Our Maine Street's Aroostook Issue 1 : Summer 2009 - Page 5

Contents July, August and September 2009 F e at u r e s Staycations: 20 North Maine Woods The first in our series of trips county residents can take close to home. We offer someb tips and ideas for visiting the North Maine Woods as a non-sportsman. 24 Bouchard Family Farms For generations the Bouchard Family has been milling a unique light buckwheat flour in order to prepare “Ployes,” a recipe based on the one created by the French Acadian exiles who settled in Northern Maine. 36 County Towns Turn 150 We check in with the communities of Presque Isle and Caribou to see what they have planned for their sesquicentennial year and Fort Fairfield gives us a review of the very busy 150th year they had in 2008. 44 Wind & Higher Education Wind power seems to be a hot topic lately, UMPI and NMCC let us know how this renewable energy source plays a role on their campuses. Departments 8 46 50 52 54 56 60 65 66 78 County Events Health Matters County Critters The County Eats Focus on Business Our Communities Higher Education Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Local Artists Our Farm by Holly Hardwick