News & Events

4-H in Washington County – December 2018

Table of Contents Dates to Remember Newsletter to have a New Format Remind Texts Reenrollment Deadline Hour of Code 4-H Tech Changemakers  4-H News from the State   Volume 13, Issue 12 Dates to Remember  December 11- 4-H Digital Ambassadors Session 1 December 17– 4-H Digital Ambassadors Session 2 December 24- Office Closed December 25– […]

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Apply Now to become a Master Gardener Volunteer

Applications are now available for the 2019 Hancock/Washington Counties Master Gardener Class.   The 2019 training will be held at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth. Classes are held every Friday from January 25 through May 17, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. There will also be two additional Tuesday evening classes […]

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4-H in Washington County – November 2018

Volume 13, Issue 11 Table of Contents Dates to Remember Perry Harvest Fair 2018 Washington Academy Class Gets Involved with 4-H Harmon Foundation Helps Send Youth to 4-H Camp and Learning Center Reenrollment 2018 Reminder about Fundraising Family Code Night with the Hour of Code Coming in December Cooking with the Kids 4-H News from […]

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4-H in Washington County – October 2018

Volume 13- Issue 10 Print version- October 2018 (Word) Table of Contents Dates to Remember Washington County 4-H Members Attend the Big E Requirement for Clubs Project Records Reminder Reenrollment 2018 Reminder about Fundraising 4-H Photo Contest in Washington County North Woods 4-H Club went to Windsor Fair 4-H Tech Changemakers Visit Open House Cooking […]

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UMaine Extension offers course on farm business management

Machias, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension is holding a multisession course this fall for those who want to start a profitable farm or expand their farm hobby to a profitable business. Taught by UMaine Extension educators, “So You Want to Farm in Maine?” is scheduled for Nov. 5, 8, 13 and 15 at […]

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Recipe to Market workshop in Machias Nov. 7

Machias, Maine—University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Washington County will offer a half-day workshop for entrepreneurs considering, or already in, the food business. ‘Recipe to Market: Is it for Me?’ will be held Nov. 7, from 9 a.m.–noon, at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center Street, Machias. Topics include the opportunities and challenges of being […]

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Farming for a Living Down East

So, You Want to Farm in Maine A short course for individuals who want a profitable Farm operation. Dates: 4 afternoons, November 5, 8, 13, and 15, 2018. Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: UMaine Extension Washington County, 28 Center St., Machias, ME Cost: $50 per person (includes 4 afternoon classes and textbook Starting […]

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Volunteers to be honored by Washington County Extension Association

The Washington County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18, beginning at 5 p.m. with a potluck supper at Washington County Community College, 1 College Drive, Calais. The program and awards ceremony begin at 6 p.m. Dana Hatton of Charlotte will receive the Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award for his volunteer efforts as fire chief, director of […]

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4-H in Washington County – August 2018

Volume 13, Issue 8 Print Version: 4-H Newsletter-Washington August 2018 (PDF) Dates to Remember August 30 – September 3– Blue Hill Fair September 1: Maine 4-H Foundation Photo Contest Deadline September 14: Washington County 4-H Photo Contest Deadline September 15: Eastern States Bus Trip October 6: Perry Harvest Fair Perry Harvest Fair Location: Perry, Maine, […]

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