This blog is written by our staff who live throughout the State of Maine. They write tips for shopping, cooking, and eating healthy on a budget.

Whether you are from Kittery, Fort Kent, or anywhere in between, we hope that you will find something useful to help you and your family live healthier lifestyles.

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Tagged: Children

Growing Gardeners – Sowing the Future of Healthy Eaters

kids with shovels

Growing success with the Growing Gardeners program Kingfield is a small, rural town nestled in the mountains of western Maine. In this small town is a gardening program with a BIG impact. The Growing Gardners program began in 2015 as a six- to eight-week after-school program. Volunteers and community partners worked with a Maine SNAP-Ed… Read more »

Easter Baskets: Low-Cost, Non-Food Ideas

Easter basket

With Easter coming up this weekend, many of us are still finalizing Easter plans. If you are still searching for Easter basket ideas, this blog post is here to help with a fresh approach to the tradition. Easter baskets are usually stuffed with sugar-rich chocolates and candy. But we’re hoping to enhance your Easter traditions… Read more »