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This is the first in our guest writer series”What’s Cooking in Maine” by our friend and accomplice Alice Seeger of Belfast. Yesterday brought us a layer of fresh snow…and scallops for dinner.  But this story actually started in June, 2014 when I attended Maine Fare Festival in Belfast. I spent two tasty hours learning about the sweet, succulent scallops harvested in the coastal waters of Maine. Touge Brawn of Maine Dayboat Scallops gave a scallop cooking demonstration, she’s… Read More

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December always seems to be a blur because of holiday decorations, parties and the inevitable bumpy shifting of gears from closing the campground to being closed. By the second week of January we’re rested, filled with happy memories and fueled to begin planning for the summer season to come…impatiently caught between enjoying our icy imprisonment (the road into the campground thawed from its slick icy state just last night) and projecting our thoughts towards… Read More

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It’s as blustery and gray as a day can be in Maine…a reminder of what things will be like in a couple of weeks. Luckily our salad greens are ready to hoop and the kale, mustard and swiss chard promise to carry us towards Christmas. We’ve been pulling plants and piling seaweed onto the raised beds that will stay dormant through the winter…tomorrow the goats get their Fall shearing…mohair for everyone!

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Wow…August was a cheerful blur, September was as bountiful as it was colorful and October slipped in while I was daydreaming at the beach. I apologize for how long it has been since the last posting…and promise more in the week to come…lots of pictures and catching up. In the meantime, this was the view from site 14 this morning.

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