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.
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.
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.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 05, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
“For me it’s not about how many trees I’ve cut or what kind of profit I see when I’m done [but] what the land looks like when I am finished on it,” small woodlot owner Larry Guimond said.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 04, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
Whatever chicken chaos is coming, the signs are there.
By Julia Bayly on Aug. 02, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
Thanks to the Conservation Reserve Program the land that was in the program is not only available to current and future farmers, it’s a lot healthier after laying fallow for 10 to 15 years, the life of the average CRP contract.
on Aug. 02, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Erin Parisien and her husband Richard Nielsen have gone all in, raising and selling beef cattle in northern Maine, and they’re betting the area’s appetite for locally produced beef will pay off.
By Julia Bayly on July 28, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
While one of the country’s leading egg suppliers has announced a plan to transition to “cage-free” systems, the company won’t be making changes to its facility in Maine — the same facility that was the focus of an undercover filming operation alleging animal cruelty there.
By Julia Bayly on July 26, 2016, at 6:16 a.m.
Erin Parisien has the heart and soul of a gambler. Now she and her husband, Richard Nielsen, have gone all in, raising and selling beef cattle in northern Maine, and they’re betting the area’s appetite for locally produced beef will pay off.
By Julia Bayly on July 21, 2016, at 4:29 p.m.
Julia Bayly: I’ll be the first to admit the idea of someone firing a laser in my eyes like Captain Kirk shooting a phaser at a Romulan gave me the chills, but after talking to numerous people who have had it done, I talked to my own eye doctor in Fort Kent about it.
By Julia Bayly on July 21, 2016, at 11:20 a.m.
Bicycle shop owner John Grenier believes there is a perception on the part of some drivers that cyclists are out on the road “playing” on their “toys,” when in fact many are using their bikes as a major form of transportation to and from work or school.
By Julia Bayly on July 20, 2016, at 6:25 a.m.
“I want people to understand the meaning behind the art.”
By Julia Bayly on July 14, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
The squares were well-organized, with manuals describing the dance steps, a regular newsletter and a series of badges awarded for various square dancing feats and accomplishments.