Keywords: potato processing
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.
From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.
Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.
Potatoes that are not suitable for sale as table stock are processed into starch or cattle feed. View additional information about this item on the…
… to starch factories in the area which then processed the potatoes into starch; factory owners sold this powdery product to cotton textile mills in…
… A Birdseye mobil combine for processing pea vines in the field. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.