If A Third Of The World’s Food Is Never Eaten…

February 14, 2017
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Wasted food, when someone goes hungry while another throws away what never gets eaten. Something wrong with that situation. So for starters, how to avoid wasting food which can make greenhouse gases, methane that does not help the Earth’s environment. It does start at home and food waste reduction. And when you raise what you […]

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Food Insecurity, What Does It Mean To Mainers?

February 4, 2017
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Food insecurity, what do the two words mean if you live in Maine? Well for starters, the first time I heard the expression “food insecurity” I did not think about not having enough or any. But where did the food come from and what was it sprayed with, how was it handled by field workers, […]

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A Two Nation Vacation In Maine And Canada.

January 29, 2017
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The coastline as far as you can see and wildlife filled Great North woods surrounding you can make Maine vacations pretty peaceful. But when you vacation in Maine or live here full or part time, Canada is always near your Maine doorstep. Just a short hop across the border in many Maine locations means tap […]

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A Two Nation Vacation In Maine And Canada.

January 29, 2017
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The coastline as far as you can see and wildlife filled Great North woods surrounding you can make Maine vacations pretty peaceful. But when you vacation in Maine or live here full or part time, Canada is always near your Maine doorstep. Just a short hop across the border in many Maine locations means tap […]

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Coffee, Make It Pitch Black, Fresh Ground, Using Maine Spring Or Well Water.

January 20, 2017
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The best coffee in Maine is found served up at a sporting camp in the great, deep woods. With a group of guys traveling from many different states on a yearly pilgrimage up to Maine. The recreational camp in T4 R3 or whatever unorganized township and range number with no pressurized water, serviced by an […]

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Downeast Maine, Where Is It Exactly?

January 15, 2017
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The location of Downeast Maine, where the region starts and stops is hard to nail down. The term Downeast or Down East Maine has been used loosely since the word first appeared in a dictionary in 1825.  “Downeast” is a sailing term too. The prevailing winds along the Maine coast blow from the southwest in the […]

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The Latest Uncle Henry’s, The Maine Atlas Gazetteer Map And A Stephen King Book.

January 11, 2017
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The reading material in Maine, what you find yourself holding as you ride shot gun traveling up the I-95 pike into Maine. Vacationland is a tall, wide, vast state and securing the right publications can help the experience while roaming the Pine Tree State. I live in the Crown of Maine, up in “The County” […]

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The Latest Uncle Henry’s, The Maine Atlas Gazetteer Map And A Stephen King Book.

January 11, 2017
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The reading material in Maine, what you find yourself holding as you ride shot gun traveling up the I-95 pike into Maine. Vacationland is a tall, wide, vast state and securing the right publications can help the experience while roaming the Pine Tree State. I live in the Crown of Maine, up in “The County” […]

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Cutting, Harvesting, Storing Ice In Maine.

January 6, 2017
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Refrigeration in early Maine living was not so hard to accomplish during the winter months. But the rest of the year it became increasingly difficult to live without cold storage or the benefits of ice. Like the value of the root cellars for crop storage. Once early settlers of Maine got used to the benefits of […]

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Snow In The Maine Weather Forecast It Spells Money For The Economy.

December 31, 2016
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Snow is a four letter word but the winters in Maine without it are long, dreary and put a sag in the local economy. Snow piling up means groomed sled trails, down hill skiing as lift ticket sales pick up. The shovel operators that clear the porch and house roof, the guy who angles the […]

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