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Farmer & Food Producer Winter Potluck

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

| Free

3rd Annual

Farmer & Grower Winter Potluck

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Snow Date: February 23

 

Take a mid-winter break!

Bring a dish & join fellow farmers & producers for networking, food & fun!

United Farmers Market of Maine, 18 Spring St, Belfast

4 pm   Potluck Social Hour

5 pm   Farm Response to Changing Weather with Glen Koehler, UMaine Extension


Farm Response to Changing Weather

Changes in average and extreme weather are affecting Maine agriculture, bringing both risks and potential opportunities. Glen Koehler will discuss the following observations and provide potential response actions to minimize risk and ensure productivity:

  • Longer Growing Season & Plant Hardiness Zone Shift
  • Early Spring Warm-up Increases Frost/Freeze Risk
  • More Frequent or Intense Heat Waves
  • More Frequent Intense Downpours
  • More Frequent & Longer Dry Spells

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 207.342.5971 or email richard.kersbergen@maine.edu

 

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Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

United Farmers Market of Maine
18 Spring St
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Phone:
(207) 218-7005
Website:
https://www.belfastmarket.com/
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