Liza Gardner Walsh uses a little magic to spark children’s imagination and love for the outdoors.
Noah Gray-Cabey was a toddler when his parents moved from suburban Chicago to Maine, his mom’s home state, settling in the woods of Newry, a spot he (fondly) describes as “literally the middle of nowhere.”
When we launched last year’s inaugural Great Maine Scavenger Hunt, we weren’t sure anyone would even be ambitious/crazy enough to attempt it. We underestimated you.
North to south, the Maine day cruises not to miss (even if you don’t own a boat).
After decades in free fall, how Maine’s loon population took off.
The real story behind the simultaneous rise and fall of one of our state’s great tree species.
Rooted in the counterculture of the 1970s, Johnny’s Selected Seeds is flourishing with the locavore movement.
These Maine-made wind bells are not your standard wind chimes. They echo the gong and bell buoys in the areas for which they’re named.
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.”
What does a veteran forager know about Maine’s iconic fiddleheads that you don’t? Curl up with Michael Burke’s tale of a tagalong day in the field.
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.
In a tug-of-war between lobstermen and regulators over catch reporting, Mainers didn’t get the deal they expected.