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UMaine Extension Offers Extension Talks at Northern Maine Fair

Please join UMaine Cooperative Extension staff at the Northern Maine Fair Exhibit Hall as they offer FREE Extension Talks about soil health; the importance of garden pollinators; growing CBD hemp; how to use pressure cookers, and so much more! Pesticide recertification credits are being offered at some presentations; see descriptions below for details. Registration is […]

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BBQ-ing with Your Electric Cooker: Webinar Recording Available

In this recorded webinar, University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff present tips and recipes for making your electric pressure cooker the star of your next BBQ. They demonstrate how to make ribs and BBQ baked beans, stuffed eggs, pasta salad, potato salad, and dessert in an electric pressure cooker. For more information, visit our Food […]

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BBQing with Your Electric Pressure Cooker

Join us for tips and recipes for making your Electric Pressure Cooker the star of your next BBQ.  We’ll make ribs and BBQ baked beans, in the Electric Pressure Cooker, and will share how to make stuffed eggs, pasta salad and potato salad using this clever device.  We’ll even make dessert in the Electric Pressure […]

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One Tomato Project

UMaine Extension offers free cherry tomato seedlings in Presque Isle Saturday, June 5th 10:00am – noon Aroostook Centre Mall, 830 Main Street parking lot The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Aroostook County will be giving away cherry tomato seedlings as part of the One Tomato Project.™  On Saturday, June 5th, from 10:00am-12:00pm everyone is […]

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plants ready for swap

Annual Plant Swap

Saturday, May 29, 2021 10:00 AM – Noon (rain or shine) Bouchard Family Farms 772 Caribou Road, Fort Kent The public is invited to bring healthy plants and bulbs from home and exchange for the same number of plants and bulbs available at the swap. Meet other gardeners and diversify your home landscape. UMaine Extension […]

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Aroostook County Extension Association Annual Meeting

Executive Board Members of the Aroostook County Extension Association invite you to their Annual Meeting Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:00 p.m. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will be unable to gather in person; however, we can meet virtually via a Zoom link. There will be a brief business meeting, highlights of programming for this past […]

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Introduction to Growing Your Own Vegetables

Free Gardening Class Instructor – Nancy Putnam, Master Gardener Monday, February 24, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Houlton Higher Education Center  Room 120 18 Military St. Attendees will receive hands on experience starting seedlings and learn about planning and growing their own vegetable garden. For more information or to register, please call 532-6548 or […]

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