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August Harvest: a monthly digest of articles, podcasts & more

All of the stories we’ve gathered this month help surface the things we need to address, fix, or to build upon in order to work toward a better future. For all the troubling headlines out there, it’s important to remember that there’s hope in equal measure, and to cultivate the good to solve problems. + It was exciting to see several  Maine food and farm stories reach national news outlets over the last month, illustrating why our collective work to grow the future for farming here in Maine is so important to our region and our country. 

Listen:

Catch up on Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg of Food Tank to hear interviews with farm and food experts on a wide range of topics related to the food system.

Watch:

This video profile of the Somali Bantu Community Association and their Liberation Farms community farming program. You can help them reach their goal of acquiring a 107-acre farm in Wales, ME by pitching in here

These Local Food in Cooperation videos from our friends at Cooperative Development Institute, featuring Maine and Northeast-base cooperative food businesses like Cabot Creamery, New Roots Cooperative Farm (a Forever Farm!) & more.

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