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Cooperative Extension: New Farmers

Basics of Composting: From Scraps to Soil

UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm 200 Presumpscot Point Rd, Falmouth, Maine

Interested in turning your food scraps and waste into nourishment for your plants? For more information and to register, visit the Tidewater Farm Events page.

$5 – $15

Planting an Herb Garden Workshop

UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm 200 Presumpscot Point Rd, Falmouth, Maine

Meet the gardeners at the Tidewater Farm Herb Garden, learn about popular herbs and how to grow them and develop a plan for your own garden space. Refreshments and recipes […]

$5 – $15

Tractor Safety

Come join UMaine Extension and the Maine New Farmers Project on May 7, 2024, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at KVCC in Hinckley, Maine for a farm visit about Tractor Safety […]

Free

Maine Meat Cutting School

UMaine Hitchner Hall Orono, Maine

A Three-Day Course in Professional Meat Cutting/Processing The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is working with the School of Food and Agriculture, the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, and […]

$500

Tax Implications for Farm Transitions Webinar

Online

Decisions regarding farm property transfer are critical in estate, retirement, and succession planning. Making the best decisions starts with understanding the different ways of transferring property ownership and the common […]

Maine Sheep and Goat School

Wolfe's Next Center 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, Maine

New to sheep or goats? This workshop covers important topics for successful sheep and goat ownership and production. University of Maine Cooperative Extension is working with Maine Department of Agriculture, […]

$50 – $120

LGBTQ+ Farmworker May Day

The goal of this day is for LGBTQ+ farmers, farmworkers, and land stewards to build confidence in safety skills, get excited for the farm season, and feel connected to identity-based […]

Free

Diversified Vegetable Production

Dooryard Farm Camden, Maine

Kickoff the season with a tour of a diversified vegetable farm to see various infrastructure and soil health practices at work. Dooryard Farm is a certified organic farm in Camden […]

Free
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