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Food Sources: How Maine Groceries, Restaurants, Farmers And Food Suppliers are Adapting

Robbie Feinberg / Maine Public

This is the first segment of a special two-hour Maine Calling, as we continue to cover the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the people of Maine. For the second segment, click here.


Celeste Poulin, division director, quality assurance and regulations, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry

Allison Lakin, owner, Lakin’s Gorge’s Cheese, East Forty Farm in Waldoboro

Lee Nile (call-in), store manager, Food City in Wilton

Steve Hewins (call-in), president & CEO, Hospitality Maine 

Sarah Alexander (call-in), executive director, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

Kristin Miale (call-in), president, Good Shepherd Food Bank


Cindy helps produce Maine Public's live call-in show Maine Calling, and sometimes hosts the show—as well as the All Books Considered Book Club. Her first foray into journalism after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism was to intern with CNN in China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre. She then worked in print journalism over the decades, as a factchecker, writer and editor, with publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times Magazine to the magazine of the National Zoo to a food trends magazine.