|Demand for locally raised meat increases in Maine|
Bangor Daily News - 8/24/2015. By Kathleen Pierce - Foraging for insects, tender roots and other delicacies in a 4-acre pasture, a passel of Berkshire and Tamworth hogs are happy – at least as happy as pigs in mud can be.
|Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association holds tomato talk|
Country Folks - 8/24/2015. By Rachel Carter - A few weeks ago, a consortium of local vegetable growers gathered at the Albion, ME research farm of Johnny’s Selected Seeds with one task in mind, to discuss the obstacles and opportunities related to growing tomatoes in the New England region.
|Composting heats up in Maine|
Portland Press Herald - 8/23/2015. By Mary Pols - Plenty of Maine supermarkets, corporate customers, schools and other institutions have already embraced composting. (The University of Maine even has an on-campus composting facility.) The next frontier is municipalities, not an easy nut to crack.