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Down East Magazine, March 2019

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Where My Soul Can Take a Rest

When it comes to wellness, Maine is surprisingly on trend — and the trends are surprisingly Maine-y.

By Sleah Hurley, Brian Kevin, Jamie Lovley, Genevieve Morgan, and Jillian Bedell


A small but growing number of Maine lobstermen are turning to offshore fishing in the winter: a photo essay from aboard the lobsterboat Sea Glass.

Photographed by Gabe Souza

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue

Janet Mills is governor, and she’s a poet too. A look at the lyrical side of Maine’s new governor.

By Katy Kelleher

Special advertising section: Camps

Camp Sunshine in Casco makes the classic Maine summer camp experience accessible for kids with life-threatening illnesses.

By Jennifer Van Allen


North by East

The man behind Portland’s Kotzschmar Organ has a mission, unconventional screen art comes to the Farnsworth, and a new farmers’ almanac takes an esoteric approach. Plus, a spinning ice disc wins hearts in Maine Dispatches.

Food & Drink

Seaweed teas from Portland, Biddeford’s New American hotspot Elda, and a cool comeback for downtown Thomaston hangouts.

Good Things from Maine

Handmade handbags from a half-dozen Maine artisans. Plus, our contributors’ favorite whatnot, from Brunswick record stacks to Vinalhaven soaps.

Maine Homes

A rethought Greek Revival in Camden and a glimpse into designer Kazeem Lawal’s well-curated living room.


Where in Maine

Maine Moment


Editor’s note, reader feedback, responses to January’s Where in Maine, and more.

Room With A View

My Favorite Place

Skier Sam Morse on his Sugarloaf upbringing and his favorite run.

On the cover: Certified forest therapist Jeff Brogan, at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm, by Michael D. Wilson

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