Dan Brown pets "Sprocket," his family's 4-year-old, sole milking cow, before hosing her down at his farm in Blue Hill, Maine. Brown has become the poster child for Maine's food sovereignty movement. John Clarke Russ/Bangor Daily News hide caption

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Trawlers in the Gulf of Maine are allowed to catch Maine shrimp during a limited season that started this week. Gulf of Maine Research Institute hide caption

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Robert Bisson of Bisson and Sons Meat Market in Topsham, Maine, with his granddaughter. The butcher shop sells traditional cretons during the holidays. Lauren McCandlish/NPR hide caption

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