Local Businesses Support the Magic Food Bus

The Magic Food Bus is in its fourth season of offering free, fresh, local produce, health information, and library books for children and adults. This season the Bus is benefitting greatly from the generosity and ingenuity of local businesses. Melody Lewis-Kane of Clay Forms Pottery is supporting Healthy Peninsula’s Magic Food Bus project with her …

Farmers & Families

Summer in Maine means Farmers’ Market extravaganzas! This year Healthy Peninsula wanted to help celebrate the bounty from our dedicated local farmers and the healthy benefits to our peninsula families by launching a pilot program, “Farmers & Families”. With generous support from the Virginia Welllington Cabot Foundation and the Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, the program …

It’s Summer! Magic Food Bus Time

The Magic Food Bus begins its fourth season of offering free, fresh, local produce, health information, and library books for children and adults. This popular project began in 2011 when Sedgwick School Librarian Margaret Bixby’s great idea was a perfect match for Healthy Peninsula’s Good Food Project. In the past two years, the Magic Food …

Magic Food Bus 2014

July 2 – August 20 Watch for information about this summer’s stops This summer in Blue Hill, Sedgwick, Deer Isle and Stonington, children won’t be waiting to hear the ringing bell of the ice cream truck. They’ll be watching out for the Magic Food Bus to make its weekly visit to their neighborhood! Every week …

Grand Film Series Sparks Community Action

ELLSWORTH- The Grand, in downtown Ellsworth, is showing two documentaries in June dealing with issues facing our local Maine communities. On Friday, June 14th at 7 pm, the series opens with the gripping study of hunger in America, “A Place at the Table,” a 2012 documentary film that will include a community Q+A. “A Place …