State food rules irk retail farmers

Cry goes up in Maine to get regulators ‘out of kitchens’

Posted: June 29, 2014 at 3:39 a.m.

BLUE HILL, Maine -- When Dan Brown quit his job driving trucks and began to work on his wife's family homestead about a decade ago, he was looking forward to a quiet life of farming. He began raising chickens and growing vegetables and watched happily as a calf named Sprocket thrived.

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