By Julia Bayly on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
One of Maine’s smallest creatures could soon find itself on the federal endangered species list.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 23, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
There was a time in the early years of Maine statehood that trees were the coin of the realm.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 22, 2016, at 8:06 a.m.
Terry Kelly is a one-of-a-kind craftsman in a mass-production world. He has shipped his creations all over the country, including Texas and California and has pieces on display at Casco Bay Artisans in Portland.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 18, 2016, at 7:24 a.m.
Data collected by the Good Shepherd Food Bank in 2014 showed more than 206,000 Mainers — or 16 percent of the state’s total population — are living with food insecurity,
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 17, 2016, at 7:32 a.m.
Members of Maine’s Wabanaki tribes are hoping a planned purchase of land along the Penobscot River is the first step in establishing a center for culture and healing in the state.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
FORT KENT | Fame is such a fleeting thing, but even on Rusty Metal Farm there is always the chance for those 15 minutes of celebrity status. This week, thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it’s the Rusty Metal chickens’ turn to shine in the spotlight and strut …
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
Runway and modeling rehearsals on Rusty Metal Farm are sometimes interrupted by squabbles when avian egos get out of hand.
on Sept. 15, 2016, at 11:46 a.m.
Every year Bicycling magazine announces what its editors deem the best rides in all 50 states, and so far I can check two off the list, and in the process, have learned a pretty solid lesson in planning rides around those lists. Here in Maine, Bicycling is pretty consistent year …
on Sept. 15, 2016, at 1:06 a.m.
“Once I tried the Bouchard’s buckwheat flour, it didn’t take me much time to realize that this was the one I wanted. Soon I had completely switched over to this flour.”
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 13, 2016, at 11:51 a.m.
“Once I tried the Bouchard’s buckwheat flour, it didn’t take me much time to realize that this was the one I wanted. Soon I had completely switched over to this flour,” he said.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 04, 2016, at 7:27 a.m.
Mother Nature is not short changing Maine when it comes to fall colors this year.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 03, 2016, at 7:13 a.m.
“Apples are definitely a growing crop in northern Maine,” Angie Wotton said. “There are a lot of old orchards up here that people are looking to reclaim.”
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 01, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
Some members of Maine’s indigenous tribes are taking part in a months-long protest to block construction of an oil pipeline near the lands of the Standing Rock Sioux.
on Aug. 25, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.
The last thing I ever thought I’d do on a trip to Iceland is go snorkeling. I mean, seriously – when you think diving or snorkeling destinations, it’s hardly the first place that comes to mind, especially during the winter months. The Bahamas? Sure. Florida Keys? You bet. The Caymans? …
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 25, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
“A lot of them are not really aware of our office or what we can do. We want to help them absorb as much information and get as much help as they can.”
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 18, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
There are two kinds of people in the world: Dog people and cat people.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 17, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
As of the first of the year, beekeepers — including the roughly 1,200 in Maine — will no longer have access to certain over-the-counter antibiotics used to treat the condition known as European foulbrood, and are going to need prescriptions for the drug from a licensed veterinarian.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 17, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
The folks at The Morris Farm in Wiscasset are hosting their 17th annual Tour de Farms on Sept. 10, where riders can enjoy some cycling and some gorgeous fall scenery and sample local farm products.
on Aug. 15, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
When you think of Iceland, you often think volcanoes and hot springs. Or vast, untouched landscape populated by sheep and the iconic sweaters knitted from the wool of those sheep. But Iceland as a foodie destination? Certainly was not on my radar or among the reasons my friend Julie and …
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 09, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
An homage to all things poutine — the traditional Quebecois delicacy of french-fried potatoes covered in gravy and cheese curds — Poutine Palooza is taking place around Madawaska, with organizers hoping it boosts festival attendance.