|Milk Boom for Maine?|
Maine Public Broadcasting - 3/8/2015. By Jennifer Mitchell, Associated Press - Maine officials say there is a record level of interest among farms in the state to get licenses to sell dairy products. The state agency says the surge in interest reflects the growing number of farms producing artisanal cheeses and raw milk products.
|Shearer Shortage Spawns Shearing School|
Maine Public Broadcasting - 3/8/2015. By Jennifer Mitchell - With spring, and a busy lambing season around the corner, sheep farmers are starting to start shear their flocks, but experts say farmers often can't find the trained help they need.
|Garden plots in Maine cultivate sense of community|
Bangor Daily News - 3/8/2015. By Natalie Feulner - Fresh and local. Two words that have defined the farm-to-table movement have permeated communities, as residents and home-gardening enthusiasts turn urban rooftops, vacant lots and public land into growing spaces. In recent years, the Pine Tree State has led the charge for community gardens that serve individuals without space to grow and organizations such as food pantries that struggle to provide fresh food to needy families.
|Meet: Mary Quinn Doyle|
Portland Press Herald - 3/8/2015. By Mary Pols - The Maine writer labors lovingly to profile 'unique' farms in the state.