The Grange: The Power of Unity

The Grange: The Power of Unity

“I Feed You All!” is a fantastic motto for farmers, speaks volumes of truth, and encourages the power of unity. Indeed, farmers were the original food movement. Often you may see a bumper sticker proclaiming “No Farms, No Food”. While those of us who have gardens or...
No Farms No Food

No Farms No Food

I genuinely love my farmers and fishers. I don’t like the production practices of some, but I know overall how true the words are “No Farms, No Food” and strive through my writing and speaking to instill a respect for all food producers, regardless of individual...
Applejack Season in New England

Applejack Season in New England

The other afternoon, while sipping tea instead of my usual coffee, I was thinking I’d write this week about New England apple picking season. Reports are out that say it’s a great year for apples. As I continued to sip, I wondered what I might add that hasn’t been...
Maine Food Challenge

Maine Food Challenge

“These foods can work the small daily miracle of exciting our passions. Not all of them, for all of us but each of them for some of us. They have been made and honed over generations and they are still with us because enough of us – sometimes only just enough of us –...