Announcements

Navigating the PPP Loan Application Webinar

Join us for a special Legal Food Hub webinar Tuesday, April 28th at 1:00PM EST. Mary Rose Scozzafava is a volunteer attorney for the Legal Food Hub and a board member of a small local community farm in Lexington, MA. She recently assisted the farm in applying for a PPP loan. Join us as she shares […]

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Maine Farm Emergency Grants

Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) are introducing new Maine Farm Emergency Grants to assist farmers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This collaborative effort will provide support to farmers who need assistance mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19, and will help them adapt their businesses to be responsive […]

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COVID-19 Maine Farmer Survey

As COVID-19 continues to make its way through our community, farmers are faced with unique challenges in an unpredictable market. Agricultural organizations agencies are continuing to collect information to assess the impact this virus is having on Maine farms to better inform direct assistance and policy in this changing time. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THIS SURVEY, […]

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Free Invasive Plant Management Plans

Calling all farm and woodland owners: free invasive plant management plans available in Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Somerset, and Waldo Counties Farm and woodland owners and operators in five Maine counties may be eligible to receive a free invasive plant survey and management plan, prepared by a natural resource professional from the local Soil and Water […]

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Farmer’s Guide to Direct Sales Software Platforms

Are looking to shift to online sales channels in reaction to the coronavirus epidemic?  The National Young Farmers Coalition publication, Farmer’s Guide to Direct Sales Software Platforms, is intended to help farmers compare the software platforms designed for these sales channels, without endorsing any product in particular.

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Farmers’ Guide to COVID-19 Relief

Announcing the Farmers’ Guide to COVID-19 Relief. Several of the programs discussed in this Guide are the product of the CARES Act—technically known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. The CARES Act became law on March 27, 2020. This guide will focus on how these various programs can provide relief to farmers. […]

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ATTRA coping with COVID 19

NCAT agriculture specialists have been posting videos featuring strategies by themselves and others for dealing with the COVID- 19 pandemic. In this video, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Colin Mitchell discusses how his local farmers market in San Antonio, TX has adapted to a drive-thru farmers market during the COVID 19 crisis. He then takes you […]

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