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Mark Lapping, Maine Food Strategy Addresses Maine Food Summit Attendees

Maine Food Strategy Seeks Public Input on Draft Legislative Report

By Susan Tompkins on Dec. 18, 2013, at 1:58 p.m.
Portland, Maine (December 17, 2013) – Maine Food Strategy’s Mark Lapping and MFS Project Staff provided an overview of the initiative’s work and released a draft legislative summary report December 6th at the Maine Food Summit. Hosted by the University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension, the Summit brought together groups to …
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Maine Food Strategy Featured at Upcoming Food Summit

By Susan Tompkins on Dec. 05, 2013, at 12:40 p.m.
Portland, Maine (December 5, 2013) Where does your food come from? How is it harvested? What is Maine’s role in the new food economy? This Friday, Maine Food Strategy’s Mark Lapping, distinguished professor with the University of Southern Maine and MFS Co-Director Tanya Swain will address these issues at the …
Outdoors Guru, Carey Kish Presents Appalachian Trail Talk

An Adventurous and Inspiring Evening Along the Appalachian Trail

By Susan Tompkins on Sept. 25, 2013, at 9:59 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 19 Great Falls Plaza, Auburn, Maine For more information: Friends of the AT in Maine; matc.org The Friends of the Appalachian Trail in Maine and the Androscoggin Land Trust will host an evening with outdoors writer, A.T. …
Trailblazers, Albert H. Jackman, Myron H. Avery and J. frank Schairer on Katahdin's summit, August 19, 1933

How the Appalachian Trail Came to Maine

By Susan Tompkins on Sept. 12, 2013, at 12:35 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: University of Maine, Orono, Buchanan Alumni House, McIntire Maine Event Room, 160 College Avenue, Orono, Maine For more information: Friends of the A.T. in Maine; matc.org Dave Field, author, Appalachian Trail historian and longtime member of the Maine Appalachian Trail …
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Trailblazers, Albert H. Jackman, Myron H. Avery and J. Frank Schairer on Katahdin's summit, August 19, 1933

How the Appalachian Trail Came to Maine

By Susan Tompkins on Sept. 12, 2013, at 10:14 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — True or False? The Appalachian Trail is Maine’s second national park. True! And one more: The trail almost ended in New Hampshire. True again. Dave Field, author, Appalachian Trail historian and longtime member of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club, will share his unique insight about how the Appalachian …
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Vreeland Marketing & Design's New Logo

VREELAND MARKETING & DESIGN RE-BRANDS FOR A NEW ADVERTISING ERA

By Susan Tompkins on Aug. 06, 2013, at 1:58 p.m.
Yarmouth, Maine (August 6, 2013) — Vreeland Marketing & Design is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year with re-branding that illustrates just how dramatically marketing has changed in three decades. When Midge and Stew Vreeland opened their agency in 1978 Apple was just two years old. There was no social …
Paul and Asher Molyneaux, courtesy of Paul Molyneaux

An Evening with Paul and Asher Molyneaux

By Susan Tompkins on June 17, 2013, at 6:59 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street, Camden , Maine For more information: Maine Appalachian Trail Club; facebook.com/MaineATC The Friends of the A.T. in Maine host Paul Molyneaux, author of “A Child’s Walk in the Wilderness” and his son Asher who …
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An Evening with Paul and Asher Molyneaux

By Susan Tompkins on June 17, 2013, at 6:46 a.m.
The Friends of the A.T. in Maine host Paul Molyneaux, author of “A Child’s Walk in the Wilderness” and his son Asher who turned 8 on the trail and became the youngest Mainer to thru-hike the A.T. Join us at the Camden Opera House, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 6:30 pm …
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Asher and Paul Molyneaux seen here on the Appalachian Trail

An Evening with Paul Molyneaux and son, Asher

By Susan Tompkins on June 14, 2013, at 10:39 a.m.
The Friends of the A.T. in Maine host Paul Molyneaux, author of “A Child’s Walk in the Wilderness” former and his son Asher who turned 8 on the trail and became the youngest Mainer to thru-hike the A.T. Join us at the Camden Opera House, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 6:30 …
Aislinn Sarnacki will speak at Friends of the AT in Maine event May 22nd

Friends of the Appalachian Trail in Maine

By Susan Tompkins on May 16, 2013, at 11:11 a.m.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Brewer Performing Arts Center, Brewer Community School, 92 Pendleton Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: Maine Appalachian Trail Club; matc.org Aislinn Sarnacki, Bangor Daily News Outdoors Writer and Hiker will present, “Finding the Trail – Day Hikes on the Appalachian …
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Bangor, Greenville and Rangeley Residents Join Friends of The A.T. in Maine

By Susan Tompkins on Jan. 30, 2013, at 1:09 p.m.
Augusta, Maine (January 30, 2013) — The Maine Appalachian Trail Club (MATC) announces the formation of The Friends of the A.T in Maine, a committee whose goal is to promote and support MATC’s mission of maintaining and rebuilding 267 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. The Friends of the …

An Adventurous and Inspiring Evening Along the Appalachian Trail

By Susan Tompkins on Jan. 18, 2013, at 10:58 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: The Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St., Fort Andross, Brunswick, Maine For more information: Alicia J. Nichols; matc.org BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Maine Appalachian Trail Club’s (MATC) newly created group, The Friends of the Appalachian Trail in Maine, will host an …

Maine Appalachian Trail Club awarded Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Grant

By Susan Tompkins on Jan. 08, 2013, at 3:26 p.m.
The Maine Appalachian Trail Club announced on Jan. 8 that it will receive a $20,000 grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund. The grant well support the club’s resource protection work in 2013 at the Gulf Hagas region, a National Natural Landmark consisting of a five-mile loop-trail located in the …

Maine Appalachian Trail Club receives LL Bean Grant

By Susan Tompkins on Oct. 29, 2012, at 1:22 p.m.
STATEWIDE, Maine — The Maine Appalachian Trail Club announced receiving a $10,000 grant from LL Bean, carrying on a three-decade-long tradition. The LL Bean grant supports the club’s Caretaker and Ridgerunner Education Program at Horns Pond in the Bigelow Mountains, Piazza Rock near the Saddleback Mountain Range and Gulf Hagas …
 
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