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Orange & Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is an Italian dessert, somewhat similar to a custard dessert like creme brûlée, only it is much easier to make because it’s thickened with gelatin instead of eggs. I love the versatility of flavors that are possible with panna cotta! You are welcome to try another variety of citrus in this recipe, or … Continued

2020 Maine Green Pastures Winner – Lowell Family Farm

The Lowell Family Farm is a perfect example of how no two dairy farms are alike. Each operates based on a number of factors – interests and skill sets of the farmers and employees, available land and facilities, agricultural philosophies, even the chosen breed of cattle for that farm, to name a few. “It didn’t … Continued

A Dairy Cow’s Super Powers

What’s more sustainable than an animal that helps to grow her own feed?  That’s exactly what a dairy cow does. The farmer feeds the cow, the cow makes manure (poops), the manure is then fertilizer for the fields in which the farmer grows feed like corn and hay for the cow. The cow eats that … Continued

Maple Pecan Cream Pie

This Maple Pecan Cream Pie is adapted from this Together as Family recipe – mainly I just did away with the powdered sugar and brown sugar and just used maple syrup because this is Maine! Maple Pecan Cream Pie 2 8 oz Cream Cheese (I used Casco Bay’s whipped cream cheese) 1 1/2 Cups Heavy … Continued

Farmers use FitBit-style technology to monitor cow health

This collar works much like, although more advanced than, a FitBit. Long before FitBits were all the rage among those looking to get and stay fit, dairy farmers were relying on similar technology to keep them abreast of their cows’ health. And Lilley Farms waaaay up in the County, between Canada and Baxter State Park … Continued

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