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Feeding ourselves

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bass on a bed of shoots

The season is well underway here at Runamuk, much as it is on farms across Maine. Trees are budding, pastures are greening up, and I am lulled to sleep each night by a chorus of randy frog-song out my window. And now that the dandelion bloom is underway, I can breathe a sigh of relief and count my blessings; four… Read more »

FIDDLEHEADING: A Maine Tradition

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Fiddleheading is a long-standing Maine tradition.  It’s an annual adventure to trek to your local river-flats to pick the ferns before they unfurl in the Spring.  Locals prize their picking-spots like a secret family recipe; I could tell you where I go, but then I’d have to kill you. Those who have never heard of Fiddleheads look at you as… Read more »