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Douglas Merriam's sauteed fiddleheads recipe

Foraging Around

A longtime chronicler of Maine’s farm- and forage-to-table scene, Down East contributing photographer Douglas Merriam left the ‘Learn the Fern’ shoot with a pile of freshly harvested fiddleheads and made this magnificent salad. Get the recipe.

Winter Hikers

Submitted by Laura G. A couple and their dog out for a winter hike on the Maine Hut Trail in Carrabassett, Maine.

Jamie Wyeth

An Artist Called Jamie

The Jamie Wyeth feature from our March 1968 issue — Whether or not he ever elects to become a Maine year-rounder, Maine and its people already share lavishly in the brilliant work of a young artist called Jamie, who has both the individuality and the industry of one of their own.

Maine maple syrup, sap buckets

Sweet Season

Each year on Maine Maple Sunday, some 100 sugarhouses open their doors to visitors. Here are a few facts about syrup season.