|Food for Thought: Panel to explore the connections between climate change and food|
Bangor Daily News - 2/22/2016. By Rachel Taker - Can your dinner help fight climate change? Maine Farmland Trust and Portland Food Co-op will host a panel discussion to explore ways that eaters can make more informed climate-friendly food choices. The discussion will be held at Maine College of Art (MECA) Osher Hall on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30PM. [Carl Johanson from MOFGA-certified organic Goranson Farm will be one panelist, and Amanda Beal, a MOFGA board member, will facilitate.]
|Revival of forest giant: Mainers work to bring back American chestnut|
Bangor Daily News - 2/20/2016. By Abigail Curtis - Veazie: Glen Rea walks with satisfaction and even affection along the rows of young American chestnut trees he helped plant 11 years ago in the Buck Hill Conservation Area. Some trees are thriving, stretching their branches well above the head of the 73-year-old retired stockbroker from Bangor.
|Growing the growers: Communication and wellbeing on farms|
Sustainable Food Trust - 2/19/2016. By Morwenna Lewis - The practical and economic challenges faced by those involved in farming are enormous. But just as important are the psychological and emotional ones, especially when working collaboratively within a group.