Tag Archives: Maine

Terroir matters at Oxbow Brewing Company

The Oxbow Brewing Company motto is “loud beer from a quiet place.” Local yeasts and bacteria influence many of their beers. Local fruit and honey will influence future beers. Co-owner Tim Adams, Director of Brewing Operations at Oxbow Brewing Company, … Continue reading

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Important blueberry pollinators in Maine

Dr. Frank Drummond, professor of Entomology  at UMaine, described the role of native pollinators, honeybees and bumblebees in pollinating Maine‘s wild blueberries. Each pollinator insects offers ecologically- and economically-important services. Dr. Drummond presented “A wild, wild world of pollination Down East: … Continue reading

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Roots Farm – Year-Round Growing with Sustainable Techniques

Kelli and Mike Roberts are working toward an alternative American Dream: to run a viable farm. The Roberts have trained since 2008 and operated Roots Farm since 2009.While they still have days jobs, Kelli and Mike have been able to gross over $30,000 … Continue reading

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