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Brenna Chase and James Blair

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Meet Brenna Chase and James Blair of Turner Farm on North Haven. The farm produces MOFGA certified organic vegetables, herbs, seedlings, small fruits, eggs, poultry products and pasture. They market through Turner Farm's winter CSA, the North Haven Farmers' Market, the Turner Farm farmstand, Nebo Lodge, Coopers Landing on North Haven and The ARC on Vinalhaven. Learn more about Turner Farm at http://www.turner-farm.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/turnerfarm.

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
The Word ‘Natural,’ Like Our Food, Has Become Polluted
The New York Times - 11/10/2014.
By Vani Hari -When it comes to demanding quality in our food, advocacy works. I made appalling discoveries when I started to explore the ingredients inside the food I was buying. One of the most egregious discoveries was that food companies are getting away with slapping the word “natural” on food products that contain ingredients that are anything but that.
Why GMO labeling in the U.S. needs to win only once
Resilience - 11/9/2014.
By Kurt Cobb, Resource Insights - There were no doubt celebrations last week in the boardrooms of corporations that own patents to the world's genetically engineered crops. Proposals to label foods containing these crops – commonly called GMOs for genetically modified organisms – were defeated soundly in Colorado and barely in Oregon. I think the celebrations may be premature. For the advocates of labeling have vowed to fight on.
Sisters grow family-owned company that distributes Maine-grown food
Portland Press Herald - 11/9/2014.
By Mary Pols - Marada Cook is on a morning sales call. And not just any sales call; she’s at IDEXX Laboratories, meeting with food services director Kim Cassella for the first time. Cook is the public face of Crown O’ Maine Organic Cooperative, a distributor of Maine grown, harvested and/or value-added foods.
Meet: Laura Grady, a farmer in Harpswell with a ‘crazy need’ to grow good food
Portland Press Herald - 11/9/2014.
By Mary Pols - Farmer Laura Grady runs Two Coves Farm in Harpswell with her husband, Joe, their three children (Yvette, 13, Muriel, 11, and Joe Pye, 7). Formerly owned by a longtime Harpswell family, it was known as the Dunning Farm until the Gradys arrived in 2009.
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