Programming


Agriculture
  • Hannah Court operates Wandering Root Farm at The Morris Farm, a small, community-minded diversified vegetable and livestock operation dedicated to using organic practices to make sustainable, locally grown food accessible to all members of our community. You can purchase her available products in the Morris Farm Store and at Waldoboro, Union, and Rockland Farmers Markets.
  • Lee Straw of Straws Farm in Newcastle farms the grassy pastures of The Morris Farm by haying the fields, pasturing a herd of cattle along the pine ridge, and a herd of sheep that is rotated around the front fields of the farms, based on forage growth and utilization. 
Education
  • Morris Farm Wiscasset Primary School Garden
    • The Primary School Garden has been prepped and planted by Sam Chandler for use during farm camp this summer. Thanks Sam!
  • Backyard Farmer Workshops
    • Want to learn new ways to produce your own food, live a healthier lifestyle and gain new outdoor skills?  The Backyard Farmer Series includes educational programs throughout the year at the Morris Farm.  Programs will be facilitated by experts and topics may include
      •  Permaculture Gardening – Explore ways to integrate natural and edible landscape design into your backyard space
      • Wild Edibles Walk – Forage the farm to learn about wild edibles growing locally
      • Worms Eat Our Garbage – Come learn about vermicomposting and make a worm composting bin for your home
      • Protecting Our Edible Heritage – Learn about the fascinating tales that heirloom seeds have to tell and find out how you can play a role in their preservation
      • Saltwater Farm – Discover how you can use organic marine material in your garden and better understand the dynamic relationship between these the soil and the sea.
Farm Camp at the Morris Farm
ages 4-11

Hands In-The-Dirt Fun! Focus on farm animals, gardening, forest habitats, and pond life!
2-day program  Tu/Th  $115
3-day program   M/W/F  $160 
         Weekly Program- M- F $215  
Call 882-4080 or email info@morrisfarm.org for more information.
Scholarship applications available.    
  • School Field Trips for children around the region
    • School field trips are not currnetly available. We hope to be able to provide this service again soon. Stay tuned. 
Community Involvement
  • University of Maine Extension Master Gardener Demonstration Garden

    A Maine Harvest for Hunger Project

    • Since 20
      00, the Knox-Lincoln MGVs have collaborated with The Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset to grow, harvest and deliver fresh produce to area food pantries, now under the Maine Harvest for Hunger banner. Using raised beds, intensive succession planting, fertility management, and season extension measures, we've been successful in producing over 1,000 pounds each season for the last 5 years. Our gardens are open to the public and demonstrate organic production techniques. Our MGV group consists of 8-9 regulars with an average of 3-7 workers each week gathered for 2-3 hours.

  • Wiscasset Community Gardens
    • Whether you grow food for your family or for donation, you get the opportunity to work the soil and enjoy the joys of gardening while saving money and making new friends
    • 10' x 20' plots are available for rent for $45 for the season. The Morris Farm provides on site water, tilled soil, compost, and garden tools. 
    • Click Here For application materials, or email info@morrisfarm.org
  • Signature Events that celebrate Maine agriculture

Preservation
  •  50 acres of pasture, farm, woodland and trails
    • Beyond the Morris Farm's rolling pastures is a beautiful pine forest with trails that connect into the Wiscasset Town Trails.  Hikers, snowshoers, and cross country skiiers can enter the Wiscasset Town Trails at the Sortwell Forest on Willow Lane, the Morris Farm, the Wiscasset Primary School, the Wiscasset Community Center and the Wiscasset High School.  Definitely plan to rest at the Morris Farm yurt where overnight stays are available.
  • Once the family farm of the beloved Forrest Morris, the Morris Farm was nearly sold to developers in 1994. Caring citizens came together to preserve this wonderful piece of Wiscasset history and charm.
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