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  • Published
    December 30, 2022

    Maine Farmland Trust recognizes six farms for PFAS advocacy

    Among the Paul Birdsall Award recipients were Scott and Ashlee McCormick of McCormick Family Farm in Jackson, Adrienne Lee and Ken Lamson of New Beat Farm in Knox and Adam Nordell and Johanna Davis of Songbird Farm in Unity.

  • Published
    May 9, 2022

    The Lost Kitchen raises nearly $1M for PFAS relief for Maine’s farmers

    The donations went to the PFAS Emergency Relief Fund established by Maine Organic Gardeners and Growers Association and Maine Farmland Trust. To date, more than 13 farms in Maine have found concerning levels of PFAS contamination in their water, soil or food products.

  • Published
    February 24, 2022

    Farm advocacy organizations launch emergency PFAS relief fund

    The fund is designed to help pay for initial PFAS testing on farms that choose to do their own testing, and to provide short-term income replacement for farms that the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has identified as having high test results.

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