Common Ground Radio 9/3/10

Producers/Hosts: Melissa White Pillsbury, Russell Libby, Andrew Marshall and Cheryl Wixson of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)

Topic:  Common Ground Country Fair

What are options for getting to the fair?  What special speakers or events are happening at the fair this year?  What volunteer opportunities are there?

Guests:  Jim Ahearne, Common Ground Country Fair Director;  Mary Chamberlin, Common Ground Country Fair Volunteer

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Common Ground Radio 7/2/10

Producers/Hosts: Russell Libby, Cheryl Wilson, Melissa White Pillsbury, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardener’s Association

Topic: Food Independence Day!

What is the history of the local food movement in Hancock County and in Maine?  What are the challenges and opportunities for eating more Maine foods year ’round?  What are you going to eat on Food Independence Day?

Guests:  Paul Volckhausen, Owner/farmer, Happytown Farm;  Cary Hansen, co-owner, Cleonice & Table Restaurants

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Common Ground Radio DEBUT! 6/3/10

Producers/Hosts:  Andrew Marshall, Melissa White, Cheryl Wixson and Russell Libby of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)

Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topic:  Intro to the new show

What local foods are available and in season?  How can they be found?  What resources are available for new and beginning farmers in Maine?  What options for local foods access are available for low-income folks?

Guest: Jo Barrett, King Hill Farm,


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