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10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

COA Peach House Cafe turns food waste into gourmet social occasion

A group of College of the Atlantic students is restarting a program to divert food scraps from the compost heap and bring them to the dinner table, turning "waste" into nutrition in a festive social atmosphere. The group, known as the Peach House CafA©, began organizing last year as a group of individuals dedicated to preventing food waste who started gleaning food from supermarkets on Mount Desert Island, says Arlo Cristofaro-Hark.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Potatoes, Vegetables, Bar Harbor, ME, Fruits

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Prospect News

Lately Mother Nature has been sending mixed messages around here. Last Tuesday there was a lite frost on our garage roof and cobwebs on the grass, then it warmed up to 70's.

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Related Topix: Bucksport, ME, Waldo County, ME, Searsport, ME, Stockton-Springs, ME, Winterport, ME

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bowdoin, MMA lead Maine colleges ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Colleges and universities in Maine were pitted against their peers across the country on Tuesday when U.S. New & World Report released its 2015 Best Colleges list. The list is used widely by students and parents selecting a school to attend and by alumni seeking to evaluate their alma mater.

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Related Topix: Maine, Bowdoin, ME, Maine Maritime Academy, University of Maine at Farmington, Unity College

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Washington Post

U.S. News college rankings produce some major shifts

St. John's College in Annapolis has long disdained the rankings game. The liberal arts school, which focuses on the great works of Western civilization, was known for not responding to requests from U.S. News & World Report for information that the magazine uses to sort the nation's colleges.

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Related Topix: Saint John's College, Canada, Middlebury College, Dartmouth College, Bennington College

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Lecture on Maine apple varieties

Todd Little-Siebold, history professor at the College of the Atlantic and heritage apple expert, will present an overview of the many apple varieties once grown in Mid-coast and Down East Maine. He will also be on the lookout for a "lost" apple called the Prospect greening, a variety that has been written about but not yet found.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Bangor Daily News

College of the Atlantic students, faculty to stay on Danish island to study renewable energy

A college student from Cape Elizabeth will be going abroad for a program no one has ever participated in before.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Biomass

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

An Evening with Dar Williams at College of the Atlantic

Beloved pop folk singer, DAR WILLIAMS, who has been described by The New Yorker as "one of America's very best singer-songwriters" will play at the Gates Community Center at College of the Atlantic on November 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Folk, York, ME, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez

Bangor Daily News

Ambassador Don Gregg to speak at COA

Ambassador Donald P. Gregg will speak in Bar Harbor on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 4:10 p.m. in the McCormick Lecture Hall.

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Related Topix: Bar Harbor, ME, North Korea, World News, Asia, US News, US Military, US Army, Williams College

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Brandeis' News

Food for the future: A vision for New England farming and food production

That may seem counter-intuitive, but Brian Donahue , professor of environmental studies, says in the long term converting some of New England's forests into farmland and pastures could create a food system that is healthy, sustainable and prevents global warming.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Hampshire College, University of New Hampshire, University of Southern Maine, University of Vermont

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Capital Weekly

Riley faculty ready the campus for 43rd year

Faculty of the Riley School, gathered Aug. 27 in Glen Cove to reflect on the fundamental, sustaining practices that define the work of school.

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Related Topix: University of Maine, New Mexico State University, Bangor, ME, Camden, ME

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Prospect News

Glad to report that Jackie Moody came home from the Lewiston Hospital last Saturday for some house rest.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Washington Monthly puts College of the Atlantic in Top 100

College of the Atlantic was recently named among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the country, is among the top 100 "affordable elite" colleges in America, and is one of four Maine colleges offering the "best bang for the buck," according to Washington Monthly.

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Related Topix: Maine, Northwestern University, Smith College, Trinity College, Boston College

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hudson Hub-Times

Cleveland native to study energy sustainability in Denmark

Saren Peetz, a fourth-year student at College of the Atlantic, is heading to Europe in September as part of a ground-breaking undergraduate project to study and implement sustainable energy systems.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Four Maine colleges make Washington Monthly's 'Best Bang for the Buck' list

Despite college tuition rates that put Mainers in debt at high rates compared with the rest of the country, four Maine colleges made Washington Monthly's "Best Bang for the Buck" list.

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Related Topix: Maine, University of Maine, Maine Maritime Academy, Farmington, ME

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Republican Journal

Prospect News

I am pleased to report that Jackie Moody is now out of ICU and in a regular room in the Lewiston Hospital.

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Related Topix: Waldo County, ME

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Magazine: Bar Harbor a top U.S. college town

"Main Street Bar Harbor" by Skeezix1000 - Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Main_Street_Bar_Harbor.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Main_Street_Bar_Harbor.jpg BAR HARBOR, MAINE - Bar Harbor, home to College of the Atlantic, is one of the top coastal college towns ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bar Harbor, ME, Acadia National Park, US National Parks

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