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Fruit & Produce

Finding a farm-to-table caterer

Planning an event in Maine that requires catering? If you make an effort to fill your kitchen with locally-sourced ingredients…

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Indoor gardening for a year-round harvest

By Erin Covey-Smith THE ABUNDANCE AT the farmers’ markets may be dwindling, and your garden may have hunkered down for…

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Low-Spray & Organic Pick-Your-Own Apples, Strawberries and Blueberries

Summer and fall are great times to indulge in locally-grown food. Below is a list of Maine farms where you…

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Winter Greens

Simple strategies for extending your growing season by Lisa Wolff It’s a Saturday afternoon in July and Eliot Coleman is sitting atop his…

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Green smoothies—fuel for the body!

By Elizabeth Fraser, Owner of Girl Gone Raw and Co-Owner of Kids Gone Raw Is there one thing that you can do…

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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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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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