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.
Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) aren’t just for your mother-in-law anymore.
When your seagoing hobby becomes a seagoing lifestyle, the only way to enjoy the Maine coast is by boat. Who needs Route 1, anyway?
In a tug-of-war between lobstermen and regulators over catch reporting, Mainers didn’t get the deal they expected.
On being there — and being present — at the first moment of spring thaw.
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.
The first time I put on an Anchorpak, it felt different from any bag I’ve ever used. It felt right.