Sun Journal advances book talk by McCarty

The Sun Journal reported Kate McCarty, food preservation community education assistant for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will  read from and discusses her newest book, “Distilled In Maine: A History of Libations, Temperance & Craft Spirits,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Lithgow Library in Augusta. McCarty’s book details the evolution of Maine’s relationship with alcohol — from its earliest access to New England rum, through prohibition, and on to contemporary artisanal brewing across the state, according to the article.