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Organizers spent six years raising money and filling out paperwork to open Maine Harvest Federal Credit Union in October 2019. It took the credit union just over two years to decide to find a bigger credit union to acquire it.

Maine Harvest Federal Credit Union ended 2019 with $2.1 million in assets and 20 members, and goals of attracting 100 members and lending $12 million solely to farmers and other agricultural operations in its first six years.

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