New Program Aims To Add 15 Maine Organic Dairies By 2020

FREEPORT, Maine — As a way of sustaining Maine’s imperiled dairy farms, more of the state’s farmers have turned to the growing organic dairy products market.

Now, a new program at Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport will help train farmers interested in entering the organic dairy market while researching the best farming methods.

In Maine, there is a demand for organic dairy products, but aging demographics and a lack of new farmers entering the field means there may be limited supply, according to Wolfe’s Neck Farm Executive Director David Herring.

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