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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 Farm Beltie Items Available
    Everyone loves to visit Aldermere Farm throughout the year to see the herd of Belted Galloways, hike & ski on trails or paint the beautiful rolling scenery of the pastures. Each person that visits the farm leaves with a deeper... [read more]
  • Fifteen Years and On the Way to Forever
    When Albert Chatfield Jr., original owner of Aldermere Farm, passed away in the fall of 1999 the farm transferred into the hands of Maine Coast Heritage Trust to own and manage. This gift occurred because of the great amount of... [read more]
  • Spotlight on ….. Volunteer Ann Vanosdol
    At Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields Preserve, there are many people who give their time to help support the work at the two properties. In fact, last year there were 101 volunteers who put in over 2000 hours of time!... [read more]

Featured Story

College of the Atlantic Purchases Some Aldermere Belties

By Bob Mentzinger, Director of Public Relations Posted Dec. 11, 2014, at 4:11 p.m. Bob Mentzinger | BDN BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Cows are back at Peggy Rockefeller Farms. For College of the Atlantic, the four new Belted Galloways recently... Read more.

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