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Hartstone Inn 2013-2014 Cooking Class Schedule

Our 2013-2014 cooking class schedule has just been published and it includes many new class topics!! Join Chef Michael in his Hartstone Inn kitchen for a cooking class weekend, covering a wide range of topics from regional and ethnic cuisines to seasonal and holiday offerings. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious […]

Merryspring Nature Center Kitchen Tour 2013

Wednesday, August 7th, 201310 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Camden, Rockport and Hope~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Visit 8 uniquely-designed kitchens and enjoy tastings from 16 area chefs.  Visit our very own Chef Michael Salmon as he will be in kitchen #4 – the home of Bettina Doulton.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Click here for the map included with each ticket showing the location of […]

Open Farm Day at Savage Oaks Winery

  Event date/time:  July 21, 2013 – 10:00am – 4:00pm On Sunday, Maine farms will be open to the public. Visit a farm and see what farm life is all about. Watch farm activities and demonstrations from milking to felting; pet farm animals, pick berries, tour a barn or go on a hay ride. There […]

Hartstone Inn Rainy Day Activities

We realize it’s sometimes difficult to love rainy days while you are on vacation but rest assured, there are still many fun things to do and see!  We have put together this list of  activities in Camden and the surrounding area. In Camden and in general: Ask us for a complimentary day pass to the […]

Salt Water Farm Cafe and Market

written by Meghan Small, Hartstone Inn General Manager At the Hartstone Inn, we like to keep our guests current on what is new on the local “foodie” scene.  This includes of course, the opening of new restaurants.  Last Tuesday, I decided I would try the recently opened Salt Water Farm Cafe and Market first hand.  […]

“From the Spring Garden” Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Chef Michael‘s last cooking class until fall is just a few weeks away!  Our “From the Spring Garden” cooking class is offered both June 1st & June 2nd from 1-3pm.  Springtime in Maine is a pretty exciting.  The snow is gone and our gardens are beginning to produce some spring bounty.  Chef Michael will take […]

New Restaurant “Seabright” Offers Specialty Pizza in Camden

New Restaurant news for our Hartstone Inn “foodie” friends/guests… James Beard nominated Chef Brian Hill, owner of both Francine Bistro in Camden and Shepherd’s Pie in Rockport has opened a third restaurant.  Seabright, Hill’s new pizzeria opened April 1st at 7 Public Landing in downtown Camden, the former location of Paolina’s Way .  The menu […]

New(ish) Restaurant: Belfast’s “The Lost Kitchen”

Many of our guests love to stay informed on what is new on the “foodie” scene in Mid coast Maine.  We do our best to keep them in the loop!  A year ago this month, The Lost Kitchen, what appears to be an elegant,  farm-to-table restaurant opened up to rave reviews.  Self taught Chef Erin […]

Tea Cup Cake Decorating Class at the Hartstone Inn

On May 18, from noon until three o’clock, Patricia Moroz of Starlight Custom Cakes will be teaching students how to create beautiful, edible sugarpaste teacups that will be used to decorate their cakes.  Each student will be provided with a fresh cake that has been iced and covered with fondant, a teacup and saucer that […]

2013 Pastry Classes at Sweet Sensations Pastry Shop

Many of our guests not only love to cook, but to bake too.  We do not offer pastry classes here at the Hartstone Inn but Sweet Sensations Pastry Shop does and it is only 10 minutes away!  Plan an overnight or a weekend getaway with us and take a class while you are here.  Steve, […]


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