Nourishing the body and soul.
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.
Recent Blog Posts
“True gastronomy is making the most of what is available, however modest.” (Claudia Roden) Roden brings together recipes to create cultural stories of the people who live them. In “A Book of Middle Eastern Food” (1968) she writes dukkah is “a very personal and...read more
Compassion is the food of the soul. Certain foods are especially good for nurturing our souls. In order for this to happen most effectively, we should strive to apply a compassionate approach to all aspects of growing, preparing, and sharing food compassionately,...read more
We are shown through the world news outlets and social media that the Amazon forest is burning. The vast acreage of the Amazon forest has been burning for a very long time. Yet it took a tweet from a forest native to go viral in order to get people’s attention. The...read more
What is human trafficking? According to the United States National Trafficking Hotline website, the legal definition of human trafficking: Sex trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person for...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