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•  Betting on Biochar to Solve Our Super CO2 Imbalance (TreeHugger, 12/7/08)
•  The Price is Right? (Bangor Daily News, 12/6/08)
•  It’s in the cran (Bangor Daily News, 12/6/08)
•  Food is different (Common Dreams, 12/6/08)
•  Organic pecans shake up the agriculture world (TreeHugger, 12/5/08)
•  O Christmas tree, how natural are thy branches? (Grist, 12/4/08)
•  Soil not oil: why we need to kick petroleum out of our farms (Vandana Shiva, Alternet, 12/3/08)
•  Trade pacts may undermine state laws (Bangor Daily News, 12/3/08)
•  A message for climate change negotiators: small farmers key to combating climate change (Common Dreams, 12/2/08)
•  Burger and fr ... uh, what was I saying? (Grist, 12/2/08)
•  Local food plus: a model for food citizenship in North America (WorldChanging, 12/2/08)
•  One man’s 3-year experiment in eating organic food – all the time (New York Times, 12/2/08) POST
•  Colby ranked sixth for best food (Kennebec Journal, 11/30/08)
•  Holiday fun helps farm thrive in new landscape (Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/30/08)
•  Cheer, caution greet shrimp season start (Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/30/08)
•  Trapped: Maine lobster towns try to weather a global economic storm (Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/30/08)
•  Dairy: the good news, the bad news (Bangor Daily News, 11/29/08)
•  Mashed potatoes more than a dance (Sandy Oliver, Bangor Daily News, 11/29/08)
•  Dairy business gets family’s goat (Bangor Daily News, 11/28/08)
•  Food and fuel (WorldChanging, 11/27/08)
•  Produce perversions part 1: living with the underbelly (Ethicurean, 11/27/08)
•  More thoughts on USDA and Obama (Grist, 11/26/08)
•  Organic food scientifically proves healthier (OrganicToBe, 11/26/08)
•  Top of the food chain (Richard Heinberg, 11/25/08)
•  The garden farm guide to beekeeping (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 11/25/08)
•  A state of hunger (Portland Press Herald, 11/25/08)
•  How food companies have caused obesity (Alternet, 11/25/08)
•  Living the good life on $5000 a year (Alternet, 11/25/08)
•  Farmland put to good use by many residents (Kennebec Journal, 11/24/08)

•  Colby ranked sixth for best food (Kennebec Journal, 11/30/08)
•  Holiday fun helps farm thrive in new landscape (Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/30/08)
•  Cheer, caution greet shrimp season start (Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/30/08)
•  Trapped: Maine lobster towns try to weather a global economic storm (Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/30/08)
•  Dairy: the good news, the bad news (Bangor Daily News, 11/29/08)
•  Mashed potatoes more than a dance (Sandy Oliver, Bangor Daily News, 11/29/08)
•  Dairy business gets family’s goat (Bangor Daily News, 11/28/08)
•  Food and fuel (WorldChanging, 11/27/08)
•  Produce perversions part 1: living with the underbelly (Ethicurean, 11/27/08)
•  More thoughts on USDA and Obama (Grist, 11/26/08)
•  Organic food scientifically proves healthier (OrganicToBe, 11/26/08)
•  Top of the food chain (Richard Heinberg, 11/25/08)
•  The garden farm guide to beekeeping (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 11/25/08)
•  A state of hunger (Portland Press Herald, 11/25/08)
•  How food companies have caused obesity (Alternet, 11/25/08)
•  Living the good life on $5000 a year (Alternet, 11/25/08)
•  Farmland put to good use by many residents (Kennebec Journal, 11/24/08)
•  The fruits of their labor (Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/23/08)
•  Rich countries launch great land grab to safeguard food supply (The Guardian [UK], 11/22/08)
•  Growers split on rules for aerial spraying (Bangor Daily News, 11/22/08)
•  A closely gardened secret (Bangor Daily News, 11/22/08)
•  For a holiday dinner, simplicity is the key (Sandy Oliver, Bangor Daily News, 11/22/08)
•  New varieties for food growers (All-American selections) (Bangor Daily News, 11/22/08)
•  Family farms pulled us out of the Great Depression (Common Dreams, 11/22/08)
•  Pig genetically engineered to make factory farming easier is closer to market (Organic Consumers, 11/22/08)
•  American food system fertilized with industrial chemical melamine (TreeHugger, 11/22/08)
•  As crop prices fall, farmers face losses (New York Times, 11/21/08)
•  Soil erosion threatens land of 100m Chinese, survey finds (The Guardian [UK], 11/21/08)
•  Finding a solution to soil’s carbon problem (The Guardian [UK], 11/21/08)
•  Nine must-read books on eating well (TreeHugger, 11/21/08)
•  Together at the table (Grist, 11/20/08)
•  Lobster feasts would be cause for thanks (Portland Press Herald, 11/20/08)
•  A ruminant with a view (Grist, 11/19/08)
•  Wheat yields could halve says scientist (Soil Association, 11/18/08
•  Mutant strain of antibiotic-resistant e. coli found in the UK (Soil Association press release, 11/17/08)
•  Our home-grown melanine problem (NYT Op-Ed, 11/17/08)
•  Industrial ag-onistes (Grist, 11/17/08)
•  Soil Association report on food security released [UK] (Soil Association, 11/17/08)
•  Study bolsters link between Parkinson’s, pesticide (Fresno Bee, 11/16/08)
•  Movement wants kids to ‘experience life, not watch’ (Kennebec Journal, 11/16/08)
•  Online market touted as tool for farmers (Bangor Daily News, 11/16/08)
•  BPA leaches from ‘safe’ products (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/15/08)
•  Wait an Ag Sec: Getting real about who will head the USDA (Ethicurean, 11/15/08)
•  Insecticide! (An ecological disaster that will affect us all) (The Independent [UK], 11/15/08)
•  Finding the best, local food near you just got easier (Alternet, 11/14/08)
•  Corn-fed nation (Grist, 11/14/08)
•  Homemade granola tastes great, saves money (Sandy Oliver, Bangor Daily News, 11/14/08)
•  Breaking new ground aids quality of life (Bangor Daily News, 11/14/08)
•  If you buy organics, you are “dumb” (DailyKos, 11/14/08)
•  Mapping the young farmers movement across America (WorldChanging, 11/13/08)
•  Why eating GM good could lower your fertility (Common Dreams, 11/12/08)
•  Cancer society turns sights to farm pesticides (Globe and Mail [Toronto]), 11/12/08)
•  Stir crazy: on cookbooks (Grist, 11/12/08)
•  Old snapshots document fish populations, curb “shifting baselines syndrome” (Ethicurean, 11/11/08)
•  The food and farming transition (RichardHeinberg.com, 11/08)
•  Michael Pollan: Eating is a political act (The Progressive, via Alternet, 11/08)
•  ‘Clean-up’ bees could save endangered hives (The Guardian [UK], 11/9/08)
•  Can community gardens save a city? (Boston Globe, 11/9/08)
•  Time to tend to chores put off this summer (Dennis Thoet, Waterville Morning Sentinel, 11/9/08)
•  Toward a healthy America: prevention as part of the stimulus (Organic Consumers, 11/09/08)
•  Willie Nelson: An open letter on farm and food policy (Tree Hugger, 11/8/08)
•  Politics of the plate: greens of wrath (Gourmet, 11/08)
•  Is genetically altered food our next crisis? (John O’Donnell letter to editor, Portland Press Herald, 11/6/08)
•  Votes for bigger hen cages could cause big changes (USA Today, 11/6/08)
•  Californication of US farm-animal code? (Grist, 11/6/08)
•  Time to go against the grain (The Guardian [UK], 11/5/08)
•  When all is said and dung (Grist, 11/3/08)
•  Schools cultivate organic foods as a fresh approach to learning (Portland Press Herald, 11/4/08)
•  Staying organic during tough times (OrganicToBe, 11/3/08)
•  A few quick thoughts on Slow Food (Tom Philpott, Grist, 10/31/08)
•  Risks of developing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s linked to environmental threats (TreeHugger, 11/2/08)
•  Guardians of the past uncover green lessons for the present (The Guardian [UK], 10/31/08)
•  A windfall for lovers of applesauce (Portland Press Herald, 10/29/08)
•  Message to the next President: Eat the View! (Roger Doiron, Common Dreams, 10/29/08)
•  Farm chemicals can indirectly hammer frogs (Science News, 10/29/08)
•  Why cancer’s gaining on us (Common Dreams, 10/27/08)
•  The Green Collar Economy and other fall books (World Changing, 10/27/08)
•  Conference to cover buying clubs, interaction with farmers (Kennebec Journal, 10/26/08)
•  COA to create food studies program (Bangor Daily News, 10/26/08)
•  Swan’s Honey: The sweet smell of success (Kennebec Journal, 10/25/08)
•  To counter problems of food aid, try spuds (New York Times, 10/25/08)
•  Terra Madre notes: Vandana Shiva rocks the house (Grist, 10/25/08)
•  Invasive plant [oriental bittersweet] should be controlled (Bangor Daily News, 10/24/08)
•  Warming warning to Maine: adapt (Bangor Daily News, 10/24/08)
•  Many pesticides in EU may damage human brain-study (UK, Reuters, 10/24/08)
•  More news from Terra Madre (Grist, 10/24/08)
•  California’s Prop. 2 spurs big-bucks-battle over farm-animal treatment (Grist, 10/23/08)
•  Notes from Terra Madre (Grist, 10/23/08)
•  Menu for the next prez (Grist, 10/23/08)
•  Soil health ‘threatens farming’ [in UK] (BBC News, 10/23/08)
•  Sweet potatoes provide Kansans multiple culinary possibilities and new crop potential (The Ethicurean, 10/23/08)
•  Pressing matters (Ellsworth American, 10/23/08)
•  Hunt on for bear(s) with ‘taste’ for goat meat (Bangor Daily News, 10/23/08)
•  Ban on pesticides may face NAFTA test (Organic Consumers, 10/22/08)
•  Five outstanding green restaurants (Tree Hugger, 10/22/08)
•  Amish community growing around Unity, Thorndike (Kennebec Journal, 10/22/08)
•  Scarborough gardener gets boost in campaign for White House lawn (Portland Press Herald, 10/22/08)
•  What’s organic farmland worth or is it a pearl without price? (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 10/21/08)
•  The American public starts to turn against GM (FDA Online (UK), 10/21/08)
•  Meat wagon: squashing beef (Grist, 10/20/08)
•  EU fleets fish bluefin close to extinction (Times [London], 10/19/08)
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Italy aims for carbon-neutral farm (BBC News, 10/17/08)
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Mutant seeds for Mesopotamia (Infowars.com, 10/16/08)
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The rise, fall, and rebirth of the ‘Delicious’ apple (Grist, 10/16/08)
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Yo! No GMO’s! (Grist, 10/16/08)
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World Food Day 2008: Cooking and food preservation come to the table (Grist, 10/16/08)
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More than one way to raise a hog (Grist, 10/16/08)
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Chicken not-so-little (Grist, 10/16/08)
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Fanfare for the Common Ground (Portland Press Herald, 10/15/08)
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This stock collapse is petty when compared to the nature crunch (George Monbiot, The Guardian [U.K.], 10/14/08)
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Organic agriculture and localized food & energy systems for mitigating climate change (Institute for Science in Society, 10/13/08)
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Finding real food on the road—all the way across America (10/13/08)
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Cheese is big attraction at Open Creamery Day
(Kennebec Journal, 10/13/08)
•  Fall (autumn, that is) of the cheese makers (Bangor Daily News, 10/13/08)
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Using electrons to treat organic seeds (Medilexicon News, 10/13/20)
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An open letter to the next farmer-in-chief (Michael Pollan, New York Times, 10/12/20)
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How can Maine apples be worth less than Bay State’s? (Letter to editor, Maine Sunday Telegram, 10/12/08)
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New food ideas: CSA alternatives (New York Times, 10/12/08)
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Taste Maine autumn – eat an apple, drink cider (Editorial, Kennebec Journal, 10/11/08)
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Melanine not exactly best additive for food (Letter to editor, Portland Press Herald, 10/11/08)
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Wrap yourself in warmth of tasty Red Flannel Hash (Sandy Oliver, Bangor Daily News, 10/11/08)
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Has the ag bubble burst? (Grist, 10/10/08)
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Uniting Around Food to Save an Ailing Town (New York Times, 10/7/08)
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Free produce helps in hard economic times (Maine Sunday Telegram, 10/5/08)
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[Prince] Charles targets GM crop giants in fiercest attack yet (Common Dreams, 10/5/08)
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Island lobstermen try catching more with less (Portland Press Herald, 10/4/08)
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Maiden harvest (Bangor Daily News, 10/4/08)
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7 pumped-up pumpkins (Boston Globe, 10/4/08)
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Saying no to genetically modified foods in Japan (TreeHugger, 10/3/08)
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Politics and the dinner table (Grist, 10/3/08)
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Cooking up a plan: Food policy for the president-to-be (Ethicurean, 10/2/08)
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‘Summer vacation’ in winter would let students learn to farm (Kennebec Journal, 9/28/08)
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Terra Preta: biochar and the MEGO effect (The Oil Drum, 9/28/08)
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Harvest of the month program brings seasonal favorites to Portland [OR] schools (TreeHugger, 9/28/08)
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Orchard outings remain a family tradition amid changes in the industry (Waterville Morning Sentinel, 9/27/08)
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Alpaca farms might be good getaway from rain (Waterville Morning Sentinel, 9/27/08)
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Solon couple’s buffalo herd keeps health-conscious eaters happy (Bangor Daily News, 9/27/08)
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An Urban Farmer Is Rewarded for His Dream (New York Times, 9/26/08)
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Millinocket chef takes home ‘ultimate’ prize (Bangor Daily News, 9/24/08)
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From family farm to family restaurant [Chase’s Daily, Belfast] (Boston Globe, 9/24/08)
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Will Allen: Urban farmer, genius (Grist, 9/23/08)
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New zoning (Falmouth) would allow a chicken in every yard (Portland Press Herald, 9/23/08)
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Blueberry farmer should have been picked (Portland Press Herald, 9/22/08)
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Rural life on display at Common Ground Country Fair (Kennebec Journal, 9/22/08)
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Our next president could learn a lot from Willie Nelson (Common Dreams, 9/22/08)
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Atrazine found in lakes far from farm sources (Star Tribune [Minneapolis], 9/21/08)
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Task force targets farming (Waterville Morning Sentinel, 9/21/08)
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Mainer blooms at Farm Aid (Maine Sunday Telegram, 9/21/08)
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Common Ground Fair: It’s all local, all organic (Kennebec Journal, 9/19/08)
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An uncommon fair, made in Maine (Bangor Daily News, 9/19/08)
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FDA will not require labeling of genetically engineered animals that are sold as food (Organic Consumers, 9/18/08)
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MOFGA grows its fair (Kennebec Journal, 9/17/08)
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Project would have made this farmer proud (Portland Press Herald, 9/17/08)
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The minimum tools for small scale garden farming (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 9/16/08)
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Time for Maine potatoes (Bangor Daily News, 9/15/08)
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We young farmers, all over the world, we are citizens (Grist, 9/15/08)
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Food banks finding aid in bounty of backyard (NY Times, 9/14/08)
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It’s (apple) picking time (Bangor Daily News, 9/13/08)
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Harvest-sharing program gives farmers incentive to grow
(Dennis Thoet, Kennebec Journal, 9/12/08)
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Free recipe book for pupils starts real meal revolution (The Guardian [UK], 9/12/08)
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Slow Food Nation interview: Andrew Kimbrell (Grist, 9/12/08)
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Survey: Locals not cutting back on organic chow
(Boston Globe, 9/11/08)
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Black magic (Hen and Harvest, 9/11/08)
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Fruit variety under threat as orchards die out (The Telegraph [UK], 9/11/08)
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To get over the no-wheat hump, locavores turn to local grains (TreeHugger, 9/11/08)
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The organic times are a changin’ (Grist, 9/10/08)
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Farm purchase promises rich harvest of benefits (Portland Press Herald, 9/10/08)
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Get the lowdown on the locavore trend (Portland Press Herald, 9/10/08)
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Unity's gardens growing greener, closer to home (Bangor Daily News, 9/10/08)
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Brook There clothing (TreeHugger, 9/9/08)
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Going trayless and the greening process (Letter to Editor, Kennebec Journal, 9/9/08)
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Seasonal restaurants: a gourmet trend (TreeHugger, 9/8/08)
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Back to the garden (Grist, 9/7/08)
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Pasteurized salad?
(The Ethicurean, 9/7/08)
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Kale to the chief? Scarborough man says, why not? (Maine Sunday Telegram, 9/7/08)
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Organic food push at Bates gets healthy donation (Boston Globe, 9/7/08)
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Farm aides cross generations, genres (Boston Globe, 9/7/08)
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Our oceans are dying and we're at fault (TreeHugger, 9/6/08)
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Beefing up local meat sales (Bangor Daily News, 9/6/08)
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Slow down, Slow Food! (Grist, 9/5/08)
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Mooo-ve over, FDA (Grist, 9/5/08)
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Monsanto successfully intimidates Missouri farmers for 'crime' of seed saving (Organic Consumers, 9/5/08)
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Lyman composting operation to shut down under pressure (Portland Press Herald, 9/4/08)
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Fire retardant chemical found in children (Reuters, 9/4/08)
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Digesting Slow Food Nation (Grist, 9/4/08)
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Florida tomato agribusiness giants plead guilty to enslaving Mexican & Guatemalan immigrant workers (Organic Consumers, 9/4/08)
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Slow Food Nation: Farmworkers at the table (Grist, 9/3/08)
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Organic production more profitable as oil prices rise (Soil Association [UK] study, 9/3/08)
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Buying clubs 'win-win' for farmers, consumers (Bangor Daily News, 9/3/08)
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Endangered salmon proposal covers 3 rivers (Bangor Daily News, 9/3/08)
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Hike food inspection fees (Editorial, Bangor Daily News, 9/3/08)
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"Yes, I'm a fructivist. My mission is to show you what you're missing" (The Guardian [UK], 9/2/08) 
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"The man who created paradise" (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 9/2/08)
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Our good earth (National Geographic, 9/1/08)
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Farmers' markets let Mainers taste the season (Maine Sunday Telegram, 8/31/08)
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Farm pregnancy 'cuts asthma risk' (BBC News, 8/31/08)
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Slow Food Nation: revolutionary diet (Grist, 8/29/08)
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Five steps to an environmental revolution (Alternet, 8/27/08)
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Community fruit harvesting is spreading (TreeHugger, 8/29/08)
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Cuba's farmers went back to pre-chemical roots (Dennis Thoet, Kennebec Journal, 8/29/08)
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County cows chewing cuds for cash (Bangor Daily News, 8/29/08)
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Slow Food Nation to release healthy food and agriculture declaration (Common Dreams, 8/27/08)
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Genetically engineered food part of larger plan (John O'Donnell letter to the editor, Kennebec Journal, 8/27/08)
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Nomination failure (Editorial, Bangor Daily News, 8/27/08)
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Cheapskate haystacks for contrary garden farmers (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, August 26/08)
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Show Me the Honey: New research finds higher-than-expected levels of pesticides in hives (Popular Science, 8/25/08)
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Big problems? Blame the little guy (Ethicurean, 8/25/08)
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100-mile diet for college students (TreeHugger, 8/25/08)
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Rich countries once used gunboats to seize food. Now they use trade deals (The Guardian [UK], 8/25/08)
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Credit crunch offers some food for thought (The Guardian (UK), 8/25/08)
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Welcome to the food revolution (Alternet, 8/25/08)
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Nothing wrong with organic supporter on pesticide board (Editorial, Maine Sunday Telegram, 8/24/08)
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Leave pesticide disposal to the state: here's how (Maine Sunday Telegram, 8/24/08)
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Wet summer fine for blueberry crop (Kennebec Journal, 8/23/08)
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There are many ways to make a blueberry pie (Bangor Daily News, 8/23/08)  
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Exposure to hexachlorobenzene during pregnancy increases the risk of overweight children (Environmental Health News, 8/22/08)
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Whispers, not fact, pivotal in nominee defeat (Kennebec Journal, 8/22/08)
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Organic farmer shot down as board choice (Kennebec Journal, 8/21/08)
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Maine researcher studies high cancer rates along border (Portland Press Herald, 8/21/08)
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Wet summer weather boosts Maine's wild blueberry crop (Bangor Daily News, 8/21/08)
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FDA OK's zapping greens for safety (CNN News, 8/21/08)
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Don't believe the GM apologists (Independent [UK], 8/21/08)
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Barbara Eggert [obituary] (Bangor Daily News, 8/20/08)
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Pick what you eat (Boston Phoenix, 8/20/08)
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Buying in: Local food is no longer more expensive (Boston Phoenix, 8/20/08)
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Dead zone diet: why fertilizers are taking fish off the menu (Alternet, 8/19/08)
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Rockport: Land trust to celebrate Erickson Farm transfer (Bangor Daily News, 8/19/08)
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Lawsuit seeks EPA pesticide data (San Francisco Chronicle, 8/19/08)
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Dispatches from field - mowing - and re-growing - the grassroots (Grist, 8/19/08)
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Dressed to impress (Maine Sunday Telegram, 8/17/08)
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A gardener's legacy [McLaughlin Foundation] (Boston Globe, 8/17/08)
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Natural farming pioneer Masanobu Fukuoka dies, 95 years old (TreeHugger.com, 8/17/08)
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Lobstermen: It's not easy being green (Portland Press Herald, 8/16/08)
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Farmers aim to make a living, grow good food (Dennis Thoet, Kennebec Journal, 8/15/08)
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Experts caution novices not to forage for mushrooms (Portland Press Herald, 8/15/08)
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Slow food nation celebrates the good, clean, and fair (Point Reyes Light [CA], 8/14/08)
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Growing disaster (Kennebec Journal, 8/14/08)
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Small farms have growing pains (Boston Globe, 8/13/08)
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Everybody eats: the unifying power of food (World Changing, 8/13/08)
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Garden farming: the best investment (Gene Logsdon)  OrganicToBe, 8/13/08)
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Prince Charles warns GM crops risk causing the biggest-ever environmental disaster (Telegraph [UK], 8/12/08)
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Dairy 'somewhat vindicated' [re Bovine Growth Hormone] (Portland Press Herald, 8/11/08)
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A cut above: cut flowers a potentially lucrative crop (Maine Sunday Telegram, 8/10/08)
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Farmers turn to falcon to help guard berry crops (Boston Globe, 8/10/08)
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Organic seed alliance may save us from ourselves (WaldoSoup, 8/9/08)
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Lack of regulation on seaweed harvest raises concerns among Maine landowners (Bangor Daily News, 8/9/08)
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Why market conditions mean more M&M-fed beef and less grass-fed (Grist, 8/8/08)
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When it rains, it pours (Grist, 8/8/08)
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A superbug's life (Grist, 8/8/08)
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The role of agribusiness in our food crisis (Alternet, 8/7/08)
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Dandelion rubber could be inexpensive, high quality alternative to tree rubber (Treehugger, 8/7/08)
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Monsanto looks to sell dairy hormone business (New York Times 8/6/08)
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Niche farming offers way back to the land (New York Times, 8/7/08)
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Is your organic food really organic? (Alternet, 8/7/08)
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Book takes rare look at Micmacs' herbal medicines (Portland Press Herald, 8/7/08)
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Monsanto Looks to Sell Dairy Hormone Business (New York Times, 8/6/08)
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Tomato restoration (Boston Globe, 8/6, 2008)
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Broccoli may undo diabetes damage (BBC News, 8/6/08)
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Hospitals rethinking their food services as 'preventive medicine' (OrganicNewsToday, 8/6/08)
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Lack of outdoor playing leading to sharp increase in myopia among children (TreeHugger, 8/5/08)
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Slow Food Nation gains momentum (Common Dreams, 8/5/08)
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Get to your local farmers' market (Maine Today, 8/5/08)
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Bioengineered apples, bananas may be next in line (Organic Consumers, 8/4/08)
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British GMO protests highlight global divide (World Changing, 8/4/08)
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Urban farming gets its day in the sun (Grist, 8/4/08)
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2008 Maine Lobster Festival (Maine Food & Lifestyle Magazine, 8/4/08)
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Why the hype about local foods may be more than just a trend (Alternet, 8/4/08)
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Persistent rains drench hay, keep farmers waiting (Portland Press Herald, 8/4/08)
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Farmers markets thrive in Maine (Bangor Daily News, 8/4/08)
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Cover crops essential to sustainable garden (Bangor Daily News, 8/2/08
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The life of py (pyrethrins) (Grist, 8/1/08)
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Good news for modern farm animals (Grist, 8/1/08)
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Popularity of raw milk growing (Bangor Daily News, 8/1/08)
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Worldwide blueberry crops may affect price (Portland Press Herald, 8/1/08)
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Skowhegan Kneading Conference bolsters effort to revitalize grain farming (Bangor Daily News, 7/30/08)
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Indian farmers shun GM for organic solutions (The Guardian [UK], 7/30/08)
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Community fruit harvesting: not far from the tree (Treehugger, 7/30/08)
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Whole grain bread sells itself, baker says (Portland Press Herald, 7/30/08)
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Fall food festival to shine spotlight on Maine chefs, products (Portland Press Herald, 7/30/08)
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Schools look to cut food costs (Bangor Daily News, 7/29/08)
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Food for thought: how healthy eating makes you smarter (Treehugger, 7/28/08)
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Farm Bill largesse comes at a very high price (Portland Press Herald, 7/28/08)
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Feeding ME (Lewiston Sun Journal, 7/27/08)
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Community-supported farming grows more than food (Lewiston Sun Journal, 7/27/08)
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Rain-fueled mold ruining raspberries, green beans (Kennebec Journal, 7/26/08)
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Newport distributor puts area produce in more than 100 stores, markets (Bangor Daily News, 7/26/08)
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EU fertilizes the organic agriculture sector (Ethicurean, 7/26/08)
• 
Industrial food and fuel forever! (Grist, 7/25/08)
• 
Grow it and they will come (Julia Davis, KeepMECurrent, 7/25/08)
• 
Good organic garbage (Jeff Cox,OrganicToBe, 7/25/08)
• 
Monsanto wields monopoly power to jack up corn seed prices by $100 a bag (Organic Consumers, 7/24/08)
• 
Farmers markets: think local as well as organic (Organic Consumers, 7/24/08)
• 
Garden on busy corner gives deli a fresh approach (Portland Press Herald, 7/23/08)
• 
Corner the market: starting with farm-fresh vegetables makes summertime cooking easy and flavorful (Jonathan Levitt, Boston Globe, 7/23/08)
• 
Bake your own bread and defy consumerism (Satish Kumar, Guardian [UK], 7/23/08)
• 
Big Maine greenhouse expanding (Bangor Daily News, 7/23/08)
• 
Tomatoes off the hook, FDA aims at chili peppers (Ethicurean, 7/21/08)
• 
Checkout line: farmers' market etiquette (Grist, 7/21/08)
• 
Kneading conference broadens its goals (Kennebec Journal, 7/21/08)
• 
Solutions from within Washington County (Bangor Daily News, 7/21/08)
• 
Only the fools dye (their) young: UK considers banning food colorants as ADHD cause (TreeHugger, 7/19/08)
• 
Seattle's King County removes pesticides guide (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 7/18/08)
• 
Small farms, big future (Ellsworth American, 7/18/08)
• 
Extra planting stretches gifts from garden into, through winter (Dennis Thoet, Kennebec Journal, 7/18/08)
• 
Gore sets goal of 100% carbon-free electricity by 2020 (The Oil Drum, 7/18/08)
• 
Why our food waste may be our greatest asset (Alternet, 7/17/08)
• 
Carrots, sticks and crumbs – the Farm Bill is over, what happens next? (Grist, 7/17/08)
• 
British cherries under threat (Tree Hugger, 7/17/08)
• 
More carbon dioxide = more, stronger, poison ivy (Tree Hugger, 7/17/08)
• 
Eating SOLE in Portland, Maine (The Ethicurean, 7/16/08)
• 
Open Farm Day returns Sunday (Kennebec Journal, 7/16/08)
• 
Take steps here on energy crisis (Portland Press Herald, 7/16/08)
• 
Schools feel crunch on lunch programs
(Boston Globe, 7/16/08)
• 
Obituary for Rufus Hellendale (Village Soup, 7/15/08)
• 
Farmers tend garden for food bank (Bangor Daily News, 7/15/08)
• 
Some school fundraisers start hawking greener products (Grist, 7/15/08)
• 
New England reaps the Farm Aid show (Boston Globe, 7/15/08)
• 
If you want safe food, know where it comes from (Tree Hugger, 7/14/08)
• 
Six farms sharing $2 million for conservation (Maine Sunday Telegram, 7/13/08)
• 
Cutting hay the old-fashioned way (Bill Green, WCSH-TV, 7/12/08)
• 
Anticipation already brewing for blueberries (Sandy Oliver in Bangor Daily News, 7/12/08)
• 
Green lobster (Editorial, Bangor Daily News, 7/12/08
• 
Cutting out the middlemen, shoppers buy slices of farms (New York Times, 7/10/08)
• 
Too much of a good thing (Grist, 7/10/08)
• 
Environmental Working Group names safest sunscreens (Organic Consumers, 7/10/08)
• 
Bleeding land, heating earth for a fill-up (Julene Blair, Common Dreams, 7/9/08)
• 
The great scape: curly tendrils a garlic lovers' dream (Portland Press Herald, 7/8/08)
• 
Winthrop farmers market needs new site (Kennebec Journal, 7/8/08)
• 
Growing in a prime spot (Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens) (Portland Press Herald, 7/8/08)
• 
A picture is worth a thousand farms (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 7/7/08)
• 
Victory gardens come to San Francisco again (Tree Hugger, 7/7/08)
• 
Swedish climate carrots delayed, but consumers eager
(Tree Hugger, 7/7/08)
• 
Beetle a threat to every ash tree in Maine (Portland Press Herald, 7/5/08)
• 
Garden insectaries keep pest populations in balance (Bangor Daily News, 7/5/08)
• 
Can love change the wording of laws? (Elizabeth Sawin, Common Dreams, 7/5/08
• 
Milking sustainability (Grist, 7/3/08)
• 
Think global, eat local
(Common Dreams, 7/3/08)
• 
St. Albans man feeds the soul by sharing the bounty of Maine (Sharon Kiley Mack, Bangor Daily News, 7/3/08)
• 
Peter Kindersley on the safe way to process chicken (The Guardian [UK] 7/2/08)
• 
Gardeners help themselves to harvest (Portland Press Herald, 7/2/08)
• 
Back to our roots (Resurgence, 7/2008)
• 
Crisis and opportunity in the Farm Belt (Grist, 7/2/08)
• 
Mother's junk food 'harms child' (BBC News [UK], 7/1/08)
• 
Barn fire at Tom Campbell's, Litchfield (Kennebec Journal, 7/1/08)
• 
Archaic rules hold back old farms (John Bliss, Portland Press Herald, 7/1/08)
• 
Sea, smoke, and the grape (Grist, 7/1/08)
• 
Former President Bush energy advisor says oil is running out (Robin Pagnamenta, Times [London], 6/30/08)
• 
What I saw at the (Organic) Summit (Tom Philpott, Grist, 6/30/08)
• 
Milk jug gets a makeover (Grist, 6/30/08)
• 
USDA study: climate change could benefit super weeds more than crops
(Tree Hugger, 6/30/08)
• 
Can weeds help solve the climate crisis? (New York Times, 6/29/08)
• 
Singing the blues (Boston Globe, 6/29/08)
• 
Going with the grain (Maine Sunday Telegram, 6/29/08)
• 
Home-grown veg ruined by toxic fertiliser (The Guardian, 6/29/08)
• 
Bees flee Wolfe's Neck Farm (Portland Press Herald, 6/28/08)
• 
Your (Maryland) crab cake may be permanently on back order (John Laumer, TreeHugger, 6/28/08)
• 
Food for thought (Noelle Robbins, Alameda Sun, 6/27/08)
• 
Fish and pigs and chickens, oh my! (Grist, 6/27/08)
• 
Not just for white people anymore: how the organic movement can regain its relevance (Grist, 6/27/08)
• 
Bowdoinham farm wins state recognition (Kennebec Journal, 6/27/08)
• 
Tasters delve into beef flavors at local farm (Loudon Times [Ohio], 6/26/08
• 
The DNA of corn: Mexican peasants vs. techno-science (Melinda Burns, Miller-McCune Magazine, 6/26/08)
• 
End of the petroleum age? (Michael Klare, Foreign Policy in Focus, 6/26/08)
• 
Books can help reduce anxiety of new reality (Liz Soares, Kennebec Journal, 6/26/08)
• 
Low sperm counts and deformed penises: the chemical industry has a hold on your reproductive future (Joshua Zaffos, Alternet, 6/26/08)
• 
Get the blues (Bangor Daily News, 6/25/08)
• 
The problem with big green (Alex Steffen and Julia Steinberger, World Changing, 6/24/08)
• 
Nitrogen madness – the costs of unsustainable agriculture (Timothy LaSalle of Rodale, Grist, 6/24/08)
• 
Scientists warm of lack of vital phosphorus as biofuels raise demand (Times [UK], 6/23/08)
• 
Fighting climate change: food miles vs. food choices (Ethicurean, 6/23/08)
• 
Turning your lawn into a garden won't save you – fighting the corporations will (Stan Cox, Alternet, 6/23/08)
• 
Is organic safe and healthy? And how! (Jeff Cox, OrganicToBe, 6/23/08)
• 
Children can provide plenty of inspiration for your garden (Maine Sunday Telegram, 6/22/08)
• 
From sheep to yarn (Kennebec Journal, 6/22/08)
• 
Catching an amber wave (Boston Globe, 6/22/08)
• 
Floundering fisheries (Editorial, Bangor Daily News, 6/21/08)
• 
Take care treating pests in gardens (Reeser Manley, Bangor Daily News, 6/21/08)
• 
Small farms best for environment (Reuters [UK], 6/20/08)
• 
We're in chemical overload
(William Marsden, Gazette [Montreal, Canada], 6/20/08)
• 
The great pesticide debate (Emma Gilchrist, Calgary Herald [Canada], 6/20/08)
• 
Meat, 'free trade', and democracy (Jane Anne Morris, Capital Times [Madison, WI], 6/20/08)
• 
Pesticide dangers to human health carry through generations (David Gutierrez, Natural News, 6/20/08)
• 
A tale of two tomatoes: in a centralized food system, a little bacteria can go a long way (Melinda Hemmelgarn, Rodale Institute, 6/20/08)
• 
Get thee to the farmers' market (Grist, 6/20/08)
• 
Wanted: young, urban, professional beekeepers (Der Spiegel [Germany], 6/20/08)
• 
Next fitness craze: Health club moves to the farm (Dennis Thoet & Michele Roy, Kennebec Journal, 6/20/08)
• 
Take power back from 'mega-growers' (Jean Sheridan Letter to Editor, Portland Press Herald, 6/20/08)
• 
Old Scarborough barn reborn (Broadturn Farm) (Portland Press Herald, 6/20/08)
• 
To stop global warming and hunger, let's switch to organic farming (Timothy Lasalle, Rodale Institute, TreeHugger, 6/19/08)
• 
When we reign, it pours (Grist, 6/19/08)
• 
It's hard to spray goodbye (Grist, 6/19/08)
• 
One nation, underinformed (and one state underwater) (The Ethicurean, 6/19/08)
• 
Augusta: grant may spark Mill Park pavilion [farmers' market] (Kennebec Journal, 6/18/08)
• 
Hail the summer solstice, and please pass the peas (Brook Dojny, Portland Press Herald, 6/18/08)
• 
Food Revolution That Starts With Rice (New York Times, 6/17/08)
• 
A farm is a large garden (or a garden is a small farm) (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 6/17/08)
• 
New study shows going organic pays off for farmers (Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger, 6/17/08)
• 
Chinook salmon invade South America (WorldChanging, 6/17/08)
• 
Food revolution that starts with rice (New York Times, 6/17/08)
• 
Of gasoline and gardens: A look at the future (Sam Turton, Guelph Mercury [Canada]. 6/17/08)
• 
After the deluge (Tom Philpott, Grist, 6/17/08)
• 
Boon for bluefins (Grist, 6/17/08)
• 
Midwest flooding raises questions about U.S. Agricultural policy (Editorial, Portland Press Herald, 6/17/08)
• 
The peaceful revolution in farmers' markets (Lynn Perrin, Vancouver Sun, 6/16/08)
• 
Why you should care how your meat is raised (Jim Goodman, Capital Times [Madison, WI], June 16/08)
• 
Our diets of destruction (Felicity Lawrence, Guardian [UK], 6/16/08)
• 
Farmers markets offer healthful, affordable food (Letter to editor, Portland Press Herald, 6/16/08)
• 
Oceans, fishermen must be protected (Letters to the editor, Maine Sunday Telegram, 6/15/08)
• 
Port Clyde fishermen sell shares of catch to public (Maine Sunday Telegram, 6/15/08)
• 
Coastal towns take issues with pesticides (Portland Press Herald, 6/14/08)
• 
The kids are all right (Rosemary Herbert, Bangor Daily News, 6/14/08)
• 
Bad Cow Disease (Paul Krugman, New York Times, 6/13/08)
• 
Our ruined harvest (Grist, 6/13/08)
• 
Hitting the squids:
Deep-sea squid and octopi full of human-made chemicals (Grist, 6/13/08)
• 
Zapped! How irradiation is threatening our food system (Book excerpt, Alternet, 6/13/08)
• 
Gulf dead zone: Not getting smaller (Grist, 6/13/08)
• 
Humble pie (strawberry-rhubarb)
(Grist, 6/13/08)
• 
Canadian scientists launch massive cancer study (Carly Weeks, Toronoto Globe and Mail, 6/12/08)
• 
Better living through chem-mystery? E.U. chemical-registration and testing law kicks in (Grist, 6/12/08)
• 
New Maine law keeps poisons at bay (Portland Press Herald, 6/12/08)
• 
Climate chaos is inevitable. We can only avert oblivion (The Guardian [UK], 6/12/08)
• 
June is bustin' out all over (Bangor Daily News, 6/12/08)
• 
Questions on U.S. Beef Remain (New York Times, 6/11/08)
• 
Banking on Gardening (New York Times, 6/11/08)
• 
'08 Farm Bill about much more than farms (Tom Allen, Kennebec Journal, 6/11/08)
• 
How about a side order of conscience with your meal? (The Maine Switch,6/11/08)
• 
Hay Belly Nation (Deborah Rich, Land Institute's Prairie Writers Circle, 6/11/08)
• 
Listening to the trees (Gene Logsdon) (OrganicToBe, 6/11/08)
• 
Composter must clean it up or shut it down (Portland Press Herald, 6/11/08)
• 
Farming's fishy future (Bangor Daily News, 6/11/08)
• 
Dysfunctional food system must change (Lawrence Woodward letter to Financial Times (UK), 6/11/08)
• 
[Peasants] are now our best chance of feeding the world (George Monbiot, The Guardian [UK], 6/10/08)
• 
Feeding the locavores: rising demand for locally grown foods creates challenges for SW Virginia (Lindsey Nair, Roanoke Times, 6/10/08)
• 
Food prices put frugality on the menu (Portland Press Herald, 6/10/08)
• 
Johnny's founder getting reward for growing great seeds (Kennebec Journal, 6/9/08)
• 
Days-at-sea limits call for another approach
(Portland Press Herald, 6/9/08)
• 
As fuel costs soar, 'a giant sucking sound on the Maine economy' (Tux Turkel, part 1 of 5, Maine Sunday Telegram, 6/8/08)
• 
The wisdom of Solomon's seal
(Maine Sunday Telegram, 6/8/08)
• 
Postcard from Portland, Maine: Even Andrew Zimmern knows that Rabelais is the place to be (Ethicurean, 6/7/08)
• 
How does something so dirty produce good food? (Kennebec Journal, 6/7/08)
• 
Bagaduce Lunch wins 'Emmy of the food world' (Bangor Daily News, 6/7/08)
• 
A lesson learned anew: test soil before planting (Bangor Daily News, 6/7/08)
• 
Rhubarb's ready? Dust off time-tested recipe for tart crisp (Bangor Daily News, 6/7/08)
• 
Emergency pesticide ban for saving the honeybee (Institute for Science in Society [UK], 6/6/08)
• 
New report on health risks of genetically engineered foods & crops (Organic Consumers, 6/6/08)
• 
Food summit fails to agree on biofuels (The Guardian [UK], 6/6/08)
• 
The real cost of cheap food (Will Allen, Alternet, 6/6/08)
• 
Is famine inevitable? (Alternet, 6/6/08)
• 
Feeding climate change (Grist, 6/5/08)
• 
Food is gold, so billions invested in farming (Diana B. Henriques, New York Times, 6/5/08)
• 
The anatomy of a homestead landscape (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 6/4/08)
• 
Old MacDonald had a farm bill (Debra Eschmeyer, Grist, 6/3/08)
• 
The farm bill: what went wrong (Michael Pollan, Grist, 6/3/08)
• 
Lesotho gardens relieve food crisis (BBC [UK], 6/4/08)
• 
Stung by losses, nation's beekeepers try to rebuild (Bill Hanna, Contra Costa Times, 5/31/08)
• 
Sorrel brings tartness to the table (Portland Press Herald, June 4, 2008)
• 
Luxury for locavores (Jonathan Levitt, Boston Globe, June 4, 2008)
• 
Fur will fly (and hop!) at annual fiber event
(Bangor Daily News, 6/3/08)
• 
Farmers urged to demand change (Bangor Daily News, 6/2/08)
• 
The triple threat: our food, water, and climate challenges (Alternet, 6/2/08)
• 
Let them eat kale: schools get serious about nutrition (Debra Lau Whelan, School Library Journal, 6/1/08)
• 
The balm for a harried life: plant something (Janine Pineo, Bangor Daily News, 5/31/08)
• 
Apocalypse in the oceans (Alternet, 6/30/08)
• 
It will take a lot more than gardening to fix our food system (Common Dreams, 5/30/08)
• 
Industrial ag-onistes (Grist, 5/30/08)
• 
Chef's Diary: Together at the Table – Toward a civil, inclusive national conversation on food (Grist, 5/29/08)
• 
Common herbicide disrupts human hormone activity (Naomi Lubick, Environ. Science and Technology, 5/28/08)
• 
To create a truly sustainable food system, we'll have to confront the farm-labor crisis (Grist, 5/30/08)
• 
Michigan WIC whacks organic (Grist, May 28, 2008)
• 
Maine needs farm bill's food aid (Op-ed, Bangor Daily News, 5/29/08)
• 
Getting the corn planted this year (Gene Logsdon, OrganicToBe, 5/28/08)
 
 
 
 

      

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