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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Chicken

October 28, 2017

University of Maine’s J. Franklin Witter Teaching and Research Center (Witter Farm)
Orono, Maine

Registration closed.

Registration deadline: October 20, 2017

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Open to grades 9-12.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Minimum number of participants: 8

Join us October 28th at Witter Farm on the University of Maine campus in Orono to learn how to prepare delicious smoked chicken with our own Dr. Colt Knight! First, we will learn the art of preparing a whole chicken, and learn about how to safely handle raw chicken meat. We will explore how to include chicken as part of a healthy, balanced diet, as well as talk about different ways to season and prepare chicken meat. And finally, we will be enjoying our smoked chicken for lunch.

Cost: $10.00 (includes lunch)

Required Forms: Fill out and mail the three forms listed below to Jessy Brainerd, 103 Libby Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5741.


For more information, contact Jessy Brainerd at 800.287.0274 (toll free in Maine) or 207.581.3877 or e-mail

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessica Brainerd at 800.287.0274 (toll free in Maine), 207.581.3877 or 800.287.8957 (TDD), or e-mail to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 5 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

With support from the Maine 4-H Foundation.

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Cooperative Extension: 4-H
103 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: 1.800.287.0274
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System