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Food sovereignty goes to court

The state is pursuing a lawsuit against a Blue Hill farmer that could have "a chilling effect on Maine's growing local food movement and the promise of real economic development in our rural communities," according to the Downeast activist organization
Removing local control
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 13, 2012
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Free our food

"From farm to table" isn't just a meaningless foodie slogan anymore. It's the rallying cry for the smallest of small-scale farming operations in Maine, which are fighting against what they consider to be burdensome state and federal regulations.
Small farmers demand independence from agrobusiness industry rules
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 06, 2011