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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

  • Aldermere Achievers 4-H Club return with awards from National Expo
    Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s 4-H Club, the Aldermere Achievers, have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. On Nov. 18, the club members returned from a whirlwind trip with their Belted Galloway cattle to the North American International Livestock Exposition... [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 the 2015 Erickson Fields Teen Ag 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

Beltie Holiday - Saturday, December 5, 2015

Our Beltie Holiday event takes place annually as part of the Christmas by the Sea festivities in Camden and Rockport. Children and adults are encouraged to come and have their picture taken with a Beltie calf and craft a Beltie ornament of your own. Please bring your own camera and one of our event staff will happily take a photo for you. Hot chocolate will be served throughout the morning and baked goods may be purchased from our 4H members. Beltie Holiday takes place at 20 Russell Avenue from 9am - Noon. Pre-registration is not required and parking is along the road side.

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