Farm Visit: Small Tools for Small-Scale Farming, Farmington, Maine

July 26, 2022
Topic: Small Tools for Small Scale Farming

Calling all New Farmers — and Anyone with Fewer Than 10 Years of Experience in Farming!

When: July 26, 2022 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Where: 120 Vipah Lane, Farmington Maine

Presenter: Erica Emery, Rustic Roots Farm

Fee: $10

Come join UMaine Extension’s Boots-2-Bushels farm training program on July 26, 2022, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Rustic Roots Farm in Farmington, Maine for a farm visit about using small tools for small-scale farming with Rustic Roots Farm’s Erica Emery. Erica owns and operates Rustic Roots Farm, a small-scale farm in Farmington, Maine producing mixed vegetables. This farm visit is a good chance for new farmers to learn about using small tools for small-scale farming and to network with other new farmers and service providers.

Boots-2-Bushels (B2B) is a 9-month hands-on market gardening education and training program for military veterans and their family members. The program is sponsored by UMaine Cooperative Extension’s Maine AgrAbility in partnership with the Veterans Administration and the Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener Association. PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to be a veteran nor be enrolled in B2B to attend this farm visit.

Who Should Attend? 

New farmers based in Maine who have fewer than 10 years of experience in farming with a desire to learn more about small tools for small-scale farming on a mixed vegetable farm.

Limited to 10 participants.

Register Online

For more information or to request an accommodation, contact: Chris Howard, UMaine Extension, 207.944.6391,

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Chris Howard at to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least seven days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.