Preserve the harvest: Enjoy tasty, local produce all year

Preserve the harvest: Enjoy tasty, local produce all year

By Heather Foran Preserving food can be a mystifying and daunting endeavor if you’ve never done it before. But have…

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Learn the art & science of growing food: Four resources to help get you started and expand your skills

By Heather Foran Perhaps you’re a green-thumbed veteran looking to expand productivity, creativity, and diversity. Maybe you’ve had a difficult…

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Start your own vegetable garden: Six Easy Steps

Start your own vegetable garden: Six Easy Steps

1. PICK A SPOT You want your garden to get lots of sun (6 hours is ideal) in an area…

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Good Eats

The best of Maine’s healthy & vegetarian dining by Erika Blauch Rusley Maine’s unofficial state motto is “The Way Life…

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A Lobster Tale

by Caitlin Shetterly The story of one family’s experience teaching their young son about responsible eating while enjoying one of…

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Incredible edibles

Go beyond apples and pears in the fruited landscape By Lynn Ascrizzi People go to great lengths to beautify the…

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Low-Spray & Organic Pick-Your-Own Strawberries, Blueberries and Apples

Summer and fall are great times to indulge in locally-grown food. Below is a list of Maine farms where you…

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Maine Harvest for Hunger Program

Consider planting an extra row of fruit and vegetables this year and donating it to local soup kitchens and food…

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UMaine Extension Offers Certified Vegetable Gardening Course

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is scheduled to present a five-session vegetable gardening course this spring on Friday afternoons…

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Sustainability & Gulf of Maine seafood

By Jen Levin, Guest Columnist Seafood is about as mysterious to many people as the ocean itself. Some of the…

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