Farmers Market Artist Volunteers at Mission Downeast Campus

Photo courtesy Nicole DeBarber’s Facebook page – — July 22, 2018
Nicole DeBarber’s illustrations personalize map of Maine farmers’ markets
The Steuben artist’s showcase of 20 Maine farmers markets will be displayed in Machias starting in late August.
By Mary Pols — Staff Writer

Nicole DeBarber continues to volunteer at the Beehive and works with a local group, the Maine Seacoast Mission’s Down East Campus in Cherryfield. According to its website, the Down East food programs served 187,000 meals last year, many of them using local ingredients (pizza is a favorite). The population being served “probably looks really different than what you are used to thinking about.” Such as? A lot of homesteaders who live without electricity or running water and are looking for a hot meal and a sense of community.

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