Our Mission is to improve food security in the Piscataquis Region by connecting people with sources of healthy food.

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76 North St. / PO Box 264

Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426-1041

P: (207)343-0171 or (207)802-8230

E: info@prfoodcenter.org

November 29, 2019



On a drive back from a conference, Trisha Smith, myself and Erin began discussing (as we often do) simple ways to incorporate local produce in our communities.

Trisha suggested a Sharing Table- a concept that is gaining momentum and...

November 20, 2019

I’m just so confused…what is all this talk about pre- and probiotics?

Many of us have likely heard of probiotics. And, if so, you might think of your gut, yogurt or a supplement. You are right on track. Prebiotics might be a less heard of term, though we are hearing abo...

August 28, 2019

How can you cut calories when cooking?  Do you have any simple tips and tricks? 

With a knife, of course! --The diet and health claims that bombard us daily from the internet, coworkers and advertisements never fail to amaze me. Depending who you ask or what fad di...

August 7, 2019

Trisha Smith, is a local veggie lover and Community Education Assistant/Home Horticulturist Aid with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Piscataquis County. She's also pretty great at sharing how to tend to plants and learn about how food grows. You've pro...

July 26, 2019

I'm sitting here at my desk reflecting upon my Year of Service which is rapidly coming to a close here at the Food Center.  It is hard to share with you all the things I have learned, the programs we have built up, the people, the organizations we support...I could go...

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