Get the most from your garden: plant from spring to fall in Maine

For many of us in Maine, summer flies by like a golden dream—and the growing season seems just as sweet…

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Use less plastic in the kitchen: tips & tricks

WE’VE HEARD by now of the dangers of BPA and other toxic chemicals leaching from plastics and into our food—not…

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Where can I recycle…?

It may be common practice in your household at this point to toss your used paper, plastic and foil into…

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DIY Bird Feeders

Banish boredom with these fun ideas for bird feeders made out of recycled and household items. Bird feeders are a…

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Printable resources for local foods

HERE ARE SOME handy resources to help you make the most of the harvest in Maine – all year long….

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Breathe easy in your air-tight home

Breathe easy in your air-tight home

The case for whole-house ventilation By Tim King Across the United States, building codes are (slowly) changing to encourage the…

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Wool: rethinking a simple, natural fiber

By Lynn Ascrizzi If you’re looking for more eco-friendly ways to reduce your use of chemically laden plastics and synthetics…

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Comfort Block: the benefits stack up

By Christine Fisher THERE’S A NEW MAINE-MADE BUILDING PRODUCT on the market, and while it began as a way to…

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How to get the most out of your heat pump

Fall is a great time to prepare for the upcoming heating season, and many Maine homeowners are now relying on…

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Warming up to window inserts

By Laura Seaton Have you ever sat by your windows in January and felt the heat being pulled from your…

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