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Upcoming Workshops:


 “So, You Want to Farm in Maine?” Course

This multi session course is designed for people who want to start a profitable farm or expand their farm hobby into a profitable buisness.

Date: October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, and November 6th, 2018
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME
Cost: $50 per person
Registration: Online


 

Addressing Food Insecurity on the Farm at Pine Root Farm

October 17, 2018 – Wednesday, 5 p.m. Pine Root Farm, 1000 Pequawket Trail, Steep Falls, Maine. 
Join us for a tour of Pine Root Farm. Farm owner, Ruby Nelson will discuss the five different models she and neighboring farmers use to share fresh produce with low income Mainers. She’ll provide an overview about how her work developed and open up the conversation for others to share their models, experiences, or questions. We’ll also discuss the UMaine Extension Harvest for Hunger program and how Master Gardener’s and other volunteer groups are working with farmers like Ruby to address food security. Farmers, community partners, volunteers, and any other interested parties are welcome. Potluck supper. Contact Jason.lilley@maine.edu or alibby@mofga.org for more details or to request accommodations.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Lynne Hazelton at 207.781.6099 or 800.287.1471 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.


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