My 8 Legendary Tips for Making Traditional Pie Crusts

Pie season is upon us! I have been “trialing” new recipes for pie crusts and fillings for a wide variety of eaters. I think the earliest recipes for making non-wheat pie crusts were a good start,...

5 Fun Snowy Days Recipes Including Snow Pancakes and Maple Taffy

This winter is shaping up to be a regular old-fashioned one with chilly air, icy ponds, and copious amounts of snow. Like most people, I have a love-hate relationship with snow. Snow makes winter...

A Health Crisis Invokes an Unexpected Food Journey

The other night I ate grass-fed, organically raised spareribs. That singular act determined this week’s column would be different. As the first of a series, it’s from a more personal perspective but...

Nourishing the body and soul.

Caregiving is successful when given with love, kindness, and compassion.

The world is a fantastic place. We build community through love, honor, and understanding.

To do something with soul, creativity or love – to put something of yourself into your work.

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Shatter Old Beliefs

Shatter Old Beliefs

Shatter old beliefs that don't feel true. Ask: Do I know that's true? How do I know?  Can I apply love to my relationship with this belief? When presenting a belief, how is it received? Many of our beliefs are generational. "We learn what we live" is said of beliefs...

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Conscientious, Optimistic

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

Passionate, Involved

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.

~Krisanne Baker

Professor, University of Maine at Farmington