The Maine
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Last Year’s Potatoes

photo by Polly Saltonstall While we sleep upstairs, the potatoes in the cold cellar are quietly growing, reaching, reaching, first they will get the juice on the second shelf, then the apple sauce on the top shelf, and who knows what those spindly tentacles will grab next. ‪ #‎monstersinthecoldcellar‬ ‪#‎lastyearspotatoes‬‪ #‎timetothrowtheminthecompost‬ ‪#‎newonesinthegarden‬

Maine Potato Harvest

photographs and text by Sharon Kitchens I traveled north again to Aroostook County a couple weeks ago to cover Maine’spotato harvest. Tate McPherson again proved himself an excellent host/guide to the state’s northern most county. My favorite quote from the visit what when we were talking about the County and people’s perception (misconception) that everyone is […]

Capicola Pork Shoulder with Fiddleheads & Buttermilk Mash

text and recipe by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove I must admit I had my doubts when I found myself alone in the kitchen with two pounds of butterfly-cut “capicola” pork shoulder. Those sweet-talkin’ butchers at Rosemont Market had sold me on it, and while anyone could see it was pinkly fresh and lovely, what the […]

Tuberville: You Say Potato

text by Daniel Stephens The idea of food security is likely one not many of us think about often, but for many Americans it’s a daily concern. Tuberville is an organization dedicated to providing food security to families and individuals in New England. It’s an amazing organization run by a fantastic group of people. You […]

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