At its October meeting, the Maine Potato Board announced that Curtis Harrison of New Limerick has been selected as the 2019 Young Farmer of the Year.
Curtis is the son of Paul and Karla Harrison, also of New Limerick. Curtis and his wife Sarahhave two children, son Chauncey, age four, and daughter Ruby, age two. Curtis operates Nightingale Farms with his uncle, Frank “Buzz” Nightingale.Nightingale Farms was established by Curtis’s great-grandfather, who moved to New Limerick from Fort Fairfield generations ago. Curtis is a 4th generation grower and looking forward to one of his children being the 5th generation in the future. His grandmother, Norma Nightingale, still lives on the farm and plays a daily role…even delivering coffee and homemade treats daily!
Congratulations, Curtis. Curtis will be recognized at the 2019 annual meeting of the Maine Potato Board next summer.
Read the entire press release here.