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  • Windsor, Maine
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Steve Hoad updated their profile
Mar 8, 2012
Steve Hoad posted discussions
Nov 9, 2011
Steve Hoad replied to Steve Hoad's discussion Maine Chicken: Available More Easily
"That's a broad generalization you make.  It seems that this "anti" attitude pervades our politics and some of our discussions about farming.  There are caveats about "the safest" "small farms" and…"
Aug 15, 2011
Darren Allen replied to Steve Hoad's discussion Maine Chicken: Available More Easily
"We need less laws and regulation. The safest birds are the ones on the small farm. No need for food inspection"
Aug 15, 2011
David Whitten replied to Steve Hoad's discussion Maine Chicken: Available More Easily
"Thanks for this update Steve!"
Aug 10, 2011
Steve Hoad posted a discussion

Maine Chicken: Available More Easily

Maine chicken was a staple in many diets through the early '80s with Belfast being called "The Broiler Capital of the World" and then? The industrial chicken plants all left our state. Names like Hillcrest, Lipman's and Penobscott represented the chicken industry at that time with large slaughter and processing plants in Lewiston, Augusta and Belfast. You can see many of the chicken barns today; maybe they're being used for something, or maybe they're just falling down. Since that time, making…See More
Jun 28, 2011
David Whitten replied to Steve Hoad's discussion CSA Shares and Outreach
"Well said Steve!     David"
Apr 27, 2011
Kennebec Local Food Initiative left a comment for Steve Hoad
"Hi Steve, Thanks for your comment and interest in KLFI...I'll be updating our profile.  In the meantime, you can check us out at gardinerfarmersmarket.org (there's a page on KLFI) and if you have further questions, contact me at…"
Apr 22, 2011

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Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Emma's Family Farm 135 Windsor Neck Road Windsor, Maine
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
farmland protection, food justice, farm to school, school gardens, home gardens, community gardens, food and faith, hunger and local foods access, farm to institution, farm to restaurant, CSAs, farmers' markets, local foods marketing and distribution, food coops, permaculture, fisheries, other, health and nutrition
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables, eggs, meats
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 Emma's Family Farm 135 Windsor Neck Road, Windsor or some available at Barrels Community Market Waterville, Saturday market 9 till 12 State of Maine Cheese Rt 1 Rockport, Good Tern Co-op Rockland, Sweets and Meats Rockland.
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
Slow Money Maine, Maine Association of Interdependent Neighborhoods,
Website (if any):
http://www.emmasfamilyfarm.com
Website 2 (if any):
http://facebook.com/emmasfamilyfarm

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At 11:01am on April 22, 2011, Kennebec Local Food Initiative said…

Hi Steve,

Thanks for your comment and interest in KLFI...I'll be updating our profile.  In the meantime, you can check us out at gardinerfarmersmarket.org (there's a page on KLFI) and if you have further questions, contact me at klfi@gardinerfarmersmarket.org. 

Best,

Sarah

 
 
 

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