The Coastal Packet: Maine leads in new organic farms

Tuesday, October 9

Maine leads in new organic farms

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association-  In its most recent National Organic Survey, the USDA reported that Maine led the nation in the number of new organic farms established, adding 138 new organic farms between 2008 and 2014. Maine has the second highest percentage of beginning farmers in the nation (33% of Maine farm operators).

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