|Farmers, food-stamp recipients reap benefits of EBT cards|
Portland Press Herald - 4/24/2016. By Gillian Graham and Beth Quimby - Jennifer Lehto plunked down her electronic benefit transfer card Saturday at the Portland Farmers Market and received a stack of wooden tokens back to buy locally produced food for her family. The Yarmouth resident said being able to use her food stamp card at the market makes a big difference in her family’s life.
|Maine Seaweed: The Next Super-Food?|
Maine Public Broadcasting - 4/22/2016. By Fred Bever - A growing cadre of entrepreneurs think seaweed could help Maine lead a new revolution in American farming.
|Non-GM blight-resistant potatoes performing well|
GM Watch - 4/22/2016. Farming Online - An Innovative Farmers field lab tested heritage varieties of potato and found that all varieties, including newer breeds, performed well for yield and blight resistance. A taste test also found that all tasted good when cooked as chips and mash.