Student debt could cost this Maine family the farm

This story was originally published on the Bangor Daily News website on May 22, 2017, as found here. By Lauren Abbate, BDN Staff DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The 175 acres of forest and farmland that’s home to Leaves and Blooms Greenhouse on Route 15 has been in Jackie Robinson’s family for four generations. But because of the … Continue reading Student debt could cost this Maine family the farm

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How hungry Maine kids eat when they can’t get free school lunches

This story was originally published July 24, 2017 on the Bangor Daily News website, as seen here. By Lauren Abbate, BDN Staff For the last four summers, Tim Crider has driven a bus route throughout several Bangor neighborhoods around lunchtime for the Bangor Housing Authority. On a recent muggy Monday, Crider drove out of the housing authority’s … Continue reading How hungry Maine kids eat when they can’t get free school lunches