Ben’s Picks: March 2018

Jamie Walter sent this incredible image of sunrise light on Mount Katahdin from Hamlin Peak in Baxter State Park. This is a great example of the maxim, “If you want great photos, shoot great subjects.” See more of Ben’s Picks!

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.

Food trucks in Maine at Down East Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Join us for a Down East inspired afternoon of food and fun July 14, July 28, and August 11. Food trucks will be open from 12 p.m.–7 p.m., with live entertainment and cash bar starting at 4 p.m. Play lawn games and peruse our shop of Maine-Made gifts all day. Free admission. Family-friendly!