Since I was a young girl, I have had a passion for great food. Little did I know my passion for the food world would be fulfilled by a company my father started “unintentionally” in 1984. My father already had a kitchenware business which he loved. He had no intention of starting another business until a couple of people from Scandinavia asked that he help them market their homemade, high quality preserves from Denmark.
Runamok Maple produces infused, smoked and barrel-aged maple syrup along with our pure maple, which we call, Sugarmaker’s Cut. We love pure maple syrup but have discovered that the potential for taking it in new directions is limitless.
Port City Pretzel
This tasty recipe comes from my feisty seaport family! A testament to Mary Dondero, one of the first female politicians in the nation and her daughter, Eileen Foley, one of […]
Channel Craft began as a one-man operation back in 1983 from the back of a step van / traveling wood shop, when president and founder Dean Helfer, Jr. drove from craft shows to folk festivals peddling his hand-crafted wooden products. He would arrive at a craft show the evening before and set up his traveling wood shop for the next morning ready to sand and sell his products that were finished right before the customer’s very eyes.
For over forty years, Schylling, Inc. has specialized in timeless toys. We started out making delightful playthings from a bygone era. Over time we’ve built a distinctive collection of innovative gifts and traditional toys with nostalgic appeal for all ages.
We are a family business and home to one of the largest selections of original handcrafted wood brain teaser and mind bender puzzles in the world. You will see classic […]
Our incense is made in Auburn, Maine. First, balsam branches are brought to us by local woodsmen, where they are then ground and dried. It is next pressed into incense molds and finally dried… That’s it! No chemicals are added to our incense and it is 100% natural and sustainable!
Maine Homestead Pickles
Maine Homestead started as a way to use up the extra cucumbers from the garden. After realizing that we could never eat the 100 jars of pickles we’d made and […]
Calef’s Country Store
Established in 1869, Calef’s has been “buying local” since Ulysses S. Grant was president.