Maine Highlands Farmers: Tour of Scotland

DOVER-FOXCROFT: Sit back and enjoy a tour of the Scottish countryside by Wendy Russell of Widdershins.  Last year Wendy and Chris had a wonderful opportunity to tour Scotland. They will be sharing a photo journey that includes the castles, historic sites and countryside of Scotland. All are welcome to attend this free program sponsored by the Maine Highlands Farmers and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Thursday, February 14th from 7:0 0 pm to 8:00 pm at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Piscataquis County Office at 165 East Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426.

Widdershins produces grass fed beef & milk from their Devon Cattle and Nigerian Dwarf Goats. They also raise Katahdin Sheep, Large Black Pigs & Vizsla Dogs. For more information about their farm go to

After the program the Maine Highlands Farmers (MHF) will hold their regular monthly business meeting. They have changed to the second Thursday of the month and will be rotating meetings between Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft. The MHF are local farmers who come together to promote locally grown and raised products in the Maine Highlands region. They also sponsor educational sessions to help farmers be more successful.  Farmers who want to learn more about the MHF are welcome to stay for the business meeting and meet the other farmers in the association or go to

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 564-3301 or in Maine 1-800-287-1491.

About University of Maine Cooperative Extension:

As a trusted resource for almost 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county.

UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.