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Ben Whatley of Whatley Farm LLC

Ben Whatley and his mother, Laura, at MOFGA's annual meeting at the 2014 Maine Agricultural Trades Show

Ben Whatley and his mother, Laura, at MOFGA's annual meeting at the 2014 Maine Agricultural Trades Show

January 10, 2014

Meet Ben Whatley who, with his parents Laura (shown here) and Nick, runs Whatley Farm LLC in Topsham. Ben was a MOFGA apprentice on Broadturn Farm in Scarborough and a MOFGA journeyperson. The Whatleys grow vegetables and herbs, which they sell through their CSA, at the Crystal Spring Farmers' Market in Brunswick, the Midcoast Winter Farmers' Market in Topsham, to Morning Glory Natural Foods and to Brunswick restaurants. Ben is also producing seed and grafted fruit trees for Fedco, and he teaches classes in homesteading and farming skills at the Long Branch School in Bowdoinham.


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