Foundation in Maine helping Italian farm flourish

May 19, 2014 1040

In recent years, Maine has seen a resurgence in people interested in where their food comes from, paying a premium for products grown locally in a sustainable manner. Just as that movement has grown, some people in Italy have become more removed from the locally grown market with a surge in popularity of supermarkets.

"Encouraging small, diversified farming in Maine is really important for our future," stated Erin Cinelli, executive director of the Spannocchia Foundation.

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