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

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Northern Currency

text by Jonathan Ives photo by Lazy Acres Farm “I can’t believe I’m taking layers off,” I said out loud as I pulled my sweatshirt overhead, throwing it to the grass underneath the staging. “Yeah, it gets pretty hot with the sun on our backs,” Mark said smiling. “It’s hard to believe it’s already the […]

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window display by Jo Ellen Designs  

Making Holiday Candy with Felicia Buck in Aroostook County

text and photographs by Sharon Kitchens of Delicious Musings Can you believe we are already one week into December?!  Time for Americans to consume a ridiculous amount of desserts. These are not your everyday convenience store bought treats, but rarer homemade ones like fruitcake made by your great-aunt and fudge by a friend from farming […]

Advent, Day 25: We Three Trees, And More

Dear readers, Join The Maine for an adventure a day, each day of this advent season — big or small, by land or sea, with friends or solo, in image or word, exuberant or contemplative, real or conceptual. We live in a state of wonder, its wide open spaces anticipating our hope and joy. Today, one last ADVENTure […]

Sportsman’s Christmas Wishlist 2012

by Steve Vose Shopping for the Rabid Outdoorsman on your Christmas list is never an easy task. These individuals seem to have every gadget and piece of outdoor related equipment imaginable. Then when you finally do manage to miraculously find them something they like, they complain that you spent too much money on them and […]

Fishbox Guitar

originally posted by J.P Fecteau for Ducktrap River Of Maine We received the following photo and story from a loyal Ducktrap River customer who loves our products and is also musician!  We thought you would enjoy this: “I used to work in upstate New York as a seafood manager and would get your delicious products sometimes packed […]

21 Main

window display by Jo Ellen Designs Jo Ellen Designs launched our new webstore last week. To celebrate we are offering free shipping for online orders of $25 or more. Just enter code THANKS upon checkout. Enjoy!

White Christmas Dream Drops

photographs and text by Sharon Kitchens at Delicious Musings This year I’m experimenting a bit with baking for holiday cookie tins.  Last year tins were kept simple when my friend Shoshannah and I made beautifully decorated sugar cookies (okay, she did and I inspired by her tried harder than normal to create beauty on sugar with […]

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