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Art of the fire: the transformative nature of clay

By Jessica Skwire Routhier CERAMICS BELONGS TO the “arts of the fire,” so called because, along with glass and metalsmithing,…

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It’s Suppah-time!

Many southern to midcoast-area churches in Maine dish out a heap of food and hospitality at their down-home, public bean…

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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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Jewelry Makers: A legacy of artisans inspired by Maine

By Bob Keyes AS A CHILD, Nisa Smiley traveled once a year from her home in Vermont to Deer Isle…

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Nature’s Concierge: Find your way with a registered Maine Guide

By Tim King WHEN IT COMES to the great outdoors, to paraphrase writer Aldous Huxley, there is the known, there…

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FARM TO FLEECE: Maine’s vibrant fiber scene starts with its farms

By Caitlin Gilmet There’s a good chance that your next blanket or sweater wasn’t just made in Maine—it was born…

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Maine: A child’s vacationland

By Lora Winslow I was born and raised in Maine. And while I was skeptical as a child about the…

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It’s All in the Wood: Tradition meets innovation in Maine summer theater

By Bob Keyes Adrienne Grant, the artistic director at the Arundel Barn Playhouse in southern Maine, always thinks of wood…

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Low-Spray & Organic Apple Picking in Maine

Fall is a great time to indulge in locally-grown food. Below is a list of Maine farms where you can…

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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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