New Farmer Farm Visit Series


Come join the Boots-2-Bushels farm training program all around Maine this spring and summer for farm visits about Vegetable and Livestock Production with local farmers. This is a good chance for new farmers to learn about farm production techniques and to network with other new farmers and service providers.

PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to be a veteran nor be enrolled in B2B to attend this farm visit.

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Wed, March 29, 2023, Seedling Production in Damariscotta

Tues, May 9, Tractor Safety in Hinckley

Tues, May 23, Harvest and Storage in Penobscot

Wed, June 21, No-Till Farming in Bowdoinham

Tues, July 11, Small Tools for Small-Scale Farming

Tues, August 22, Poultry Farming in Thomaston


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Program Description

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 no-till farming techniques.

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If you are a person with a disability and need 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.

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Program Details


May 23, June 21, July 11, and Aug 22, 2023


9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Chris Howard, UMaine Extension

Contact Email Name & Phone; 207.944.6391