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Aldermere Farm

Aldermere Farm, a landmark of midcoast Maine, is one of the world's premier breeders of Belted Galloway cattle. The 136-acre farm is owned and managed by Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization dedicated to protecting the scenic beauty, outdoor recreational opportunities, ecological diversity, and working landscapes of the Maine coast. The Trust maintains Aldermere as a working farm and educational center, helping visitors deepen their appreciation for land conservation and sustainable agriculture.

Aldermere Farm News

  • Teen Ag Crew Reflects on 2015
    Thursday, December 10, MCHT's Teen Agriculture Crew gathered with family and friends at Camden Hills Regional High School to celebrate the completion of the program's sixth season at Erickson Fields Preserve. [read more]
  • 'The Farm,' down on the farm - By Dagney C. Ernest
    Rockport - On June 4, a day before two of the class members were to graduate after fives years in the Transitional Life Skills program, the Adaptive Art Class students Camden Hill REgional HIgh School brought “The Farm” … to... [read more]
  • Spotlight on…Volunteer Pam MacBrayne
    Pam MacBrayne has lived next door to Aldermere Farm for 23 years and remembers well when it was privately owned. While beautiful, it was clearly someone else’s farm with limited access. Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s mission to share the farm... [read more]

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Hiring 2016 Teen Agricultural Crew

Maine Coast Heritage Trust seeks independent, creative, hardworking teens ages 14-18 to work part-time this spring and fall and full-time in the summer growing vegetables for food pantries and schools. Successful applicants should be able to work as a team... Read more.

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Upcoming Events

Calf Unveiling Day - Saturday, May 7

Aldermere Farm’s open house with an opportunity to meet the new calves born in 2016. Docents and 4-H Club members present information about the farm and our herd of Belted Galloway cattle. Other local farms will be present selling their locally produced products. Calf Unveiling Day takes place at our main barn/ farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

Friday Farm Tours - July 1

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Friday Farm Tours - July 8

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Friday Farm Tour - July 15

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

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