What Can Cooperative Extension Do For You!

Our York County Office Staff is growing… what can we do to help you! Our Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00-4:30

You can reach any of our staff members by calling (207)-324-2814 or emailing us at: extension.york@maine.edu

Why Should You Contact a 4-H Staff Member?

Join or Start a 4-H Club as a youth member or volunteer.

To borrow 4-H curriculum and activity toolkits to use in the classroom or club use

For program design and positive youth development best practices. 

 To schedule a workshop for youth ages 5-18. ( In a school, Library, Group/Club)

Please contact, Erin McDonald at erin.mcdonald1@maine.edu to learn more or visit the York County 4-H page!


Why Should You Contact a Home Horticulture Staff Member?

Support for home, school and community gardens

To schedule workshops that revolve around gardening 

Gardening support including assistance with insects, pest, plants, and gardening questions.

To learn more about our Gardening Programs which may include Master Gardener Volunteer Training, Garden Webinars, Kids Can Grow and more! 

Please contact, Frank Wertheim at frank.wertheim@maine.edu to learn more or visit the York County Educational Programs page!


Why Should You Contact an Agriculture Staff Member?

To assist with soil needs, soil testing, evaluating and reports

To discuss starting or evaluating a Farm based business

Go over safety plans and protocols

Support with management, marketing, production and more.

Please contact, Frank Wertheim at frank.wertheim@maine.edu to learn more or visit the York County Educational Programs page!


Why Should You Contact a Nutrition Staff Member?

Ask food safety and preservation questions

To schedule a workshop

Please contact, Alex Bosse at alexander.bosse@maine.edu to learn more or visit the State Wide Food and Health page!