|Michael Pollan: Health reform will create a dieting revolution|
Alternet - 9/14/2009.By Michael Pollan, The New York Times – To listen to President Obama’s speech on Wednesday night, or to just about anyone else in the health care debate, you would think that the biggest problem with health care in America is the system itself – perverse incentives, inefficiencies, unnecessary tests and procedures, lack of competition, and greed.
|Maine Fare: “Telling the Maine Food Story”|
Plating Up (Maine Food and Lifestyle) - 9/14/2009.Maine Fare discussion panels held on Sunday at the Knox Mill in Camden were dynamic. The panel entitled “Telling the Maine Food Story” was moderated by Don Lindgren of Rabelais Books in Portland.
|Preserving her roots|
Kennebec Journal - 9/13/2009.By Kathleen Kahler – Troy: Pop. Pop. Pop, pop. The sweetest sound in the world, my sister says. She’s been home-canning for years, and still thrills to the audible ping as the jars’ contents cools enough to suck in the button and seal the rim of the lid to the jar.
|Farm life agrees with Ethiopian girl|
Kennebec Journal - 9/13/2009.By Betty Jespersen – Clinton: Ten-year-old Selam Heinrich only has been in the United States for a year, but she has taken to farm life with a passion. On Saturday at the annual Clinton Lions Club Agricultural Fair, this shy girl from Ethiopia was among about a dozen members of the Brass Knobs 4-H Working Steer Club who were putting their young animals through their paces to impress the judges.