Culture

Fiddleheads

Learn the Fern

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.

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.

White Wedding, caketopper

White Wedding

To prepare for married life, she’s looking to one of Maine’s great love stories.

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.