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Maine business owner travels to Costa Rica to see coffee through the eyes of farmers

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Carson Lynch is the owner of The Gorham Grind, a small coffee house in downtown Gorham. Earlier this month he took a trip to a coffee farm in Costa Rica with the owners and some of the staff of Portland based roaster Coffee By Design to get a better sense of where America’s favorite drug […]

Was the Back-to-the-Land “movement” a failure or a success?

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Portland-based author Joseph Conway wrote Get Back Stay Back, a book about the evolution of the back-to-the-land movement and its relationship with Maine. He tells the stories of 13 families based here in the state. Through his multi-generational conversations, particularly his exchanges with the children of the movement who are now running farms themselves, he […]