Common Ground Radio 12/2/11

Issue: Livestock processing in Maine
Broadcast Time: 10 am

Program Topic: Livestock processing
Key Discussion Points (list at least 3):
a) Opportunities to grow livestock markets in Maine
b) Need for improved access to slaughterhouses
c) Consumers are making a difference through their purchasing decisions

Calls: Access to markets. Issues around distance to slaughterhouses. On-farm slaughter question.

Guests by name and affiliation:
A) Tom Gilbert, Herring Brothers, Guilford
B) Ben Slayton, Farmer’s Gate Market, Leeds

Call In Program: Yes

Host: Melissa White Pillsbury & Russell Libby
Engineer: Amy Browne

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