Lincoln County Gleaners are ramping up for their third season, collecting fresh produce from local farms, markets, and gardens and they need more volunteers. Volunteers are needed not only for harvesting produce, but also to help with distribution, and administrative support.
On March 20, a group of lobstermen, their families, and concerned citizens submitted 189 signatures to the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) to open rulemaking regarding the siting of aquaculture leases.
The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 57th annual Community Awards Celebration which will be held on Wednesday, May 29 at Fisherman’s Wharf Inn from 5 to 8 p.m. The Chamber is delighted to host Governor Janet Mills as the evenings guest speaker.
We are lucky to live in one of the most beautiful places on the planet, from our bold coastlines to our enchanting forests. The natural beauty of our state brings in millions of tourists every year and is among the top reasons that people choose to live in Maine.
Tourism is one of Maine’s largest industries providing jobs and supporting local, regional and state-wide economies. At the Governor’s Conference on Tourism held April 9 and 10, the Maine Office of Tourism shared the 2018 economic impact figures:
This past week marked the official beginning of the Twin Villages Foodbank Farm’s (TVFF’s) fourth growing season. Farmers Sara Cawthon and Kaitlyn Gardner got things underway in the greenhouse with the seeding of 10,000 onion plants that will find their way into TVFF’s farm fields in early May.
It’s an age old question: Chocolate or vanilla? The answer to this requires a response from an expert, and Morgan Bredeau may be as close to an expert as the Boothbay region may have. Bredeau has managed the Downeast Ice Cream Factory for 12 years.