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Yankee Magazine's May/June 2012 Issue Names 287 "Best of New England— Editors' Choice" Winners

And More:

“Among the High Huts” — by Jim Collins (page 17): Walkers in the White Mountains find beds, food, expert advice, and new friends at eight inviting shelters spaced a day’s hike apart.

“Local Treasure” — by Justin Shatwell (page 24): At Johnson & Wales’ Culinary Arts Museum in Providence, Rhode Island, visitors feast on food history, curiosities, and some 60,000 cookbooks.

“The Best 12: Lobster Shacks” — by Mike Urban (page 26): As summer approaches, New England’s lobster shacks open for the short-yet-busy season. Connecticut-based travel writer Mike Urban, author of Lobster Shacks: A Road-Trip Guide to New England’s Best Lobster Joints (Countryman Press, 2012) names his 12 favorites.

“How to Build a Compost Bin” — by Ian Aldrich (page 23): Fred Davis, former owner and operator of Hill Gardens of Maine, a nursery in Palermo, gives step-by-step instructions to make a compost container using wood pallets and a plastic drain pipe.

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