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?”
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 08, 2016, at 7:36 a.m.
“It’s nice seeing other styles of spinning and other ways that people approach fiber and other projects being inspired.”
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 06, 2016, at 9:59 a.m.
The idea for the pumpkin trail came about in part because organizations realized they were separately working to get the word out about their fall activities, all of which happened in a similar time frame and geographic location.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 05, 2016, at 8:15 a.m.
“I think that if people are at all headed in the direction of being composters, it’ll certainly be interesting to them.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 30, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
“Wes said there’s a choice that’s got to be made,” Rose Rapp said. “The marriage or the farm. I took a deep breath, and processed it. I said, ‘You’re right.’ That’s when we started to get out.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.
“This is a unique, without any reason, parade. This is for fun.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 28, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
“You think a tomato’s a tomato, but they’re actually drastically different.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 28, 2016, at 6:33 a.m.
“Anything plastic that gets degraded to this tiny amount is still plastic. It’s still petrochemicals. These chemicals don’t biodegrade.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 26, 2016, at 7:20 a.m.
When the ink is finally dry on the legal paperwork for the new corporation and the deal is done, the two Rock City coffee businesses will join a growing number of Maine companies that have moved to an employee-owned model.