News : York, Maine, cabinet makers bring old-fashioned quality to bear

Sep 1, 2010

From Portsmouth Herald

By Jim Cavan

YORK, Maine — In the middle of a recession, you might not expect to see a high-end cabinetry studio turning a healthy profit

But York- and Newburyport, Mass.,-based Jewett Farms & Co. said it is doing just that. Jewett represents a quintessential Yankee philosophy: making the most out of what you have and making it as beautiful as it is long-lasting. For folks at the Newburyport-based studio and showroom in York, everything is about maximizing resources, particularly local resources, and leaving nothing behind.

According to Jewett partner Elena Ruocco Bachrach, the company's commitment to quality goes hand in hand with its equally strong commitment to green and sustainable business practices. "We're driven with quality and longevity in mind, things we consider very green in and of themselves," she said. "And beyond that, the materials we use are the best and greenest available."... Read the full story in the Portsmouth Herald!