Carmen at the Danforth, Maine Organic Seed Industry

The Food & Dining section in today’s paper includes an article about chef Carmen Gonzalez and the new restaurant she’s opening this Spring at the Danforth Inn,

“Carmen at The Danforth,” scheduled to open in mid- to late May, will be something really different for Portland – a small, 40-seat boutique restaurant inside an historic inn that has a celebrity chef in command of the kitchen full-time.

The summer menu has just been completed, and is heavy on Maine seafood served with a Latin twist.

and an article about the Maine organic seed industry.

Maine is home to five certified organic seed companies, and some are seeing signs of economic recovery in this season’s sales.

“I think people were more comfortable economically this year,” said Gene Frey, who works at Fedco Seeds in Clinton.