|Society Notebook: Bringing more to the Maine farm table|
Portland Press Herald - 8/16/2015. By Amy Paradysz - Twilight Dinners help Cultivating Community make healthy, locally produced food accessible to all. Allagash Brewing will release a Hugh Malone IPA in September with proceeds going to Cultivating Community as well as Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA).
|Shipping up to Boston: Farm activists transport Maine goods by sail|
Bangor Daily News - 8/16/2015. By Kathleen Pierce - Take a bunch of farm activists, a 130-foot wooden schooner, 11 tons of Maine agrarian products, a 20-hour sail from Portland to Boston and you’ve got the elements of the most radical art project to date. Or is this a politico-economic act?
|Gouda news: Maine's cheese making boom continues sharp rise|
San Francisco Chronicle - 8/16/2015. By Patrick Whittle - Heather and Doug Donahue left careers in teaching and construction behind to follow a dream of opening a [MOFGA-certified organic] dairy farm and cheese-making business in the rolling fields of Maine.
|Maine asking residents to sign up to dispose of pesticides|
Portland Press Herald - 8/16/2015. AP - Maine officials are asking residents to sign up for a program to safely dispose of banned pesticides and unusable chemicals. The program is free and available to owners of homes and family-owned farms and greenhouses. Residents must register by Sept. 25. Collection sites are set for Presque Isle, Bangor, Augusta and Portland in October.