Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

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Tales of the Hunt

Tales of the Hunt

Last year’s second running of the Great Maine Scavenger Hunt enticed hundreds of readers and fans to explore the Pine Tree State’s weirder, woolier corners. Dozens returned home victorious — faces suntanned, quads aching from mountain hikes, hands stinking of codfish. Here are a few of their stories.

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from March’s photo of The New Portland Wire Bridge.

Growing Local

Maine Farmland Trust is helping hundreds of families navigate generational transition and provided the support that would-be farmers need to create a viable future.