How we’re utilizing regenerative farming practice to mitigate climate change impacts at our agricultural preserves in Rockport.
Our new Southern Maine Outreach Coordinator is excited to bring her skillset and outdoor educational experience to this new position at MCHT.
Zhenya Mikha spends formative years on the Teen Ag Crew at Erickson Fields, fostering an interest in conservation and studying ecology and psychology.
Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields require much-needed investment to make them safer, more efficient, and more inclusive community preserves. How do we extend access to the special experiences they offer?
Meet Renee Duncan, MCHT’s Stone Barn Farm Steward & Outreach Manager on Mount Desert Island.
MCHT helped conserve a few downtown acres in Milbridge in 2017. Four years later, this land has been transformed into the Milbridge Commons Wellness Park—a place where people can walk by the water, play, and pick free produce.
MCHT is teaming up with partners in the Midcoast to provide food grown on conserved land for share tables at community centers like libraries, churches, and doctors offices.
Over 20 years, hundreds of local kids have participated in Aldermere Farm’s Farm Hands program. Now, Big Farm Hands welcomes adults to participate!
Kirk Gentalen couldn’t host a spring bird walk at Erickson Fields this year, but he walked the preserve himself nonetheless and saw some cool birds!
At Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields, Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s agricultural preserves in Rockport, the land is feeding the Midcoast community.
MCHT Conservation Intern Claire Pellegrini spent the summer of 2020 working with Boothbay Regional Land Trust.
Aldermere Farm’s General Manager Heidi Baker offers an update from Aldermere Farm in the midst of COVID-19 and calving season.
MCHT is partnering with the newly formed Knox County Gleaners and other organizations to get healthy food in the hands of those who need it.
Every had one of those days? Ellie the cow did when she tried to track down her buddy Cooper in a distant field at Aldermere Farm.
This Mount Desert Island project offers potential for expanded public access to a lovely trail system and programming.
Erin shares what she learned through Farm Hands and 4-H at Aldermere Farm Preserve and how these programs set her on the path towards becoming a veterinarian.