Kneading Conference & SoPo Farmers Market

Today’s Food & Dining section in the Press Herald includes an article on the upcoming Kneading Conference which is held annually in Skowhegan,

The goal of the Kneading Conference and Artisan Bread Fair, which will be held July 28-30, is to reinvigorate the business of growing, milling and selling local grains in Maine, once the breadbasket of New England. But “now we don’t even grow enough to supply ourselves,” said Michael Jubinsky of the Stone Turtle Baking and Cooking School in Lyman.

and a report on the new South Portland Farmers Market,

Judging by the throngs of customers and the fact that vendors were already selling out of items after an hour, it appears the South Portland market, which will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through October, has tapped into an unmet demand.