Official Press Release: Opening Lewiston Farm Stand

Jul. 7, 2018 by

For Immediate Release July 6, 2018   New Roots Cooperative Farm and Isuken Co-op Open Farmstand in Lewiston Grand Opening Celebration planned for Wednesday, July 11th, 5-7pm, 996 Sabattus St. Lewiston   Media contact: Jonah Fertig-Burd, Cooperative Development Institute, 207-615-9970,

New Roots Opens Farm Stand in Lewiston July 2018

Jul. 1, 2018 by

New Roots Cooperative Farm Joins Isuken Co-op to open Farm Stand at 996 Sabattus Street in Lewiston.     On Friday May 18th on the first day of Ramadan New Roots sign a lease to open a farm stand that

Farmer Profile: Batula Ismail

Farmer Profile: Batula Ismail

Apr. 2, 2018 by

Batula grew up in Somalia within a province called Berbera.  She worked as a farmer for decades in Somalia before leaving because of the civil war.  Reflecting on the ways farming differed in Somalia compared to her current farming in

Digging in!

Digging in!

May. 4, 2017 by

Join us in celebrating and supporting four Somali-Bantu farm families who will start the growing season on their new co-operative farm in Lewiston. Since there is nothing on the land yet, and community help is needed in many ways,Slow Money