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Industry dinner celebrates all things potato | Print |
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 09:32
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Photo courtesy of Nicole Duplessis
    Maine Governor Paul LePage was in Fort Fairfield for Friday’s Potato Industry Dinner and the annual Potato Blossom Parade on Saturday. LePage congratulated the 2014 Farm Family of the year, the Albert Fitzpatrick family of Houlton, shared dinner with them, and talked about his passion for Aroostook County.

By Nicole Duplessis
Student intern

    FORT FAIRFIELD — The 2014 Industry Dinner, held Friday night as part of the Maine Potato Blossom Festival, was a beautiful evening for farmers and their families, friends and community members to come together to celebrate potato growing in all of its many facets. Not only was there plenty of good food and company, the 2014 Farm Family of the Year, the Albert Fitzpatrick family of Houlton, was also recognized.

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Maine Agri-Women to host potato cooking contest Saturday | Print |
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 09:17

    FORT FAIRFIELD — The Maine Agri-Women will sponsor a potato cooking contest at the 67th annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival. The goal of the contest is to promote and bring attention to the importance of the potato to Aroostook County.

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