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The Erickson Fields Preserve is located a mile away from Aldermere Farm in the town of Rockport and it is owned and managed by the Aldermere Farm Staff of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust. 

The Erickson Farm was a dairy farm.  Aldermere Farm had been welcome to graze their Belted Galloway cattle in the fields and hay the fields.

When the Erickson family decided to sell the land they worked with Maine Coast Heritage Trust and

Maine Farmland Trust to save the land from


Several farm-related programs have been established at Erickson Fields Preserve including the Kids Can Grow program, which is a five-session course once a month from May through September, where families can learn about growing food using the square foot gardening method.

Community garden plots are available at the Erickson Fields Preserve where gardeners can grow for themselves or for Maine Harvest for Hunger.  A Youthlinks Summer Program in the Garden enables summer camp students to provide a community service by working in the garden one day a week.

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