Monthly Archives: February 2013

Marada’s Dispatches: Maine Restaurant Week, the importance of place in food to Maine, and why we might need a few extra thousand young people…‏

This week’s list and email are going out to a bunch of new subscribers – some who found us all on their own (good work!) and others who we are reaching out to as part of Maine Restaurant Week.  I’m … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Maine: the unexpected perks of my job when seen by the city lights of Boston…

Maria and I took Crown O’Maine sales down the road yesterday.  In an uncharacteristic approach we headed for Worcester, Mass, building a little more volume to the run our shippers (NE FoodEx) take to get to the Hopkinton Food Club. … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: In under the wire, raising the bar for Maine foods …

I wish I could say that the lateness of this morning’s availability sheet was due to an epic Valentine’s brunch prepared by my darling children…maybe next year! This week’s offerings (and I’ll keep my preamble short in the interest of … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Traveling to Canada, selling in Maine, my side-kick sales kids….

I had the good fortune to be assigned a sales call to the Cross Cafe at the Maine State Capitol Building this week.  First, hat’s off to Richard Desjardin who can be quoted saying, “We really shouldn’t need a law … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Tofu can cross state lines, Northern Girl’s got dice (diced tomatoes, that is), and topics of fruition…

(Editor’s Note:  Last week I took off to head up North to talk to a guy about some trees, and didn’t post this up. As the point person for regulatory interactions at Crown O’ Maine, I’m glad Marada was the … Continue reading

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