The Maine
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Tag: local ag

Garbage To Garden

photograph and text by Emily Qualey I got to ride along with Lee on his East End Garbage To Garden route!  As a lifelong composter (I even dragged my vermiculture worms to Portland last year), I am extraordinarily PUMPED I to be working with this crew. Every last detail of this business is rooted in the spirit of […]

It’s Up!

photograph by Headstrong Garlic Headstrong Garlic grows 17 varieties of hardneck and softneck garlic for gardeners, farmers, chefs and connoisseurs. Our farm is located in Camden, Maine.


photograph by Lily Hamill

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 […]

Maine’s Wild Blueberry Harvest And Wyman’s Of Maine

photographs and text by Sharon Kitchens for her blog, Delicious Musings Been catching up since getting back from Bar Harbor and finally finding the time to share the background on my coverage of Maine’s wild blueberry crop for The Portland Press Herald. First up, a visit to Greg Bridges near Calais, Maine. Greg is a third generation wild blueberry farmer. […]

Community Supported

kickstarter by Strong Brewing Company Support Strong Brewing Company on Kickstarter here – 5 days to go!

Sugar Shack

photographs and text by Jennifer Steen Booher Sunday was Maine Maple Sunday, a fairly brilliant campaign organized by the Maine Maple Producers Association. On the fourth Sunday in March, sugarhouses all over the state open to the public, offering tastings, demonstrating the process, and generally having a sweet time. A lot of smaller operations aren’t on the […]

Strong Brew

kickstarter video by Strong Brewing Company We know it’s Maine Maple Sunday, but in the absence of any known Community Supported Sugaring Operations (correct us if we’re wrong) we bring you Strong Brew, a Community Supported Brewery! Support Strong Brewing Company on Kickstarter here – 23 days to go!

Maine Farmland Trust