|Food vendors cooking up storm for busy Common Ground Country Fair|
Portland Press Herald - 9/13/2012. By Avery Yale Kamila – One of Maine's ultimate foodie events - the Common Ground Country Fair – is a little more than a week away, but the 49 food vendors are already gearing up for big crowds. Each year the fair attracts roughly 60,000 visitors over the course of three days.
|Maine seems to take threat of EEE in stride|
Portland Press Herald - 9/12/2012. By North Cairn – Lebanon: Although both Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus now have been confirmed in the small York County community of Lebanon, most residents are taking the threat in stride.
|New Maine-centric cookbooks earn place in pantry|
Portland Press Herald - 9/12/2012. By Meredith Goad – It's harvest time, and this year we have a great crop of local cookbooks that go beyond the usual fare of blueberries and lobster. Most exciting is the debut cookbook from Standard Baking Co., the Portland bakery that has gotten national raves for its baguettes, croissants and sweet-but-not-too-sweet pastries.
|Millenials: the emerging organic majority|
Grist - 9/12/2012. By Tom Laskawy – Back in 2002, two political writers, John Judis and Ruy Teixeira, wrote a book called The Emerging Democratic Majority. In it, they traced the demographic changes in the U.S. and pointed to the potential for a growing and persistent electoral advantage for Democrats. Well, I’m making an early call of the Emerging Organic Majority.