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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

  • Agricultural Poster Contest in the Five Town Schools
    Dear Teachers and Students: Where does food come from? If you’re like many Americans, the answer is the grocery store. And frankly, that disturbs me. The grocery store isn’t where food comes from - it’s just from where it’s distributed.... [read more]
  • Seeking Farm Worker - Deadline Extended to March 13
    FARM WORKER 9 mo. position Must have a good driving record using light trucks and trailers, and have general carpentry skills. Send resume or letter of interest by March 13 to: Aldermere Farm 70 Russell Ave, Rockport, ME 04856 or... [read more]
  • Aldermere Cow Wins "Show Dam of the Year"
    The Belted Galloway Society, Inc. has announced the Lifetime and Yearly Awards. Excerpt below from the US Beltie News, January 2015 Show Dam of the Year, Aldermere Xanderlee 32345B, continues to build her legacy as one of the signature females... [read more]

Featured Story

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

May 9 - Calf Unveiling Day

Please join us for our open house event here at Aldermere Farm. This is an opportunity for the community to visit with the new calves and the rest of the herd. There will also be other farmers who will be on site with their goods and animals for you to enjoy. The event is scheduled for 10:00am-3:00pm.

July 25 & 26 - Beef Basics Weekend

A two-day training workshop for farms that have beef cattle and/or individuals who are looking for information necessary for starting a beef cattle farm. Many guest speakers will share their knowledge and expertise related to beef cattle farming.

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