|Italy: organic fruits in “Snack Fruit” dispensers|
Fresh Plaza - 3/24/2009.Starting from this week 150 "Snack Fruit" dispensers, placed in schools and workplaces in Italy, will be exclusively supplied with organic fruits at the same price of conventional products.
|Wayne teen’s project growing toward fruition|
Kennebec Journal - 3/23/2009.By Matthew Stone – Wayne will become the latest Kennebec County town this summer to feature a farmers' market boasting fresh, locally grown produce straight from the source. A handful of Wayne-area farmers and growers are gearing up to sell their goods at the Wayne Farmers' Market, which will launch July 5. The venture will run each Sunday morning, likely wrapping up in September, according to organizer Emily Perkins. "I think that this'll definitely be a good place for people, not just from Wayne to come, but from the area," said Perkins, 17.
|Maine Maple Sunday – how sweet it is!|
Portland Press Herald - 3/23/2009.By Ann S. Kim – Maple syrup can be an addictive business. Just ask the makers and tasters who met up at Parsons Maple Products for Maine Maple Sunday. The Parsons family started making maple syrup in 1990 as a sideline to their dairy farm on Buck Street. Since then, they have set up a sugarhouse that's probably twice the size of the original and they've upgraded to larger evaporators four times.