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The Food Police Bill
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Started this discussion. Last reply by The Jacksons Mar 12, 2009.

Any one thinking about Survival?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by LisaF Mar 16, 2009.

Intern Update

Started Mar 3, 2008

 

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LisaF replied to John & Cynthia's discussion Any one thinking about Survival?
"Yes, I agree about the 'pedal to the wheel' feeling. On a somewhat related note one of our permaculture members posted a link to this list which is fabulous whether you're thinking of "survival" or just living more…"
Mar 16, 2009
The Jacksons replied to John & Cynthia's discussion The Food Police Bill
"We'll all be outlaws before this whole thing is said and done."
Mar 12, 2009
John & Cynthia posted a discussion

The Food Police Bill

I believe that being in a group that is all about eating local food and seeing that most local food comes from small farms, this piece of legislation is of critical importance and deserves the time to be read, thought about, shared and prevented.HR 875S 425 http://thomas.loc.govOn this page, enter HR 875. If I put the 'cashed' link here, it comes up expired after a short time. So just enter the bill number.or…See More
Mar 12, 2009
John & Cynthia replied to John & Cynthia's discussion Any one thinking about Survival?
"Yes, we are as vulnerable as the community in which we live. Teaching others how easy and feasible growing food is, is part of that. We have had numerous idea swaps with folks who are leaning to wanting some form of or sense of security. Typically…"
Mar 12, 2009
LisaF replied to John & Cynthia's discussion Any one thinking about Survival?
"Hi Guys - I'll have a crack at this one because I think it's an important conversation with lots of dimensions. Worth a live discussion at some piont, too, I'd venture. Since we honestly don't know what is coming down the pike,…"
Mar 12, 2009
John & Cynthia replied to Eat Local Foods Coalition of Maine's discussion What Maine foods are you (still) eating?
"I just bought potatoes, first veggie since last July purchased! I am so proud. We still have carrots, squash, rutabagas and onions, canned; tomatoes, beans,salsa,pickles and jam and frozen; corn,broccoli,cauliflower,green beans,peas, peppers,…"
Mar 8, 2009
John & Cynthia posted a discussion

Any one thinking about Survival?

Before marrying, 11 years ago, we both in our separate lives knew a time would come when the only thing we'd have is G-d and ourselves. That REM's 'its the end of the world as we know it" would come, and probably sooner than anyone would think. The "and I feel fine" of it all would depend on a few things. My individual relationship with G-d, our resourcefulness and planning and hopefully, a few trusted folks also passionately committed to surviving.My husband and I have a greenhouse with a room…See More
Mar 8, 2009
John & Cynthia posted a blog post

We have expanded our focus, beyond food

Before marrying, 11 years ago, we both in our separate lives knew a time would come when the only thing we'd have is G-d and ourselves. That REM's 'its the end of the world as we know it" would come, and probably sooner than anyone would think. The "and I feel fine" of it all would depend on a few things. My individual relationship with G-d, our resourcefulness and planning and hopefully, a few trusted folks also passionately committed to surviving.My husband and I have a greenhouse with a room…See More
Mar 8, 2009

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Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Washington, Knox county, Maine
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
hunger and local foods access, farm to restaurant, CSAs, farmers' markets, local foods marketing and distribution, other
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables, acquaculture seafood, other
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods for sale to others
If you produce foods for sale, where or how can Mainers buy them?
At our store in Washington, Maine. or online at homegrownfarmandmarket.com
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
We operate a vegetable CSA and are starting a fish CSA. We have a small greenhouse and indoor fish farm for growing pollution free Tilapia. We are growing some hydroponic lettuce and tropical fruits. We have Papayas, Passion fruit and Figs. Our greenhouse and fish farm are heated and our electricity is produced with Bio- diesel that we make right on the farm.
Website (if any):
http://homegrownfarmandmarket.com

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We have expanded our focus, beyond food

Before marrying, 11 years ago, we both in our separate lives knew a time would come when the only thing we'd have is G-d and ourselves. That REM's 'its the end of the world as we know it" would come, and probably sooner than anyone would think. The "and I feel fine" of it all would depend on a few things. My individual relationship with G-d, our resourcefulness and planning and hopefully, a few trusted folks also passionately committed to surviving.



My husband and I have a greenhouse… Continue

Posted on March 8, 2009 at 6:29am

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At 6:17pm on March 7, 2009, Lisa said…

Breakfast Next Sunday Open to Public 8 am - 11:45 Crepes with Maple Syrup Sausage or bacon Juice or Coffee 6.00adults 4$ children under 3 Free add a sliegh ride 5$ adults 4.00children...Abenaki draft Horse Club Duke Lane Lyman Maine
At 6:14am on February 22, 2009, Lisa said…
does any one have an easy artisan breaad recipe they could share.
At 12:55pm on February 1, 2009, Lisa said…
Wanted to tell everyone about a fun family event, Valentines week end, that is very afordable.
The Abenaki Draft Horse Association

Invites you to join us for Winter Festivities

Fun for the entire family
Sunday February 15th 2009
10:00 – 3:00
Abenaki Club
Duke Lane Lyman Maine

Snack Bar and Heated Club House Open
Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides Adults 5.00 Children (3-9) 4.00 under 3 Free
If you need directions I can help.
At 5:25am on January 23, 2009, Lisa said…
Good Mornig, we have added 38 min. of sun light to our day. This is good news to those of us who love our out door "chores"
At 3:48pm on March 3, 2008, Kristina King said…
I'm not the person being consumed with grad school at the moment but you might post something at the Belfast, Rising Tide, and Good Tern Coops about your opportunity. Also, with MOFGA perhaps? Best to you. I'll look for those figs and papayas!
At 12:19pm on March 3, 2008, John & Cynthia said…
Hello,
We are currently seeking a summer intern. We can provide room and board, or we can trade for a share in our CSA. We wil be growing a large garden this year and also we hope to be starting our Tilapia CSA (fish farm). If you would like to learn about bio diesel, gardening, fish farming and aquaponics please feel free to send us an email to contact@homegrownfarmandmarket.com.
 
 
 

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