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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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Craft Cider Revival

Maine’s craft ciders offer a wild taste of history By Caitlin Gilmet JOHN ADAMS DRANK a tankard of hard cider…

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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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Exploring Maine Farms

From berry picking to cheese tasting, and kayaking to cafes, you’ll find no shortage of things to do on Maine…

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Beauty to behold: a new generation of salons

Phthalates, Triclosan, parabens, musks, formaldehyde – perhaps you’ve been warned to keep an eye out for these allergens, carcinogens, and…

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Safer grooming for men

By Erin Covey-Smith The men’s grooming industry in the US has seen incredible growth over the past decade, and that…

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Maine Natural Hair & Skin

Maine Natural Hair & Skin is an Eco Conscious Salon committed to utilizing the most effective, natural products and services…

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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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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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10 tips to improve your home air quality

We often think of air pollution as being an outside problem. But in fact, indoor air (where people spend most…

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