'Unnovation' for New England

  Ben Schreckinger had an interesting piece in the Aug. 10 Boston Globe called '''Unnovation can move New England forward'' in which he discussed (too vaguely in my view) how, away from  what The Boston Globe sub headline called the "startups and venture capitalists of Greater Boston,'' the region can energize its economy with a return to manufacturing and farming.

An example: Portland, Maine, becoming a center for ''sustainable food processing'' -- presumably with a lot of that food being grown in New England's lengthening growing seasons