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Michael Rhoads (left)of Bread Alone Bakery in Kingston, New York,  an instructor at the Wood-Fired Production Bakery Workshop, helps Johnny Miley properly fold dough during the 2014 Kneading Conference in Skowhegan on Friday.

Bakeries on the rise in Maine: Skowhegan event energizes entrepreneurs

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Amy Tyson and her husband, Zachary, had been summering in Kennebunk for years when they realized that amid the clam shacks and ice cream stores, something was lacking. “The one thing that is missing from our town is a proper bakery. So we decided to do it …

South Portland farmers market looks to overcome almost yearly moves, slow start

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The South Portland Farmers Market, in its fourth year, third location, and on a new day, is getting mixed — but optimistic — reviews. The outdoor market, held Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, has unofficially attracted at least 100 customers per …

Fresh pea and basil risotto

This creamy, comforting dish combines freshly shelled peas and bright summery basil in a Fresh Pea and Basil Risotto recipe. My first week living in Maine, a colleague invited me over for a barbecue. The day turned out to be gloomy and drizzly, so we congregated in her kitchen — …
Maine Lobster Festival head lobster cooker Peter Smith unloads a basketful of steamed lobsters in 2012.

Maine Lobster Festival and cruising with Shipyard Brewing

Rock lobster Lobster rolls, lobster shooters, lobster everything. It must …

Gather blueberries while you may

Nothing lingers in summer. Things bloom, fruit and fade so …
A sizable crowd shops at the Bangor Farmers' Market in this June 2012 file photo.

More farmers markets accepting SNAP this season

On Sundays, the farmers market in Bangor bustles with customers. …

Children’s packed lunches often fall short of dietary guidelines

NEW YORK — Packed lunches that children bring from home …

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