In her ‘spare’ time, The Bud Connection florist Barbara Courchesne often can be found making needhams from scratch in her Trenton farmhouse’s canning room. Named for the Rev. George S. Needham, who first made them in 1872, the traditional Maine sweets sell for $8.95 for half a pound and $15.95 per pound at The Bud Connection. The florist and gift shop is located at 89 Main St. in downtown Ellsworth (667-9595, www.thebudconnection.com).n.com).