December 18th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
The organic farming community is grieving the loss of Russell Libby, who died on Sunday at the age of 56 from cancer. Mr. Libby was known as one of the nation’s leading voices for organic farming.
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September 7th, 2010 - Barbara Feiner
Twentysomethings Bruno Tropeano and Joshua Davis hated the poorly made, mass-produced gelato they regularly sampled.
The Maine residents decided to open their own artisanal gelateria in 2007, featuring the state’s best local, natural ingredients.
Some 500 flavors later, The Gelato Fiasco is a regional fixture that consistently makes the list of Maine’s top ice cream shops.
Thirty flavors of gelato and sorbetto are featured each day—from Bourbon Vanilla and Cinnamon Honey Graham to Lemon Buttermilk and Sugar Baby Watermelon. During a recent “Meet the Farmers” event with Small Wonder Organics, Tomato Ginger and Balsamic Black Russian Tomato made the menu.
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