Category Archives: Food and drink

Beekeeping at Merryspring Gardens

 

Photo courtesy of Karen Roe

Interested in beekeeping? Knox Lincoln County beekeepers will be at Merryspring Gardens this Saturday with an observation hive,- so you can see first hand how honeybees live and work. Also there will be beekeeping equipment you can try on, and information on beekeeping classes.
Photo courtesy of Karen Roe.

Maine maple Sunday March 25th, 2012

Join Maine’s maple producers to celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on March 25, 2012.   Nearby sugar houses  offering free tasting include Freyenhagen’s Family Farm, Union.  Sparky’s Apiaries, Hope.   Golden Nugget Sugar Shack, Appleton.  All offering free tastings/ demonstrations of how syrup is produced from tap to table.    Sweetgrass  Farm Winery & Distillery, Union  will offer tastings of it’s  Maple Smash liqueur and distilling demonstration.  Yum!

A taste of Scotland in Maine

We have a couple of new additions to our beer selection.  Couldn’t  believe it  when our State of Maine beer supplier told us they had Scottish beer in stock!    So we now have two wonderful new beers for you to try.     We have Belhaven Pale Ale and Belhaven Scottish stout.

New Specialty Chocolate shop opens in downtown Camden

Just opened at 12 Bayview  street, Camden, ‘Chocolatier  Blue’ uses only fresh ingredients, organic ingredients whenever possible and the finest Italian chocolate.  At the Chocolatier Blue Flagship store in Berkeley, Calif., the top sellers are passion fruit caramel, hazelnut and espresso.  Sounds divine -can’t wait to try some!t300-ChocolatierBlue1

Pop the Cork Celebration June 23rd

Another fun  food and wine event coming up soon, hosted by the Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook market.

Pop the Cork 2011 will be held in Rockport Village and will feature a very special performance by Huey Lewis and The News!

Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market proudly present Pop The Cork 2011
to benefit United Midcoast Charities. Join Cellardoor Winery for its 4th annual Pop The Cork Celebration!

In addition to the featured performance there will be food , wine and other entertainment.
Cellardoor Winery’s 16 month aged Petite Sirah will be making a first appepop the cork 2011 43528-250arance . Advanced ticket purchase required.
Tickets are $75. All proceeds benefit UMCC. Please call 207-763-4478 or visithttps://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/173230 to purchase tickets.

Maine Restaurant week March 01st-March 11th, 2011.

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Several fine restaurants in and around Camden have tempting offerings for Maine restaurant week .  Actually it’s longer than a week, but that just gives you more time  to sample them all!  Here are just a few of the restaurants participating –

Natalie’s at the Camden Harbor inn offers a triple choice menu for $40.00, Paulina’s way and Cappy’s chowder house offer a  $20.00 menu, and one of my favorite’s Lily Bistro also offering a great price of $20.00 for 3 courses.  Stay at the Blue Harbor House Inn with special rates starting at $99.00   until March 12th

Free organic Blueberry pick at Beech Hill, Rockport

For all you blueberry lovers, the Coastal Mountains Land Trust is offering a free blueberry pick from 8.30am-2pm on Sat 07 August. Mmm….BHBerries

 Beech Hill Preserve is managed for the purpose of maintaining the property’s scenic beauty, historic value, grassland bird habitat, and organic blueberry production.   Beech Nut, the historic stone Hut on the summit, will be open to the public Fri Aug6th from 2.00pm-6.00 pm., and Sat Aug 07th from 10.00am -2.00pm.