Meeting: Turner Farm in North Haven

North Haven, MaineOur October meeting was hosted by Turner Farm in North Haven, a ferry ride from Rockland. Despite an overcast morning, we got a tour of the farm and all of its projects (cheese, pork, beef, chicken, turkeys, eggs, and lots of vegetables), a wonderful lunch, an informative workshop on yogurt making and lactic cheeses, and then had a delightful ride in the sun back to Rockland.

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Foggy morning ride out to the island from Rockland on the ferry.

Foggy morning ride out to the island from Rockland on the ferry.

Docking at the town of North Haven

Docking at the town of North Haven

Bus ride to Turner Farm.

Bus ride to Turner Farm.

Goat's view of the moveable hoop houses, moveable chicken coops, and bay from their moveable pasture.

Goat's view of the moveable hoop houses, moveable chicken coops, and bay from their moveable pasture.

Pigs help to make pasture out of cleared forest land.

Pigs help to make pasture out of cleared forest land.

Beef steer's view of the bay.

Beef steer's view of the bay.

Last of the row crops until next spring.

Last of the row crops until next spring.

Lactic cheese making demo with Caitlin Hunter and Jamien Shields

Lactic cheese making demo with Caitlin Hunter and Jamien Shields

Return to the mainland.

Return to the mainland.

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One Comment

  1. So far I’ve heard back from the following folks who plan to attend:
    Appleton Creamery (3), Monroe Cheese Studio (2), Deb Hahn of Hahn’s End, Wholesome Homestead crew (3), Sarah Spring from Spring Day Creamery, Little Falls Farm (2), Heather from Balfour Farm, Lauren Pignatello at Swallowtail Farm, Donnamarie Martinsen, Susan Carey, Pineland Farms (1), Three Level Farm (3), Gary Anderson of UMO Coop Ext, Anne Bossi from Sunset Acres, Dorothee Grimm from Silvery Moon

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