our newborns…
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Hatching An Eggs-Pansion!

  Update! We reached our funding goal! Thank you so much to those that contributed, shared our campaign and let us know of their support for our farm’s growth. We are so appreciative.  Though our hens produce more than 100 dozen eggs each week we are often sold out within the first 2 hours of our…
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Growing Out

In the agriculture community the idea of “scaling-up” – whether it means getting big or “right-sizing” your operation- is frequently discussed. What “scaling up” commonly refers to is a farm diversifying its market channels to include not only direct to consumer sales (CSA, farmers’ markets, farm stands) but also wholesaling products to local foods stores, supermarkets or distributors.…
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March toward Spring

March is always a busy month on the farm with lambing being our primary focus. This particularly March though we find ourselves in the midst of several really exciting projects. We’re helping MOFGA spread the word about a survey to better understand why Mainers choose to “Buy Organic” and what can be done to increase…
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