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As we pull out of the pandemic (ourselves included) some new businesses have emerged! This post we’ll be talking about new businesses outside of Bar Harbor (our last post was about Bar Harbor specifically). In the meantime, we’ve heard from our business owning friends there are both hiring and supply chain issues which means everyone… Read More


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As we pull out of the pandemic (ourselves included) some new businesses have emerged on Mount Desert Island. This post we’ll be talking Bar Harbor and next post will be greater MDI so stay tuned. (You can subscribe via email to get all our updates.) In the meantime, we’ve heard from our local business-owning friends… Read More


One of the best ways to get to know a place is shopping at its local grocery store. They usually have interesting things you don’t have at home, plus you can get supplies for meals or snacks to save a bit of cash while traveling. And whether you’re vacationing or living on Mount Desert Island,… Read More


Farmers markets have sprung up everywhere over the last few years, there is even a National Farmer’s Market Week in August. If you aren’t taking advantage of MDI’s offerings, here are a few reasons why you should! Fresh and ripe – Your foods don’t have to travel hundreds of miles to reach the shelves, be picked unripe… Read More