By Julia Bayly on Nov. 08, 2016, at 8:15 a.m.
Fans of tiny houses in Maine have the chance this week to be part of a movement to establish national standards governing the construction of the popular minimalist residential dwellings.
By Julia Bayly on Nov. 04, 2016, at 2:11 p.m.
“We want to be as helpful as we can and make sure people get good information,” Laurie Trenholm said. “But our position is there is no need for the genetic testing.”
By Julia Bayly on Nov. 04, 2016, at 6:46 a.m.
“It used to be most of my business was people in their 20s [and] 30s getting their first tattoos,” Tom Murphy said. “But in recent years, I’ve been seeing way more people in their 50s and 60s.”
on Nov. 03, 2016, at 1:06 a.m.
(From the BDN) “We did pretty much everything right there at the factory,” former employee John Desjardins said. “Every single bike we made was built completely by hand.”
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 27, 2016, at 11:27 a.m.
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.
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 26, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
“We did pretty much everything right there at the factory,” former employee John Desjardins said. “Every single bike we made was built completely by hand.”
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:05 a.m.
“It’s so interesting to see how maps of a single area changed over time with new information.”
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 13, 2016, at 1:01 p.m.
People who know me, know my resistance to change. Call it “being in a rut,” if you will, but here on Rusty Metal Farm, it’s been all about consistency.
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 12, 2016, at 10:19 a.m.
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 11, 2016, at 10:41 a.m.
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says it wants to make sure all food sold in Maine is safe for the consumer.
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 07, 2016, at 6:24 a.m.
In two workshops, eight craftsman, each members of the 20-family Smyrna Amish church, work year-round building everything from simple storage sheds to elaborate camps ready for occupation.
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 07, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“They eat around the shore of the lake in the short grass and then defecate all over the park.”
on Oct. 05, 2016, at 1:07 a.m.
(From the BDN) The rusty patched bumblebee is under consideration for federal endangered species status.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 29, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.
Julia Bayly: It’s a big world out there, and I have loads of future travel plans that will doubtless involve outhouses of varying styles and locations. Frankly, I can’t wait to get the call.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11 a.m.
“We have not seen the moose eating the broccoli the last few years like we were before the controlled hunt,” Emily Smith of Smith Farms in Presque Isle said. “Those moose, they really do like the broccoli.”
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
One of Maine’s smallest creatures could soon find itself on the federal endangered species list.
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 23, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
There was a time in the early years of Maine statehood that trees were the coin of the realm.