Monthly Archives: April 2012

And now, for some satire …

Before I send you to my next link, which I found hilarious, I want to talk a little about Whole Foods. Some of you may know that Whole Foods was Crown O’ Maine’s single biggest customer for many, many years. … Continue reading

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ATTENTION: CO-OPS ROCK!

So 2012, besides being when the world is supposed to end, is also the International Year of Cooperatives. Because, you know, cooperatives are awesome. In my own words, here are the 7 cooperative principles underlying the practices of all us … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Marada’s twin on stages across Maine, fiddleheads arrive, cream cheese and fromage blanc are back … and so much more!

I am torn.  I have 9 new or returned products to highlight.  And a twin sister. Which do I write about? I believe in promoting family shamelessly, especially when she has the good grace to credit Crown O’Maine with her … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Port Clyde Fish Fillets … Green Garlic Scape Pesto … Thai Coconut Gelato …

(Editor’s Note: I’ve been driving for Louise, who went off to Las Vegas and hopefully didn’t lose her shirt. So I’m behind a week on Marada’s notes. This is last week’s, and this week’s will be up in a momentito. … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Mt. Vernon Arugula, Last chance for Manchester Apples, Village Farm microgreens are now back!

This week it makes sense to review the list…certain products have a surprising lull in their season (honey, for example) and others we are astonished lasted this long in such high quality (apples).  This week, if you want apples, you … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Ocean Approved, Emery Lettuce mix, Duck & Goose eggs, Wiscasset rutabaga …

(Editor’s Note: Alright, we’re now current on these, but also I have to chime in that I’ve been slandered by my dear sister in this post. My official position on seaweed, and pretty much all food in fact, is that … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Katahdin Potatoes, Greener Cleaner, Maine Fresh Pies, and Village Farm microgreens …

(Editor’s Note: Yep. I’m behind again. Bear with me while I get them posted. –Leah) First off, thanks a lot to the 5! people who emailed in turnip recipes, including a link to this blog The Bitten Word, this recipe … Continue reading

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