|Christmas Angels: Giving spirits and loving care at Frinklepod Farm|
Seacoast Online - 12/21/2016. By Donna Buttarazzi - When Noah Wentworth and Flora Brown opened Frinklepod Farm in Arundel in 2012 the couple built a farm store, started a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and began providing the community with healthy, local produce.
|USDA Provides New Cost Share Opportunities for Organic Producers and Handlers|
USDA - 12/21/2016. By Kent Politsch - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting March 20, 2017, organic producers and handlers will be able to visit over 2,100 USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices to apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic or transitional certification.
|Maine Harvest Bucks offers winter specials to help SNAP users get local fruits and vegetables|
Bangor Daily News - 12/20/2016. By Lauren Abbate - With the onset of the winter and holiday season, shoppers using nutrition assistance benefits are getting a little boost in the form of increased matching funds to buy local fruits and vegetables through Maine Harvest Bucks at select co-ops and local markets through the end of the year and winters farmers markets through the end of March.
|Wendell Berry’s Radical Skepticism|
Civil Eats - 12/20/2016. By Brian Massey - When the celebrated writer, farmer, and elder statesman of the local food movement sat down in front of a sold-out audience at Johns Hopkins University last week, the crowd seemed even more eager than usual to soak in Berry’s wisdom in this particularly fraught national moment.