Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine — including a rogue chicken, a Mainer named Jesus Christ, and a new way to “get there from here.”
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.
Submitted by Laura G. A couple and their dog out for a winter hike on the Maine Hut Trail in Carrabassett, Maine.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from March 2016.
The popular PBS series has never swung through our state — what’s up with that? So we created our own version, enlisting top appraisers to evaluate your Maine antiques.
Shot at Southwest Harbor this past August.
Join us in celebrating Maine’s favorite crustacean, the lobster, at Down East’s Lobster Roll World Championship held Saturday, July 7, in Brick South at Thompson’s Point in Portland.
Enter for a chance to win two spots on the ultimate Maine vacation. Stay on a secluded island and explore the Maine coast on our Weekend Island Getaway this summer!
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.
Artist and illustrator Jodie Neal inked one of our favorite early covers 60 years ago this month.
Each year on Maine Maple Sunday, some 100 sugarhouses open their doors to visitors. Here are a few facts about syrup season.
Submitted by Laura Casey Location: Burnt Hill, Carrabassett Valley Date: 1/7/18