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“It Is All About the Kids.”

maine. | May 2017

By: Philip Conkling
Photography: Fred Field

How the Alfond Youth Center became a model for the country and helped transform central Maine’s future

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A Practical Visionary

maine. | May 2017

By: Philip Conkling
Photography: Matt Cosby

Remembering Emily Muir: A city maverick who found her artistic inspiration in Stonington

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Outdoor Connector

maine. | April 2017

By: Philip Conkling
Photography: Matt Cosby

Chimani founder Kerry Gallivan finds his way out of the rain and into the wilderness.

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Catching the Green Wave

maine. | October 2016

By: Philip Conkling
Photography: Fred Field

A new generation of sea farmers is expanding markets and creating new industries.

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The Promise of Place

maine. | July 2016

By: Philip Conkling
Photography: Fred Field

University of Maine at Farmington and President Kate Foster walk the talk on a campus in the foothills.

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Harbor Fish

maine. | June 2016

By: Philip Conkling
Photography: Fred Field

A Portland institution since 1969 built on honest business, family values, and a love for good seafood

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Vital Signs

  Vital Signs maine. | January 2015 By: Philip Conkling Photography: Fred Field   Maine's environmental health check-up The Air We Breath. Anyone who has taken a hike up a Maine hilltop or mountain on a clear day can see for miles to where the blue horizon bends...

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Of Boats and Books

maine. | August 2014

By: Philip Conkling
Photography: Peter Ralston

How the most essential piece of nautical literature made it to print

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Pairings

Peter Ralston and Philip Conkling are pleased to announce the creation of PAIRINGS, a collection of 20 of Peter’s photographs paired with 20 of Philip’s poems, spanning the entirety of their working life together.

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People Give to People

Published in May 2017, People Give to People underscores the single most important lesson of fundraising, which is that success results from solicitors’ ability to connect and sustain personal relationships with donors. The most basic message about fundraising that we hope you take away from this book is, “I can do this!”

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