Farm Stories

Meet Clint Harris

Harris Farm, Dayton, Maine

“I am lucky,” said Clint Harris, co-owner of Harris Farm in Dayton Maine, talking about his son, Jake who graduated college last spring with a degree in Agriculture Integration and came back to work on the farm. “He’s wanted to be a farmer since he was just about six weeks old.” chuckled Clint, “It’s all… Read more >

Meet Krista & Jason

Aroostook Hops, Westfield, Maine

“We started Aroostook Hops out of personal interest. Jason, my husband, had been making home brew beer for years. We are both scientists, so our interest in growing hops for beer was a natural step. It turns out there was a real need for the product, so we kept expanding and exploring our interest and… Read more >

Meet Theo & Fiona

Acadia Aqua Farms, Bar Harbor, Maine

Theo de Koning is a 5th generation, Dutch mussel farmer working in Bar Harbor, Maine. He and his wife, Fiona, moved from the Netherlands in 2004 with their two boys to expand their mussel operation. “My husband, Theo, inherited a share of his family’s mussel farm business. He believes, that when a generation is offered… Read more >