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COVID-19 AND FOOD SAFETY FAQ

You may have questions on food safety and COVID-19, we have 2 informational flyers from NC State University below. Grocery shopping flyer Takeout flyer CDC, FDA, and USDA are not aware of any reports at this time that suggest COVID-19 can be transmitted by food or food packaging. Current evidence shows the biggest risk of […]

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Growing in a Greenhouse

Growing in a Greenhouse scheduled for March 12 in Piscataquis and March 25th in Penobscot is now canceled. We ask for your patience as we begin to process refunds for participants. Thank you for your cooperation and please do not hesitate to reach out to Anette Moulton at anette.moulton@maine.edu or 207.564.3301 if you have any […]

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Fourth Friday Plant Clinic

Got Questions About Gardening? UMaine Extension provides free research-based gardening advice to home gardeners through our Piscataquis County Office Help Desk and now through our Fourth Friday Community Plant Clinics. We use our experience, training, excellent library and online resources, to help you identify and solve issues with plants, plant diseases, weeds, good and bad […]

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4-H Food, Fun, and Fitness

  Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness 4-H SPIN Club Thursdays March 5 – April 9, 2020, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. Come be active and prepare some healthy food at the Guilford Memorial Library! Youth in grades 3, 4, and 5 will learn healthy eating and activity habits. Each week youth will play active games […]

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Sew Much Fun 4-H Quilting Class

February 18, 19, and 21, 2020 from 9 – 11 a.m. 165 E Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 4-H leaders Barbara Lockwood and Sally Downing will teach youth ages 9-18 years old the basics of quilting. Participants will make a pillowcase and if time permits a small project such as phone case, coasters, or placemat. Pre-registration […]

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Help Welcome Our New 4-H Community Education Assistant

Sheila Norman, 4-H Youth Development Professional, is pleased to announce that Emily Mott has accepted the position of 4-H Community Education Assistant at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Piscataquis & Penobscot County, effective December 2, 2019. Emily will be working to support 4-H clubs, groups, and activities as a part of the UMaine Cooperative […]

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UMaine Extension Presents: Annual Meeting, October 22, 2019

. Tour Bissell Brothers Three Rivers Brewery and hear about food fermentation on October 22nd, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Three Rivers Brewery and Taproom, 157 Elm Street in Milo. Sponsored by the Piscataquis County Extension Association, University of Maine School of Food and Agriculture, and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. […]

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Winter Care of Backyard Poultry, September 26,2019

We are offering this program twice on Thursday, September 26, 2019. The times to choose from are morning 10:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. or evening 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. In this free program prospective and beginning, small-scale meat and egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to have poultry. This program […]

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