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.
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
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”).
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
Among her many offerings, Cheryl Wixson’s Pumpkin Maple Butter and applesauce provide the makings for a tasty custard. It’s a fact of life in Maine. If you want to eat local foods year-round, you’ve got
After sudden death of a farmer, his community comes together to help out at Common Ground fair booth
UNITY, Maine — When farmer and retired Game Warden Mark Thompson died suddenly a week ago, his community mourned. Then, they got out their calendars and planners. <<Read more…>> As a note to my readers…
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
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
The Belfast CSA-CSF Fair, will take place Sunday, March 2, from 1-3pm at the Troy Howard Middle School, which is located at 173 Lincolnville Ave (Rte 52), next to the Waldo County YMCA in Belfast.
Join Cheryl and Cheryl Wixson’s Kitchen at the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity on September 20-22. We’ll be participating in some educational talks on local farming and demonstrating some delicious recipes using our products. See