News for Human Interest

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Mainers are happily bundling up to head to the state's many winter markets for fresh, local produce and products.  For the entire article click here. To join in on the fun, check our website's winter market listings!
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Maine Market News, Community, General News Article, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Press Release
Sunday, September 09, 2018
The Saturday Brunswick Farmers' Market has decided that dogs will not be welcome.   Read the article for reasonings and reactions.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Market News
Monday, September 03, 2018
According to an article in the Portland Press Herald, our Maine farmers continue to struggle with a labor shortage.  Read the full article here.
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Maine Market News
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The new Winthrop Farmers Market will open May 31st from 3 to 6 p.m. in the old Paris Farmer’s parking lot on Summer Street. Farmers and vendors from Winthrop, Wayne, Monmouth, Sabattus and Leeds will take part in the market, which will continue every Thursday through the summer and early fall.  For more information read this article or email cranberryrockfarm@gmail.com  
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Maine Market News, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
The Yarmouth Farmers' Market, which is held every Thursday from 3 to 6 pm has rebounded from just seven vendors in 2015 to over 15 vendors each week. From including music and other events with the market to instituting a voucher program you can learn more about how their progress continues in this article.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Low-Income Access, Maine Market News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
At the beginning of June there will be a new Farmers' Market opening in Wilton at the Old Tannery.  For more information read this article.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News, Maine Market News, Press Release
Monday, September 25, 2017
Maine farms such as Fine Line Farm in Searsmont offer some fun and unusual veggies.  For more info read here.
Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Maine Farmland Trust is bringing back Maine Fare, with a new feel. Instead of a weekend festival, the event will be drawn out over the month of June and will be in the form of workshops and field trips, culminating in a special, local meal in Bath.
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
Friday, March 10, 2017
Many rural states are finding themselves short on workers, while many of their young people are moving out of their home state to find jobs. Read more about what Iowa is doing to turn that tide and how it can apply to Maine.
Categories: Education, Economic, Human Interest
Friday, February 24, 2017
Read about the positive impact of Meals on Wheels for food insecure seniors in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock and Washington counties.
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Low-Income Access
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Read more about how Maine farmers are using Instagram to offer cheerful snapshots of their farm lives.
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Read more about one BIG thing lawmakers can do to help fight food insecurity in Maine's most rural areas.
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic