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Handsome Rooster needs home

Yes, we are looking for a home for a handsome blended (part RI Red) rooster.  He is very gentle and protective and we really don't want to turn him into a sandwich!

Started Aug 11, 2011

 

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winter robinson joined Cooperative Maine's group
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COOPERATIVES

Let's talk co-ops!  Co-ops are a great model for building a democratic food system rooted in community!  Co-ops can take many forms - food co-ops, workers, producers, processors, farmers, fishermen, buying clubs, credit unions, marketing, & more!
Sep 21, 2011
winter robinson and Cooperative Maine are now friends
Sep 8, 2011
winter robinson posted a discussion

Handsome Rooster needs home

Yes, we are looking for a home for a handsome blended (part RI Red) rooster.  He is very gentle and protective and we really don't want to turn him into a sandwich!
Aug 11, 2011
winter robinson joined Good Food for Lewiston-Auburn's group
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Maine Network of Community Food Councils

MNCFC's work is to increase the capacity of local level food systems efforts through collaboration, coordination and resource sharing.See More
Jun 24, 2011
winter robinson might attend Good Food for Lewiston-Auburn's event

Maine Network of Community Food Councils at Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick

June 10, 2011 from 10:30am to 12:30pm
MNCFC (Me Network of Community Food Councils) will be meeting this Friday (6.10) from 10:30-12:30 at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. ELFC will meet at the same location at 1pm. This meeting's main focus will be on discussing our focus of 2011/2012 (activities, goals) and what steps need to be taken to get there.  Please RSVP if you can make it: Localfoodforlewiston@gmail.com Also-- please take 3-4 minutes to complete this survey (link below). The gathered info will help determine…See More
Jun 7, 2011
winter robinson commented on Jon Berry's group Chicken Talk
"I know, but I'm working on trying to be a little quicker with intuiting symptoms since they all "look" alike!  .  At least we have each other to consult and whine to!"
Feb 14, 2011
winter robinson commented on Jon Berry's group Chicken Talk
"Hello Ladies.  Just to let you know that Edith passed away last night.  In the end, I think she had an intestional blockage.  She had not eaten for a week.   I thank all of you for your support and caring.  This is the first…"
Feb 14, 2011
winter robinson posted a discussion

Interview with Michael Shuman: re localization

http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=b8e53c620300ae88791163048&id=bebdead8df&e=[UNIQID] This is a good, thought-provoking  article talking about localization, local money, etc.  Let me know if you can't open it and I'll send the article directly.See More
Feb 14, 2011
winter robinson commented on Jon Berry's group Chicken Talk
"Stacy Collins has also suggested it might be impacted or sour crop.  I'm exploring everything and will be checking for impacted egg within the hour.  Stacy said because her comb lost color it suggested she wasn't or didn't…"
Feb 12, 2011
winter robinson commented on Jon Berry's group Chicken Talk
"Perfect timing.  I was going to ask.  I may add a bit of rescue remedy in...it can't hurt."
Feb 12, 2011
winter robinson commented on Jon Berry's group Chicken Talk
"Thank you, Ladies. I had in mind the warm bath to see if there was a blocked egg...and I will make the sage/garlic/tea as well.    "
Feb 12, 2011
winter robinson commented on Jon Berry's group Chicken Talk
"Thank you for answering so quickly, Beth.  Is there anything I can do to prevent an intestional blockage, or that might help now?"
Feb 11, 2011
winter robinson commented on Jon Berry's group Chicken Talk
"I have a buff orpington who has been sitting all fluffed up.  Her comb was very dark, so I thought she might have gotten frost bite.  So far I have brought her in to the basement, put a light on her, and treated her with Baytril.  She…"
Feb 11, 2011
winter robinson left a comment for David Whitten
"Hi David.  Our solar hot water is lasting so much longer since you did "whatever" and Michael insulated everything!    "
Jan 21, 2011
David Whitten left a comment for winter robinson
"Hi Winter! "
Jan 21, 2011
winter robinson was featured
Jan 17, 2011

Profile Information

Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Buxton
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
organics, home gardens, community gardens, hunger and local foods access, CSAs, farmers' markets, GM-free seeds and genetics, permaculture, fisheries, ocean conservation
Are you a food producer? If so, what types of food do you produce?
vegetables, berry fruit, eggs, wine, other
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods only for my own and my family's consumption
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
I am an author. I chair the Leaders Ending Hunger committee for GSFB. I am a member of the Portland Permaculture Meetup; My husband and I are bee keepers;
Website (if any):
http://www.winterrobinson.com

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