Dairy farms have gotten larger in the Northeast over the past 20 years, but there are a lot fewer of them today. In 2017, the average dairy between Maine and Virginia had 94 cows, compared to 60 cows in 1997. Over that time, almost half the dairy farms in the region disappeared.
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After serving for nine years as a U.S. Army trauma nurse stationed in the U.S. and, later, in Germany, Holly Pickens wanted to return to her native New England.
Three elementary school teams competed at the Maine Department of Education Child Nutrition Office-sponsored 2019 Farm-to-School Cook-Off finals, held April 23 at the Kennebec Valley Community College Alfond Campus.
John Bunker is a self-taught fruit explorer has pioneered work in locating, identifying and preserving heritage apple tree varieties he has found while exploring the fields, farms, woods and towns of Maine seeking living, centuries-old, forgotten and abandoned apple trees.
This summer, the Maine Natural Areas Program documented the rare Unicorn Root. About 300 flowering stems were found in a damp field on privately held land in Bowdoin, Maine.
When David and Christina Twitchell were searching for a farm to buy, fate — or as some might say, destiny — guided them to Oxford in southwestern Maine.
Built low to the ground, stocky, sturdy and amiable, Bò Ghàidhealach (Scottish Gaelic) or Heilan coo (Scottish) Highland cattle share some of the same Celtic/Gaelic attributes and ancestral roots with Dan Hughes, owner of A Wee Bit Farm in Orland, Maine.
BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine rescue group says it has raised enough money to save a 15-year-old pony who lost part of his penis due to cance…