Keywords: cheese making
Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
The cheese shop survived more than a decade, but the business owners struggled with the process of collecting the milk, and even faced a lack of cows…
Store owners on the island did not always expect to make a handsome profit, sometimes giving food on semi-permanent credit when they saw neighbors in…