|How Mainers keep finding new sources of energy|
Bangor Daily News - 5/8/2017. By Lauren Abbate - Attendees of this year’s Common Ground Country Fair in September may notice something new atop the five animal barns on the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s campus.
|Retiring to the Farm|
Maine Calling - 5/8/2017. By Jennifer Rooks - A retired professor lives off the grid at a self-sufficient farm and helps preserve wildlife habitat. Why did he choose to live such a remote and back-to-the-land lifestyle, and how does he pull it off? He addresses everything from white-tailed deer habitat to canning and preserving to solar energy. Guest: Prof. John Twomey, retired University of Massachusetts professor, living in Montville. He has written a book about his experience: Retiring To, Not From: Intimate Details of Life on a Remote Farm in Maine.