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Recent Blog Posts
Purveyor of trending searches, Google’s 2018 top ten was all about food. If you think “local food” was of great interest, you would be mistaken and neither was climate change. Food recalls made a fair showing but not as one of the top 10. Although, within that...read more
Welcome to #31daysofselfcare2018 The basis of today's post comes from a previous post "I See Me in the Mirror." Bringing balance, harmony, and equality into our lives depends strongly on our ability to build loving relationships. And THIS requires us to understand...read more
"Be kind" is something we are frequently admonished. Be kind. What a great phrase! They are great words to hold up to anything we do or say. My daughter will say to her daughter "was that kind?" or "were you being kind?". It's a stop, look, and listen kind of thing....read more
In spite of the several Northeasters we’ve recently had here in New England, I noticed when I was out for walks between storms; tree buds were beginning to swell. I’m pretty sure I saw a pregnant doe. Out in my backyard, birds are showing signs of being twitter-pated....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