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On Mount Desert Island, there’s a name for every place

Algerine Coast

  I hail from the Saint John Valley River region myself, but now I’m on Mount Desert Island, Maine’s biggest island. Prior to moving here, I’d visited a handful of times, and had somehow left with only the knowledge that Bar Harbor was a beautiful town, that Cadillac Mountain summit was the height of my […]

Corn Free: An Interview with Maine writer Caitlin Shetterly regarding her GMO corn protein allergy

Caitlin Shetterly

Caitlin Shetterly is more than a writer from Portland. She’s a writer with a unique ailment who, in ELLE magazine’s August issue, used her communicative abilities to tell her story to a large audience.  In reading Shetterly’s feature, I was impressed with her personal tenacity in seeking relief from her ailment, and though happy she’s […]

From Flight to Destination: How To Eat Healthy On Vacation

Dear Call Me Old Fashioned readers, This here’s a guest post by Cole Millen, who requested the opportunity to offer his experience with eating healthy while on vacation. He’s provided a few internal links in the article that he found helpful during his research, but they are not affiliate links. Enjoy! -Jenna __________________ From Flight […]

ACF Committee votes Ought to Pass on Right to Know about GMOs

ld718 news

Interested in whether or not Maine will require labels for genetically-modified organisms (GMO)? Here’s news: On Tuesday, May 21, the Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee (ACF) voted “Ought to Pass” after a final review of language in LD 718: An Act To Protect Maine Food Consumers’ Right To Know about Genetically Engineered Food and Seed […]