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Gabrielle Gosselin and Nate Drummond of Six River Farm in Bowdoinham


Know Your Organic Producers!

Meet Nate Drummond and Gabrielle Gosselin of Six River Farm in Bowdoinham. This MOFGA certified organic farm produces vegetables, herbs, and vegetable seedlings (in season) on fertile soil on the shores of Merrymeeting Bay. They sell at the Brunswick and Crystal Spring Farmers’ Markets and to El Camino, Harraseeket Inn, Royal River Natural Foods and Henry and Marty's. "Healthy farming for a healthy community," reads their motto. Website.

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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Soup to Nuts: A little-known Maine flatbread gets an unlikely hero
Portland Press Herald - 7/30/2014.
By Meredith Goad - Father Paul Dumais tries to revive ployes, made without a mix or commercial leavening agent.
Bakeries on the rise in Maine: Skowhegan event energizes entrepreneurs
Bangor Daily News - 7/29/2014.
By Kathleen Pierce - Amy Tyson and her husband, Zachary, had been summering in Kennebunk for years when they realized that amid the clam shacks and ice cream stores, something was lacking.
U.S. GMO crop companies double down on anti-labeling efforts
Reuters - 7/29/2014.
By Carey Gillam - One year after the launch of a social media effort to allay consumers' concerns about the safety of foods made from genetically modified crops, U.S. companies that develop GMOs have further committed to a multimillion-dollar campaign to defeat attempts to add GMO labels to such foods.
Maine parents, physicians press for disclosure of phthalates use in products
Kennebec Journal - 7/29/2014.
By Chelsea Diana - Dozens pack a hearing to urge the DEP to make companies report the presence of four types of the potentially harmful chemical.
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