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Small Bites – Practical Tips for Farm Resiliency – SWOC

What’s a SWOC and how can it help? Small Bites are short, informational articles with practical ideas about stress reduction, improved communication, and family well-being. They are written by coaches from UMaine Extension’s Farm Coaching team. Farm Coaches are available at no cost to work remotely with farmers and farm families. Tip: A SWOC or […]

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Upcoming Webinar: The Essentials of Accessibility: School and Community Gardens

June 16, 2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM (ET) The Maine CITE Coordinating Center is collaborating with the Maine AgrAbility Program to offer this free webinar on how assistive technology can help farmers. This presentation discusses planning for school and community gardens for all users including those of all ages and abilities. The presentation includes concepts […]

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AgrAbility News for April 2020

Maine AgrAbility News Maine AgrAbility’s Boots to Bushels (B2B) class continued via Zoom this month. The transition to the Zoom platform was smooth, having had several inclement weather days resulting in Zoom use since B2B started in January 2020. This last class included an interview with Bangor Daily News asking about the impact of the […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Stress, Resilience, and Resources

Stress, Resilience, and Resources: Responding to the Impacts of Covid-19 on Farms Please join us on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 1 pm – 2 pm (EST) Farmers have had to adapt quickly to the continued changes resulting from Covid-19. How are you managing? What are you hearing from your customers about their worries and […]

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EWDS Webinar 9: The Maine agrAbility Program — Cultivating Accessible Agriculture

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, the Maine Department of Labor and Syntiro invite you to join the Employment for ME Employment Services Workforce Development System for our ninth webinar in the 2019-2020 series of monthly webinars for the Maine’s workforce community. May 14, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 AM Registration fee: Individual registrations […]

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AgrAbility News for March 2020

  Save the date for the 2020 AgrAbility NTW: November 30 – December 3 in Madison, Wisconsin. The NAP looks forward to seeing you FACE-TO-FACE! The NAP has also published a webpage dedicated to COVID-19 resources related to disability and agriculture at www.agrability.org/covid-19. The AgrAbility webinar “Smart Technology in Agriculture & The Home” has been […]

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