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Here’s a map of where you can pick apples in Maine

If you plan to go apple picking in Maine and like to “see” where you’re headed, I’ve created an interactive map to help lead the way. Some of the orchards have email addresses, websites or Facebook pages, which you will find in a separate blog post. You can also get to the blog …

How about an Apple Turnover without the eggs?

It’s feeling like Fall and looking a lot like Fall. That means it’s apple season. Our family just went apple picking and we came home with a giant bag filled to the top. Sure a few pies and some apple crisp were part of the plan from the start, but …
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Blue Ribbon local food! Common Ground Country Fair entries

This weekend we officially turn the corner into fall.  I know it’s not the actual Autumnal Equinox but let’s face it, this was the weekend of the Common Ground Fair.  I don’t care what calendar you’re reading, that means fall is here. Each year on Wednesday and Thursday before the …
Chocolate lobsters cool in their candied shells in Westbrook on Tuesday.

Westbrook’s Haven’s Candies sold to new owner before 100-year anniversary

Andy Charles recalls one customer who bought a box of needham candies and started to gently complain: “They’re all different sizes and shapes.” Charles’ response? “I know, isn’t it great?” Over Westbrook-based Haven’s Candies’ nearly 100 years in business, the operation has added some factory chocolate mixers …

Pepper jelly…it’s not just for crackers anymore

While at the farmers market a couple weeks ago, I stumbled upon some inspiration. Granted, …

21st Amendment Brewery Maine launch events

21st Amendment Brewery from San Francisco has expanded distribution into Maine.The brewery was founded in …
Penny Jordan is a fourth-generation farmer. She started The Farm Stand in South Portland to keep her Cape Elizabeth farm solvent for the next generation.

A farm-to-table neighborhood market emerges in South Portland

A bumper crop of tomatoes from Martha Washingtons to romas shine …

Buttery Apple Crumble

Love cooking with kids? Call them to the kitchen and whip up this easy Buttery …

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