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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    Episode 32 is the second half of our two part series at the Chewonki Foundation. We talk with two 17 year old students to see how a semester on the farm has shaped their world views, and their relationship to food.

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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    Episode 31 is the first half of our mini-series at Chewonki Foundation in Wiscassett. We meet with students and teachers to learn about how experiential education is changing these kids (and teachers lives)

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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    In Episode 30 we get to meet with one of the most altruistic farmers in Maine, Jim Buckle. His mission is to get farmers around the state paid a fair wage and get food to underserved communities. He is using some pretty creative techniques to do this.

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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    In episode 29 we use the story of Tom Gyger to explain why farmland protection is so important, and yet why it is really damn hard to do. Tom has been farming apples his whole life, and now he has saved his land for another generation of farmers.

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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    In Episode 28 we head down to the lovely countryside just a few miles away from Freeport Village where we meet with Sarah Wiedeker and Steve Burger of Winter Hill Farm. They make delicious cheese on their Forever Farm. You should totally eat some.

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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    Episode 27 is the second half of our mini-series at Flanagan Farm in Buxton. I get to go down to a unique dinner experience at Flanagan’s Table and meet with the future farmers of this beautiful farm.

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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    Episode 26 is the first half of our two part mini-series at Flanagan Farm in Buxton. We look at the evolution of a farm gone into a fallow state, nearly being sold, being rebuilt as an agritourism venture, and now finally going back into farming production. In part 1 we see where the farm has been to get to this point.

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  • Producer/Host: Jamie Wood

    Description: Episode 25 takes place at Chick Farm in the always sunny Wells. Marilyn Stanley has a long history at Chick Farm, where her grandparents joined the Chick family in the 1940’s. She has been there her whole life and continues the small scale poultry and egg operation that has been running on and off since the 1800’s. Marilyn has a deep connection with her birds, and she imparts a genuine sense of partnership with the livestock. Make sure to subscribe to the Forever Farms podcast on WERU.org, www.foreverfarms.org, iTunes, Stitcher and TuneIN radio.

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