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Your Organic Meat Might Not Actually Be Organic

March/April 2020 – By Amelia Pang, Mother Jones – If you’ve ever bought organic meat, you’ve noticed the hefty price tag: An organic chicken can cost more than twice a conventional one. For some shoppers, that upcharge is worth it—the circular green and white “USDA Organic” label guarantees that the meat comes from an animal

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Maine Farms Make a Stand

August 2020 – By Katy Kelleher, Down East – With demand from restaurants way down, farmers find other ways to keep up during the pandemic. More links Maine Farms Make a Stand

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The Future of Our Food Supply

July 20, 2020 – By Nicole Flatow, Bloomberg CityLab – From grocery stores and online delivery to farms and restaurants, how and where we get our food may never look the same. More links The Future of Our Food Supply

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Linneus farm sets up online farmer’s market for Houlton area

July 20, 2020 – By Alexander MacDougall, The County – When Clare Desrosiers first started selling her farm-raised chicken online, she found the process to be much easier and more efficient. When COVID-19 broke out, it suddenly became essential. More links Linneus farm sets up online farmer’s market for Houlton area

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An increased appetite for local food keeps farm stores bustling

July 12, 2020 – By Emma Sorkin, Portland Press Herald – The gravel lot outside Frinklepod Farm in Arundel was full before the store even opened on a recent Saturday morning. Customers pulled on masks before heading inside to choose from the selection of organic produce, locally baked treats, specialty vegan foods and several intricately

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East Sangerville Grange farmers open online farmers’ market

July 11, 2020 – The Piscataquis Observer – The tradition of farming and the opportunities of the internet are being celebrated by the farmers of the East Sangerville Grange, as they announce the opening of their online farmers’ market — the Maine Highlands Farmers’ Market. When the COVID-19 pandemic required social distancing and people began

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Maple syrup producers push for federal assistance

July 10, 2020 – By Andrea Swiedon, Sun Journal – The long-term effects of the coronavirus on the maple syrup industry are becoming more clear with a flooded wholesale market and usual retail outlets halted. The Maine Maple Association and Maine delegates have petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to consider maple syrup as an

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