Consider buying food from your local farmer’s market. Locally grown produce tastes better and has a smaller carbon footprint. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
In preparation for your Thanksgiving feast buy your produce and your turkey from local farmers and farmer’s markets. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Jane and Simon Frost know full well how valuable old time traditions can be in our new, fast paced world. In addition to owning and operating Thirty Acre Farm in Whitefield, the Frosts are helping to preserve (excuse the pun) the ancient tradition of fermenting food for preservation and health. Fermentation is an amazing, and… Continue Reading
Let’s be honest: The easiest time to fall in love with Maine farmers’ markets is amidst the luscious towers of tomatoes and melons in August, not the coolers of meats and crates of root vegetables in January. You might not have even realized that there IS a farmers’ market near you in January! But every… Continue Reading
Portland Press Herald editorial Maine’s farming industry, and the popularity of the food it provides, have exploded in the decade since the University of Maine System signed its last food-service contract. In that time, the number of farmers markets has doubled, and local food is not only available at restaurants, grocery stores and markets of… Continue Reading