|Saco farm provides a trip back in time|
Portland Press Herald - 1/3/2012.By Dennis Hoey – Roland Fogg has always liked to gaze over the fields of his family's Fogg Farm in Saco and reflect on how little has changed over the last 200 years. David Johnson knows those moments, noting that his cousin has often ended up saying, "I thank you, Rufus."
|Maine land conserved at a strong pace in 2011|
Kennebec Journal - 1/2/2012.By Beth Quimby – Clayton Haskell needed land to expand his beef operation at Pleasant River Farm in Windham to supply meat to Saint Joseph's College in Standish. So when 217 acres of the Clark family farm a mile away became available at the bargain basement price of $200,000 through the Maine Farmland Trust last year, he snapped it up.
|No easy answers to New England cod crisis|
Kennebec Journal - 1/1/2012.AP – Boston: In an industry where agreement comes slowly, the sudden prospect of huge fishing cuts to protect New England's codfish inspired a quick consensus: Scores of fishermen will be ruined if those cuts are passed.