UMaine Extension hosts Rogers Farm lunch-and-learn event Aug. 17

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a garden-to-table workshop 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Aug. 17 at the UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers demonstration garden, University of Maine Rogers Farm, 914 Bennoch Road, Old Town. Registration closes Aug. 15. 

This Garden-to-Table workshop will begin in the garden with demonstrations and growing tips for some late-season crops, including tomatoes, herbs and onions. Next stop is the UMaine campus to help prepare and enjoy three different pasta dishes using the freshly harvested produce. Rob Dumas, UMaine food science innovation coordinator and certified executive chef, and Laurie Bowen, Extension community education assistant, will lead the workshop.

The sliding scale $0–$45 fee includes all materials and a light meal. Register on the event webpage. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.942.7396;