Deer Isle, Maine A recipe prepared by Edible Island students at Deer Isle Stonington High School will be featured as part of the menu for the Commissioner’s Luncheon on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at the
Marion Nestle starts the new year with three articles in the New York Times about policies that might not seem to but do bear directly on food politics. Read more on what she has to
Every year in early September we make a big batch of our Organic Maine Cranberry Ketchup for Jeff at Heiwa Tofu to serve with his Tofu “Frites” at the Common Ground Country Fair. Last year,
Chef Jose Andres is one of my culinary heroes…the man who helped feed Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Read what he has to say about our food systems. departures.com/lifestyle/food/chef-jose-andres-conscious-cuisine-world-central-kitchen He is right on and he
This Sunday, July 28, 2019 is Maine Open Farm Day!
Our Eliot Coleman talks about the importance of organic & sustainable agriculture. Eliot Coleman Keynote | Real Organic Project Symposium
New book by Dr. Lisa Young, “Finally Full, Finally Slim” is all about portions, a great read and healthy eating for life! She’s my new hero! Here’s some more info: http://www.dietdetective.com/interview-with-nutritionist-dr-lisa-young/
According to Sam Schipani in the Bangor Daily News article, “Savory is the new trend for wild Maine blueberries that will tingle your taste buds, food brands in Maine have been moving away from sweet
According to Marion Nestle, "Really, kids would be much better off eating the healthy foods their parents eat. They don’t need food aimed just at them. " Cheryl's been advocating for this forever!
Connecting the dots: The trade war with China and feeding America’s poor by Marion Nestle I was struck last week by an article in the Wall Street Journal with this intriguing title: “Food Banks Reap Unexpected Bounty
Elliot Coleman. The New Organic Grower: A Master’s Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener. 30th Anniversary Edition. Chelsea Green, 2018. The first edition of this book came out in 1989
In her Food Politics blog, Marion Nestle explains how oats and wheat can become contaminated with glyphosate at amounts that exceed standards. Read her blog post: How did glyphosate get into Cheerios?
Originally published in Island Ad-Vantages, July 26, 2018 Rabbit Hill Farm participates in Open Farm Day Visitors were welcomed to Rabbit Hill Farm in Stonington on Sunday as part of an annual Open Farm Day
Spruce’s formal name is: Salty Dog Sieur de Monts. Sieur de Monts was the Lieutenant Governor of New France, named in 1603 by the King of France. The territory under his control extended from Philadelphia
Jaelin Roberts has perfected the art of making Macarons in her mother’s home kitchen in Bangor. Jalin took my Kitchen Licensing Workshop and I helped them get both their kitchen and product licensed. Congratulations, Jaelin!
Cheryl Wixson, Stonington chef and organic farmer, has been awarded the Katherine O. Musgrave Public Service Award by the Maine Nutrition Council. Presented at the annual spring conference on April 11, 2018, Wixson was recognized
Beautiful Bowls, Savory Soup, Art, Music and Friends MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee Empty Bowl Supper
The April 30 Empty Bowl Supper in Belfast, a benefit for the MOFGA-El Salvador Sistering Committee’s work, promises to be better than ever this year, with a celebration of 15 years of sistering and solidarity.
Once the resident chef for MOFGA, the Stonington farmer has her hand in a number of local, organic food projects. Portland Press Herald December 6, 2015 Cheryl Wixson is still described as “MOFGA’s resident chef”
Rodale’s Organic Life by Rowan Jacobsen On a steamy evening this July, John Bunker and his wife, Cammy Watts, padded down into the root cellar at their organic farm in Maine and rustled through a
ORLAND, MAINE – With generous support from the Hancock County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, the Bucksport Community Concerns is hosting two food-processing workshops at the Orland Community Center on October 20 and 29.
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
Belief systems and narratives matter, as was pointed out in a Nov. 23 opinion piece defending genetically modified organisms (GMOs) against growing public concerns (“Americans need to rethink our views of GMO vs organic crops”).