Take the Real Maine Pledge, Support Maine Food and Agricultural Producers

May 27, 2021

For more information contact: Jim Britt at: Jim.Britt@maine.gov

Agricultural Fairs and Open Farm Day Return for summer 2021

AUGUSTA - The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry invites everyone to take the Real Maine pledge by opting for Maine-grown, raised, and made products this summer and always.

Pledge to support Maine's agricultural businesses:

Pledge to try classic and the latest agricultural events and activities:

Find more festivities and more opportunities to Level-Up for Maine's farmers and agricultural producers on RealMaine.com.

Helpful Real Maine insider tips:

Shop for local food and farm goods all summer long:

  • Call ahead, check local listings for hours, schedules and seasonal updates
  • Help keep farms healthy - stay home if sick or not feeling well
  • Follow farm rules. Stay in visitor areas. Keep pets at home.
  • Shop with an insulated container keep cold foods cold and hot foods hot for quality and freshness
  • Always wash produce before eating and preparing
  • Stick to established trails & roads and avoid tailgating farm machinery
  • Ask farmers how to enjoy farm products year-round!

Find Maine food, farm products and destinations.

Planning a safe recreational trip is all about respect.