December 2018

A Cheesemaker’s Next Chapter

On her farm in Waldoboro, Allison Lakin uses science, artistry, and methodical care to grow Lakin’s Gorges Cheese

A Matter of Ounces

At the Hyperlite Mountain Gear factory in Biddeford, company founder Mike St. Pierre shows us around the production floor, talks trails and tent design, and then suggests a camping trip in Mount Katahdin’s backyard.

A City on the Cutting Edge

A Partnership between Ellsworth and the Jackson Laboratory breeds a culture of innovation in Maine’s fastest growing city

Mussel Men

A growing aquaculture operation thrives in Casco Bay’s clean, clear waters

American Dreamer

At the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center, Alain Nahimana supports new Mainers like himself to help them succeed in their new home

Food Trucks

Food truck menus are small but mighty, much like the teams that own and operate them. The entrepreneurs behind these mobile restaurants focus on quality ingredients and thoughtful offerings.

Mushing Through Mahoosuc

Three decades of dogsledding in the foothills of western Maine

A Message in a Cup

Potter Ayumi Horie uses her work to express herself while sparking larger conversations about politics, society, and identity