The days are steadily getting warmer and longer, and we are definitely getting summer fever as we rapidly approach the Solstice. This month's issue is packed with some great ways to kick off the season including bike-riding tips, garden tours, and a our new visitor's guide that will connect our summer and fall visitors with the best of what's healthy, local and green in Maine.
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| Introducing the Green & Healthy Maine Visitor's Guide!|After six years of bringing you the best of what's green, healthy, and local in Maine, we're thrilled to announce the launch of our 1st Annual Green & Healthy Maine Visitor's Guide! Part-magazine and part-visitor's guide, this publication is truly one-of-a-kind. Readers will find extensive directories for four regions in Maine letting them know where they can take an yoga class, get a massage, find natural and local food, go hiking or biking, what to do on a rainy day, and more! Read More.
| Get On Your Bike!|We at the SunriseGuide just love our bicycles and never miss a chance to promote one of our favorite outdoor activities. Exercise, fresh air, green transportation, and just a general great time - what could be better? Whether your pleasure is mountain or road biking, and whether you're a competitive cyclist or a leisurely rider, check out our resource list for bike lovers of all kinds. Read more.
| Green Drinks Goes Midcoast|This month, Rockland will become the fourth place in Maine to host monthly Green Drinks events, joining the list with Portland, Bangor, and Mount Desert Island. Their inaugural event will be Thursday, June 21st from 5:00-7:00pm at Amalfi on the Water, with collaboration from Rockland Main Street, Inc.'s "Green Downtowns!" initiative, and the City of Rockland. For more information, click here.
| 3rd Annual Gourmet Garden Crawl|Rippling Waters Organic Farm in Standish will host its 3rd Annual Gourmet Garden Crawl on Sunday, June 10th from 1:00-6:00pm. This fundraiser will benefit budding student gardeners and supports efforts to teach kids how to grow food for their school cafeteria. Enjoy school garden tours, dinner, live music, and drinks. For more information, click here.
| Efficiency Maine Will Pay for your Old Fridge...|...and they'll even come pick it up for free! Efficiency Maine offers a recycling program for refrigerator/freezers that gives Mainers the opportunity to conserve energy and save money. Learn more.
| This Month's Expert Conversation|
with Jen Levin & Sam Grimley from Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Jen Levin and Sam Grimley from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland recently began collaborating with local fishermen and some of the area's best chefs to build the market for several tasty and abundant, yet underappreciated Gulf of Maine species. Learn more.
|Sustainable Living Event Highlights |
June 10, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Old Port, Portland
June 12, 5:30 to 8:00 pm, Compass Project Boat Shop, Portland
June 16, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Reiche School, Portland
June 21, 7:15 to 9:30 am, University of Southern Maine Wishcamper Center, Portland
June 21, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Congregational Vestry, New Gloucester
|Save the Date|Open Farm DayJuly 22,
8:00 am to 4:00 pm, locations statewideHave a sustainability event we can help you promote? Please e-mail us the details.