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The next hurdle…finding funding

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Well we’ve got the land, we’ve got our ideas and plans and goals, now all we need is the money to put things into action.  In order to even get started at the new site of Runamuk Acres, we’re going to have to establish a foundation at the new farm–that means all of the basics that make up a farm. … Read more »

Resources for beginning farmers at the Maine Agricultural Trade Show

We came home from the Civic Center in Augusta filled with hopeful optimism that lingers with us even now, after spending the day at the Maine Agricultural Trade Show on Tuesday.

Runamuk at the Farm Service Agency

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beehive in summer

Now that we have the agreement of Keith’s parents to have a portion of the family’s acreage signed over to us for Runamuk, I’ve been plowing along trying to finalize the details of the arrangement, while also exploring possible avenues for financing.  In order for Runamuk to be a profitable and self-sustaining business we need to make the leap from… Read more »