Ellen Mallory, sustainable agriculture extension specialist at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine director of the Northern New England Local Bread Wheat Project, spoke with the Bangor Daily News for the article “How Skowhegan became Maine’s new bread basket” after the annual Kneading Conference was held in Skowhegan. Mallory spoke about the need for more research and educational resources on what it takes to grow grain in Maine. She also said Skowhegan is becoming an example of how to foster agriculture-based economic development.
A Morning Sentinel article previewing this week’s Kneading Conference and Artisan Bread Fair in Skowhegan mentioned Ellen Mallory, University of Maine sustainable agriculture extension specialist and Maine director of the Northern New England Local Bread Wheat Project. Mallory is expected to give a presentation on the regional project and its goal to help farmers increase the production and quality of organic bread.