A Family Day in Boothbay

Summer is the perfect time to take a weekend to explore a different region in Maine. I started with the…

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A Day to Relax in Boothbay

Summer is the perfect time to take a weekend to explore a different region in Maine. I started with the…

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A Day Outside in Boothbay

Summer is the perfect time to take a weekend to explore a different region in Maine. I started with the…

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Tarragon and Lobster Make for a Yummy and Heart-Healthy Maine Supper

If there is one food people associate with our great state of Maine, it’s lobster. But for those of us…

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Find your farmers’ market

Find your farmers’ market

Most farmers’ markets in Maine operate from May to October, although a growing number of winter markets are giving us…

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Guide to pesticides in produce

Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a national non-profit dedicated to using public information and education efforts to protect…

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UMaine Extension Announces July Food Preserving Workshops

Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s hands-on food preservation workshops teach you…

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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 in Maine: 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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