Maine Farmers: Cultivating a Profit from Organics
Profiles the challenges of today’s organic farmers (certification, transportation, equipment, energy and feed costs, price fluctuations, and access to grazing grounds), the growth in the number of organic farms and demand for locally grown products, and how organic farms become certified. Three Maine organic farms are featured, Balfour Farm, Goranson Farm, and Squire Tarbox. [photos, graphs]
Organic farming, Food industry and trade
Valigra, Lori, "Maine Farmers: Cultivating a Profit from Organics" (2015). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 6309.
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