Eat Maine #181

Maine has a well-deserved reputation for creative and satisfying cuisine. Some of us also enjoy the little extras that make a meal complete. Today we speak with Kate McAleer of Bixby & Co.  and Luke Davidson of Maine Craft Distilling about their adventures in specialty food and drink. Kate tickles our taste buds with tales of all natural chocolate bars, while Luke describes how his company distills spirits from Maine grain. We promise to leave your mouth watering!

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Illustrating Maine #180

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If you have ever read a children’s book, no doubt you know that the illustrations play an important part in the experience.  Children, who are often pre-literate, rely on pictures to help them learn words, and develop a love of reading. Adults enjoy pictures as a means of rounding out a story. Today we speak with two award-winning illustrators, Scott Nash and Melissa Sweet, about their work and why Maine is the perfect place for them to practice their craft.

Young Maine Voices #179

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When it comes to having a voice, age is relative. It matters less how old we are than how willing we are to share our story, and our convictions. Today we speak with thirteen-year-old Sienna Mazone, about her ideas regarding the importance of vegetarian eating, which won her a trip to the White House to meet the President and First Lady. We also have an uplifting conversation about overcoming depression with Cape Elizabeth High School senior, Hunter Kent.

Food Co-operation #178

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Food co-ops are a once radical idea whose time has come–again! Building on people’s desire for nourishing edibles that are locally and sustainably sourced, food co-ops offer an increasingly desirable alternative. Today we speak with Anne Hopkins of the Eastport food co-op and Kevin Gadsby of the Portland food co-op about their experiences as part of this exciting movement in Maine.

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Voice #8

What happens when we lose our voice? When we no longer feel able to share our opinions and be heard? Learn how a diverse group of Mainers are helping individuals find their voices, from soldiers returning from overseas combat, to women and girls who may be at risk for abuse and exploitation. Discover how you can find your own voice…

Sisters #41

The ties between siblings are a unique mix of the biological and psychological. Shared DNA can go way beyond the physical, especially when it joins the same gender. Join us today as we explore the highs and lows of sisterhood with two sets of remarkable sisters: Best-selling author and sea captain, Linda Greenlaw and  her sister, Beth Shissler,  co owner…

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