|US Farm Economy: How Globalization Soured Milk Market For American Dairy Farmers|
International Business Times - 9/29/2015. By Carter Dougherty - For much of the past decade, the international dairy market did right by Tim Leary, creating opportunity for his farm in southern Maine by linking his fortunes with ever-wealthier Asian milk drinkers. But the downside of this globalizing dairy market revealed itself this month, when Leary watched a livestock hauler whisk away 21 of his cows, destined to be milked the next morning at someone else’s facility.
|Crop of successful farms quietly growing in Bowdoinham|
Bangor Daily News - 9/28/2015. By Kathleen Pierce - On a swath of land at the edge of Merrymeeting Bay, rows of kale, carrots and tomatoes spring from the earth. In this region of bountiful soil, where six rivers converge, a network of farms thrives in fields of plenty.
|Maine forager, mushroom connoisseur eats weeds. You can, too.|
Bangor Daily News - 9/28/2015. By Abigail Curtis - David Spahr of Washington is a photographer, an author, an educator, a mushroom connoisseur and a gourmet cook, but perhaps he's best known as a forager. That means he doesn't only find his food at the grocery store or in the garden but also in the woods, fields and seashore, too.