Spring Ritual



Lisa Reilich and Jordan Godino and daughters invite the public to learn how maple syrup is made and see their newborn goat kids from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Painted Pepper Farm in Steuben. A participant in Maine‚Äôs annual Maple Syrup Sunday festivities, the Down East farm will have maple syrup, candy, cream, fudge, nuts, yogurt and gelato for sale. Tours and storytelling begin at 1 p.m. The farm is located at 55 Goods Point Road. For more information, call 546-9777, e-mail painted[email protected]ghes.net or visit www.paintedpepperfarm.com.

Nicole Ouellette

Nicole Ouellette

When Nicole isn't giving advice she's completely unqualified to give, she runs an Internet marketing company in Bar Harbor, where she lives with her husband Derrick and their short dog Gidget. She loves young adult novels, cooking and talking French to anyone who'll talk back. [email protected]