Posts Categorized: Watershed History

Salad Days: Still Green After 25 Years

  Never underestimate the creative potential of a job interview. In 1995, Watershed Co-Founder Chris Gustin interviewed Lynn Thompson (then located in Tennessee) for the organization’s executive director position. Understanding that fundraising would be an important part of the job, Thompson considered ideas that might impress Gustin. “I had it in my mind that gardening… Read more »

The History of Watershed’s Clay

Ever wonder about how we go about making our clay at Watershed? Studio Manager Wm. Reeder Fahnestock shares the process we use, along with historical background and geologic context for Maine’s rich history of clay-processing and brick production. Maine’s Geological and Brick-Making History Maine’s mountains are considered some of the oldest on Earth. Comprising the… Read more »