|Farming a warmer planet|
Christian Science Monitor - 2/12/2017. By Zack Colman - Morocco holds lessons for how farmers around the world are adapting to, and curbing, global warming.
|Farmers, cooks and food pros learn how to make masa from Maine-grown flint corn|
Portland Press Herald - 2/12/2017. By Christine Burns Rudalevige - The word “nixtamalization” is a mouthful, for sure. But the process – which involves cooking and steeping dried corn kernels in an alkaline solution like limewater before hulling them – increases how much protein, calcium and niacin (vitamin B3) a body can pull from a mouthful of maize, and reduces toxins that can make stored grain go bad.
|Beloved Maine painter Dahlov Ipcar dies at age 99|
Portland Press Herald - 2/11/2017. By Bob Keyes - Dahlov Ipcar, a daughter of artists who became one herself while following her imagination from a childhood in Greenwich Village to a rugged farm life in Maine, died Friday night after spending most of the morning at the easel in the studio of her Georgetown farmhouse.