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Forever Farms Radio is a weekly podcast which gives farmers in Maine the opportunity to share challenges, stories and successes of striving to feed New England. The show advocates for farm protection and is produced by the Maine Farmland Trust, which is a non-profit who strives to protect farms and farmers in Maine. Forever Farms Radio is hosted by Jamie Wood.

Forever Farms Radio is a weekly podcast which gives farmers in Maine the opportunity to share challenges, stories and successes of striving to feed New England. The show advocates for farm protection and is produced by the Maine Farmland Trust, which is a non-profit who strives to protect farms and farmers in Maine. Forever Farms Radio is hosted by Jamie Wood.
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Forever Farms Radio is a weekly podcast which gives farmers in Maine the opportunity to share challenges, stories and successes of striving to feed New England. The show advocates for farm protection and is produced by the Maine Farmland Trust, which is a non-profit who strives to protect farms and farmers in Maine. Forever Farms Radio is hosted by Jamie Wood.

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English

Contact:

(207) 338-6575


Episodes

Forever Farms 6/23/14

6/23/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 32 is the second half of our two part series at the Chewonki Foundation. We talk with two 17 year old students to see how a semester on the farm has shaped their world views, and their relationship to food.

Duration:00:05:03

Forever Farms 6/16/14

6/16/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 31 is the first half of our mini-series at Chewonki Foundation in Wiscassett. We meet with students and teachers to learn about how experiential education is changing these kids (and teachers lives)

Duration:00:05:00

Forever Farms 6/9/14

6/9/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood In Episode 30 we get to meet with one of the most altruistic farmers in Maine, Jim Buckle. His mission is to get farmers around the state paid a fair wage and get food to underserved communities. He is using some pretty creative techniques to do this.

Duration:00:04:59

Forever Farms 6/2/14

6/2/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood In episode 29 we use the story of Tom Gyger to explain why farmland protection is so important, and yet why it is really damn hard to do. Tom has been farming apples his whole life, and now he has saved his land for another generation of farmers.

Duration:00:04:59

Forever Farms 5/26/14

5/26/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood In Episode 28 we head down to the lovely countryside just a few miles away from Freeport Village where we meet with Sarah Wiedeker and Steve Burger of Winter Hill Farm. They make delicious cheese on their Forever Farm. You should totally eat some.

Duration:00:04:54

Forever Farms 5/19/14

5/19/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 27 is the second half of our mini-series at Flanagan Farm in Buxton. I get to go down to a unique dinner experience at Flanagan’s Table and meet with the future farmers of this beautiful farm.

Duration:00:05:14

Forever Farms 5/12/14

5/12/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 26 is the first half of our two part mini-series at Flanagan Farm in Buxton. We look at the evolution of a farm gone into a fallow state, nearly being sold, being rebuilt as an agritourism venture, and now finally going back into farming production. In part 1 we see where the farm has been to get to this point.

Duration:00:04:46

Forever Farms 5/5/14

5/5/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Description: Episode 25 takes place at Chick Farm in the always sunny Wells. Marilyn Stanley has a long history at Chick Farm, where her grandparents joined the Chick family in the 1940’s. She has been there her whole life and continues the small scale poultry and egg operation that has been running on and off since the 1800’s. Marilyn has a deep connection with her birds, and she imparts a genuine sense of partnership with the livestock. Make sure to subscribe to...

Duration:00:04:36

Forever Farms 4/28/14

4/28/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Description: In Episode 24 we visit with Jeanne Johnson at Juniper Edge Farm in Brunswick. She is a single woman, completely organic vegetable operation. She has made a conscious decision not to buy into the hype of organic certification, and instead wants to go it on her own. She feels that certification organizations like MOFGA are being put in a position where they are forced to discriminate against small organic operations. Listen in to get the perspective...

Duration:00:05:11

Forever Farms 4/14/14

4/14/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Description: Episode 22 is with Daniel Mays from Frith Farm in Scarborough, Maine. After graduating with a Masters in Engineering from Stanford University he turned down the fast track to a big 401K to join the growing number of young people who are trying to get back to the land.

Duration:00:04:30

Forever Farms 3/31/14

3/31/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 20 is at Rokes Farm in Camden, ME. Two young farmers have bought the farm in the middle of a wealthy retirement community, which is known more for mansions then agriculture

Duration:00:05:06

Forever Farms 3/24/14

3/24/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 19 takes place in rural Maine at the Sheepscot General Store in Whitefield. Before Sheepscot General opened there wasn’t even a place to get a cup of coffee. Now they are the library, grocery, music venue, yoga studio, and so much more. Enjoy!

Duration:00:04:59

Forever Farms 3/17/14

3/17/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood In Episode 18 we meet with Penny Jordan at Jordan’s Farm. May this show be a ray of sunshine on your cold day, and here’s to spring being just around the corner!

Duration:00:04:55

Forever Farms 3/3/14

3/3/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 16 begins a two part series focused on farm apprentices and their teachers. We begin by visiting with two young farmers Sarah Hodges and John Wright. The couple runs Sparkplug Farm out in the middle of Penobscot bay on the island of Vinalhaven.

Duration:00:04:59

Forever Farms 2/24/14

2/24/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 15 features Oyster River Winegrowers, a Horse Powered Farm in Warren, ME. The owner Brian Smith runs a horse and carriage CSA for the local communities throughout the winter months. Enjoy!

Duration:00:04:58

Forever Farms 2/17/14

2/17/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 15 takes place at Keewaydin Farms in Bowdoinham, ME. The farm has been in the Fiore family since the 1800’s. The current farmer Andrew Fiore gives us his view on how “forever” may not be so long after all.

Duration:00:05:09

Forever Farms 2/10/14

2/10/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 13 is a Valentine’s Day special at Old Crow Ranch in Durham, ME. Hear how a young farmer spent 7 hours haying in the morning, got married in the evening, and was haying in again the next day. Its adorable.

Duration:00:05:07

Forever Farms 2/3/14

2/3/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 12 is a very short version of the Beginning Farmer Resource Network’s top 10 tips for succesfully finding farmland. This is part of a bigger talk available at www.mainefarmlandtrust.org

Duration:00:05:00

Forever Farms 1/27/14

1/27/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 11 takes place at Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport, ME. This preserved farm is the home of the Teen Ag Crew which gives teens the chance to learn about what it takes to be a farmer and to provide food for those most in need. Enjoy!

Duration:00:05:05

Forever Farms 1/20/14

1/20/2014
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Producer/Host: Jamie Wood Episode 10 is the second half of our series at the Packard-Littlefield Farm in Lisbon, ME. This episode looks at how a rural community has responded to an influx of Somalian refugees over the last 13 years. Enjoy!

Duration:00:04:59