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Eating in Season: Maine

Eating in Season: Maine

Ever wonder when certain foods are in season in Maine? The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) has compiled…

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Low-Spray & Organic Apple Picking in Maine

Fall is a great time to indulge in locally-grown food. Below is a list of Maine farms where you can…

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Farmers’ markets available all year

Most farmers’ markets in Maine operate from May to October, although a growing number of winter markets are giving us…

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Guide to pesticides in produce

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a national non-profit dedicated to using public information and education efforts to protect public…

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Preserve the harvest: Enjoy tasty, local produce all year

By Heather Foran Preserving food can be a mystifying and daunting endeavor if you’ve never done it before. But have…

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Learn the art & science of growing food in Maine: Four resources to help get you started and expand your skills

By Heather Foran Perhaps you’re a green-thumbed veteran looking to expand productivity, creativity, and diversity. Maybe you’ve had a difficult…

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Start your own vegetable garden: Six Easy Steps

Start your own vegetable garden: Six Easy Steps

1. PICK A SPOT You want your garden to get lots of sun (6 hours is ideal) in an area…

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Incredible edibles

Go beyond apples and pears in the fruited landscape By Lynn Ascrizzi People go to great lengths to beautify the…

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DIY: Quick Pickles

By Andrew Lindberg, Fermentation enthusiast Quick pickles are a fun and easy way to brighten up your favorite sandwiches, salads,…

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A Green Revolution

Changing the world one green smoothie at a time [An expert conversation featured in the Summer/Fall 2012 issue of Green…

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