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Monday, September 25, 2017
Maine farms such as Fine Line Farm in Searsmont offer some fun and unusual veggies.  For more info read here.
Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Select farmers' markets are able to accept WIC benefits.  Click here for more info.
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Low-Income Access, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Monday, August 28, 2017
Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets has received grant money to expand its existing Washington County trail map as far south as Bath!  For more info read here 
Categories: Community, General News Article, Maine Market News, Fun Facts, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Many small businesses have found success beginning at farmers' markets.  Read more here.
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, General News Article
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Pittsfield couple opens a farm to table cafe in their old farmhouse.  Read more here. 
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Windham local with special recipe for bug repellent, seeing major growth in demand. Read more here
Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article
Thursday, April 27, 2017
President Trump's pick for Secretary of Agriculture has been confirmed. Read more about the confirmation ceremony and what the Secretary's plans are for his new post.
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Political
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Maine Farmland Trust is bringing back Maine Fare, with a new feel. Instead of a weekend festival, the event will be drawn out over the month of June and will be in the form of workshops and field trips, culminating in a special, local meal in Bath.
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
Monday, April 17, 2017
The City of Waterville is opening for dicussion Waterville Market's move to Castonguay Square. Locals and city officials will weigh in and a vote will be taken to approve the use of space, as well as the closing of Common St. on market days.
Categories: Community, Economic, Maine Market News
Monday, March 20, 2017
Read more about the ins and out of this new app and what it can mean for Maine farmers looking for wholesale outlets for their products.
Categories: Economic
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Maine Harvest Credit Project is taking big steps towards its goal of chartering. Their goal is to help fill a gap in the choices available to Maine farmers and food entrepreneurs looking for loans.
Categories: Community, Economic
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Gov. LePage and his administration is looking to cut the far-reaching and effective nutrition education of SNAP-Ed while imposing specific regulations on what SNAP recipients can spend their benefit on.
Categories: Education, Political, Economic, Low-Income Access
Friday, March 10, 2017
Many rural states are finding themselves short on workers, while many of their young people are moving out of their home state to find jobs. Read more about what Iowa is doing to turn that tide and how it can apply to Maine.
Categories: Education, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Read more about Northern Girl's (a Maine veggie processor) successes and struggles here.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic
Friday, February 24, 2017
Read about the positive impact of Meals on Wheels for food insecure seniors in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock and Washington counties.
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Low-Income Access
Sunday, February 19, 2017
More about what's happening now and what's to come for Veggies For All.
Categories: Economic, Low-Income Access
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Read more about their new solar array here
Categories: Community, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, General News Article
Thursday, February 09, 2017
More details here about what is affecting our hunger rate.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Read more about how Maine farmers are using Instagram to offer cheerful snapshots of their farm lives.
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
A great article about some the participants in the upcoming Maine Farmers' Market Convention.
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, January 23, 2017
Read about the new secretary of agriculture pick and some of his potential challenges. 
Categories: Political, Economic
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Severe drought last summer posed a hurdle for many Maine farmers. Read more about their struggles and victories this past year.
Categories: Economic, Community, Low-Income Access
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Read more about one BIG thing lawmakers can do to help fight food insecurity in Maine's most rural areas.
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic
Friday, December 09, 2016
The Maine Water Buffalo Company is expanding (read story here).  "Since starting the ME Water Buffalo Co., the Farrars said educating consumers has been a key part of promoting their product. Many people are not familiar with water buffaloes. 'It was a lot of us getting out there and talking to people. Farmers markets are fabulous for us because we can actually educate the customer, since [water ...read more
Categories: Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Maine Farmland Trust hosted the 2nd annual Farmland Access Conference in Augusta. 
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Read the full release here.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Farmers' Market Coalition has extended the application deadline for markets to apply for FREE SNAP/EBT equipment to May 2017!
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, November 07, 2016
The Midcoast Winter Farmers' Market is open for the season in Topsham. Read more in the Bangor Daily News. 
Categories: Maine Market News
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Colby College is planning a build where the Downtown Waterville Farmers' Market has been having their summer markets. A Mayor-approved plan would have them move to Castonguay Square. Read more about how the city and the market came up with this solution. 
Categories: Community, Economic, Maine Market News