County Events and Workshops
Check back here throughout the year to stay up to date on events, training, workshops, and other exciting things happening in our community!
2023 Summer Twilight Meeting Series
Please join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and The Greater Franklin Food Council during the 2023 Twilight Meeting Series. These casual meetings are a great place to learn and connect with other farmers and community members, while visiting some wonderful local farms.
These events are free and open to all.
Come learn more about techniques you can use on your farm and the agricultural practices in your community!
5pm – 7pm
- Tuesday, June 20th Small Scale Veggie Production, Soil Health & Reduced Tillage – Porter Hill Farm, 186 Owen Mann Rd, Farmington
- Tuesday, June 27th Christmas Tree IPM – Gooley’s Christmas Tree Farm, 263 Cowen Road, Farmington (2 pesticide credits)
- Tuesday, July 11th FSA and NRCS Programs, Forage Production & Weed Management- Hardy Farm, 360 Weeks Mills Rd, Farmington
- Tuesday, July 18th Small Farm Tools for Veg Production – Rustic Roots Farm, Rt 2 Farmington
- Thursday, July 20th Safe Labor Movement – Understand better movement in this interactive workshop! Register for this event with Cynthia@labor-movement.com or call Cynthia at 207-890-6859 – Rustic Roots Farm, Rt 2 Farmington
- Tuesday, August 15th Farm Diversification & Agritourism – Martin Woods Farm 24 Abijah Hill Rd, Starks
For more information or a reasonable accommodation, please contact
Nick Rowley at 207.778.4650 or Nicholas.firstname.lastname@example.org
For Gardeners, Farmers, and Community Members
- Maine New Farmers Project
- “So, You Want to Farm in Maine” Business Planning Course, interest list for next class
- Tractor Safety
Checkout our Victory Garden for ME video series for new vegetable gardeners
- Gardening Webinars On-Demand
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