Monthly Archives: August 2009

We Be Jammin’: Maine Blueberry Jam

Picture this: you’re getting married, concerning yourself with colors, entree options, flower arrangements, reception hall reservations and the like… when you think of favors. Wouldn’t it be nice to give each of your beloved family members and friends a little … Continue reading

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We Be Jammin’

Picture this: you’re getting married, concering yourself with colors, entree options, flower arrangements, reception hall reservations and the like… when you think of favors. Wouldn’t it be nice to give each of your beloved family members and friends a little … Continue reading

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Backyard Locavore Success

Thanks to everyone who attended the Cooperative Extension’s Backyard Locavore Tour on Saturday. The tour was a big success- we sold all of our tickets and had lots of positive feedback from all the Locavores on the tour. I had … Continue reading

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Lobster Mac and Cheese

I’m sure you’ve seen all the recent news about the low prices of lobsters and the resulting turf wars around Matinicus Island. Since lobsters are averaging $4 a pound, we thought we’d take advantage of the low prices, while supporting … Continue reading

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Backyard Locavore Tour

Don’t forget to get your last minute tickets to the Backyard Locavore Tour tomorrow! See this article in the Portland Press Herald for all the details. I’ve already made up all the delicious food samples that will be available at … Continue reading

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Vegetable Grab Bag

Look at all the veggies I got at the market! This was a $5 bargain bag from the Monument Square market- I got the second to last one at 8:30, so they go fast. I love the idea of a … Continue reading

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Grab Bag

Look at all the veggies I got at the market! This was a $5 bargain bag from the Monument Square market- I got the second to last one at 8:30, so they go fast. I love the idea of a … Continue reading

Posted in farmers' market, Portland, summer, veggies | 2 Comments