Willy Blackmore

Willy Blackmore

Willy Blackmore is the managing editor of the website Popula, and he writes about food, culture, and the environment. He lives with his family in Hope.

Slippery Business

Slippery Business

Sara Rademaker is working to keep elvers in Maine via her company, American Unagi, the only eel-farming venture in the state.

Whoa Tannenbaum!

Whoa Tannenbaum!

Taking over a long-running Christmas tree farm is a daunting affair, but as a generation of Maine’s tree farmers ages out, new growers like Sangerville’s Abbey Bray are stepping in to make the fir fly.

agritourism in Maine

Barn Swallows

Some of Maine’s liveliest spots for dinner and drinks these days are down on the farm — and for some Maine farmers, the gastronomic “barn social” is a key part of a new agrarian model.