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Colby College’s Joe Klaus is Working Hard to Get Food to Where it is Needed Most

I have a new hero. His name is Joe Klaus and helps to get perfectly good food that might up going to waste into the kitchens of those who need it.  Joe is the head of food services at Colby College. 

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Squash
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon THOUGHT She Grew A Watermelon…But It’s Not

Chad and I planted many things in our garden: corn, tomatoes, peas, beans and watermelons. I knew our garden was doing well and I THOUGHT I saw the VERY FIRST watermelon growing.

But it's not a watermelon.

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Getty Images, photo by Scott Olson
Getty Images, photo by Scott Olson

Hot Dogs are a Treat All Over the World

It’s chili dog week, which is a favorite topping for some to put on their hot dog. It seems every region in the United States has their favorite hot dog and toppings. Here in Maine, the preferred hot dog is the ‘red dogs’ or ‘snappers’. Some people grill them for the best snap and place them on a buttered roll, others prefer them steamed.

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Ice Cream
Photo by Sharon Buck

It’s National Vanilla Ice Cream Day!

I say you can celebrate with any flavor you want but I LOVE vanilla!

It's my favorite!

This past Sunday was officially National Ice Cream Day and I sure celebrated! Did you?

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Garden
Photo by Alyssa Tilton

Sharon and Chad’s Garden Growing!

We started late. I'm a procrastinator by nature but we still we able to get the garden in!

And it's starting to pay off!

Take a gander at our tomatoes!

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Cow from Nezinscot website

Turner Farm Named ‘Homesteaders of the Year’

Mother Earth News is the magazine giving out the award.  Nezinscot Farm sounds like a great place. According to their website Nezinscot Farm began as the first Organic Dairy in the state of Maine. The owners have expanded to have a gourmet food shop, a cafe and Bakery, a cheese shop, a sausage/meats shop and a fiber shop.

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Getty Images, photo by Chris McGrath
Getty Images, photo by Chris McGrath

There’s an App to Summon Ice Cream Trucks

You always hear ‘there’s an app for that’. Maybe there is 'an app for that', because now there’s a app for smart phones that will summon an ice cream truck. It’s an Uber app that was a special promotion this past Friday that allowed people in 33 cities around the world to get ice cream on-demand. Because it was so h

Getty Images, photo by John Kuczala
Getty Images, photo by John Kuczala

Time to Celebrate Bacon, It’s Flitch Day!

Today is Flitch Day, I know what you’re thinking, ‘it seems like we just celebrated Flitch Day’. Actually, you’re probably thinking, ‘what the heck is a Flitch Day’?  Basically, it’s a day of celebration for bacon. A ‘Flitch’ is a measurement of bacon; it’s what we now call a ‘slab’.

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TWINKIES
Photo by Sharon Buck

TWINKIES ARE HERE! And We Are Giving Them Away During The Morning Buzz!

They are finally back!!

YIPPEE!!

Listen for your chance to win a box of delicious Twinkies around 7:30 this morning!

Source:Facebook
Source:Facebook

31st Annual Moxie Festival This Weekend In Lisbon Falls

It's a tradition in Maine and it's certainly an aquired taste, I am talking about Moxie. It's a soft drink that will bring strong reactions from people who have tried it. It was created in 1876 by Dr. Augustin Thompson in Lowell, Massachusetts. It was orginially marketed as a panacea that would cure paralysis, nervousness and insomnia.

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