|Scientist issues genetic food warning|
Common Dreams - 1/19/2009.The only way consumers can protect their families and avoid potentially harmful so-called Frankenfoods is to buy directly from the grower, says a leading plant scientist.
|Grow extra veggies for local food pantry|
Kennebec Journal - 1/18/2009.Last spring, my wife, Jane Frost, and I planted our entire 1,000-square-foot vegetable garden for our local food pantry, adding a couple of rows for our family.
|A growing trend (winter farmers’ markets)|
Maine Sunday Telegram - 1/18/2009.In the past few years, winter farmers markets have sprung up in towns around the state, including in Bath, Brunswick, Gardiner, Orono, Belfast and Portland. Local farmers are offering greenhouse produce and preserved or stored produce as well breads, meats and cheeses.