GROWashington-Aroostook Partners

The GROWashington-Aroostook project is supported by many partners in both counties. Staff and volunteers from these organizations are active on Workgroups and provide essential data and policy guidance to the regional effort.

In Washington County these partners include the following:

University of Maine at Machias, GIS Service Center
Washington County: One Community
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Downeast Coastal Conservancy
Downeast Lakes Land Trust
Washington County Food & Fuel Alliance
Sunrise Farmers Market
Downeast Resource Conservation & Development Council
Delta Development Corporation
St. Croix International Waterway Commission
Sunrise Trail Coalition
Mighty Women
Mano en Mano
Chambers of Commerce: St. Croix, Cobscook, Eastport, Machias Bay Area, Milbridge Area Merchants Assoc
Washington County Development Authority
Maine Sea Grant
Eastport Port Authority/Federal Marine Terminals
Downeast & Acadia Regional Tourism
Eastern Agency on Aging
Community Caring Collaborative
Passamaquoddy Tribe
Washington County Community College


In Aroostook County these partners include the following:

Aroostook Partnership for Progress
Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development
Housing Authorities – Presque Isle, Fort Fairfield, Van Buren
Aroostook Agency on Aging
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Aroostook County Tourism
Made in Aroostook (craft group)
Wintergreen Arts
University of Maine at Presque Isle
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Northern Maine Community College
Loring Development Authority
Women, Work and Community
Houlton Band of Maliseets
Aroostook Band of MicMacs
Aroostook Regional Transportation
Maine Public Service Co.
Aroostook Municipal Association
Chambers of Commerce
Southern Aroostook Development Corporation