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Farm ID 3237

    Farm ID 3237
Property Description:

River Bend Farm is an historic 105 acre farm in rural Saco with 1/2 mile of frontage on the Saco River. Recently purchased by The Ecology School (TES), the property is being transitioned into a residential environmental learning center that integrates farming, education and ecology research. TES is looking to partner with farmers who wish to link responsible local farming with community education. The ideal candidate will be open to growing a diversity of foods, much of which TES is willing to purchase as part of its residential programming.

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Listing Address:
184 Simpson Road, Saco, ME, USA 04072
Main name: Drew Dumsch
Contact Information
Listing Date: March 1, 2018 00:00
Current Farm Use: Hay
Total Acres: 105
Acres in Pasture: 30
Woodlot Acres: 55
Tillable Acres: 10
Acres in Orchard/Fruits/Perennials: 1
Farm House: No
Predominant Soil Type: Podunk
Easement on property held by: Maine Farmland Trust
ME County:
  • York
Suitable for Growing:
  • Apple/Fruit
  • Beef Cows
  • Berries
  • Dairy (Cows)
  • Flowers
  • Goats
  • Grains
  • Greenhouse
  • Hay/Forage
  • Herbs
  • Hogs
  • Livestock
  • Pasture
  • Poultry
  • Row Crops
  • Sheep
  • Sugaring
  • Vegetables
  • Woodlot
Tenure Interests:
  • Short-term Lease (1-5 yrs)
  • Farm Manager
Farm Structure(s):
  • Barns
  • Storage
  • Shop
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