|Greg Marley, mushroom man, seeks to heal fungus fears|
Bangor Daily News - 7/24/2010.By Emily Burnham – For the past 35 years, Greg Marley, 55, has been a devoted amateur mycologist, teaching interested people about the many mushroom species right in our backyards in Maine that are delicious to eat and may confer a number of health benefits.
|Introducing ‘The Monsanto Challenge’|
Kennebec Journal - 7/23/2010.Op-ed by Denis Thoet – About a month ago, I had the temerity to suggest that Maine Public Television question the use of the words "sustainable agriculture" when it accepts the sponsorship dollars of the Monsanto Corp. Monsanto's genetically modified seeds represent the opposite of sustainability. Monsanto sustains Monsanto through the monopoly of its genetically modified seed varieties, not farmers, who are on the hook to buy their seeds.
|Council hears herbicide beefs|
Kennebec Journal - 7/23/2010.By Keith Edwards – Augusta: City councilors appear to be seeking balance between concerns herbicides are putting residents’ health at risk and the need to prevent weeds from damaging sidewalks and other public areas.
|Farmers find friends indeed|
Portland Press Herald - 7/23/2010.By Edward D. Murphy – Gorham: Tony Tanguay was on vacation near Greenville, but he didn't hesitate Wednesday night when he heard that a severe storm had blown down a barn on Ed and Becky Benson's dairy farm. Tanguay, who is a Central Maine Power Co. lineman and milks cows for the Bensons part time, didn't need much time to decide what to do when a relative sent him a text message about the storm and the damage it had caused.