People care about sustainable agriculture. They want healthful foods from farming techniques that protect the environment. Animal welfare is a top priority. Future generations must have the ability to produce the same. Many farmers in Maine chose a simpler way of life but are using creativity and resourcefulness to make farming work. The Maine farmers want to share the fruits of their labor with people that share their same values. The sharing occurs at the local farmers market or cooperative, agri-tourism and the extremely popular farm-to-table restaurant movement.
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