Commune Tested, City Approved has posted a first-hand account of last night’s address by Michael Pollan at Bates College.
The latest issue of the The Maine Switch has articles on cooking Thanksgiving turkeys, how to continue to eat local even after the Farmers’ Markets close down for the season, high food prices, and more.
Pizza Time asked police not to arrest the person responsible for stealing food from their store on Veranda Street. According to the brief article in today’s paper, “A police dog tracked the suspect to a nearby home and police were prepared to arrest him, but the business owner asked them not to do so, reasoning that the thief had fallen on hard times, police said.”
South Portland photographer Stacey Cramp has published a 2009 calendar called Savoring Maine. Each month features one of Cramps beautiful photos and a recipe from a Maine “food expert”. Jay Villani from Local 188 provided the parsnip and leek tortilla recipe for March and Abby Harmon from Caiola’s contributed the apple salad recipe for the month of October. The calendar on sale at Rabelais Books on Middle Street.
In today’s Press Herald there’s an article about the steps being taken by “lobstermen, dealers, grocery stores and restaurants” to increase sales of lobster and in doing so support the lagging price.