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Why buy local?

Fresh, readily accessible, and an assorted variety

In every season of the year, local agricultural products are vital in feeding the people of Maine.

Fresh, readily accessible, and an assorted variety

In every season of the year, local agricultural products are vital in feeding the people of Maine.
About Real Maine

-Kennebec County Farmer

“As farmers, we have the power to heal. Whether it comes to healthy vegetables or meat, we have the power to make people better, and also to provide them information on what’s good for them.”

Open Farm Day

“Open Farm Day is wonderful tradition in Maine. It is a great opportunity for people who might never go to a farm to walk the fields and gardens and buildings on a diversified, working farm.” -2019 OFD Attendee

Did you know?

Maine’s wild blueberry growers used more than 46,000 bee hives for the 2020 crop, which is approximately 1.4 BILLION bees!

Anne Devin, Chase Stream Farm and Maine AgrAbility, Monroe, Maine

“We are retired U.S. Marines who have chosen farming as the next way to say “yes” to serving our community.”

Asli Hassan, Fresh Start Farms

“I grew up in a refugee camp. It was always my mom’s dream to farm. My favorite things to grow are carrots and husk cherries because my kids love to eat them.”

Did you know?

Maine currently is home to about 200 dairy farms. Ninety-nine percent are family owned, managing approximately 700,000 acres of open space, providing 1,300 direct jobs and supporting another 2,700 positions.

Caitlin Frame, The Milk House

“People sometimes ask me for a list of ingredients, but our yogurt really is just milk and culture. When you start with good milk you don’t have to add anything else.”

Maine is home to an estimated 11 million apple trees, according to the Maine Forest Service.

Did you know?

Ice cream trails: did you know that Maine offers some of the best ice cream in the world!? Enjoy award-winning batches with Maine ingredients from the many scoop shops and stores!

Michael Bryant, Hilltop Boilers Maple Syrup

“My favorite way to enjoy Maine maple products is with other people, such as the young couple who fell in love with their first maple whoopie pie at our place last week.”

Latest News

Maine Fiber Trail and Tours 2021

On Sunday, October 10, 2021 fiber farms will open to the public…
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Fall in Maine

Explore~ Fall is an excellent time to explore the summits and foothills…
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Harvest Hints: Holding onto the Tastes of Summer

The crisp weather and pretty leaves changing color remind us that fall…
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