Beginning Monday, January 10, 2022 the Winter Store Hours will go into effect at the Maine Organic Marketplace at 55 Main St. in Freeport: Monday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., CLOSED Tuesday, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The store phone number is 207- 869-5792.
The “art of detection” is what Sherlock Holmes called his profession. In John’s new book he channels his inner Sherlock as he searches through Maine’s past and present tracking down historic, unusual and occasionally illusive apple varieties and their stories. Part travelogue, part mystery and part how-to manual this book will take you for a ride across Maine and leave you excited to start searching for and identifying the old apple trees in your own neighborhood. Illustrated with hundreds of photos, as well as John’s signature cartoons and paintings of all the iconic Maine apples. 407 pages in full color. Paperback.