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Cooperative Extension in Washington County

EFNEP Virtual Nutrition & Gardening Classes

Learn about: Growing your own garden Choosing healthy foods Food budgeting Meal planning Food safety Cooking tips and more!   Location: Online via Zoom Time: Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Dates: May 22, May 29, June 5 & June 12 Who: Residents in Washington & Hancock Counties: Young adults 19-25 years old, or adults […]


Start Your 4-H Volunteer Journey Virtual Training

Thinking about becoming a 4-H volunteer? We are looking for people to help youth find their spark and thrive! We offer lots of ways to be involved depending on your time and interests. Join us for two one-hour virtual sessions to help you with your decision. By the end of the two-part series, you will have […]


Assessing Risk on Urban and Small Acreage Farms Webinar

Urban agriculture: Did you know it’s happening all over Maine? From quarter-acre flower farms to community orchards to backyard gardens, Mainers are growing large quantities of food in our towns and cities. While urban growers face climate-related challenges, urban agriculture is itself a pathway to climate resiliency. This presentation will detail the state of urban […]


How to Talk About Money and Why It Matters Webinar

A discussion of all things farm finance – not strictly farm business in nature, specifically personal finances, decision-making, communication, and planning. This session will offer short video interviews with farmers and provide an opportunity for conversation about farms and money. This webinar is for experienced (5 years+) farmers. You’ll hear directly from farmers who have […]


Virtual Create Better Health EFNEP Class in June

Free Nutrition and Cooking Classes: Create Better Health Class Topics 1. MyPlate, Knife Skills & Food Safety 2. Nutrition Facts Label & Physical Activity 3. Plan, Shop & Save with a Store Tour 4. Healthy Eating Patterns: Reducing Fat, Sugar, and Salt Location: Online via Zoom Time: Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Dates: June […]


Virtual Cooking Matters EFNEP Class for WIC & Head Start in June

Free Nutrition and Cooking Class for WIC & Head Start in partnership with Cooking Matters Class Topics 1. Kids Say Yes to Fruits & Veggies 2. Hack Your Snack 3. Drink to Your Health 4. The Family Kitchen Location: Online via Zoom Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Dates: Wednesdays, June 5, 12, 19 & […]