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(kăs`kō), deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 200 sq mi (518 sq km), SW Maine. The bay, with its more than 200 wooded, hilly islands, has many summer estates and resorts. Portland, Maine, is the principal harbor.
Every Calendar Islands entree begins with handpicked meat from lobsters sustainably harvested from Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine.
A lot of people want to experience the unique taste of real Maine lobster, but they're looking for something beyond the traditional boiled-lobster dinner, so when they see Calendar Islands Maine Lobster entrees in our freezer case, they get really excited.
In addition to their new locations at Hannaford's, Stonewall Kitchen online and specialty food shops along the East Coast, Calendar Islands Maine Lobster products are also beginning to appear in supermarket and specialty food stores, and can still be ordered directly for national and international delivery from Calendar Islands Maine Lobster website and online store at http://mainelobstergourmet.
Calendar Islands Maine Lobster got its start in 2009 when Calendar Islands lobster fishermen came together with the idea of turning their multi-generational knowledge of Maine lobstering and their love of local lobster recipes into an innovative business venture.
According to John Jordan, a Casco Bay lobsterman and President of Calendar Islands Maine Lobster, "We certainly knew a lot about lobstering, but we didn't really know a lot about specialty food.
When it comes to seafood, the Calendar Islands are among the most coveted regions for harvesting fresh, delicious Maine lobster sold to consumers across North America and around the world.
First functioning much like a co-op and selling their catch wholesale to dealers, the initial group of nine Maine lobstermen were determined to bring their harvest directly to market by telling their story, which includes the rich history of lobster fishing in the Calendar Islands and Maine.