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The future of potato growing
by Dan Blackstone

Informed by six generations of potato farming

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Growing up on a potato and dairy farm
by Paula Woodworth

Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.

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Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay

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A Smart Horse
by Lynn Peasley Sanborn

The horse brings the hay home while the boys are swimming.

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Sarah Redmond Seaweed Farmer
by Sarah Redmond

Sarah explains the importance of seaweed and how she became a seaweed farmer

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Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah

Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine

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This Girl Loves Seaweed
by Marianne

Marianne played with seaweed as a child now she collects photos of others with seaweed.

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My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland
by Sherry Judd

A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.

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The stories my parents told
by Henry Gartley

Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.