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Helen’s Restaurant

Helen’s, located at 111 Main Street, in Machias is a quaint restaurant perfect for families and friends to gather. Helen’s was established in 1950 by Helen and Larry Mugnai with the goal of building a reputation for great homemade food and outstanding pies! Bob and Joan Carter, customers of Helen’s, bought the restaurant in 1983 […]

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Trip to Cobscook Shores Park- Lubec, ME

Cobscook Shores is a must-see stop in Downeast Maine if you are there between May and October. There are fifteen beautiful parklands twisted along the shores of Cobscook Bay. We had the pleasure of visiting Farm Point nature preserve. This was the perfect short hike for us to stretch our legs, walk the dog, and […]

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Escape to Mowry Beach Preserve

 Mowry Beach Preserve– Lubec, Maine              Mowry Beach Preserve— located minutes from the town of Lubec, Maine— offers 1.2 miles of sandy beach overlooking the Lubec Channel. Mowry Beach is a part of the Downeast Coastal Conservancy, ensuring its beauty is maintained for years to come. The beach offers many […]

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Catherine Hill Winery in Cherryfield

Catherine Hill Winery Route 182, from Franklin to Cherryfield, is known as the Black’s Woods Road in Downeast Maine, with a long and mysterious history. It isone of those desolate country roads reminiscent of Sleepy Hollow, where you might expect to see Ichabod Crane. However, this road is said to be haunted by the lovely […]

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Mandala Farm

Mandala Farm– Gouldsboro, Maine    During our tour of Mandala Farm, Sara and Genio told us about the story of how the farm began. Their story begins at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. Neither Sara nor Genio studied farming, agriculture, nor business at school, but both were interested in making change. […]

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Small Business Success Story, MaineStone Jewelry

MaineStone Jewelry:  346 Main Street, Wilton, ME 04294, 207-778-6560, info@mainestonejewelry.com This was a really fun visit.  The owners have mined the famous Maine tourmaline stones for many years and Ron uses his great artistic talent to create beautiful exquisite jewelry from the stones. Tourmaline comes in all colors and every piece he creates is unique! They also […]

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Goats

Abraham’s Goat Farm and Creamery

Abraham’s Goat Farm & Creamery is located in Newport, Maine. Kaili Wardwell started the farm because she wanted to understand what we consume and where it comes from. They focus their efforts to provide the highest quality products and services. The staff has an amazing passion for working with animals. They ethically raise their animals […]

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A Visitors Guide to the Nordic Heritage Center

Just in time, snow has begun to fill the landscapes of Central and Northern Maine! For those of you who have been driven stir crazy in the gap between summer’s warmth and the powder that brings in winter activity, consider the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle for this season’s sporting debut! Upon arrival, the possibilities […]

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Small Business Success Story, Sewall House Yoga Retreats

Donna Davidge, the creative mind behind Sewall House Yoga Retreats, describes it as a place where people can find healing, both physically and emotionally. Sewall House rose with the Aroostook County town of Island Falls when it was founded in 1845. Owner Donna Davidge’s great grandfather, William Sewall, built the home, and history immediately began […]

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Our Regions Farmers Markets and Harvest Bucks

One of the great things about our state is that we are never very far from natural beauty, clean open spaces, and fresh food! Maine’s agricultural industry works to bring fresh produce, meat, and prepared items to our state and the country throughout the year. On the local level, one can usually come face to face […]

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