|Record number of visitors at Open Farm Day|
Kennebec Journal - 7/26/2010.Clinton: This year’s Open Farm Day brought a record number of visitors to Caverly Farm on Sunday. Neal Caverly, whose family owns the dairy farm on River Road, guessed at least 300 people had come through by mid-afternoon. He said he thinks that recently people have become more interested in the source of the food they eat.
|What a difference a year makes|
Kennebec Journal - 7/26/2010.By Mechele Cooper – "Perfect" summer weather has produced a bumper hay crop, giving dairy and cattle farmers a break in what it costs to feed their cows. Dale Cole, a dairy farmer in Sidney, said his hay crop is better than he's seen in the last few years.
|Home on the free range, where the eggs are fresh|
Kennebec Journal - 7/26/2010.Letter by Susan S. Thomas – Several well-placed comments have been in your paper regarding cruelly caged, egg-laying chickens. I would like to add my congratulations to those who wrote in their defense.
|Outstanding in their field|
Portland Press Herald - 7/26/2010.By Melanie Creamer – The 21st annual Open Farm Day was organized by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources. Many farmers offered tours of their farms and fields, gave demonstrations on milking cows and set up petting zoos.