Graphics and Data

Woodland is the Largest Category of Land in Agriculture in Maine (2007, 2012)

Population Indicators: Land in Agriculture in New England Decreased from 1982 to 2012

Population Indicators: Market Value and Composition of New England’s Agricultural Production Reveals Dependency on VT Milk, CT Nurseries, and ME Potatoes (2007, 2012)

Population Indicators: Maine Has the Largest Total Amount of Land in Agriculture in New England, but Vermont has the Highest Percentage of Land in Agriculture as a Percentage of Total Land Area (2007, 2012)

Population Indicators: Land in Agriculture is Very Concentrated in Specific Counties in New England (2007, 2012)

Population Indicators: Aroostook and Washington Counties Accounted for 48% of Agricultural Sales in Maine in 2012


Population Indicators: 3% of New England Farms Accounted for 69% of Agricultural Sales in 2012

28% of Maine Farms Accounted for 0.1% of Agricultural Sales in 2012; 3% of Farms Accounted for 74% of Agricultural Sales

Population Indicators: 98 Large-Scale Maine Farms Had Sales of $179 Million in 2012; 3,121 Off-Farm Occupation Farms Had Sales of $30 Million

Vegetables, Mainly Potatoes, Account for 27% of Agricultural Sales in Maine (2007, 2012)

Massachusetts Accounts For 46% of Food System Employment in New England (2002-2016)

Supermarkets Accounted for 57% of Retail Food Sales in Maine in 2012