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Maine's Organic Farms - An Impact Report, written by Jed Beach, released January 12, 2011. Analyzes the current state of organic agriculture in Maine using U.S. Census Data. Key findings of the report include: * Farm level sales of organic products are $36.6 million. Indirect impacts of those sales take that figure to $91.6 million. * Organic farm numbers continue to increase rapidly. MOFGA certified 339 organic farms in 2008, and 582 farms report selling organically in the Census report. Download the PDF (1 mb).

Dairy Farms for the Future: Diversifying farms to expand direct markets for milk products.
Authors: Kerri Sands Maine Farms Project of Coastal Enterprises, Inc., Unity, Maine, and Russell Libby
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Unity, Maine. December, 2004. Download PDF (288 kb).


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