Politics, Potatoes, and Avocados

There’s an interesting political history behind the lowly potato. It’s not so lowly, really, when you consider the clout it has. While watching the 2017 Super Bowl, there may be some upset when...
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Human Trafficking – Consumers Have the Power to End It

Published in Franklin Journal I recently did a two and a half hour presentation on human trafficking. Usually, my presentations are shorter, but this was a special request. It’s an intense topic and...
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Holding Tight to Food Traditions

Christmas 2016 has gone into the history books. Hanukkah is mid-celebration. Kwanza has just begun. All of these holidays at once can be overwhelming. Perhaps, not so much if you only celebrate one,...
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Food, Food, Food

Nourishing the body and soul.

Care Giving

Caregiving is successful when given with love, kindness, and compassion.

Building Community

The world is a fantastic place. We build community through love, honor, and understanding.

Stop Trafficking

Together we can put an end to the inhumane actions of human trafficking and domestic violence.

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Conscientious, Optimistic

Lillian Lake is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic people I know. Her irrepressible determination to find and optimize strategies in pursuing any number of worthy issues is an inspiration.  Lil is dependable and conscientious, optimistic and cheerful; she would be great to have on your side in any struggle.

~ Cynthia Hoeh Stancioff 
Local Food Day Fiddlehead Festival Committee Member

Passionate, Involved

Within the first minute of conversation with Lillian Lake, it’s evident that you are speaking with a passionate and involved community member. Lillian works assiduously in both her research of issues and how situations affect the people and environment of her community.  She connects her research in human trafficking and food insecurity between the local and the global, and conveys these connections at speaking events and conferences as a means to educate and advocate for change. Lillian’s sensitivities to the needs of others and her unflagging energies makes a big difference in the lives of many.

~Krisanne Baker

Professor, University of Maine at Farmington