Archives for Farmers Markets

Common Ground Radio 1/7/11

Producers/Hosts: MOFGA Staff Melissa White Pillsbury, Cheryl Wixson and Russell Libby
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topic: Farmer’s Markets in Maine

How are farmer’s markets addressing transportation issues? What is the role of farmer’s markets in the community? How to improve roads?

Tom Roberts, Snakeroot Farm, Pittsfield, Maine
Mark Guzzi, Peacemeal Farm, Dixmont, Maine, [email protected]

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Talk of the Towns 3/13/09

Producer/Host: Ron Beard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Studio Engineer: Joel Mann

Guests: Russell Libby, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners,; James McConnon, University of Maine Cooperative Extension; Daniel Price and Ginger McDermott, Freedom Farm, Freedom Maine; Greg Veilleaux, Bar Harbor Town Council Member, supporter of farmers market there; Keith Small, Washington-Hancock Community Agency

Topic: Farmer’s Markets Connect People and Communities to Food
What role do farmers markets play for small farmers? What role do you see farmers markets play in connecting people to local food, and why does that matter? Are farmers markets part of larger trends influencing Maine food systems?
FMI on the farmers market convention: click on “Farm to Market”