|Panel to forward pesticide recommendations|
Bangor Daily News - 5/13/2009.By Kevin Miller – A legislative committee has failed to reach consensus over the hot-button issue of aerial spraying of pesticides and, instead, will send at least three recommendations on a bill to the full Legislature.
|She’s firmly planted|
Bangor Daily News - 5/13/2009.By Emily Burnham – When Bangor resident Mary Lake decided to become a vegetarian in high school, it was more because she empathized with the plight of animals, and less because she didn’t want to consume unhealthful processed foods. “Originally, it was for the animal welfare issue. I had all the animal liberation T-shirts. It wasn’t really about personal health. The blue Slush Puppies were vegetarian, so that was fine,” said Lake, who works as a reading teacher for the Asa C. Adams Elementary School in Orono.
|Life is good at Sparrow Farm|
Village Soup - 5/12/2009.Every week throughout the winter, fresh greens are picked for market. Here, Jim Letteney, left, and Ted Sparrow display a sample of fresh produce. Letteney is a neighbor and full-time employee at the farm.