Apifera Farm - where art, story, animals & woman merge. Home to artist Katherine Dunn

Apifera Farm is a registered 501 [c][3]. #EIN# 82-2236486

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©Katherine Dunn.

Donate to Apifera Farm Inc.

Apifera Farm is a 501[c][3]. Your donations are tax deductible to the extant allowed by the tax code. We were incorporated as a non-profit in Maine on July 20, 2017 with a letter of determination August 3, 2017. We have been helping animals since 2004 when we lived in Oregon. Contact Katherine to see our IRS Letter of Determination.
EIN # 82-2236486

katherine@katherinedunn.com 207-529-5284


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Checks to Apifera farm Inc. {mail to Apifera Farm, 315 Waldoboro RD, Bremen, ME 04551}

Chewy Page [mainly cat food] >


Larger donations may be wired. Contact Katherine


Our mission statement:

  • Provide a safe haven at Apifera Farm for elder/special needs creatures
  • This includes hospice cases when needed
  • Dedicate ourselves to bringing our animals together with elder/special needs people for mutual healing and wellness visits at our farm, but also at elder residences 

Donations are used for 
Essentials: minimal operating expense $50,000- $100,000 yearly depends on emergencies

  • Hay [on average 12 tons], feed-amounts vary due to number of animals and weather
  • Routine veterinarian care, farrier care
  • Electricity and utilities to barns
  • Fencing, gates, infrastructure, tractors, equipment
  • We are not compensated with a salary, and do all the work ourselves
  • Emergency vet calls: We usually do a special call for funds for emergencies
  • we do not charge for our therapy visits to elder homes 
  • Caring for on average 60 animals [all species]

Major Long Term Goals:
  • Barn addition #2 and #3 addition completed in 2019
  • We built the first barn out of our own funds 2016, then raised money for barn additions
  • Addition #2 allows better loft hay storage, roomier areas for donkeys, better mud control
  • Drainage work in donkey area and fields is ongoing battle [promote healthy feet]
  • On-site therapy visit area created in gardens for elder people [complete]
  • Turn another five acres into fenced pasture [we have 30 acres, and about 8 are in pasture]
  • "Lovey Mobile" was purchased out of Katherine's own funds to be used in various therapy visits and fun animal outings [a work in progress]
Animal Therapy Visits:
  • As of this date, we do not take compensation for our visits
  • Costs associated with farm therapy visits-porta potty, assistance