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Code County Farm Type Marketing Stipend? Housing? # Positions Available Profile  
CUM-01 Cumberland Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Nursery Stock Community Supported Agriculture Yes Separate 1-3 Sweet Relief Farm is a small diversified crop, herb, seedlings, mushroom, and poultry farm on the Saco River in Steep Falls, Maine. Being a small one-acre market farm, on 40 acres of woodland, apprentices learn all aspects of our sustainable farm production methods and our marketing programs including our small CSA models, wholesale accounts, and at our local farmers’ market. Our weekly work hour requirement is just 30 hours. More...
CUM-18 Cumberland Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Diverse/integrated crop/livestock Community Supported Agriculture Yes Separate 2 Frith Farm is a no-till, human-scale, biologically-intensive organic farm in Scarborough, Maine. We grow produce on three acres and raise poultry on two acres of pasture. We prioritize the long-term health of our soil and community over short-term profit. We sell through CSA, small local retailers, the Scarborough farmer’s market, and an on-farm store. More...
CUM-19 Cumberland Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock Community Supported Agriculture Yes Separate 3 Laughing Stock Farm is located in Freeport. We have been growing vegetables commercially here for over 20 years and plant about 15 acres of vegetables. We grow year-round in 7 greenhouses and sell farm fresh products 50 weeks a year. We also have flowers, herbs, fruits, pigs, and laying hens. We are full time farmers and are looking for both season-long and year round-apprentices. We pay apprentices $11 to $12/hour, commensurate with experience and education. More...
CUM-24 Cumberland Vegetables/Fruit|Educational Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Communal 1 Winslow Farm is an organic market farm located in west Falmouth cultivating about three acres of vegetables and fruit. Markets include local farmer’s markets, farm stand, CSA, restaurants, and Portland Food Co-op. Pick-your-own blueberries are the highlight of the season, yet the diversity of vegetables is overwhelming! More...
CUM-25 Cumberland Vegetables/Fruit Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Separate Up to 4 Pine Root is a 12-acre farm located in beautiful Steep Falls, between Portland and the White Mountains. We grow a nice variety of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, sold through our on-site stand and farm share program, a city farmers market, and local wholesale accounts. We’re not organic, but embrace the label “(un)conventional”, meaning that our farm is treated as a community asset, our produce is accessible to all, and our practices are always evolving. We work closely with local food banks and food security groups. Apprentices work hard, are involved in every aspect of the business, and leave with a bad ice cream habit and plans to buy a tractor. More...
FRA-07 Franklin Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Value-added/processing|Diverse/integrated crop/livestock Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Separate 2-4 Riverweb is a diversified farm utilizing organic practices in Western Maine. The farm includes over 3 acres of annual and perennial crops in our gardens and greenhouses as well as foraged crops in our forests. We have a livestock operation of rotationally grazed cattle as well as pigs, goats and chickens. Our markets include individuals, restaurants, wholesalers, and food pantries. We use hand tools, tractors and construction equipment. We pay above minimum wage and provide housing. Riverweb is close to both Rangeley and Sugarloaf, two of Maine’s premier tourist and vacation destinations. For anybody willing to work hard, learn a lot and be treated with respect there may be a place for you at Riverweb. More...
HAN-01 Hancock Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Value-added/processing Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Separate 4 Founded in 1974, 500 acres located down a dirt road 6 miles from the Blue Hill village. We are a diversified multi-generation family farm. Horse powered for tillage and woods work, by 4 Suffolk Punch work horses. 20 acres in tillage, with three hoop houses. We raise sheep, pigs, and chickens. MOFGA certified organic vegetables sold at the local farmers’ market, restaurants, local coop and our farm store. We produce our own hay and do some grain. We cut wood, do sled and wagon rides and have a composting program. More...
HAN-04 Hancock Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Value-added/processing|Educational|Homesteading Community Supported Agriculture Yes Separate 3 We have a large well-established vegetable, berry, fruit, fruit tree garden where we also incubate mushrooms and bees. Other areas of the property feature extensive herbs, flowers and wild-harvest crops. We keep a flock of laying hens. The gardens are positioned near sculpture gardens and a gallery, offering views of Mount Desert Island and Taunton Bay. There is also opportunity for forestry projects and for learning administration and marketing through our non-profit. More...
HAN-06 Hancock Vegetables/Fruit|Other livestock|Value-added/processing|Diverse/integrated crop/livestock|Educational|Homesteading Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) Yes Separate 2-3 150 acre family-run, saltwater organic farm in downeast Maine. 2 acres intensively managed market gardens, hayfields, pastured land, and woodlot. Self-sufficient and growing for market. farmstore, farmers' market, CSA, restaurant accounts, and a mail order wreath & preserve business in fall. 3 horses, 2-3 cattle, 60+ egg layers, 150 meat chickens, 35 turkeys, 2 pigs, 9 sheep plus lambs, 8 ducks. Market garden, flowers, small fruits, herbs, dye plants. Horse and human power. Off grid solar power on property. Liberal views and music lovers. More...
HAN-09 Hancock Vegetables/Fruit|Dairy|Other livestock|Homesteading Other direct-to-consumer (Farm Stand, Farmers' Market, Restaurant) No Separate 1-2 Our farm is located in Aurora, Maine. We have 140 acres and a sixty-acre pond. It's a lovely private spot on a dirt road. We have solar energy which is new this year. We have a large organic garden with a hoop house. We have four horses, a dairy cow and her baby, we have laying hens and two dogs and a cat. I have an old goat and her companion. We have a brick oven for making pizza. I haven't made bread in it yet but hope to. We make yogurt, butter and cheese. We have blueberries, apples, peaches and plums. I am interested in homesteading and building community. We have a tractor. I would like to learn logging with horses and building skills. Someday I would like to be a sanctuary for animals, people and plants. More...
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