Rogers Farm

Orono, 3 miles from campus

117 acres

Owner: University of Maine

History: Rogers Farm was purchased in 1947.

Current Uses: Today Rogers Farm is home to the University of Maine’s student-run community supported agriculture program, the Black Bear Food Guild. Research related to foraging, small grains, and sustainable agriculture is conducted on the farm. It is also home to the Penobscot County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, which is maintained by 40 to 50 master gardeners each year.

Potential Uses: Please contact the University Forest Manager for more information.