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October 2019

The Art and Mechanics of Bonsai – workshop

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
UMaine Extension Hancock County Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605-9540 United States
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Together we will explore the history of bonsai, including the mechanics and artistry needed to create beautiful bonsai.   Bonsai specimens will be on display, and pre-bonsai trees will be shown for discussion and demonstration. RSVP required by calling 667.8212 or email:  sue.baez@maine.edu

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Cloverfest

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cloverfest Annual 4-H Celebration

Please join us for Cloverfest, the annual celebration for Hancock County 4-H’ers and their families, on Friday, October 25 at Surry Elementary School. We spend the evening celebrating the wonderful accomplishments of the year with dinner, entertainment, and awards. This year we are featuring Chewonki's Traveling Natural History Program, "Owls of Maine"! See attached flyer for details and/or visit our website or facebook page for more info and to RSVP. Open to enrolled Hancock County 4-H youth and adults only.

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Recipe to Market: Is it for ME?

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Extension Hancock County Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605-9540 United States
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Free
Cheese Lady

This half-day workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Topics that will be presented include: opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns. Pre-registration is required for this free workshop:   Register on-line This workshop will be helpful to a wide range of individuals who are thinking about starting…

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Pricing Your Products and Services for Profit

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Extension Hancock County Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605-9540 United States
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Free
Food entrepreneur

Workshop Description: One key to business success is setting a profitable price for your products and services.  This workshop will help small business owners develop a profitable pricing strategy for their business.  We will explore some of the key elements of pricing and help you determine how to set a profitable price.  Practical case studies will be used to demonstrate various pricing methods. Pre-registration is required by calling  207.667.8212  or e-mail:  joyce.fortier@maine.edu Presenter:  Jim McConnon, Extension Specialist and Professor of Economics, University…

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