By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 24, 2016, at 7:17 a.m.
Laura Benedict has turned the joint she affectionately calls “a chicken shack” into a charitable powerhouse, raising more than $2 million for good causes.
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 22, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
“We’re super happy about the diversion [or recycling] rate climbing.”
For 40 years, women’s group has built bridges with food and fellowship over international differences
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 21, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
“It’s great to learn about different cultures and different traditions. It’s also a great way to try different food that you wouldn’t eat otherwise.”
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 19, 2016, at 7 a.m.
“Winter markets are important for farmers. It’s good for farmers to keep interacting with their shoppers, and it’s good for Mainers to keep local produce part of their grocery shopping.”
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 17, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
“We’re looking to grow our sales dramatically.”
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 14, 2016, at 6:51 a.m.
“If people have a local butter they love to buy, they are fiercely loyal to that butter, just like everybody’s got their favorite ice cream.”
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 11, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
Officials at Kennebec Valley Community College are happy that nearly one-third of the students in the sustainable construction program, which began last fall, are women.
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 10, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 04, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
“The animals own the property, not me. This is their home.”
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 03, 2016, at 11:47 a.m.
“Fall is a great time to plant because it’s cooler, and we generally get an adequate amount of moisture, so that’s good.”
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 01, 2016, at 10:35 a.m.
Winslow is working to try to help its remaining working farms stay in business by forgiving their local property taxes.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 31, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Jeff Wolovitz of Heiwa Tofu was a blur of action on Thursday morning as he shepherded the transformation of pounds of raw soybeans into the creamy, fresh-tasting product his small, family-owned company is known for.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 29, 2016, at 7:56 a.m.
“The world is a great place, here in Montville, Maine, the way life should be,” baker Ray Schofield said.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 27, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
“The cranberries are really the fruition of our love.”
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 23, 2016, at 7:44 a.m.
“It’s all about breaking bread with your neighbors. That’s the whole thing. Sitting around on a Saturday morning and enjoying your neighbors.”
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 22, 2016, at 10 a.m.
“It’s different now than it was,” dairy herdsperson Lizz McLaughlin said. “We’re all very motivated to make this place work.”
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 19, 2016, at 11:48 a.m.
The tart, abundant and tasty apples were unlikely to be collected or even found by human hands — until Spike Carter came along.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 15, 2016, at 10:20 a.m.
Photographer Lynn Karlin moved swiftly through the Belfast Farmers Market on a recent Friday, hunting for new subjects to capture with her camera.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 14, 2016, at 4:31 p.m.
It’s time for younger people to take over,” Poulin said Friday.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 14, 2016, at 12:18 p.m.
“I’ve never seen it this dry, ever,” Ann Carter said. “Without water, you’re thinking, ‘Oh my God, what are we going to do?”