Food Rules

Many of us, the older generation at least, grew up in families where mothers cooked and fathers didn’t, most everything was made from scratch, and butter was its own food group. Kitchens had a shelf with dog-eared cookbooks, but only a few recipes were really followed, the family favorites.   Today, when many women work …

Summer in Maine Means Farmers’ Markets

Summer in Maine means Farmer’s Market extravaganza and this year Healthy Peninsula wanted to help celebrate the bounty from our dedicated farmers and the healthy benefits to our families of buying from them by launching a pilot program, Farmers & Families. With the generous support of a Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation grant and the Blue …

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 …