Eat for the climate

by Karen D’Andrea A hamburger with bacon and cheese often evokes delight in anticipation of taking a great big bite….

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Food hubs: connecting farms to forks

Erin Covey-Smith Food hubs have been getting a lot of buzz in Maine lately and there’s good reason. When you…

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Finding a farm-to-table caterer

Planning an event in Maine that requires catering? If you make an effort to fill your kitchen with locally-sourced ingredients…

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Agricultural Fairs

There are all kinds of opportunities to learn about, connect with, and experience farming and gardening in Maine. Check out…

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Sustainable Bookshelf

Looking for a good read? We turned to our friends at Royal River Books in Yarmouth and Longfellow Books in…

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

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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Growing Medicinals in Maine

By Christine Fisher MAINE’S FARMERS don’t just grow vegetables or raise livestock. In Midcoast Maine companies like Avena Botanicals and…

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Cheese, glorious cheese: Maine’s award-winning cheeses are ripe for discovery

By Caitlin Gilmet Photos by John Finch THE WORD “CULTURE” is rooted in the idea of cultivation and growth. It…

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Nurseries respond to demand for pesticide-free planting

By Avery Yale Kamila While national chain hardware stores are working to phase out certain classes of pesticides from their…

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SunriseGuide Stewards of Sustainability

To celebrate 10th anniversary of the SunriseGuide, we wanted to shine a light on Mainers who are creating real change…

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