Ag Day At the Legislature 2009


Above you can see me telling Governor Baldacci about how Maine Cheese is such a great dairy success story!

Along with about thirty ag focused groups, I spent the morning of March 31 offering samples of Maine cheese (thanks to State of Maine Cheese Co., and Pineland Farms) to state house workers and legislators (in between sessions) and asking them if they’d like to know more about Maine cheese. Most of the did, and most of them very much liked the samples of the cheese.

For the legislators, I handed them one of the color Guild brochures and pointed out that when we printed the brochure two years ago there were 20 licensed cheese makers in Maine (as it states in the first paragraph of the brochure), but that currently there are 37 licensed cheese makers, which shows how many new folks are stepping up and putting more Maine milk to good use.
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Guild Meeting

Monday, April 6 @ 10am – Dept. of Agriculture, Cony Rd. Warehouse, Augusta

According to Don Hoenig, our host, the building is ” on Cony Rd. south of route 17 about half a mile on the left if you’re heading south.” According to Google Maps it’s at 333 Cony Rd.

The agenda for this meeting will include: