Tag: local food

2013 was HUGE for Veggies For All. We could go on and on, but we are so anxious to get on with 2014, that we are reporting out on 2013 report in numbers and pictures: 21,190 pounds of vegetables…More than any year in our  history! 1,500 people fed (about 800 in our local community and […]

Want to get your hands dirty with Veggies For All?  Well… mark your calendar, roll up your sleeves, and dig in! Join us for any of the following service opportunities- and feel free to contact us for more details, to RSVP, or to arrange for travel. September 26 – BIG POTATO DIG day @ our […]

Some notes from Lorey Duprey, our Dining Services Director, on highlights from today’s lunch: “Tuesday lunch we will be featuring burgers with all local products, including award-winning Raye’s mustard and Northern Girl veggie fries.  So come on in and enjoy your lunch.  Celebrate local foods with an all local burger lunch!” Our delicious lunch included: […]

Unity students returned to a frigid, but bustling campus last weekend eager to start their first classes of 2013.  As they poured through the doors of Wyman Commons for their first lunch of the semester, students were greeted with exciting news.  After a longtime connection to the innovative dairy company MOOMilk, Unity College Dining Services […]

From Shayne: A group of Unity College students who are part of the College’s FFA club visited the FFA club of Waldo County Technical Center to collaborate on the current Pastured Poultry for Food Security project that was made possible by the National FFA Food for All Grant. The meeting started out by playing the […]

This semester, Unity College’s Dining Services are putting some new local foods on their students’ plates. Heiwa Tofu and Northern Girl, LLC have now come to be a part of the local food family offered in the Unity College cafeteria. The tofu comes from nearby Lincolnville, Maine, where a family of four presses their own […]

During Spring Break, an unusual package arrived in the mail.  It was a shoe-box sized parcel, with several air holes on each side.  It filled the post office with a surprising amount of noise for its size.  Chirping to be precise.  That chirping heralded the beginning of a Spring project and an exciting new partnership. […]