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Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust – View From a Founding Board Member

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Often the decision to protect a proerty is based on a personal connection to that property. Here is the perspective of one of the founding members of the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, and how his desire to protect the land he farmed as a child led to the creation of the land trust, along with help from Jay Espy, who many in the land trust community know.

Mr. Biette also provides his perspective on the land trust’s success in saving Crystal Spring Farm.

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Running Time 10:44

A special note of thanks to Mr. Biette and his wife for hosting me while I was in Brunswick.

Notes: Intro and outgo music is from Tempest (de havilland vampire) by The Brothers Femme.

June 18, 2009   1 Comment

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust

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With a focus on protecting working farms and active agriculture  in Brunswick and Topsham Maine, BTLT has accomplished a lot, and with just one staff. Their key project is Crystal Spring Community Farm.  They own the farm and lease to a farmer.  It is also the site for their weekly farmers market.

Listen in and then check out their website for more information.

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Running Time 23:50

Learn more about Community Supported Agriculture.

Notes: Intro and outgo music is from Tempest (de havilland vampire) by The Brothers Femme.

June 15, 2009   No Comments