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Pasture Walk Series: New Vineyard

Springside Farm 577 Anson Valley Road, New Vineyard, ME, United States

Dr. Jaime Garzon, University of Maine Cooperative Extension forage specialist, will lead five pasture walks in five counties in Maine each year. Come to meet and learn about the production system and forage management of forage producers, identify forage species in the field, learn about climate-smart practices, regenerative grazing, and more. We welcome local farmers […]

Agritourism and Lavender Production

SeaLyon Farm 1788 Alna Rd, Alna, ME, United States

Join UMaine Extension and the Maine New Farmers Project for a Farm Visit to Sealyon Farm. We will tour the farm with SeaLyon Farm’s farmer-owners Don and Marcia Lyons with a specific focus on agritourism and growing lavender as a commercial crop. Enjoy lavendar ice cream and a train ride during the tour. Come with […]

Pasture Walk Series: Searsmont

Faithful Venture Farm 17 Borough Road, Searsmont, ME, United States

Dr. Jaime Garzon, University of Maine Cooperative Extension forage specialist, will lead five pasture walks in five counties in Maine each year. Come to meet and learn about the production […]

Virtual Summer Equine Speaker Series: Pasture Management and Horses: The What, the When and the How

Online

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a new free Equine Speaker series to share new research, novel management practices, and solutions to common challenges with our equine companions. The theme for summer 2024 is “Pasture and System Management for Healthier Horses.” To register, click here.  "Pasture Management and Horses: The What, the When and […]

Pasture Walk Series: Freeport

The Wolfe’s Neck Center Dairy Unit 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, ME, United States

Dr. Jaime Garzon, University of Maine Cooperative Extension forage specialist, will lead five pasture walks in five counties in Maine each year. Come to meet and learn about the production system and forage management of forage producers, identify forage species in the field, learn about climate-smart practices, regenerative grazing, and more. We welcome local farmers […]

Pasture Walk Series: Thomaston

Grace Pond Farm 530 Main Street, Thomaston, ME, United States

Dr. Jaime Garzon, University of Maine Cooperative Extension forage specialist, will lead five pasture walks in five counties in Maine each year. Come to meet and learn about the production system and forage management of forage producers, identify forage species in the field, learn about climate-smart practices, regenerative grazing, and more. We welcome local farmers […]

Cut Flower Production

Veggies To Table 27 Bailey Lane, Newcastle, ME, United States

We will join Veggies to Table’s Farmer-Executive Director Erica Berman for a tour of the farm with a specific focus on cut flower tips and tricks including dahlia production. Come with your questions about growing flowers in Maine, CSAs, and pop-ups. This is a great opportunity for new farmers to learn about the types of […]

Blueberry Cove Half Marathon

Blueberry Cove 4-H Camp and Learning Center 22 Blueberry Cove Road, Tenants Harbor, ME, United States

Support Tanglewood and Blueberry Cove by joining Midcoast Maine’s 13th annual half marathon on August 25, 2024, at 7:30 AM. Registration is $95 — all proceeds go directly to supporting UMaine Cooperative Extension 4-H Camp & Learning Centers at Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove. Awards will be given to 1st place males and females overall and […]

Small-Scale Dairy and Poultry Production

Grace Pond Farm 530 Main Street, Thomaston, ME, United States

Come join UMaine Extension and the Maine New Farmers Project at Grace Pond Farm in Thomaston, Maine for a farm visit about raising poultry and dairy cows with Grace Pond Farm’s Rhiannon Hampson. Rhiannon and her husband, Gregg, own and operate Grace Pond Farm, a small, diversified, organically certified livestock and dairy farm in Thomaston, […]

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