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Family Farmers
May 1, 2012  

A discussion was held about what it takes to run a farm, the success rate for those new to the business, and why some are looking for a connection with the land and rural life.



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Host Keith Shortall discussed family farming with:


Caragh Fitzgerald, Assistant Extension Professor, University of Maine Cooperative Extension,(she teaches a course to new farmers)


John Piotti, Executive Director, Maine Farmland Trust,


and Andrew Marshall, Educational Programs Director, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

Maine Farmland Trust

Maine Organic Farmers Association

University of Maine, Cooperative Extension



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