GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND A SHIFT IN FOOD PRODUCTION—IS MAINE TO BECOME A BREADBASKET OF THE U.S.?

GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND A SHIFT IN FOOD PRODUCTION—IS MAINE TO BECOME A BREADBASKET OF THE U.S.?

Date: Wed. 1 Jul, 2015 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Duration: 1 Hour

Midcoast Senior College presents:  “GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND A SHIFT IN FOOD PRODUCTION—IS MAINE TO BECOME A BREADBASKET OF THE U.S.?”   TOM SETTLEMIRE will take a look at how Maine has changed from producing nearly 90% of its own food needs as late as the mid 1900s to now providing less than 20%; and  what global climate change and a focused effort on local farms/local food may do to bring economic growth and more food self-sufficiency to Maine.. Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, June 24th , 7:30 pm.  Free & Open to the Public.

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