Monthly Archives: May 2014

Dispatches from the Past: Organic farmers are light years ahead of you (or at least a ‘light year’)….‏

(Editor’s Note: This originally went out on March 20, 2014. Leah) Rainbow peppers landed at COM on St. Patty’s Day (frozen and diced and neatly packaged from Northern Girl, I might add!)…… Now, let’s turn them into a pot of … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Old Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards couldn’t be as bare as mine…but I have some ideas of how to fill them!‏

(Editor’s Note: This originally went out March 13, 2014.   Leah) The Dig Is (Almost) Done.  Now for Stocking. Below: The foods my house cannot function without… 1. Flour, two or three types.2.  Dry Beans 4 . Maple Syrup 5. … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: The more we look, the more we find! If it’s made or grown (or preferably both) here in Maine, we’re intrigued and hope you are too!‏

(Editor’s Note: We’re making headway! The grasses are pushing impatiently and inexorably through the field grass, sward really, up in Aroostook, and we’re caught up on dispatches into March now–any day here I’ll be current, and can regale you with … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Maine’s cupboards are far from bare, although a bit more room in the pantry leaves space for experimentation….‏

(Editor’s Note: This originally went out on February 27, 2014. Leah) The Big Dig 2014 continues… 1. Green beans, frozen 15#2. Sonnental Bacon & Ground Pork return 3.  Watermelon chunks for smoothies 4 . Popcorn from Green Thumb and also … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Ahoy from Houlton, with yet another list of local Maine food for you!‏

(Editor’s Note: This winter marks a new milestone for Marada and I; normally we drive through all weather conditions to our family’s house in Grand Isle whenever we go North to the County. County folks are used to driving, and … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: Meat of the matter, more discoveries from our stores and supplies, how do our food choices affect our friendships, anyway?‏

(Editor’s Note: Sadly, that golden tomato vinaigrette mentioned, which was a perfect taste bud surprise–summer-in-winter–is now out until the sunshine season of fresh tomatoes. It was a great one, and I hope you got a dose of it before it … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Past: So many things come back in February, the sun, love, and yes, basil from Olivia’s….‏

(Editor’s note:  We’re really cruising now!  Last updated dispatch from January, and I’ve closed the gap to a few months… whew… I promise we’ll be current soon. Enjoy the dispatch below from January 30, 2014. Leah) 10 Things, Previously Hard-to-Get: Available … Continue reading

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