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How more Maine lobsters can be cracked by the Japanese market

In 2014, Japan was the second most lucrative export destination for Maine seafood exports after Canada. Maine exported $25 million in seafood that year to Japan.
Joe Grady looks at his phone as he flits among the freshly processed Thanksgiving turkeys on his farm in Harpswell on Tuesday. Customers trickled in to buy their reserved, pasture-raised birds.

‘It’s really about the manure’: Turkeys add legacy to Maine farm

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The 90 or so turkeys heading to Thanksgiving dinner tables Thursday from Two Coves Farm will leave behind a small legacy come spring from their scratching, foraging and, well, other activities on the land.
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Emerald Russell of Winterport.

Watch this Winterport woman’s video about her depression, which she created to help others

In her deepest despair, she finds solace from others experiencing it as well.

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What Thanksgiving Day is to a child

Harriet Beecher Stowe moved to Maine in 1850. Here is an excerpt from “Oldtown Folks” (1869), which offers a vivid description of Thanksgiving soon after the Revolutionary War and is a particularly fitting reminiscence for today.

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