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Maine’s First Lady Promotes Local Foods 

First Lady Karen Baldacci was the guest of honor at a luncheon to promote local foods and raise some money for a local non-profit.The Winterberry Heights Assisted Living Facility in Bangor hosted the event.The lunch highlighted local foods and featured courses featuring Maine products.Folks on hand enjoyed everything from fresh Maine salmon to strawberries.Mrs. Baldacci says it’s important to highlight maine products. “I think it’s very important especially during these tough economic times to. You know the get real get Maine campaign for the Department of Agriculture to follow what’s fresh and what’s in season you can get not only more flavor but more nutrients as well.”Folks in attendance all donated $10 with the proceeds going to the Eastern Area Agency on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program.