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Recent Blog Posts
September has arrived with a gentle breeze and lower temps in the 70s. For many, September signals the end of summer. I’m still clinging to the knowledge that summer doesn’t end until it ends, no matter the date on the calendar or the number of pumpkin spice lattes...read more
The COVID pandemic put an intriguing veil over our recent Thanksgiving festivities. But no more than has been over the rest of the year. Our son and daughter and her girls were here. We were crazy busy baking, and in that regard, it was blessedly normal. The...read more
Father’s Day is June 20th. So I asked my Twitter followers if they remember their dad doing any cooking. As most men responded, I think there must be a special bond between dads and sons when it comes to cooking. Responses ranged from pancakes to barbeques. One man...read more
Agroecology is a term that's been around awhile; a scientific discipline developed as an answer to not only counteract the damage caused by industrial farming practices but as a deterrent to causing more harm. It studies how different aspects of the agroecosystem...read more
I’m sitting on my deck writing and working on a new product line. Words cannot adequately describe the commotion that is going on in my backyard! For several days blackbirds have been taking over the bird feeder. Only yesterday morning did I see them back down to a...read more
Lillian Lake is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic people I know. Her irrepressible determination to find and optimize strategies in pursuing any number of worthy issues is an inspiration. Lil is dependable and conscientious, optimistic and cheerful; she would be great to have on your side in any struggle.
~ Cynthia Hoeh Stancioff
Local Food Day Fiddlehead Festival Committee Member
Within the first minute of conversation with Lillian Lake, it’s evident that you are speaking with a passionate and involved community member. Lillian works assiduously in both her research of issues and how situations affect the people and environment of her community. She connects her research in human trafficking and food insecurity between the local and the global, and conveys these connections at speaking events and conferences as a means to educate and advocate for change. Lillian’s sensitivities to the needs of others and her unflagging energies makes a big difference in the lives of many.
Professor, University of Maine at Farmington