County producers join food pick-up directory
ORONO, Maine — Several Aroostook County agricultural producers have joined an effort by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension to offer consumers safe methods to obtain their products.
The Extension announced Tuesday, March 24, that a new online Maine farm product and pick-up directory is now available. The directory, which is updated frequently, provides information on available local farm products and alternative pick-up options developed by farmers statewide to accommodate the recommended social distancing in light of COVID-19.
Extension personnel worked with Allison Lakin, owner of East Forty Farm and Dairy, and Lakin’s Gorges Cheese in Waldoboro, to develop the database of Maine farmers’ creative distribution strategies implemented for the public.
The farm product and pick-up directory of the participating producers is found here: extension.umaine.edu/agriculture/farm-product-and-pickup-directory. The
For more information or to have your farm added to this list, contact Rebecca Gray via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 207.781.6099.