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dave-franklinUniversity of Maine Cooperative Extension in Franklin County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Franklin County citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site, or contact us by e-mail or phone.

 Don’t Miss the Franklin County 4-H Fair

4HflagSaturday, June 20th, from 9am – 4pm at the Farmington fairgrounds.
Fun and Educational activities for the whole family including:

  • Photo Contest
  • Art Contest
  • Baking Contest
  • New this year, a 4-H Cook-Off!

A variety of workshops and demonstrations.  All activities are open to the public.

Come, spend the day and share the fun! 

For contest information, please contact the Franklin County Extension Office at 1-800-287-1478 (in Maine) or 207-778-4650.

The 17th annual Franklin County 4-H Auction fundraiser will be held on Saturday evening, May 20th at 7pm in the Starbird Building at the Farmington fairgrounds.
Viewing of items will take place at 6pm. Some great items will be up for bid as well as “Maine themed” raffle baskets. Everyone welcome!!

 

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Food Preservation – Hands-On Workshops

The hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing.

Check the listings for upcoming workshops.

 

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