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Cheryl with one of her rabbits

Meet: Cheryl Wixson, ‘top cheerleader’ for Maine foods

Posted on December 07, 2015

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”

Food processing workshops at Orland Community Center

Posted on October 13, 2015

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. 

A salute to Cinco de Mayo

Kitchen Share Newsletter April 2015

Posted on May 01, 2015

Dear Cooking & Eating Friends: “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me lay an invincible summer.”   Albert Camus Winter is finally leaving us here at Rabbit Hill, and our grand eating

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

GMO vs. Organic debate

Scientists need to rethink their beliefs about GMOs

Posted on December 17, 2014

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”).

Gleaning

Award-winning group repurposing fresh, local food

Posted on November 05, 2014

Over 100 billion pounds of food are thrown away in the United States each year. That disturbing statistic is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But Healthy Acadia, working with a host of organizations, food

Pen the Calf

Calf Survives Lightning Strike

Posted on August 22, 2014

TROY, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A two-and-a-half week old calf at Highland Farms of Troy was struck by lightning and survived. See report

MOFGA Cooking Day Apr 2014

Cooking Day at MOFGA

Posted on April 10, 2014

Cheryl led the Volunteer crew in the MOFGA kitchen on Volunteer Work Day. While other crews cleaned the fair grounds, Cheryl’s crew put together a feast for the upcoming Earth Day festivities as well as

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