Tradewinds matches $10,000 in customer donations

Originally published in The Weekly Packet, January 29, 2015 Article and photos by Tevlin Schuetz All were smiles on Wednesday morning, January 21, at TradeWinds Market Place, as representatives of the Tree of Life food pantry accepted . . . read more »

In These Times featured in Maine Short Film Festival

2015 Maine Short Film Festival Tour Schedule:   The tour includes: January 15, 2015 @ Guthrie’s, Lewiston: 7:30 pm January 29, 2015 @ Stonington Opera House: 7 pm February 4, 2015  @ Space Gallery, Portland: 7:30 pm February 19,2015 @ Frontier Cafe, . . . read more »

Good and Cheap: Downloadable Cook Book

  (This story appeared on NPR August 1, 2014) Download Book: Cheap and Good When Leanne Brown moved to New York from Canada to earn a master’s in food studies at New York University, she couldn’t help . . . read more »

Misty Morning Farm Supplies Tree of Life

Sean Dooley created Misty Morning Farm to use aquaponics and vertical farming techniques in a passive solar greenhouse. He supplies Tree of Life with up to 200 plants of leafy green vegetables and 20 dozen eggs each week. . . . read more »

Local Volunteer Farms For TOL Food Pantry

(The Weekly Packet, November 26, 2014) Lettuce and other greens grow faster and use less water.   Article & photos by Anne Berleant Sean Dooley, the driving force behind Misty Morning Farm in Blue Hill, has quickly put . . . read more »

Blue Hill Pantry Faces Higher Costs

(The Weekly Packet, November 26, 2014) Blue Hill food pantry faces higher costs as donations fall Customers begin lining up at 7:30 a.m. on Thursdays, when the food pantry is open, for the doors to open at 9 . . . read more »

Local business, NCWS, gives pantry $1500

  Shawn Simon (right), of Blue Hill technology company NCWS, surprised Tree of Life volunteers with a $1,500 donation on October 17—a day when, by 1 p.m., the food pantry had supplied 475 people with groceries. “We . . . read more »

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