Farmers

Let’s Help Build The Pod!

Posted on October 31, 2016

Noah Wentworth and Flora Brown, started Frinklepod Farm five years ago. Over the years, though, they have struggled with the myriad challenges of providing local food to customers while making farming a viable livelihood, year-round

A new use for Cheryl's jars!

A Creative Recycling!

Posted on July 01, 2015

Our friends at the Green Garden Farm sent us this great photo. They farm beautiful certified organic peonies, over 12000 stems and they were our first tomato farmers! The message that came along with the

Jim Gerritsen

Defending Organic Agriculture Acres

Posted on May 08, 2015

This is an interesting interview with Jim Gerritsen about his MOFGA certified organic farm and the OSGATA et al. v. Monsanto lawsuit. Click here to download.

Shelling Organic Seed Corn on Wood Prairie Farm

Posted on January 08, 2015

I enjoyed watching this short video of Jim Gerritsen of Wood Prairie Farm in Bridgewater, Maine. Jim is having fun with a well-working machine that is shelling Organic Dakota Ivory Corn. This is the corn

Turkey Hunting Day Two

Posted on May 19, 2012

Shooting the second turkey in two days in less than 1:08 total hours of shooting time was not the highlight.  This was my second year turkey hunting. My brother-in-law, Wes, from New Hampshire was looking

Turkey Hunting Day One

Posted on May 18, 2012

What do you do when you shoot a turkey at 5:45 opening day? I hunted turkey with my brother-in-law, Wes, last year, my first year.. He hunts in New Hampshire, just comes to Maine to

A Sad Day in the Farming Community

Posted on May 08, 2012

What does it take to put more Maine food on Maine plates?  What does it take to build a community of people that care about each other?  These are questions I often  ask myself  as

Fishing and Farming Friends

Posted on November 22, 2011

A day spent fishing and eating great Maine foods with wonderful Maine Farmers… Allen and Jose looking for clams. Found one! Score! Nice mess of clams! Wait? Does Allen like lobster better than tomatoes? Lobster

One Bite at a Time

Posted on November 13, 2011

Last weekend, I saw the future of Maine agriculture…young farmers and their families, sustainably cultivating the soil, growing crops, and raising livestock. This weekend I’m seeing the faces of the consumer at the Maine Harvest

Farmer to Farmer

Posted on November 07, 2011

I have seen the future of Maine agriculture…and I am wicked excited! Just spent the last 2 days at MOFGA’s annual Farmer to Farmer conference at Point Look-Out in Northport.  MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and

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