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  • May 10, 2021 5:20 PM | Anonymous

    White Orchard Farm on Frankfort is running a surplus of milk:

    They are running a surplus right now.

    It could be an entire milking of at least 15gal or even 2 milkings.

    Milk is certified organic primarily grass-fed Jersey milk and is OUTSTANDING for making full fat and/or raw milk cheese or yogurt. 


    If you are interested call Ann Wilson/Cecil Lindscott at 223.5525.


  • March 25, 2021 2:37 PM | Anonymous

    After Identifying Gaps in Previous Aid, USDA Announces ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ to Distribute Resources More Equitably

    03/24/2021 03:00 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, March 24, 2021 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions. The new initiative—USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers—will reach a broader set of producers than in previous COVID-19 aid programs. USDA is dedicating at least $6 billion toward the new programs. The Department will also develop rules for new programs that will put a greater emphasis on outreach to small and socially disadvantaged producers, specialty crop and organic producers, timber harvesters, as well as provide support for the food supply chain and producers of renewable fuel, among others. Existing programs like the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) will fall within the new initiative and, where statutory authority allows, will be refined to better address the needs of producers.


  • September 09, 2020 12:18 PM | Anonymous

    Our Education and Workshop Committee is working to develop a new online workshop discussing sanitation best practices in the creamery. 

    We are asking you to send in specific questions and comments so we can best customize this workshop to your needs. 


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Sidney, ME. 04330
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