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
Every once in a while, someone will reach out to me via social media, email, or stop me somewhere and tell me they enjoy reading my column and blog posts. I look forward to them every week. I also enjoy reading comments in the comment section of my blog so let me know...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
And just like that, summer collapsed into fall. – Oscar Wilde It would be honest to say that Oscar Wilde's words regarding fall are nearly my favorite way to describe how I feel about this particular change of the season. The others seem to be gradual, but it feels...read more
A few years ago, as I was doing my catalog Christmas shopping, I had a few questions, so I decided to call the company directly. Their customer service is excellent. As the representative was chatty, I imagine it must have been a slower evening. She asked me what I do...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