August 2018

Maine Outdoor Film Festival

Going Bigger

This summer, the Maine Outdoor Film Festival kicks off its seventh running with a shorts contest, Broke and Stoked, for in-state filmmakers only.

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.

Friendship, Maine

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from June’s photo of Friendship.

canoe on a lake

Dawnland

Author Porter Fox spent two years traversing the U.S.–Canada boundary, looking to better understand the wild borderland that rarely makes the news.