Title

"The Talk of Maine" piece with a profile of Roxanne Quimby, founder of Burt's Be

Source

Down East

Date

12-1-2010

Pages

19-24

Abstract

"The Talk of Maine" piece with a profile of Roxanne Quimby, founder of Burt's Bees, owner of thousands of acres in the North Woods, and a growing presence in Portland's arts scene, as the founder of Quimby Colony, a residency program for artists. Her Quimby Family Foundation distributed $1.8 million in grants to Maine nonprofits this year, about half to small arts organizations. With details on her proposals for her forest land and her new interest in starting a clothing company to put Maine manufacturers to work.

Subjects

Quimby Family Foundation, Quimby, Roxanne

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