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Dig for Victory 2020

Undated – Dig for Victory 2020 is an empowering response to the coronavirus crisis. People across the world are scared, anxious and uncertain of what will happen next. Dig for Victory 2020 addresses these concerns head on by bringing people together to focus on something we can control – our gardens. More links Dig for

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Hot, dry July diminishes local blueberry yields

August 27, 2020 – By Eli Forman, Castine Patriot – Those hoping to stock up on blueberries for the freezer may have limited options this year, as drought conditions combined with coronavirus precautions have reduced yields for many producers both locally and statewide. More links Hot, dry July diminishes local blueberry yields

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The Pandemic Continues To Wreak Havoc On Maine Farms

July 24, 2020 – By Jennifer Mitchell, Maine Public – With harvest on the horizon and the summer slipping away, COVID-19 continues to wreak new havoc on Maine farms in diverse ways. Some farmers say the pandemic is dealing blows to their business plans and complicating an already complex labor market — even driving some

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Linneus farm sets up online farmer’s market for Houlton area

July 20, 2020 – By Alexander MacDougall, The County – When Clare Desrosiers first started selling her farm-raised chicken online, she found the process to be much easier and more efficient. When COVID-19 broke out, it suddenly became essential. More links Linneus farm sets up online farmer’s market for Houlton area

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