Living Green & Responsibly
What is LEED Certification?
Homes built to LEED standards are more energy efficient than conventionally built houses and conserve resources by selecting materials that are derived from or manufactured following sustainable practices, including FSC lumber and materials with high recycled content. Learn more.
Freeport Conservation Trust
Kelsey Brook sits in part of Mitchell Ledge Farm’s 101 protected acres. Kelsey Brook Trail follows Kelsey Brook for about 1.5 miles, and is easily accessible from the properties. Learn more.
Mitchell Ledge Farm
largest working farm
Mitchell Ledge Farm is located on Flying Point Road, two miles east of the coastal village of Freeport, Maine (home of L.L.Bean) and back-grounded by the view of "Mitchell Ledge" (200 feet in elevation). Mitchell Ledge Farm's 185 acres of pastures and hay fields, woodlands and stream wetlands is the setting where we have raised our family and our herd of award-winning purebred registered Belted Galloway beef cattle since 1976.
Zero Energy Homes
What is a Zero Energy Home?
A zero-energy home, is a home with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site. Learn more.