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Registered Maine master guide, out- door writer, and nature photographer, William Clunie has spent a lifetime in the outdoors. He is presently living life to the fullest, hunting and fishing from his home in the rugged mountains of West-
ern Maine. He can be reached at:
Ron Fournier is the Director of the Bry- ant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Cen- ter. He serves as Maine’s 4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator, overseeing the states 4-H Shooting Sports clubs and activities. Ron is also a Master Maine
Guide operating a guide service that focuses on hunting, fishing and family recreation in Western Maine.
Kelsey Goldsmith is a lover of old barns, the Fryeburg Fair, and Mount Mica, all of which can be found in her native Oxford County, Maine. These days, though, she ventures this way only for day trips and funerals (and to
celebrate Thanksgiving!), as she lives in the Portland area with her husband, Garrett (originally of Lovell), and their two daughters, Rosemary and Millicent.
Kim Hamlin is a fiber artist, designer and dancer living in Western Maine. She knits, crochets, spins, sews, quilts, needle felts, weaves, gardens, dances, thinks and dreams, and tries to do at least three of these on a daily
basis. Kim co-owns Fiber & Vine, a spacious and creative fiber shop that also specializes in wine, located on Main Street in Norway.
Writing about Western Maine is a favorite subject of Aranka Matolcsy. Born and raised in the Oxford Hills, she spent 20 years traveling and living in different regions across the country to return home with the real-
ization that this region is truly one of the best places on earth to live and raise children. Aside from writing and working to promote the arts, Aranka spends most of her time with her young son Colby, raising chick- ens, and tending vegetable and flower gardens.
Lisa Moore of Harrison has been a pro- fessional writer and teacher for more than 35 years. She is an accomplished poet who leads the Mountain Poets Society every month, and has self-pub- lished six collections of her own poems.
Moore is President of the Board of Directors of Fare Share Co-op. She shares life with two sons, two dogs, two cats, and a scientist, and loves living in western Maine.
Currently an instructor in Culinary Arts, Erik Person has been in the restaurant industry since he was four- teen. After graduating from the Univer- sity of Maine, Orono, he followed his lovely wife, Jessica Carter Person, to
the Oxford Hills where he helped remodel, designed the kitchen, and influenced the menu and dining experience at Cafe Nomad. His other passions include snowboard- ing, cycling and growing an awesome mustache.
Photo by Brewster Burns.
Brendan Schauffler is a curious guy. He’s also interested in many things, in- cluding the history of expressions and customs, martial arts, breakdancing, marine biology and trying new foods. He lives in Norway with one exotic
Canadian wife, two children, and three irksome cats. He counts DJing, hiking and reading stories to his kids as some of his many passions.
Scott Vlaun is a writer, photographer, and permaculture designer. His pho- tography has recently been featured in two major publications: The Organic Seed Grower, and The Seed Garden. As the Executive Director of the Center
for an Ecology Based Economy in Norway, he has recently shifted his focus from documenting the organic seed and agriculture movement to raising awareness about climate change and resource depletion, and engaging his local community in developing practical, ecological solutions to the challenges ahead. Scott lives in Otisfield were he enjoys growing and sharing food with his family and friends.
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