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Code County Farm Type Marketing Stipend? Housing? # Positions Available Profile  
KNX-04 Knox Vegetables/Fruit|Dairy|Other livestock|Diverse/integrated crop/livestock|Homesteading Community Supported Agriculture Yes Separate 3-4 Hatchet Cove Farm is located near the ocean and lakes of mid-coast Maine. We grow approximately five acres of mixed vegetables for our 250 CSA families. We also have a micro-dairy where we milk four cows, and we raise pigs and chickens for family use. We have an amazing CSA community and since farming is a family affair with our two children, we make it as sustainable and enjoyable as possible! More...
KNX-07 Knox Dairy|Other livestock|Value-added/processing Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Separate 3 Serious cheese making and goat husbandry apprenticeship at award-winning goat cheese dairy in beautiful midcoast area. Unique opportunity to experience the entire cycle from delivering kids to marketing the finished product at farmers’ markets. 5-acre farm, organic gardens, poultry, pigs, small vineyard and heirloom orchard. 3-4 positions available for 2018: Mar – Nov. More...
KNX-13 Knox Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Diverse/integrated crop/livestock|Educational|Homesteading Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Separate 1 Located in Hope in the midcoast region of Maine. Our CSA provides a wide variety of vegetables, soft fruits, herbs and flowers to over 100 shareholders. Using tractor and people power we cultivate just over 3 acres and produce hay on an addition 15-20 acres. In addition we a small flock of Friesian sheep. More...
KNX-23 Knox Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Value-added/processing|Diverse/integrated crop/livestock|Homesteading Community Supported Agriculture Yes Separate 2-4 We have 74 acres Washington, ME. We have multiple small gardens and will be installing a high tunnel soon. We're a farrow to finish hog farm and raise chickens and turkeys too. We attend farmers markets and sell wholesale to stores and restaurants in the Northeast. We are currently expanding our CSA. More...
KNX-26 Knox Other livestock|Educational Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Communal 1 Aldermere Farm is a 136-acre preserved saltwater farm in Rockport owned and managed by Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization. Aldermere is one of the world’s premier breeders of Belted Galloway cattle with the oldest continuously operated herd in the US. More...
KNX-27 Knox Vegetables/Fruit|Educational Wholesale Yes Separate 1 Erickson Fields Preserve is an educational and community resource featuring a program that hires and trains teens to grow vegetables for their community and hunger-relief agencies, and a program that teaches families how to grow their own vegetables. A Sustainable Ag program in support of Maine’s farmers is another initiative led by MCHT’s farm staff. More...
KNX-29 Knox Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Separate 2-4 Dooryard Farm is a family farm in central Camden. Founded in 2013, we grow a diversity of vegetable crops and raise a few pastured pigs and broilers. Our farm consists of 40 acres of beautiful rolling fields, of which 3 are in vegetable production. We are proudly MOFGA certified organic and dedicated to an ecological approach to agriculture where our primary goal is building and maintaining soil fertility.We utilize a combination of tractor-scale and hand-scale growing methods. Roughly half of our sales are from an on-site farm stand with the remainder from local direct marketing to restaurants, coops, etc. More...