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Aldermere Farm

Aldermere Farm, a landmark of midcoast Maine, is one of the world's premier breeders of Belted Galloway cattle. The 136-acre farm is owned and managed by Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization dedicated to protecting the scenic beauty, outdoor recreational opportunities, ecological diversity, and working landscapes of the Maine coast. The Trust maintains Aldermere as a working farm and educational center, helping visitors deepen their appreciation for land conservation and sustainable agriculture.

Aldermere Farm News

  • Aldermere Cow Wins "Show Dam of the Year"
    The Belted Galloway Society, Inc. has announced the Lifetime and Yearly Awards. Excerpt below from the US Beltie News, January 2015 Show Dam of the Year, Aldermere Xanderlee 32345B, continues to build her legacy as one of the signature females... [read more]
  • Year In Review: 2014
    The year started with strong sales of the farm’s 100% grass-fed beef, which is only available a couple of times a year. Strong beef sales continued throughout the year ending with the highest beef sales since the farm started selling... [read more]
  • Farm Apprenticeships in 2015 -Deadline for Applications is January 22.
    Maine Coast Heritage Trust is excited to announce two 9-month long farm apprenticeships in 2015 at two farm preserves in Rockport, Maine. In the past, both properties hosted summer interns to assist with farm and outreach efforts. With the 2015... [read more]

Featured Story

Guided Full Moon Hike

A wonderful opportunity to experience a local preserve is coming up on Tuesday February 3. Aldermere Farm in Rockport is opening up its pastures and leading a full moon hike through the property, which is usually not accessible due to... Read more.

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Upcoming Events

January 28 Farm Hands Program Begins

Aldermere Farm is holding its experiential Farm Hands program starting January 28 and you will be in a cattle pen each week with the Beltie calves! This experience is for youth ages 10 and up and is a six-week long afterschool program held on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Register now at 236-2739 or

February 3 Guided Full Moon Hike

Hike the Aldermere Farm on Tuesday February 3 starting at 6:30 pm with a guide. Meet at 20 Russell Ave. at 6:30 p.m. Wear a head lamp or bring a flashlight. RSVP to 236-2739 or

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