About The Farmers

The Sankofa Farm is owned and operated by The Chism, local farmers with more than 10 years experience in organic agriculture.

The Sankofa Farm is a product of passion for great food, living soils, the work of farming, and
opportunity to serve and provide local communities a nutrient-rich, tas
ty supply of hand-picked vegetables, herbs, flowers, and fruits.  They hope to make local foods easy to find, affordable to purchase, and varied in choice.  And it all starts with the soil.  We work to build the soil through crop rotations, green manures, cover crops, mulches, organic amendments, and timely fallow.  It’s all about feeding and promoting the life of the soil.  A living and healthy soil, with diverse and vibrant microbial populations, ensures that our food is dense with nutrients and teeming with eating quality.

The Mission of The Sankofa Farm is to…

STEWARD…
A FARM THAT SUPPORTS OUR FAMILY, THE LAND, & OUR COMMUNITY.

PROVIDE…
A SEASONAL VARIETY OF FRESH VEGETABLES, HERBS, FLOWERS, & FRUITS TO OUR CSA & FARMER’S MARKETS IN THE STATE OF MAINE.  

RECONNECT…
PEOPLE TO FRESH & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCE BY KNOWING WHERE & HOW FOOD GROWS, SITTING DOWN TO THE TABLE, AND EATING WITH THE CYCLE OF THE SEASONS.

CARE…
FOR THE SOIL BY ROTATING CROPS, INCREASING BIODIVERSITY, ADDING LOTS OF ORGANIC MATTER & FOLLOWING ECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES.

SHARE…
OUR PASSION, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE WITH THOSE WHO ARE EAGER TO LEARN. 

INVEST…
IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY OF FOOD, HEALTH, LAND, AND FRIENDSHIPS