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This Thanksgiving don’t forget to thank a farmer

Our house always features potatoes from up the road, squash from the neighbors, and other goodies from The School Farm. Basically, every dish has an element to it grown with care from someone my family knows in our community. These days who can resist naming all the local ingredients used in their grandma’s stuffing recipe […]

Is farming a viable option?

My family made a commitment to agriculture that came long before I was even an idea. I am the 6th generation to be raised on our farm in Fort Fairfield, Maine. A classic Aroostook farm, it has fields for planting potatoes, trees for acres, and by the time I came around, a tiny fish hatchery […]