Monthly Archives: November 2012

MOO in the MOOvies …

Those of you who have followed local food have probably also followed the story of MOO Milk.  When Hood dropped the contracts of a number of Maine organic dairy farmers abruptly, something truly unique and wonderful happen. It was recognized … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Crown O’ Maine is back on the road …

Welcome back from feasting!  Hopefully the larder is clear for a new selection of seasonal offerings – cause we’ve got some good ones! Northern Girl will begin launching her retail products December 10th…if you want these 8 skus (2 fresh, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Addendum…

As a typical younger sister, I have a few things I’d like to add to Marada’s most recent dispatch. While routing can be the subject of a long fun post, it is one of the greatest tools we have at … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: COM does not ship the week following TG – order up!‏

Good Morning! Before you say, ‘Oh, I’m all set’, with that customary Thanksgiving ‘fullness’, please keep in mind that Crown O’Maine does NOT ship the week following Thanksgiving or the week after Christmas.  These customary shutdowns allow our whole crew … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Brussel Sprouts, peeled butternut squash, Organic Apples (One Shot Deal!)

With such a short organic apple crop, please understand that these 8×5# OG macs are VERY limited.  There are plenty of other AWESOME offerings to get greedy about, such as brussel sprouts on or off the stalk, celeriac, Katahdin potatoes … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Vote with your fork, for your fork, and don’t for(k)get to order from COM!‏

(Editor’s note:  this is from last week, November 1, 2012.  Watch for an update on Cook-humor and food-puns.  –Leah) I’m not terribly savvy on the political front, but I do know that this year’s elections have a lot hanging on … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Falafel is back! Purple carrots! Boc Choi, Tatsoi, Broccoli Raab…‏

(Editor’s note:  this went out October 24, 2012–we’re almost caught up! –Leah) This week has a few blasts from the Crown O’Maine past like Papou’s Kitchen Falafel and Falafel Toasties, Apple Cider Pints, Purple Haze Carrots, and the first of … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Getting lost in Crown O’Maine PDF-land – No more!‏

(Editor’s note:  this went out October 17, 2012. While technological updates may seem mundane, we constantly find ourselves wading through the categorization of knowledge, but without the crown of philosophers. There are so many great products coming in and out … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Favorites are back! Pizza dough w/Maine whole wheat…rolled oats & bread flour…‏

(Editor’s note:  this originally went out on October 11, 2012. It occurs to me that she indeed did not update everyone on whether we met our sales goal by Common Ground. We surpassed our goal of $1 million early, by … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Good show for Oct 9-12th for local foods…check a few limited items, though!‏

(Editor’s note:  this originally went out October 4, 2012.  As an aside, Marada still has not stopped talking euphorically about this funder’s tour of Aroostook, both for what she herself learned about the place we’re from, and for the fertile … Continue reading

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