AUBURN, Maine — A free, half-day conference for Lewiston-Auburn (LA) region / Androscoggin County farm seekers, retiring farmers, land owners, service providers, city/town officials, staff & economic development professionals:
- Are you a farmer looking for land in the LA Region?
- Are you a retiring farmer in the LA Region wondering what will happen when you’re ready to stop farming?
- Are you a landowner in the LA Region thinking about making your property available for farming?
- Are you a city/town official, staff person, or economic development professional in the LA Region interested in connecting with farmers and others about ways to grow the food and farm economy?
Join us for an inspiring half-day of storytelling, relationship-building, and presentations to better understand opportunities for accessing, transferring, and saving farmland, and for growing the local food and farm business sector in the Lewiston-Auburn Region.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
8 am – 12:30 pm
Auburn Senior Community Center
48 Pettengill Park, Auburn
Good Food Council of Lewiston-Auburn | Maine Farmland Trust
Land for Good | Somali Bantu Community Association
Cultivating Community | Land in Common community land trust
Cooperative Development Institute | Androscoggin Land Trust | FoodCorps
St. Mary’s Nutrition Center | ME Dept of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
–Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
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