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BDN interviews Hopkins for article about growing saffron - UMaine News - University of Maine
The Bangor Daily News interviewed Kathryn Hopkins, an educator with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, for an article about growing saffron, the most expensive spice in the world. Made from hand-picked and dried stigmas of fall crocuses, saffron sells for about $5,000 per pound, the BDN reported. It’s a fairly new crop for Maine, but …