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Free Fermentation Workshop

UMaine Hitchner Hall Kitchen room 160 University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

We are excited to invite you to join Fermentation Friday Spring 2024 season.  What: Food and Media Lab Where: UMaine Hitchner Hall Kitchen room 160 When: Fridays noon to 2pm To participate, RSVP here. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation please email or This series is free and open to the UMaine community […]

Greenhouse Best Management Practices Workshop

Longfellow's Greenhouses 81 Puddleduck Road, Manchester, ME, United States

Join us for the 2024 Greenhouse Best Management Practices Workshop! The Greenhouse Best Management Practices workshop is a full-day event for greenhouse and nursery growers to learn the latest techniques and advice in integrated pest management, business management, sustainability, and more. The day also serves as an opportunity to network with other growers and see […]


Total Eclipse Prep Party for 4-H Volunteers

Lafayette and Rawcliffe 4-H Science and Engineering Learning Center 491 College Avenue, Orono, ME, United States

On April 8, 2024, parts of Maine will experience a total solar eclipse- and this won’t happen for another 20 years! A total solar eclipse happens when the moon lies […]

Growing and Marketing Specialty Potato Varieties in Bangor

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Penobscot County 307 Maine Avenue, Bangor, ME, United States

Attendees will hear from Brett Johnson, Extension Farm Business Management Educator, who will share insights and best practices in the growing of specialty potato varieties. Following the presentation, there will be a roundtable discussion where commercial specialty potato producers are encouraged to share their experiences in marketing these products. The information gathered during the discussion […]

2024 Maine Dairy Seminar and MDIA Annual Meeting

Elks Lodge 76 Industrial Street, Waterville, ME, United States

  This annual meeting gives attendees an opportunity to come together as a dairy industry, learn from subject matter experts, and attend a trade show. This event is a collaboration between the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Dairy Industry Association. Agenda 9:00 a.m. – Registration, Refreshments and Trade Show 9:30 a.m. – […]

Apple Pruning at Morrison Hill Orchard in Farmington

Morrison Hill Orchard 272 Morrison Hill Road, Farmington

  Join Nick Rowley and Bella Russo from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Chris and Jodi Hollingsworth from Morrison Hill Orchard to learn about pruning apples. Participants will learn pruning basics with a focus on pruning trees that have been left unpruned for a time, learn about safe and ergonomic use of pruning […]

Start Your 4-H Volunteer Journey


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 […]

Starting Seeds Indoors Workshop

UMaine Regional Learning Center 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

  Join us for a Starting Seeds Indoors Workshop on Wednesday, March 20, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr, Ste 104, Falmouth. Designed to provide participants with the best practices for growing seedlings indoors, this workshop will feature hands-on learning with the opportunity to sow a […]

Savory Jellies and Jams

Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive, Scarborough, ME

Topic: Savory Jellies and Jams Herbs, sweet and hot peppers, onions, and garlic can all be preserved in jams in jellies, which make unique treats in the dark of winter. These spreads will warm up your hearty winter fare as a glaze on meats or as an appetizer served with soft cheese. Come learn about […]


2nd Annual Chill and Chili Dip

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

The 2nd Annual Chill and Chili Dip at Blueberry Cove will take place on Saturday, March 23 at 11 am. The event will include an ocean dip with chili, hot beverages, and an open house to follow. Come prepared for an exhilarating swim and stay for the delicious food! New this year, we will have […]