The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Month: September, 2013


photographs and text by Jennifer Steen Booher You may remember reading about our plans to renovate the house and rent it out this summer? We did, and it went really well. We had awesome renters, and the house looked great. I posted photos, everyone oohed and ahhed, and I felt like a design blogger. But of course […]

Free For The Taking

an ongoing search by Shannon Thompson Comment from a Free For The Taking fan: “Punctuation matters. Is ‘wow’ a verb or an exclamation?”

Camden International Film Festival

photographs via steazoup The press CIFF has been getting this year — their 9th year running — is fantastic. Check out the Boston Globe article, the Portland Press article, and this gem from Indiewire: “Imagine Telluride. Except in Maine. In the fall. With foliage. And documentaries only.” Don’t miss out. Check the schedule here.

another one inside.

photograph via The Coast Is Clear

maine black bear.

photograph via The Coast Is Clear

Portland’s Latest Trend: Food Swaps

text by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove for LiveWork Portland Urban Nectah Collectah’s backyard honey and recipe cards.  Cooking, I think, is something of a solitary pursuit. For instance, I might go to a farmers market, privately contemplate a salad of cucumbers, radishes, blueberries, and basil, then return home to test my culinary hypothesis […]

First Annual Maine Chicken Coop Tour

via Sharon Kitchens The First Annual Maine Chicken Coop Tour will be held Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 10AM – 4PM. This self-guided tour will showcase an array of backyard chicken coops that display a variety of construction designs and materials, from recycled to custom designed coops. Inspired by the Funky Chicken Coop Tour in […]

The Common Ground Fair Is This Weekend

Maine Farmland Trust