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Bumper crop for Maine cranberry growers

“The cranberries are really the fruition of our love.”
Saying goodbye to Corky, my friend and constant companion for 12 years was among the hardest things I have ever had to do.

Final words on Corky, the Rusty Metal Farm shusky

Julia Bayly: According to an online BDN linked search engine, I’ve written about Corky 125 times in the 12 years she lived on Rusty Metal Farm. This column is the 126th and quite likely last time I will do so.
A bowl of Vietnam-style curry is seen at the home of Bich Nga Burrill, chef for Far East Cuisine in Winterport. Burrill has been a fixture at local farmers markets for over a decade, serving up fresh Vietnamese dishes to many in Maine.

Winterport woman dishes up stories alongside Vietnamese food at area markets


Creepy superstitions about your favorite farm foods—just in time for Halloween


Foraging for maitake mushrooms–the time is now.

Entrepreneur Paul Naron is looking for vendors to sign up for the United Farmers Market of Belfast, a business that will be open on Saturdays all year-round, starting next spring.

Indoor farmers market grows in Belfast

“It’s all about breaking bread with your neighbors. That’s the whole thing. Sitting around on a Saturday morning and enjoying your neighbors.”

The ultimate guide to storing food for a Maine winter

Megan Demers shovels fresh bedding under cows who have been milked on Friday at the J.F. Witter Teaching & Research Center in Old Town.

The imperfect present and hopeful future of UMaine’s Witter Farm

“It’s different now than it was,” dairy herdsperson Lizz McLaughlin said. “We’re all very motivated to make this place work.”
The classic Stewart's Farm photo that has been taken by hundreds of visitors to the Houlton Road farm stand and seen in publications around the world.

County pumpkin grower pleased to see new farm owners continue tradition

Selling pumpkins for Halloween is more than a business for those who grow them in Aroostook County.