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Member: Ivonne Vazquez

Company Bas Rouge Farm & Forge
Personal Bio Ivonne Vazquez is a small acreage farmer, a former master gardener and Registered Maine Guide. She is passionate about growing native plants, herbs, pollinators, DIY, sustainability, the environment, the outdoors, writing, photographing native plants and sharing gardening knowledge. In addition to growing native plants, she is a freelance writer of a variety of articles for the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners magazine, published by MOFGA; and an avid photographer whose main subjects are native plants, flowers, and pollinators. She travels throughout Maine presenting workshops on gardening topics to a variety of audiences. Ivonne is Spanish/English bi-lingual, of Puerto Rican descent. Classes and presentations are tailored to Spanish and English-speaking audiences.
Business Description Ivonne Vazquez owns Bas Rouge Farm & Forge in Orono, Maine, established in 2022. There are several enterprises including a native plant nursery, wholesale culinary mushrooms, permaculture design consulting and blacksmith forge. The primary enterprise is the native plant nursery. The farm was the recipient of the 2022 North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) Farmer-Rancher Award USA ( for their work in pollinator conservation. Bas Rouge Farm & Forge grows and sells native herbaceous perennials, shrubs, sapling trees and seeds.
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Orono ME 04473
United States
Phone Numbers Work: 2072216671
Primary Business Educator, Grower/Propagator/Nursery
Specialties Native Plants,

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