Monthly Archives: May 2013

Marada’s Dispatches: A tale of two Clarence’s, why this relates to Maine’s GMO right to know campaign, and why (do?) you want to follow the Crown O’Maine stories…

Good morning, I’ve taken some time off from these dense emails; this one goes somewhere despite its length so follow it like the course of the fiddlehead season northward.   The themes: 2 Clarence’s, a Kurlansky, GMO Labeling, and why all … Continue reading

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Noteworthy: SUNNÚ: Who knew? (Hint: You!)

Teresa Camou is probably the earliest true activist of our own age my siblings and I ever met. She is a tiny, tiny woman, smaller even than our family peanut, Rivera, but she is fearless, and the heat of her … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Asparagus, Fiddleheads, Ramps, Braising Mix…

Folks, there isn’t much that is as exciting as a tidal wave of curly fiddlehead fronds and smooth ramp leaves coming at you from all directions…500# one night, 300# in another couple…one year I heard a single Boston distributor was … Continue reading

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Marada’s Dispatches: Fiddleheads, ramps, rhubarb, and other teasers from Crown O’Maine

To reassure those who love our rambling style emails, they are not gone for good.  I’d like to spiff up the look of this one, too, in a couple weeks. What needs rambling this week are the wonderful items that … Continue reading

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May Day! May Day!

Happy May Day! Today marks the beginning of weeks of constant thought about my mother. Why, you ask? Because not only is my wonderful mother’s birthday in May, and Mother’s Day (they’re often the same day), my mother also used … Continue reading

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